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Twitter should back down, and Trump should back offIt's pretty clear that Twitter has over-stepped here and they only have two options if the President's order becomes a reality and survives a court challenge, back down on moderation of political speech or be crushed by lawsuits and government oversight.

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Alabama Mega Church, Church of the Highlands Resuming Services in JunePastor Chris Hodges of Church of the Highlands announced on the church's website Thursday that the team plans to resume in-person services on Sunday, June 21, with reduced capacity and recommended distancing guidelines in place.

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James Spann: Dry weekend for Alabama after scattered storms tonight, FridayThe upper low over Arkansas will weaken into an open trough and lift northeast. A surface cold front will approach, and we will see scattered showers and thunderstorms Friday, mostly during the afternoon and evening.

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Wind Creek facilities in Alabama reopening June 8Wind Creek Hospitality has announced that it is reopening all three of its resort-style gaming properties in Alabama over the next two weeks.

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Family Honors Veteran's 90th Birthday With Parade, PartyMaking it to 90 years old is a big deal, especially for Korean War veteran Sid Diggins III.

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Boston Marathon Cancelled for First Time in 124-Year HistoryOrganizers said Thursday that they instead will have a "virtual event" in which participants who verify that they ran 26.2 miles on their own will receive their finisher's medal.

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Sessions says DoJ regulations requiring recusal 'basically had the impact of law'; Questions Tuberville's commitment to Trump's China, trade policiesWhat happened regarding the 2017 decision by then-U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions to recuse himself from involvement in any investigation into allegations of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election will have a lasting impact on presidential appointments for the foreseeable future.

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Medicaid Advocacy Group Place "Body Bags" on Steps of State CapitolThe Save OurSelves Movement for Justice and Democracy held an Alabama State Capitol Body Bag Memorial Caravan as well as a press conference on the steps of the Alabama State Capitol Thursday at noon.

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Uab Doctor: There's Promise, But Not Yet Optimism In Drug RemdesivirA University of Alabama Birmingham medical researcher says he's hopeful a drug currently being experimented with can be used for treating COVID-19 patients.

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Market at Pepper Place bake sale to support Birmingham's Jones Valley Teaching FarmKristen Hall of The Essential and Bandit Patisserie is the featured chef.

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State Sen. Tom Whatley: 'Everything we've seen points to' Auburn football being back in the fallTom Whatley offers reason for optimism for Auburn University football season to take place this fall.

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Alabama football recruiting: Four-star linebacker Ian Jackson commits to the Crimson TideJackson, a 6-foot-1, 210-pounder, is ranked No. 235 overall, No. 15 among outside linebackers and is the eighth-ranked prospect in the State of Alabama in the 247Sports composite.

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Perry Hooper: Meet unsung heroes in Alabama's fight against coronavirusPerry Hooper Jr. poses for a portrait on Tuesday, Jun. 14, 2016 at the Union Station train shed in Montgomery, Ala.

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Prattville Man Charged with Attempted Murder After Police Say He Ran Over Man with VehicleAt approximately 4 am Thursday, May 28, Prattville Police responded to the area near Highway 82 and Highway 14 intersection in reference to a subject that had been intentionally struck by a vehicle.

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Alabama High School Senior Attends Graduation While Pending COVID-19 Test Gets Positive ResultDecatur City Schools say a student who attended a graduation ceremony last week has tested positive for the new coronavirus.

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Alabama's largest church announces restart of in-person Sunday services with distancingAlabama's largest church announced a date they plan to resume in person services with social distancing measures.

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Alabama Adds 5,000 Covid-19 Cases In Last 2 WeeksAlabama added more than 5,000 coronavirus cases over the last 14 days as the state began lifting restrictions.

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Company Unveils Plans To Resume Mississippi River CruisesA second company has announced its plans to resume cruises on the Mississippi River. American Cruise Lines announced this week that it plans to resume cruises in late June.

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ALEA Investigating 375 Traffic Crashes Resulting in 5 Fatalities, 10 Boat Crashes Over Memorial Day WeekendTroopers with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency investigated 375 traffic crashes with five fatalities, as well as 10 boat crashes and four non-boating fatalities during this year's official Memorial Day holiday travel period, which was from 12:01 a.m.

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Rodney Scott talks barbecue, new Alabama restaurants, overcoming COVID-19Those who ordered Rodney Scott's barbecue at the Market at Pepper Place Memorial Day weekend may not have realized it was the James Beard Award-winning chef and Barbecue Hall of Fame semifinalist himself loading their cars with ribs and pulled pork.

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Rural Alabama awarded almost $8 million in federal funding for water infrastructureU.S. Department of Agriculture. Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development Bette Brand on Wednesday announced that the department is investing more than $7.9 million to improve water and wastewater infrastructure in rural communities across Alabama.

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Domestic Violence Leads To Murder Charge In AlabamaA 34-year-old Alabama woman is in custody after she allegedly killed her boyfriend. Amanda E. Moberly, of Semmes, called 911 around 11 p.m.

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Safe From The Storm: 2020 Tropical Season OutlookEven before the start of the 2020 hurricane season on June 1, there have been two tropical storms in the Atlantic Ocean.

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Alabama's Absentee Ballot Rules Draw Increased Scrutiny Amid PandemicCriticisms of Alabama's absentee ballot requirements are intensifying. Legal challenges to the law call for greater accessibility, especially to the state's most vulnerable populations - black residents, the elderly and those with disabilities.

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Birmingham On-demand Pilot Transit Program ExtendedAl.com reports the City Council voted Tuesday to extend through the end of the fiscal year, June 30, its van-based, on-demand transit system called Birmingham On-Demand.

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Update: Two People Killed in Motorhome Crash South of MontgomeryState troopers say 63-year-old Leland Courson of Montgomery was killed when the motorhome left Interstate 65 and overturned.

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National baseball showcase events relocate to HooverAmerica's best high school baseball players are set to descend upon Hoover in late June to exhibit their skills.

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Nearly 17,000 Alabama Residents Filed COVID-19 Related Unemployment Claims Last WeekThe Alabama Department of Labor released the official count for initial claims filed during the week of May 17 - May 23.

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Barbour County Man Sentenced to Over 5 Years for Being Felon in Possession of Gun and Explosive DeviceOn Wednesday, May 27, Bobby Wayne Williams, 45, of Clio, was sentenced to 63 months in prison after pleading guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm and possession of an explosive device.

