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Allen Keller: Bill Maher and the decline of the American conscience

The characters in "Blood Meridian" began movement in a certain wrong direction on a moral paradigm, a direction toward which they continued with tragic consequences. It’s a lesson to which we’d do well to adhere in our own time.

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Tuskegee Airmen legacy to continue through new advanced flight training program

Republic Airways Holdings and the Leadership in Flight Training Academy are developing a new, advanced flight training program, Gov. Kay Ivey announced Wednesday. The program will be made available to all students this fall.

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Annual 7% property tax assessment increase cap legislation approved by Senate committee

On Wednesday, Senate General Fund Budget Committee members approved legislation capping the increase in property values on annual reappraisals at 7%.

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U.S. Rep. Jerry Carl: The UAW has no place in Alabama

Allowing the UAW to gain a foothold in Alabama would undermine this principle, putting the prosperity that our state has worked so hard to achieve in jeopardy.

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Federal trial set for 'pansexual' Antifa man accused of leaving bomb outside AG's office

The Irondale man accused of placing a bomb in front of the Alabama Attorney General’s office pleaded not guilty Wednesday to two felony counts of malicious damage by explosives and one count of possession of an unregistered destructive device.

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Secretary of State Wes Allen: Banning Ranked Choice Voting is the next step in ensuring Alabama elections are the most secure in the country

The next step in ensuring Alabama elections are the most secure elections in the country is the outlawing of ranked-choice voting.

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Katie Britt endorses Caroleene Dobson in congressional bid — 'It’s time to send Caroleene to Congress'

U.S. Sen. Katie Britt (R-Montgomery) announced her endorsement of Caroleene Dobson after Dobson’s victorious bid in the GOP runoff for Alabama’s Second Congressional District.

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House, Senate committees approve change to allow Biden on ballot in Alabama in November

Legislation that would allow President Joe Biden to appear on Alabama ballots in the November general election as the Democrat candidate for President was approved by House and Senate committees on Wednesday.

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'A direct result of Joe Biden's weak foreign policy': Tuberville blames White House for 'funding' Iran's attack on Israel

On Wednesday, U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) blamed President Joe Biden and his "weak foreign policy" for Iran's attack on Israel over the weekend.

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Certificate of Need: Proposed South Baldwin Regional freestanding ER contested by competition medical facilities

The case was contested in June 2023 and still has not been resolved. Meanwhile, people in the rural areas surrounding Loxley have few health care options.

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House committee delays vote on Laken Riley Act for the second week in a row

The House Public Safety and Homeland Security Committee voted Wednesday to once again delay voting on legislation that would bolster local law enforcement’s ability to work with federal agencies to enforce immigration laws.

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House committee advances repeal of Birmingham Southern-inspired loan program

The House Ways and Means Education Committee approved legislation on Wednesday to repeal the 2023 law creating a loan program for universities in financial straits after its designed recipient, Birmingham-Southern College (BSC), permanently shut down.

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Paul DeMarco: Alabama Legislature must reject efforts to release violent felons from state prisons

A recent tragic murder in Chicago should raise red flags right here in Alabama. 

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Senate passes bill establishing new corporation to govern Alabama Farm Center property in Jefferson County

The Senate passed legislation on Tuesday by a 26-0 margin creating the Agriculture Exhibition Center Corporation to manage a proposed Alabama Farm Center in Jefferson County.

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Tuberville questions Air Force Sec. Kendall on why MH-139 helicopter buy cut in half

On Tuesday, U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) questioned Air Force officials about their budget requests for the upcoming defense bill, in particular, why the number of MH-139 Grey Wolf helicopters had been cut in half.

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Mother of paralyzed Montgomery shooting victim calls out city council — 'Crime has overridden Montgomery, Alabama'

A massive group of residents descended on the Montgomery city council to rail against rising crime rates after an innocent bystander left paralyzed in Friday shooting.

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Becky Gerritson: Innovation district bills would remove proper legislative authority and give it to selected corporations

An innovation district is a concentrated geographic area where businesses and academia collaborate toward a common economic goal. While that might sound good on paper, in practice, it could have dire consequences, particularly when the government gets involved.

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House delays voting on controversial internet sales tax increase while approving tax holiday companion bill

The House of Representatives voted on Tuesday to approve one of a pair of tax-related bills while delaying voting on legislation to raise the state’s internet sales tax.

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House easily passes education budget, appropriations totaling nearly $11 billion

The Alabama House of Representatives breezed through its nearly $11 billion Education Trust Fund (ETF) budgets and supplemental appropriations bills on Wednesday with hardly any debate.

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House, Senate head to conference committee for negotiations on gambling bills

Members of the Senate voted to join the House in a conference committee to try to find a compromise between differing versions of gambling legislation passed by both chambers. 

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Col. John Eidsmoe: Have Arizona justices lost their minds by resurrecting an 1864 abortion statute?

The battle for preborn life did not culminate with the Dobbs v. Jackson decision. It now enters an intensified stage – the battle for the hearts and minds and souls of men.

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Senate approves bill clawing back incentives from companies who voluntarily recognize unionization

Legislation clawing back incentives from companies who voluntarily recognize their employees’ union passed the Senate by a 23-5 margin on Tuesday.

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First-timer Caroleene Dobson wins GOP congressional nomination in AL-2; Faces Democrat Shomari Figures Nov. 5

Newcomer Caroleene Dobson won the GOP nomination for Congress and faces Democrat winner Shomari Figures.

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Productive nights at the plate from Guevara, Weiss lead Auburn baseball to win over Georgia Tech

Auburn picked up a win over Georgia Tech in the first of two matchup between the two teams this season.

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No. 18 Alabama baseball falls short in midweek matchup with UAB

The No. 18 Alabama Crimson Tide baseball team experienced their second straight midweek defeat, losing 5-2 to the UAB Blazers on Tuesday night at Sewell-Thomas Stadium.

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AG Marshall: Alleged bombing suspect was motived by anti-conservative beliefs — He 'proclaimed his allegiance to Antifa'

Whether it was meant to kill or simply send a message, Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall told Newsmax on Monday there’s no doubt the suspect who detonated a bomb outside Marshall’s Montgomery office in February was motivated by radical leftist beliefs.

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Tuberville seeks transparency from Biden admin, introduces bill requiring reports on abortions at Department of Veterans Affairs

On Tuesday, U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) introduced the VA Abortion Transparency Act, which would impose new abortion reporting requirements on the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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