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Doug Jones: No 'nefarious' GOP plot to keep Biden off Alabama ballot

On Thursday, Jones took to his Twitter account to emphasize there is no Republican plot to keep Biden off the Alabama ballot. 

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State Sen. Albritton on gambling negotiations: ‘It’s going to be difficult’

The Senate will likely agree to go to a conference committee next week to try to negotiate an agreement with the House on the two chamber’s competing gambling proposals, according to State Sen. Greg Albritton (R-Atmore).

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Senate passes measure prohibiting AI-generated child porn

The Senate passed the Alabama Child Protection Act on Thursday.

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Senate approves largest-ever $3.7 billion General Fund budget

The Senate approved a $3.7 billion General Fund budget on Thursday for fiscal year 2025.

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'Do some ultraviolet lights up your rectum' — House Dems rail against resolution condemning World Health Organization

The Alabama House of Representatives began its 21st legislative day with significant gridlock over a House Joint Resolution to encourage federal lawmakers to permanently end taxpayer funding of the World Health Organization (WHO).

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House committee advances legislation preventing financial institutions from tracking firearms sales, collecting data on gun owners

The House Public Safety and Homeland Security Committee voted Wednesday to advance legislation prohibiting financial institutions from collecting transaction data specific to firearms and ammunition sales.

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Judge orders Kyle Lewter to mental health facility after hallucinations, manic behavior

The suspect in the torture and murder of a Madison County man will be moved to a specialized mental health facility after jail officials and attorneys said they are concerned for the safety of staff and inmates.

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Mobile Mayor Stimpson: Chief Paul Prine went 'AWOL'

Mobile Mayor Sandy Stimpson responded to claims made by Police Chief Paul Prine, following the city’s decision to put the chief on administrative leave.

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Charles Kiplinger: An open letter to Sen. Katie Britt

Dear Sen. Katie Britt: On behalf of the North Central Alabama Republican Assembly, I must say we are extremely disappointed in you for voting YES on the recent spending bill.

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Kristin Landers: The push to sexualize Alabama’s children

I used to think Alabama was a state where kids could be kids, but it looks like we could use some sage wisdom from that big dancing rat at Chuck E. Cheese right now.

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Stan McDonald: An apology to Rep. Matt Simpson

As a member of the Alabama Ethics Commission, I have let down the people I serve by ignoring sound biblical counsel of maintaining self-control, of being quick to hear and slow to anger, and of esteeming others higher than myself. 

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Stephanie Holden Smith: Sports betting is a bad bet for college athletes and fans

Multiple states that have legalized sports betting are now curtailing or regretting it due to the mental health consequences for adolescent men.

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Talmadge Butts: During wars and rumors of wars, the freedom of speech is a sure victim

In the United States, the brunt of speech restrictions have come from the mainstream media and social media companies, with companies like Google taking action to censor any content about the Russo-Ukrainian War that does not comport with their guidelines.

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Joey Clark: Alabama's Mike Rogers and the question of strange times

Sir, when you spout the conventional Beltway foreign policy wisdom on Ukraine, I, like millions of my fellow Americans, do not believe you anymore.  

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State Rep. Alan Baker: If Alabama is going to have a lottery, it needs to be an education lottery

I was elected to the Alabama House of Representatives in 2006. I have served District 66 for the last 18 years and am proud to consider myself an advocate for public education. Each session is different from the last, but one issue that almost always seems to come around session after session is gaming.

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AHSAA executive director Alvin Briggs retiring

Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) executive director Alvin Briggs is retiring effective September 2. 

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Penta, Lowe combine for no-hitter in Auburn's run-rule win over UAB

Auburn earned a dominant, run-rule victory over UAB at home tonight thanks to dominant pitching performances from Maddie Penta and Shelby Lowe.

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A solid start from Herberholz is not enough to get Auburn past Alabama State

A slow night at the plate led to a home loss to Alabama State for Auburn.

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Liberal media continue pushing Democrat HD10 win as catalyst for abortion referendum in Alabama, nationally

Immediately following State Rep. Marilyn Lands' (D-Madison) landslide victory over Teddy Powell, many Republicans finally saw what the plan was for Democrats once this seat was captured.

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Tuberville blasts 'failed' AL(dot)com for calling concern about attacks by illegal aliens 'political' — 'Try telling that to the parents'

During his weekly Wednesday call with reporters, U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) responded to AL(dot)com describing his use of the story of Pablo Mendoza, a 23-year-old illegal alien residing in Enterprise who allegedly raped a mentally handicapped a 14-year-old female, as "political."

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'Either a punk or a pervert!': Pastor scolds Hoover Board of Education for book on anal sex being available to students

A Hoover City Schools Board of Education meeting got testy on Tuesday over a sexually charged book that had been available to children in school libraries across the district.