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Many Mourn the Death of Lee Dual-sport Star, UAB Football Signee Jamari "Chop" SmithSmith became a viral sensation this season this past season with his high flying dunks, all while helping to lead Lee High School to its first state basketball championship in school history.

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Deputies: Food, Drinks Locked Away From Veterans In Group HomeA sheriff in Alabama says six veterans were hospitalized after being found in an unlicensed group home without access to food, drinks, their medications and a phone.

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Alabama football: Nick Saban looks to DL for key to championship pushYour latest Crimson Tide news and notes.

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'Sick and disgusted': Alabama police chiefs association statement on death of George FloydAn organization made up of chiefs of police in Alabama released a statement condemning the officers actions in the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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Weekend entertainment begins in Can't Miss Alabama with great live stream concertsLive From Home just got bigger. Fans can stay connected to their favorite artists from around the globe and search through hundreds of live streams, new music, content, videos and performances at.

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Boeing Missile Contract ExpandedThe Department of Defense has increased by $128.5 million the value of a Boeing Co.

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The RESTORE Alabama AgendaThe 2020 regular session of the Alabama state legislature is behind us. Did anyone notice?

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Alabama senior attended graduation, tests positive for virusAn Alabama high school student who attended a graduation ceremony last week has tested positive for the new coronavirus, a school district announced Wednesday.

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COVID-19 is not the only game in townYou may have heard about this virus going around. But with all the attention rightly paid to COVID-19, the rest of the aches, pains, ailments and injuries that afflict the population and that the health care system deals with on a daily basis have not gone away.

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POLL: Which player will fill Alabama's vacancy at Star in 2020?With Shyheim Carter exhausting his eligibility, Alabama will need to find someone to replace him in the secondary at Star this offseason.

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Daily News DigestU.S. passes 100K COVID-19 deaths, state cases grow; State moves to provide online school platform; Poll: Half of Americans would get a COVID-19 vaccine; House casts first proxy votes, Republicans file court challenge; Bright spots in the budgets, Part Two.

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The best backyard Rube Goldberg machine you'll see.What better way to unleash a few months of pent-up energy than by taking stuff in your backyard and garage and building a Rube Goldberg machine?

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Tuberville dismisses Sessions' five-debate challenge: ‘I'm not used to punting on first down — That's pretty much what I'd be doing'Earlier this week, former U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, a candidate for the Republican nomination in the election for Alabama's open U.S. Senate later this year, challenged his opponent former Auburn head football coach Tommy Tuberville to a series of five debates before the voters of Alabama in an open letter posted on his campaign website.

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James Spann: Scattered storms for Alabama through Friday; dry weekend aheadThe weather will stay dry for most of the week. Monday morning will be pleasantly cool with a low in the 50s; then we expect slowly rising heat and humidity levels for the rest of the week.

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Stacy Column: Bright spots in the budgets, Part TwoOur state is unique in that we have two separate state budgets: one for education spending and one for all the other services of state government.

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James Spann: Scattered storms for Alabama through Friday; dry weekend aheadThe weather will stay dry for most of the week. Monday morning will be pleasantly cool with a low in the 50s; then we expect slowly rising heat and humidity levels for the rest of the week.

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A Few More Severe Storms Possible ThursdayThere's a marginal threat for severe weather in our area today. Just like Wednesday, damaging winds and hail are the main severe weather threats.

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7 Things: Alabama's COVID-19 mixed bag, CNN's fake news about Alabama, Trump vs. social media and more…Everyone will be required to wear masks, guests and employees will have their temperature checked, capacity on the casino floor is limited to one third, tables and dining areas are all going to be more spread out, hotels will be at half capacity, and employees will be sent home if they show any symptoms of fever, cough and shortness of breath.

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Mackey: State seeking virtual K-12 option for fallThe Alabama State Department of Education is planning a statewide virtual learning option for K-12 students whose parents may not want them to return to traditional classrooms this fall.

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Districts should prepare for second fall closure, Alabama official saysJohnmisha Tellis spent about four months of her senior year in the hospital after a Halloween car crash left her with life-threatening injuries.

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Dodge the Economic Impact Payment card feesMy wife received her $1,200 stimulus payment as a direct deposit several weeks ago. I did not get one, even though we file a joint income tax return, she makes more money than I, and our money is deposited into the same bank account.

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Governor awards grants for bulletproof vestsGov. Kay Ivey has awarded grants totaling $46,960 to help state law enforcement agencies and the University of Alabama Police Department equip officers with new bulletproof vests.

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100+ clergy call on governor to take action on coronavirus effects in underserved communitiesClergy with Faith in Action Alabama , a federation of Faith in Action, are calling on Alabama Governor Kay Ivey to address the racial inequities in Alabama highlighted by the COVID-19 pandemic, in a public petition that was sent to her office today.

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Ag commissioner encouraged by Trump order to DOJ to investigate packers for cattle market manipulationAlabama Department of Agriculture and Industries Commissioner Rick Pate thanked President Donald J. Trump for asking the Department of Justice to investigate the Big Four meatpackers for possible market manipulation of the price that farmers and ranchers get for their beef cattle.

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Byrne sues Speaker Pelosi to stop House rule changesTuesday, Congressman Bradley Byrne, R-Montrose, announcing that he is filing a lawsuit against Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-California, alleging that the Speaker's new coronavirus emergency rules allowing members of Congress to proxy vote violates the United States Constitution.

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National Right to Life Committee endorses AderholtWednesday, the campaign to re-elect Congressman Robert Aderholt, announced that the National Right to Life Committee has endorsed him for re-election to Alabama's Fourth Congressional District.

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Phyllis Schlafly Eagles' President Ed Martin endorses Bill Hightower for CongressIn addition to serving as President of Phyllis Schlafly Eagles, Ed Martin also co-authored Phyllis Schlafly's last book: ‘The Conservative Case for Trump.' Martin succeeded Schlafly after her death late in 2016.

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Alabama adds 5,000 COVID-19 cases in last 2 weeks"The last two days we have maybe had our highest days so far. We know a little bit of that has to do with increased testing, but I don't think that explains all of it," State Health Officer Scott Harris said.

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US death toll from coronavirus surges past 100,000 peopleThe U.S. surpassed a jarring milestone Wednesday in the coronavirus pandemic: 100,000 deaths.

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House casts proxy votes in pandemic, Republicans file court challengeIt was a day for the history books on Capitol Hill: For the first time, House lawmakers voted by proxy, an unprecedented move to avoid the risks of travel to Washington during the pandemic.

