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Getting to know the Utah Valley men's basketball program

Mark Madsen led his Utah Valley Wolverines to 28 wins and a spot opposite UAB in the NIT semifinals.

State Sen. Shelnutt legislation would require school boards to allow automatic payroll deductions for teachers' associations

State Sen. Shay Shelnutt (R-Trussville) is sponsoring a bill requiring local school boards to allow automatic payroll deductions for professional teacher’s associations.

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Amie Beth Shaver: Teach your children how to survive a Women’s Studies class

The most important thing is to equip our students and teach them how to think, so that when they’re in a Women’s Studies class, they’re not blindsided or too afraid to speak up.

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AG Marshall leads call to reject federal court nomination of SPLC, ACLU-tied ‘activist’

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall joined 17 other state attorneys general to warn the Senate about a federal court nominee who he says is a “far-left extremist” who is connected to left-wing activist groups like the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU).

Iverson Hooks gets a second chance at earning a spot in the UAB receiver rotation

Iverson Hooks had a difficult true freshman season but is excited about fitting into the new offense for UAB.

Quarterback Michael Hiers and wide receiver Ty King make an impact in Samford's spring scrimmage

Samford head coach Chris Hatcher likes what he sees from his team during Friday's scrimmage

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San Diego St. ends Alabama's season in Sweet 16 round

Alabama’s season came to a crashing halt Friday as the No. 1 Crimson Tide fell to No. 5 San Diego State 71-64 in the Sweet 16.

AUBURN, AL - February 27, 2023 - Auburn Associate Head Coach & Running Backs Coach Carnell "Cadillac" Williams during spring practice at the Woltosz Football Performance Center in Auburn, AL.  Photo by Austin Perryman
Auburn football lands fourth commitment of 2024 class

Cadillac has done it again. Auburn has landed another highly-ranked running back prospect for the fifth class in a row. The latest class had Jeremiah Cobb, and the Tigers' 2024 class now has J'Marion"Phat" Burnette. The running back from Andalusia chose Auburn over Alabama, Georgia, Florida State and Penn State among others.

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Justin Bogie: Gov. Ivey’s tax rebates at odds with other legislative efforts for permanent reforms

If the goal is to “drive people here,” as Ainsworth said, permanent tax relief is a much more effective method to attract new people and businesses to Alabama than a one-time rebate check that will not have lasting impacts.

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Trussville City Schools taps Dr. Patrick Martin as superintendent after controversy

Trussville City Schools has a new superintendent after months of searching for the person to fill the job.

Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals orders new trial of Huntsville cop William Darby’s murder verdict

The Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals reversed and ordered a new trial in a case resulting in a guilty verdict of murder by a former Huntsville cop in Madison Circuit Court in 2021.

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‘The best place for Space Command is in Huntsville’ — Battle, Britt, Tuberville push back against Biden’s efforts to reverse decision on U.S. Space Command location

State and federal officials are pushing back against Biden’s reported efforts to keep U.S. Space Command from locating in Huntsville.

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Crimson Tide set to face a veteran San Diego State team in the Sweet 16

After cruising to easy victories in their first two games of the NCAA Tournament, Alabama will face their toughest opponent of the tournament, No. 5 seed San Diego State, Friday in the Sweet 16.

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Health care visitation rights bill passes Alabama Senate

Legislation by State Sen. Garlan Gudger (R-Cullman) to establish certain visitation policies for hospitals and nursing homes passed the Senate unanimously on Thursday.

AUBURN, AL - February 27, 2023 - Auburn Wide Receivers Coach Marcus Davis during spring practice at the Woltosz Football Performance Center in Auburn, AL.  Photo by Austin Perryman
Marcus Davis looks to leave his mark on AU receiving corps

When Marcuw Davis made his return to the Plains in late December, he understood the significance of the moment. Davis had been a freshman on the 2013 SEC Championship squad and was part of the resurgence led by Gus Malzahn. 

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U.S. Rep. Carl calls out Blinken for 'weak response' to Mexican military seizure of Vulcan Materials
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Report: Biden White House 'appears ready to reverse a Trump administration plan to relocate the U.S. Space Command from Colorado Springs to Huntsville'

Late Thursday, veteran Washington Post columnist David Ignatius reported the Biden administration was poised to reverse a 2021 Trump-era decision to locate U.S. Space Command in Huntsville.

Former Ramsay High standout Jaylyn Sherrod playing a key role for Colorado in the NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament

Colorado point guard Jaylyn Sherrod is the team's leader as they head into the NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament Sweet 16.

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Matt Clark: The clown-show prosecution of Donald Trump

The bottom line is that this isn’t a serious prosecution. It’s a clown show. This is about politics and not fighting crime, and it shows how incredibly petty the left is willing to get.

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Adoption overhaul bill passes Alabama House of Representatives

The Alabama House of Representatives has approved a bill designed to overhaul the adoption process in the state after a four-year effort to revamp the state’s outdated adoption code.

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Justin Bogie talks the possible federal government takeover of Alabama prisons on FM Talk 1065

Listen to 1819 News Fiscal and Budget Reporter Justin Bogie on "Midday Mobile" with Sean Sullivan as they discuss the possible federal government takeover of Alabama prisons and release of unrehabilitated felons if new Alabama prisons aren't built by 2025.

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Bryce Young aims to show 'diversity' in his game at Alabama's Pro Day

Alabama hosted its annual Pro Day inside the Hank Crisp Indoor Practice Facility Thursday in front of over a dozen NFL general managers and coaches, with all 32 NFL teams represented.

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Craig Monger talks the 'welcome' freshman lawmakers received from the House leadership on FM Talk 1065

Listen to 1819 News Reporter Craig Monger on "The Jeff Poor Show" as they discuss the browbeating freshman lawmakers received at their orientation.

Allen Keller: Grasping for history

The history of mankind is checkered with horrendous sins and shortcomings and crimes that any decent society ought to want to obliterate. But there is a danger of losing ourselves completely in a cannibalistic process.

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Ivey education budget proposal includes $5 million to financially beleaguered World Games

The State of Alabama will send $5 million to the World Games under a proposed budget submitted to the legislature this week by Gov. Kay Ivey.

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Bill creating mandatory sentencing for fentanyl traffickers passes Alabama House

House Bill 1 by State Rep. Matt Simpson (R-Daphne), which adds trafficking fentanyl to the list of substances subject to mandatory minimum sentences in Alabama, has passed the Alabama House of Representatives.

Starling Thomas V trying to run his way into the NFL Draft

Former UAB cornerback Starling Thomas V is one of the fastest draft eligible players in the NFL draft.

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