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Embattled 'Big 10' cities stand to receive influx of cash from proposed internet sales tax increase

Alabama’s “Big 10” cities stand to make a windfall of cash should the proposed online retail tax increase pass the House of Representatives on Tuesday while many of the state’s metro areas remain embroiled in hardship or controversy.

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'It's been a difficult week': Mobile Council shaken amid police chief controversy; Daves not running again

The Mobile City Council began its regular meeting Tuesday with an executive session while embattled police chief Paul Prine took to social media questioning a review of the police department by former U.S. Attorney Kenyen Brown.

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Ivey joins group of governors opposing UAW unionization campaign — 'The UAW has come in making big promises they can't keep — we won't stand for that'

Governor Kay Ivey, along with the governors of Georgia, Mississippi, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas, are taking a stand against the United Auto Workers unionization efforts.

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Pastor Ralph Sigler on Harvest Church’s UMC litigation: ‘With each victory we feel more confident that the law is on our side’

Members of Dothan’s Harvest Church are excited about a recent Alabama Supreme Court ruling involving the church’s litigation against the United Methodist Church, according to pastor Ralph Sigler.

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Melea Stephens: Alabama can protect children online with a simple solution

There’s growing outcry among parents and grandparents in the United States against entities threatening the innocence and well-being of children. Parents are particularly sick and tired of technology companies and the pornography industry pursuing impressionable children as a profit target.  

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Anti-vaping bill awaits Senate vote

Legislation that would ban vaping for anyone under 21 in Alabama unanimously passed the House in March but still needs to be approved by the Senate to become law.

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House to consider internet sales tax hike; Pushback from lawmakers expected

The Alabama House of Representatives will deliberate today on two bills: one to raise the state's online sales tax from 8% to 9.3% and the other to provide a one-day tax holiday on certain recreational supplies.

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Vincent Vernuccio and Stephanie Holden Smith: How Alabama can protect its workers' privacy

Protecting employees and prohibiting taxpayer resources from subsidizing workplace coercion should be a top priority.

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Read Freely co-founder travels from Prattville to Fairhope Library to warn of conspiracy from 'extremists' to move explicit youth books

A large crowd turned out Monday for the Fairhope Public Library’s monthly board meeting. The majority of those in attendance were there to support the library amid controversy over books some say are inappropriate for children and teens.

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Alabama quarterback, AD, SEC coach, Christian leader Steve Sloan dies at 79

Sloan led the Tide in the final regular season game of 1964 and the Sugar Bowl victory over Ole Miss. He continued to quarterback the Tide in 1965, winning the National Title with a 39-28 victory over Nebraska.

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Joey Clark: The most ethical government is no government at all

Am I the only one who finds the never-ending, feckless fussing over corruption in politics to be an utter waste of the public’s time, money, and energy?

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No. 13 Alabama softball drops two of three to No. 12 Texas A&M

After winning the first game of the series, No. 13 Alabama softball lost the final two games to drop the series with No. 12 Texas A&M.

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Ivey spotted at Dobson for Congress campaign event in Montgomery

The governor of Alabama has not formally endorsed a candidate in the GOP runoff of Alabama's second congressional district. However, Gov. Kay Ivey made an appearance Monday night, on the eve of the runoff, at a Caroleene Dobson campaign event.

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'We do not currently have a statement at this moment': AL-2 Democrat candidates mum on Iranian attack on Israel

The leading Democratic candidates for Alabama's second congressional district, Anthony Daniels and Shomari Figures did not join their Republican counterparts in voicing support for Israel after the attack launched by Iran Saturday night.

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Voter turnout top concern for both GOP AL-2 candidates going into Tuesday runoff

For the last day of campaigning for the GOP runoff election for Alabama’s second congressional district, candidates Dick Brewbaker and Caroleene Dobson are staying busy.

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Bill allowing polygraphs as part of sex offender treatment program filed in House — 'We are looking out for these kids to keep them safe from predators'

A bill that would allow periodic polygraphs as part of a sex offender treatment has been filed in the Alabama House of Representatives.  

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Tuberville presses DOD leaders for report into helicopter crash killing Enterprise High grad

U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) pressed U.S. Army Gen. Bryan Fenton, commander of U.S. Special Operations Command, to receive a report on exactly what happened during that flight and how those soldiers were lost.

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'They know people want Trump back in the White House': Katie Britt argues media, left focused on Trump instead of the real issues

As former President Donald Trump arrived in New York City on Monday for the alleged hush money trial concerning porn star Stormy Daniels, U.S. Sen. Katie Britt (R-Montgomery) spoke to Fox News Channel's "Fox & Friends" to share her thoughts on the criminal charges brought against Trump.

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Auburn's Pearl: 'The Biden Administration policies have enriched, empowered and emboldened Israel's enemies'

Auburn head basketball coach Bruce Pearl on Monday continued to voice his support of Israel in the wake of a recent attack by Iran while also criticizing President Joe Biden for enabling Israel's enemies.

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New memorial mile reminds Opelika drivers to stay focused in honor of late football player

The City of Opelika revealed its new Philip Lutzenkirchen Memorial Mile to raise awareness of the dangers of distracted driving.

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'It's absolutely unnecessary': Mobile PD chain of command crowded with three positions between chiefs and mayor

The controversial retirement of Mobile Police Chief Paul Prine has sparked conversations about how the city’s administration is set up. People want to know how public safety is managed and if it’s efficient.

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AG Marshall: 'Do the people of Alabama really believe we need to raise the amount of gifts that can be given to public officials?'

Among the many opponents of ethics legislation awaiting the consideration of the Alabama Senate is Attorney General Steve Marshall.

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AL-2 GOP hopefuls Brewbaker, Dobson voice strong support for Israel — 'We must stand firmly with the Holy Land'

Republican candidates for Alabama's second congressional district, Caroleene Dobson and Dick Brewbaker, took a hardline stance in support of Israel following a major attack by Iran launched Saturday night.

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State Rep. Juandalynn Givan files distressed college loan program repeal after Birmingham-Southern closure

Lawmakers are slated to deliberate this week on legislation to repeal the 2023 law creating a loan program for universities in financial straits after the law’s designed recipient, Birmingham Southern College (BSC), closed its doors for good.

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U.S. Rep. Strong on Israel: 'If we don't make some changes here in America, it's going to be the same thing'

During an appearance on Newsmax TV's coverage of Iran's attack on Israel on Saturday, U.S. Rep. Dale Strong (R-Monrovia) warned the United States could suffer from the same threats Israel is facing as it has weathered attacks from Gaza, Lebanon and Iran over the last six months.

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Phil Williams: Joe Camel and the drag queens

How are drag queens any different than Joe Camel selling cigarettes?

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Alabama archery championship winners receive thousands in scholarships

Student archers received a total of $10,000 in scholarships at the 2024 National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP) Alabama State Championship in Montgomery.

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