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Dynetics finishes critical hardware for NASA's Space Launch System"Our team has worked with the RUAG team to complete this MTD panel that will be used to validate manufacturing, handling and testing aspects of the design before steaming ahead to manufacture the flight hardware," said Robert Wright, Dynetics' USA project manager.

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COVID-19 in Alabama: State sees over 9,000 presumed recoveriesThe Alabama Department of Public Heath has updated the number of confirmed statewide cases of COVID-19.

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Alabama Football: National Championship Club Top 10 CFB ProgramsIn 150-plus years of CFB, a few teams dominate Championships. Take a deep dive into the Alabama football and 10 others over the last 100 years.

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Bill Hightower endorsed by National Right to Life CommitteeFormer State Senator Bill Hightower received the endorsement this month of the National Right to Life Committee, one of America's oldest anti-abortion groups.

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Roll 'Bama Roll Haiku Contest: The End is Nigh EditionMarch Madness cancelled. Playoff races in the NHL and NBA scuttled No spring football or A-Day game Promising baseball season was absolutely derailed SECs and nationals were cancelled in Gymnastics Our softball team probably grateful for the cancellations Global pandemic Global recession Over 40 million Americans without jobs 39% of the global...

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Mark Gottfried explains Mo Williams will succeed at Alabama StateFormer Alabama coach Mark Gottfried looks to Mo Williams' past to explain why he'll succeed at ASU.

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Alabama hospitals work to reopen safely during pandemicMost Alabama hospitals and other health care providers started accepting patients for non-emergency procedures in May.

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Beyond the pandemic, Alabama auto industry faces an uncertain roadHyundai normally runs its Montgomery assembly line 24 hours a day, five days a week, rolling out the company's most popular vehicles and sending them to dealers across North America.

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Podcast: Why Tennessee Vols beating Alabama in 2020 isn't completely crazyNashville's On Demand Sports Talk Show. Hosts Austin Stanley and Zach Bingham discuss the Titans, Preds, Vols, Vandy and more!

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Alabama teen dies in drowning at state parkAn Alabama teenager has died in what authorities called an accidental drowning in a state park lake, authorities said.

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Alabama prepares for more students to choose online school next yearAlabama's schools could look very different when classes start again in August, and not just because teachers could be wearing masks.

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From "John Coltrane Live at Birdland"Continuing on from my post late last night, and the feelings of insufficiency we as artists may feel in the face of horrible things: cruelty, injustice, the taking of lives, the crippling of souls....

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High school basketball, football standout Jamari Smith drowns in Alabama lakeSmith had reportedly been swimming with friends until he eventually went under.

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Alabama hospitals work to reopen safely during pandemicIn some places, restrictions may last for months as elective procedures slowly ramp up.

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UPDATE: Jamari Smith, Montgomery High School Basketball Star DrownsAccording to the Auburn Department, a teenage male from Montgomery drowned in the 100 block of Shell Toomer Parkway Wednesday afternoon.

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Beachgoers defend heading to Alabama beach over holiday weekendBeachgoers in Gulf Shores, Ala., defended their decision to take to the beach over Memorial Day weekend in a now-viral clip.

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U.S. pizza deliveries could provide gauge of COVID-19 concernsDomino's Pizza Inc. and Papa John's International Inc. are both still logging accelerated sales growth, according to mid-quarter business updates, as Americans wary of COVID-19 remain hesitant to venture out into public places.

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More confirmed COVID-19 cases among state inmates, prison staffTwo more inmates in Alabama prisons have tested positive for COVID-19, while confirmed cases among prison staff continue to outpace cases among inmates.

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New Projections Show Alabama Improving with CoronavirusA study shows show Alabamians are doing the right things to keep coronavirus numbers under control.

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Search Underway for Swimmer Who Disappeared in Cahaba RiverAuthorities in Dallas County are searching for the body of man who disappeared while swimming in the Cahaba River.

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Robbins nominated for Alabama Music AwardAlabaster's own Jerry Robbins has been nominated for an Alabama Music Award in the category of Bama Jazz Male Artist.

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Alabama Reopens: Amended Safer at Home Order Loosens Restrictions on Additional BusinessesOn May 21, 2020, Governor Kay Ivey issued an amended Safer at Home order that removed restrictions and provided extended guidance to Alabama businesses as the state continued to reopen.

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Birmingham divers spot great white shark while spearfishing off Alabama coastForrest Phillips, Chase Tucker, and JoJo Bates went spearfishing with friends over the Memorial Day weekend about 25 miles off the coast of Orange Beach, Alabama in the Gulf of Mexico.

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Dun dun dun dun…. Alabama fishermen spot a great white near Orange BeachChase Tucker said he was about 100 feet below the surface when he spotted the great white.

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Alabama reports 5,000 covid-19 cases in last 2 weeksMONTGOMERY, Ala. — Alabama added more than 5,000 coronavirus cases over the last 14 days as the state lifted restrictions.

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Governor Ivey Awards Over $46,000 to Law Enforcement Agencies for Bullet Proof VestsGov. Kay Ivey has awarded grants totaling $46,960 to help state law enforcement agencies and the University of Alabama Police Department equip officers with new bulletproof vests.

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Tuscaloosa-area home sales down 8.3% in April from one year agoPricing: The median sales price in April was $186,000, a decrease of 0.7% from one year ago and a decrease of 2.1% from the prior month.

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Changes Made to 16th Annual Autism Crawfish Boil Scheduled for SaturdayThe 16th Annual Autism Crawfish boil will be held this Saturday from 12 noon to 3 pm.

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University of Alabama survey asks people how COVID-19 affected them, the stateResearchers from the University of Alabama are asking for volunteers to participate in a survey to better understand how people believe COVID-19 has affected their lives and the state.

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What the Tech? ThreadUP Working with Walmart to Sell Used ClothesWith more time on our hands these days while being at home, many people have decided to do more spring cleaning than they've done before.

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Jackson Hospital Requiring Masks for All VisitorsJackson Hospital announced today that visitors entering a Jackson Hospital and Clinic facility will be required to wear a face covering at all times.

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Alabama Adds More Than 5,000 Coronavirus Cases in the Last Two WeeksAlabama has added more than 5,000 coronavirus cases over the last 14 days as the state began lifting restrictions.

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Alabama sees largest increase in new COVID-19 cases so far this weekAlabama had its biggest single day increase in COVID-19 cases this week. Monday, 639 new cases were confirmed by Alabama Department of Public Health.

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7 local startups contend for $150K at virtual Alabama Launchpad on June 117 Alabama startups will compete for their share of $150K in early-stage seed funding at Alabama Launchpad on June 11 at 6PM.

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COVID-19 in Alabama summary for May 27The latest information on the coronavirus in Alabama for Wednesday, May 27. 6:10 PM UPDATE: There are currently 16,032 confirmed cases, 583 deaths statewide, 7951 presumed recoveries across the state.

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Wind Creek sets dates to reopen all Alabama casinosThe public opening will still be limited to a third of the casinos' original capacity in order to properly adhere to the social distancing guidelines.

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Alabama STEM summer camp shows glimpse into what classrooms may look likeAs we continue to battle the pandemic and this new normal, parents there are some summer camp options.

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What the Tech? How to Shop for TV AntennasCord cutters looking to save money by connecting an antenna to their television are being targeted by scammers on Amazon.

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Birmingham's mandatory face mask ordinance ends FridayThe ordinance raised the importance of wearing a face covering in public and social distancing by maintaining at least a six-foot distance from others.

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UAB Hospital again named to 100 Great Hospitals listFor the eighth year in a row, University of Alabama at Birmingham Hospital has been listed on Becker's Hospital Review's 2020 list of 100 Great Hospitals in America.

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Wind Creek Reopening All Casinos on June 8As Governor Ivey has loosened some of the COVID-19 restriction, many people have been asking the same question.

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James Spann: Wet weather for Alabama through FridayA large area of rain and thunderstorms covers much of Alabama this afternoon; storms remain below severe limits, but they are producing very heavy amounts of rain, and flooding is possible.

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Rain/Storms Through Late WeekThis cloudy and wet weather pattern will be sticking around through Friday. An area of low pressure to our west continues to help funnel moisture into the area.

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What B'ham swastika drawing students didn't knowToday's guest columnist is Teresa. Thorne. If you'd like to be a guest columnist, please click here.

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To close the homework gap in our schools, let's close the partisan divide in WashingtonAs Alabama shut down its schools on March 16 and moved classes online in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, I was saddened but not surprised when many Gulf Shores students told me they didn't have broadband at home needed for their coursework.

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Ibraheem Yazeed Indicted on Assault on Police Officer ChargesLee County judge, Steven Speakman, has found probable cause to indict Ibraheem Yazeed on assault charges.

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Alabama Huntsville Drops Ice HockeyAfter more than 40 years of varsity status, Alabama Huntsville has announced it is dropping its ice hockey program immediately.

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About half of Americans asked say they'd take COVID-19 vaccineWhile most Americans believe a vaccine for COVID-19 will be available in 2021, only around half say they'll get vaccinated according to a recent study.

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Aderholt endorsed by National Right to Life Committee — ‘A strong advocate'Congressman Robert Aderholt on Wednesday was endorsed by the National Right to Life Committee in his Republican bid for reelection this November.

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Alabama adds 5,000 COVID-19 cases in last 2 weeksAlabama added more than 5,000 coronavirus cases over the last 14 days as the state lifted restrictions.

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UAB says thank you to area restaurants and others for supporting Meals for Heroes programUAB Football head coach Bill Clark and his wife, Jennifer, along with the Heart of Alabama Chevy Dealers, gave $10,000 to the campaign, which placed orders with local restaurants and caterers in an effort to help support community partners and bolster Birmingham businesses.

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Beachgoers defend heading to Alabama beach over holiday weekendBeachgoers in Gulf Shores, Ala., defended their decision to take to the beach over Memorial Day weekend in a now-viral clip.

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Gulf Shores, Orange Beach officials refute CNN 'hit piece' on Alabama beachesCNN on Monday evening ran a lengthy segment about Alabama's beaches supposedly being packed to the brim over the Memorial Day Weekend, however local officials are now pushing back on the accuracy of the reporting.

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Boeing Cutting 12,000 Jobs Due to Impact Coronavirus Pandemic Has on Travel IndustryBoeing is cutting more than 12,000 jobs through layoffs and buyouts, with several thousand more jobs expected to be cut over the next few months as the aircraft deals with a downturn in travel caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

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Alabama Men's Basketball Announces Home-And-Home Series with Houston Beginning in 2020-2Alabama men's basketball head coach Nate Oats announced Wednesday that the Crimson Tide and Houston Cougars will begin a home-and-home series that will be played during the 2020-21 and 2021-22 seasons.

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Krispy Kreme Offering Free Doughnuts from June 1-5For months, the concept of time has been a blur due to the coronavirus pandemic, but maybe free doughnuts will help.

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Talbot trying to save Alabama-Huntsville hockey programCam Talbot hopes to make another big save. This time, the Calgary Flames goalie is trying to keep the University of NCAA Division I hockey program alive.

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Online registration for alligator hunting in AlabamaThe Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources will open online registration on June 2 for alligator hunting.

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Alabama's reopened beaches are drawing tourists in record numbers."It's been crazy."

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Indiana man dies after swimming incident in AlabamaAn Indiana man has died after a swimming incident at Little River Canyon in Alabama.

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Justice Department Defends Alabama Absentee Ballot RuleThe Justice Department is defending Alabama's requirement to have witnesses sign an absentee ballot. The Justice Department filed a statement of interest in a lawsuit challenging election procedures.

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Preseason Top 25: No. 3 Alabama ready to roll and make it back to the College Football PlayoffThere were likely many who wondered if it would ever happen, and surely a good number of Alabama fans who expected that the sustained level of success Nick Saban had achieved would allow for the Tide to finish in the top four as long as he's on the sideline.

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Alabama automakers adopt COVID-19 safety measures as production ramps upTemperature checks, frequent sanitizing and masks are among the precautions.

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New Projections Show Alabama Improving with CoronavirusA study cited by the White House from the Institute of Health Metrics and Evaluation from the University of Washington shows Alabama is on the right track in dealing with coronavirus.

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Southern Research intensifying therapeutic efforts to combat COVID-19Responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, Southern Research has accelerated its drug discovery and development activities to identify and test vaccines and therapeutics against coronavirus that could save lives and help restore the nation's hard-hit economy.

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NASA Chief 'All In' on Tom Cruise Filming Movie on International Space StationNASA is rolling out the International Space Station's red carpet for Tom Cruise.

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Crimson Tide goes green: Republican Alabama state senator touts electric vehiclesGerald Allen, a Republican member of the Alabama State Senate, said: "Tthe electric vehicle wave is coming."

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Eight ADOC Employees Test Positive for COVID-19The Alabama Department of Corrections was informed via self-reporting that three staff members employed at Julia Tutwiler Prison for Women in Wetumpka, two staff members employed at Frank Lee Community Based Facility / Community Work Center in Deatsville, one staff member employed at Kilby Correctional Facility in Montgomery, one staff member...

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Alabama Basketball: Jahvon Quinerly ready to take reins from Kira LewisFirst it was Collin Sexton. Then it was Kira Lewis. The next Alabama basketball star PG is Jahvon Quinerly, and he is ready for the pressure.

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Alabama farmers and ranchers affected by coronavirus can apply for monetary reliefCoronavirus Food Assistance Program will provide up to $16 billion to American agricultural producers hurt financially by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Byrne joins lawsuit against Pelosi that argues proxy voting is unconstitutionalCongressman Bradley Byrne this week joined a lawsuit against House Speaker Nancy Pelosi after she and House Democrats recently adopted measures allowing members to cast "proxy" votes on behalf of one of their colleagues during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Who were the best offensive and defensive coordinators for Nick Saban and the Alabama Football team?The ultimate scapegoat of any failings by any given team, the coordinators have a tough job.

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Give your Home a Refresh!We've all been spending way more time at home over the last few months and I don't know about you, but all this extra time has made me focus on a lot of the things I want to change around my house, whether it's updating bathrooms and knocking down walls or just finally getting to those parts of my house I hate cleaning and will put off for as...

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Watch: Alabama Sec of State Merrill, CNN's Brianna Keilar spar over vote-by-mailFor congressional Democrats, the coronavirus pandemic has offered them an opportunity to promote a long-sought change to voting procedures, which is a vote-by-mail system.

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Alabama Power's Eric Bryant an unsung hero caring for othersEric "EEZY" Bryant has spent the past 19 years working at Alabama Power to help those around him make a better life for themselves and their families.

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Alabama adds 5,000 COVID-19 cases in last 2 weeksMONTGOMERY, Ala. — Alabama added more than 5,000 coronavirus cases over the last 14 days as the state lifted restrictions.

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Wind Creek sets dates to reopen all Alabama casinosThe group also announced the casino floor will be open to the public for four sessions each day and will have cleaning crews deep clean in between sessions in addition to the cleaning efforts that will take place at each machine before and after each guest.

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Alabama man hides in theater, helps himself to food, drinks, police sayAn Alabama man took self-isolation just a little too far, according to authorities.

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Many Reasons to Love Living Near Nature PreservesIt's easy to forget how valuable our natural resources are to daily living. But living near nature preserves provides a constant reminder of how we impact nature and offers convenient access to enjoy all the intangible benefits of wildlands at their finest.

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A Family Conversation: The Cousins Discuss The Tegus, Haints, Ghouls, Cemeteries and Dead Heroes"A Family Conversation" is a storytelling audio series that features weekly discussions between blogging cousins LadyG and Ron Brown on current events along with favorite posts from each other's blog.

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Jones Says His Bill Will Give Factories New LifeJust last month, three Alabama plants announced plans to close — Goodyear in Gadsden and Honeywell and Monarch Windows and Doors, both in Anniston.

Business Alabama Magazine Shared .

Surveys show how businesses in Alabama, nationally are adjusting to COVID-19A pair of surveys are showing the new reality for businesses - retail and otherwise - as Alabama begins to emerge from the coronavirus lockdown measures.

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A Few Strong To Severe Storms Possible WednesdayIt's a mostly cloudy, warm, and muggy morning with a few sprinkles here and there.

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Domestic violence leads to murder charge in AlabamaSEMMES, Ala. — An Alabama woman is in custody after she allegedly killed her boyfriend.

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Alabama Football: Jaylen Waddle might be the Tide's best player in 2020Last season, four Alabama football players were drafted in the 2020 NFL Draft. Even with this talent moving on from college, plenty of superstars will be on the team for the Crimson Tide this season.

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Airbus just opened its A220 factory in Alabama that was originally intended to help avoid US tariffs on the plane, and JetBlue will be the first custoThe first Bombardier CSeries aircraft in its new Airbus colors. Regis Duvignau / Reuters.

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Jumbo Package: Is Tennessee finally ready to beat Alabama in 2020?Is this finally Tennessee's year?

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James Spann: Occasional showers, storms for Alabama through FridayOn Friday, scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms remain likely. Temperatures will likely hold in the 70s today; then we expect a high in the low 80s Thursday and Friday.

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Bucket list: Cahaba LilyWe have lived in Alabama for more than 20 years now and in all that time, I've never managed to see the famous Cahaba Lilies in bloom in person.

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Mobile businesses adjust spending, work schedules during COVID-19Recent survey gauges COVID-19 impact and actions businesses are taking to overcome the pandemic.

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7 Things: Senate race escalates, Alabama coronavirus cases increase as expected, Birmingham mask ordinance to expire and more…Sessions slammed Tuberville for having a losing record his last two football seasons and refusing to debate after Tuberville declared himself in the lead and therefore had no need to engage in a debate with the Senator.

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Billy DeBuysValent Group provides risk consulting and insurance for businesses, employer benefit groups and individuals. We are excited to announce that Billy DeBuys, former work comp.

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Triple E Farm and Priester's Pecans Named 2020 Farm of DistinctionThomas and Melissa Ellis, of Triple E Farm and Priester's Pecans Inc., were recognized as Alabama's 2020 Farm of Distinction by the Alabama Farmers Federation's Farm-City Committee.

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Alabama farmers, producers can now apply for federal aidAlabama farmers who have suffered losses because of the coronavirus outbreak can now apply for aid through an up to $16 billion federal Coronavirus Food Assistance Program.

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Marsh hurls accusations at Gov. Ivey. Is he barking mad?Appearing on the latest edition of Alabama Public Television's "Capitol Journal," Sen. President Pro Tem Del Marsh, R-Anniston, blamed Gov.

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It should be clear by now: Kaepernick was rightA lot of people owe Colin Kaepernick an apology. If nothing else, surely the last few weeks of horrible, horrible racial incidents have left even the most adamant Kap haters reconsidering their positions.

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DOJ defends Alabama absentee voting lawThe U.S. Department of Justice isn't using its vast powers to ensure the country's most vulnerable people can exercise their right to vote, but is instead focusing its efforts on defending laws that clearly violate the spirit of the Voting Rights Act, an attorney for the Southern Poverty Law Center said Tuesday.

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Jones calls for investigation of potential price fixing by meatpackersU.S. Senator Doug Jones, D-Alabama, has joined other U.S. senators in calling for an investigation into potential price-fixing by the nation's four largest meatpackers.

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Sessions slams Tuberville for saying China has "a better military" than the U.S."On the day after Memorial Day, Tommy Tuberville is exalting the Chinese Communist Party's military over our own," GOP Senate candidate Jeff Sessions said in a statement.

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Mimi Penhale is running as a Republican in State House District 49Tuesday, Miriam "Mimi" Penhale announced today that she is seeking the Republican nomination for District 49 of the Alabama House of Representatives.

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Alabama State Waters reopen for shrimping on June 1Tuesday, the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Marine Resources Division announced that pursuant to Section 9-12-46, Code of Alabama 1975, all inside waters not permanently closed by law or regulation will open for shrimp harvesting at 6 a.m., on Monday, June 1, 2020.

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Mike Hubbard conviction finally upheldOver the past four years during my travels and speaking events over the state, the most asked question posed to me has been, "Why in the world is Mike Hubbard not in jail?"

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Tough times show what makes our country greatThis year, during the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, Memorial Day provided an even more unique opportunity to reflect upon what makes our nation great and the shared values we hold as a people.

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Sessions challenges Tuberville to debateJeff Sessions on Tuesday challenged Tommy Tuberville to a series of five debates ahead of their July runoff in the Republican primary for U.S. Senate.

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Poll: Half of Americans would get a COVID-19 vaccineOnly about half of Americans say they would get a COVID-19 vaccine if the scientists working furiously to create one succeed, according to a new poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research.

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Alabama Hospitals Down $739 Million, Virus DeficitAlabama hospitals have lost about $739 million in revenue during the virus crisis, the head of the Alabama Hospital Association told the Anniston Star last week.

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Alabama coronavirus: Chronic health conditions make Black Belt a targetIt's no longer a matter of if, but when COVID-19 will hit the Black Belt region where a disproportionate number of residents live with chronic health conditions, experts fear.

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Congress shifts attention to overhauling small-business aidDeadlocked over the next big coronavirus relief bill, Congress is shifting its attention to a more modest overhaul of small-business aid in hopes of helping employers reopen shops and survive the pandemic.

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In Birmingham, they love the Senator.Politically speaking, I don't have a dog in the hunt that is the Alabama Republican primary for the US Senate, which doesn't mean I can't take all kinds of pleasure from this exchange, coming after Jeff Sessions called for a series of debates with Tommy Tuberville:.

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Justice Department defends Alabama absentee ballot ruleAlabama's requirement to have witnesses sign an absentee ballot is not a violation of the Voting Rights Act, the U.S. Department of Justice argued in a brief Monday.

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COVID-19 in Alabama: state sees 732 new cases in 24 hoursThe Alabama Department of Public Heath has updated the number of confirmed statewide cases of COVID-19.

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Charts: COVID-19 cases in Alabama, California and Virginia and the late-May surgeThe number of U.S. coronavirus deaths topped 99,700 deaths as of early Wednesday. Among the infected are more than 62,000 health care workers, the CDC reported.

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Confirmed COVID-19 cases among Alabama prison workers reaches 51The number of prison workers in Alabama who've tested positive for coronavirus ticked up to 51 on Tuesday.

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Weather RadarRain at Times Through Friday... Tuesday PM Forecast Update #alwx @wvua23.

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Seven Day ForecastRain at Times Through Friday... Tuesday PM Forecast Update #alwx @wvua23.

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Weather WebcastChief Meteorologist Richard Scott's latest forecast update for west and central Alabama. Be sure to tune into WVUA 23 for the forecast with Richard live at 5, 6 and 10 p.m.

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Summer Day Camp Options in BirminghamIt's been a wild and crazy ride the past few months and it's left lots of local Moms wondering about child care options and camps, here is what we know is happening, many of these have adjusted their offerings and spots are very limited.

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Alabama state health officer concerned about ongoing community transmission of COVID-19Alabama recently saw a spike of more than 600 cases in 24 hours.

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COVID19 in Alabama summary for May 26Here are the latest updates for coronavirus in Alabama for Tuesday. The state added the largest number of cases in 24 hours, according to data from the Alabama Department of Public Health.

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Sessions Challenges Tuberville to DebateJeff Sessions on Tuesday challenged Tommy Tuberville to a series of five debates ahead of their July runoff in the Republican primary for U.S. Senate.

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Ultimate Alabama Athletes: Bo JacksonToday’s Ultimate Alabama Athlete is Bo Jackson. He was a multi-talented athlete who was a two sport star in the pros, playing in the NFL and Major League Baseball.

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Tider Insider: 5-26-20Gary Harris and Rodney Orr discuss the decision to allow student-athletes to return to the University of Alabama campus, as well as other schools in the Southeastern Conference.

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Only two Alabama counties have health officers who can pass more restrictive health ordersEntertainment venues in Jefferson County remain closed, under an order issued by County Health Officer, Dr. Mark Wilson with stricter COVID-19 guidelines compared to the rest of Alabama.

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10 Things You Must Try at a Buc-ees Gas StationEveryone has their favorites at this Texas sized, Beaver-happy gas stations! With the opening of their most recent location in Ennis, there are now 48 stores around the state, and one near Gulf Shores, Alabama!

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Why is the Alabama COVID-19 recovery rate only an estimate?The health department uses certain parameters to determine if a person has recovered.

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Brian Williams resigns as head coach at Sidney LanierSpan.c5 div.c4 div.c3 div.c2.

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Three Auburn Baseball Players are named All-AmericansAuburn baseball standouts Tanner Burns, Ryan Bliss and Rankin Woley have been tabbed Collegiate Baseball All-Americans following the shortened 2020 season, the publication announced Tuesday.

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Fifteen Year Old Juvenile Charged with Murder in Lowndes Co.A Lowndes County teen is facing a murder charge as a result of an apparent shooting over the weekend in Hope Hull.

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"We're surging:" Alabama reports largest COVID-19 increases to dateAlabama saw its largest single-day increase in new COVID-19 cases Monday, according to the state, as daily case counts continue an upward trend and hospitals across the state report increasing hospitalizations.

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Two AUM Warhawks are named finalists for the Gulf South Conference's Commissioner's TrophySommer Rhea of the volleyball team and Alexander Wagner of the men's soccer team have been named finalists for the Gulf South Conference's Commissioner's Trophy, as announced by the conference office on Tuesday.

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City leaders react to national coverage of crowded Alabama beachesSeveral Alabama beach destinations in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach were hammered Monday night in a CNN report for failing to safe distance.

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Alabama Baseball Has Two All AmericansFreshman pitcher Conner Prielipp was named a first team, and utility player Brett Auerbach was second team by Collegiate Baseball News.

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Bruno Event Team "optimistic" about Auburn, Alabama football this fallIn less than two weeks, SEC student-athletes can return to campus for voluntary workouts, and the Bruno Event Team believes that's a step in the right direction to having football season this fall.

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Alabama statewide home sales fall 8.9% in April from one year agoPricing: The statewide median sales price in April was $182,485, an increase of 13.9% from one year ago and an increase of 3.7% from March.

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Pay It Forward: Brian Smith of MontgomeryThe Vance Law Firm and Alabama News Network are honoring Brian Smith of Montgomery.

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Keep The Rain Gear Handy This WeekA cloudy and rainy weather pattern is hanging around this week. Moisture continues to stream into the state leading to showers and storms.

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Growing Concerns Over a Possible Second Wave of Coronavirus Infections After Memorial Day WeekendLess than one week after Governor Kay Ivey's amended safer at home order, people flocked to Alabama lakes and beaches for Memorial Day weekend.

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What the Tech? Beware of Scammers Wanting Your Stimulus CheckIf you haven't done it already, you can go to the IRS website to search for when your stimulus check will be mailed out.

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Vaughn Road MAPCO Offering Full Service ProgramA local gas station is taking things way back. The MAPCO gas station on Vaughn Road in Montgomery announced its new full service program.

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Alabama Football: Change for the Crimson Tide since 2018Since 2018 the perception of Alabama football has changed. Let's consider the change from how, why and what it means going forward.

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ADPH Investigating All Cases of COVID-19 to Help Reduce SpreadThe Alabama Department of Public Health investigates all cases of COVID-19 and provides contact tracing to reduce the spread of this virus.

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Together Assisting People hosts Birmingham drive-thru food pickup May 27Together Assisting People will partner with Forestwood Farm on a 10,000-box fresh fruit and vegetable giveaway in Birmingham on Wednesday, May 27, from 2-5 p.m.

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Byrne: Tough times show what makes our country greatThis year, during the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, Memorial Day provided an even more unique opportunity to reflect upon what makes our nation great and the shared values we hold as a people.

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Elective Procedures Resuming Across AlabamaIt's been almost two weeks since medical professionals were able to resume elective and non emergency procedures in Alabama.

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Alabama Mercedes plant joins global plan to be carbon-neutral by 2022CEO Ola Kallenius said a visit to the Tuscaloosa plant convinced him to expand European initiative.

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Why is the Alabama COVID-19 recovery rate only an estimate?Dog travels 40 miles to find her way back to the woman she loves.

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YellaWood signs up as title sponsor of Talladega's NASCAR Cup Series playoff raceEstablished in 1970, Alabama-based Great Southern Wood Preserving, Inc., is kicking off its 50th anniversary celebration this year with a splash.

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James Spann: Alabama stays wet at times through FridayIf sufficient instability can develop, we have the potential for a few strong thunderstorms. The Storm Prediction Center has a low-end marginal risk of severe thunderstorms for the southern two-thirds of the state Wednesday and parts of north and east Alabama Thursday.

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Mo Brooks continues war of words with ALFAIt looks like U.S. Representative Mo Brooks and the Alabama Farmers Federation will not be making nice any time soon after Brooks once again criticized their decision making in a Tuesday appearance on WVNN's "The Dale Jackson Show."

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Watch: Rabbit, crow fight in Alabama wildlife videoRabbits look cuddly and sedate - until they believe their nest is being threatened.

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Birmingham's mask ordinance to expire FridayBirmingham's ordinance requiring citizens to wear masks while in public is set to expire Friday.

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Nine Alabama Track and Field Athletes Earn USTFCCCA Indoor All-America HonorsA total of nine Alabama Track and Field student-athletes were named NCAA Indoor All-Americans by the U.S. Track and Field Cross Country Coaches Association on Tuesday.

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South Alabama football schedules series with Ole MissThe fewer than 300 miles between Mobile and Oxford will become familiar territory for fans of the University of South Alabama Jaguars and the Ole Miss Rebels later this decade.

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Shipt logo tops Birmingham's tallest buildingShipt adopted a new logo early this year, switching from a throwback flying saucer to a look that includes the company name in bold letters plus a stylized "S" that resembles a shopping bag - a nod to the bright green bags used by Shipt shoppers.

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DoJ files argument that Alabama's absentee voter process does not violate Voting Rights ActThe U.S. Department of Justice filed a statement of interest Monday that says Alabama's rules requiring witnesses to validate an absentee ballot submission do not violate the Voting Rights Act.

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U.S. Supreme Court Refuses Case of Alabama Death Row InmateThe U.S. Supreme Court has refused to consider the appeal of an Alabama death row inmate convicted in two slayings.

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Ivey awards 14 broadband grants — ‘COVID-19 pandemic compounded just how necessary these services are'Governor Kay Ivey on Tuesday announced that she has awarded nearly $5.1 million in State-funded grants to ensure more Alabamians have access to high-speed internet services.

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Alabama Unemployment System Glitches Cause Claims IssueSome Alabama residents spent the holiday weekend struggling to claim their weekly unemployment benefits. The Alabama Department of Labor tells local news outlets that about 53,000 people were blocked from filing the required weekly report telling state government that they still don't have a job.

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DOJ: Witness requirement on Alabama absentee ballots not Voting Rights violationThe brief, filed in a lawsuit that seeks to loosen Alabama's strict absentee ballot requirements amid the COVID-19 outbreak, says that state law requiring the signature of witnesses to an absentee ballot does not violate the law's ban on obstacles to voting, particularly a ban on pre-civil rights era practices that required testimony from other...

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UWA first university in Alabama to become Registered Apprenticeship sponsorNationally recognized program will offer workforce development opportunities for students LIVINGSTON—The University of West Alabama is the first university in the state to be recognized by the Alabama Office of Apprenticeship as a Sponsor for Registered Apprenticeship programs according to a joint announcement from UWA and the Alabama Office...

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Gov. Ivey Awards Broadband Grants for 15 Projects Across AlabamaKay Ivey has awarded nearly $5.1 million to ensure more Alabamians have access to high-speed internet services.

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Justice Department Files Statement of Interest Regarding Section 201 of the Voting Rights ActThe Department of Justice filed a Statement of Interest Monday in an Alabama federal court to promote the proper and uniform interpretation of the Voting Rights Act.

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Trump features Calhoun Community College graduate in White House ceremony honoring class of 2020President Donald Trump held a ceremony honoring the class of 2020, and it included one man who recently graduated from Calhoun Community College in North Alabama.

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Alabama reports 4,500 COVID-19 cases in last two weeks amid gradual reopeningAlabama has reported more than 4,900 confirmed cases of the COVID-19 disease in the past two weeks as it has gradually allowed businesses to reopen.

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Tuskegee Sanitation Workers Protesting for Lack of Pay, Proper PPE EquipmentTuskegee sanitation workers protested in front of city hall. The issues are: They say they're concern about not receiving adequate central pay as a sanitation workers in other areas.

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Who Suspends Hcq TrialsThe World Health Organization has temporarily suspended a clinical trial of antimalarial drugs for Covid treatment following the May 22 publication by The Lancet of a study that found no benefit from the therapy and associated risk of higher deaths from the treatment.

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Birmingham letting mandatory mask rule lapse Friday nightThe City of Birmingham is letting its mandatory mask ordinance expire on May 29 at midnight, according to a statement from Mayor Randall Woodfin.

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NFL Owner: There definitely will be a season in 2020In an interview, Ross says the question is whether there will be fans in the stadiums.

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Alabama-Huntsville Forward Liam Izyk Transfers to Boston CollegeJerry York added a new forward to the 2020-21 group Tuesday afternoon. As first reported by Mike McMahon of College Hockey News, Alabama-Huntsville forward Liam Izyk is transferring to the Eagles.

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Vanilla Funk: Drum major Justin Heideman will join Alabama State bandHis search intensified, as each video he passed excited him. Every video he had flirted with before and he could recall the rhythms that were played, every count and beat of music, the videos' highlights and, of course, every move, twist and contortion of the drum majors on screen.

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Harry Potter Author J.K. Rowling Publishes First Chapters of New Children's BookJ.K. Rowling is publishing a new story called "The Ickabog," which will be free to read online to help entertain children and families stuck at home during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Alabama, Auburn land multiple baseball players on All-America teamsCollegiate Baseball News on Tuesday announced its three All-America teams, with the University of Alabama landing one player each on the first and second teams and Auburn University garnering three third team selections.

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Six energy-saving tips for an Alabama summerAlabama Power offers simple strategies for being more energy-efficient as temperatures climb.

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UAH Hockey supporters trying to raise $500K by Friday to save programSupporters of the University of Alabama in Huntsville men's hockey program have launched a fundraising effort to attempt to save the program from being discontinued by the university.

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Alabama Baseball Has Two All AmericansFreshman pitcher Conner Prielipp was named a first team, and utility player Brett Auerbach was second team by Collegiate Baseball News.

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AG Steve Marshall Warns Against Stimulus Checks Being Taken from Nursing Home ResidentsAttorney General Steve Marshall is advising nursing home residents, as well as their family members, that those residents who are Medicaid recipients should be vigilant against having their federal stimulus payments improperly taken from them.

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CSP Sign-Up in Alabama Ends May 29USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service in Alabama reminds farmers, ranchers and private landowners that sign-up for the 2020 Conservation Stewardship Program ends May 29.

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DeBuys Joins Valent Group's Employee Benefits Practice in AlabamaValent Group, the risk consulting and insurance division of EBSCO Industries , has hired former attorney and business owner Billy DeBuys as vice president in its Employee Benefits practice.

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Alabama automakers adopt COVID-19 precautions as production ramps upAlabama automakers have been ramping up production following the COVID-19 outbreak, with strict new protocols in place to prevent the spread of the virus.

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'Roller Coaster': Alabama Baseball's Owen Diodati Reflects on his Freshman SeasonDiodati recalled his opening weekend and opportunities as a freshman outfielder in an exclusive interview with BamaCentral.

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'Bama Merch from FOCO is here.Everyday I'm bobblin', bobblin', bobblin'

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Alan Jackson playing two drive-in concerts in AlabamaCountry music legend Alan Jackson will be performing two drive-in shows in Alabama next month where concert-goers will remain in spaces designated for their vehicle, similar to old-fashioned drive-in movie theaters.

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Two Bodies Found on the Alabama Coast in Search for Missing Louisiana SwimmersThe missing swimmers have been identified as 28-year-old Ryan Guy and 22-year-old Darius Robinson, by Orange Beach police.

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Buying a New Home During The CoronovirusLast month our Resident Realtors, Scott Boudreaux and Sophia Leece from LAH Real Estate gave us some tips on how to sell your home during the Coronovirus, this month they're back and giving us the deets on how to proceed if you're looking to buy during this weird weird time.

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Suspect Sought in Morgan County Triple Murder was Divorcing VictimCourt documents show the suspect wanted in a triple slaying in North Alabama had filed for divorce from one of the victims.

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Bank Independent Sews Masks for HospitalsOver the last few weeks, Bank Independent team members have sewn and distributed more than 1,000 masks to hospitals across North Alabama to augment supplies during the Covid-19 crisis.

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UA Law School announces finalists for 2020 Harper Lee PrizeThe University of Alabama School of Law named the finalists for the 2020 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction.

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Alabama Has Intriguing Future Football OpponentsTo his credit, Alabama Coach Nick Saban has been at the front in calling for more competitive football schedules, first proposing that the Southeastern Conference move from an eight-game schedule to a nine-game conference schedule, then later upping it to "maybe a ten-game" league schedule.

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Alabama law raised obstacles on his five-year journey to the ballot box. Richard Williams overcame them all.He was living in a house in Huntsville, Ala., with nearly a dozen men who, like him, were recovering from substance use disorder.

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Houston-based Company Donating $100,000 to Two Montgomery Agencies Support Local COVID-19 Response EffortsSABIC, a global leader in diversified chemicals, is donating $100,000 to local charities to help those in need during the COVID-19 outbreak.

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15,194 Coronavirus Cases Confirmed In AlabamaStay with WAAY 31 for the most up to date coronavirus information.

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