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Confederate monument protections closer to becoming law

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – Alabama lawmakers are inching closer to prohibiting the removal of Confederate monuments and other long-standing historical markers. The bill prohibits the removal and alteration of monuments and memorial street and school names that have stood for more than 40 years on public property. The Alabama Senate on Thursday voted 25-8 to […]
6 days ago
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Senate votes to mandate autism coverage

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – The Alabama Senate has voted to require insurers to cover autism therapy but only until the child turns 18. Senators voted 33-1 Tuesday to mandate the coverage of applied behavioral analysis, an intensive therapy. The House approved the bill unanimously earlier this session. It will now decide whether to go along […]
6 days ago
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Alabama town mayor donates 6 months of his salary to town

NORTH COURTLAND, Ala. (AP) – The North Courtland mayor says he’s giving up six months of his salary to the town to help provide needed resources. Mayor Riley Evans Sr. says $6,000 of his salary will help fund local law enforcement and other day-to-day operations in the town. Evans tells media that while the town is […]
6 days ago
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Alabama state Senate leader skipping US Senate race

He is one of the top Republican politicians left in office after the last tumultuous year.
7 days ago
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Alabama House approves death penalty legislation

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - The Alabama House of Representatives has approved legislation aimed at shortening death penalty appeals.
1 week ago
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Prosecutors seek to jail teen accused of underage sex

SCOTTSBORO, Ala. (AP) - Alabama prosecutors are asking a judge to revoke the bond for a young woman accused of having sex with a 14-year-old boy.
1 week ago
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Conference committee named on Confederate monuments bill

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - A conference committee will decide what to do with an Alabama bill that would prevent Confederate monuments from being taken down.
2 weeks ago
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Caught on video: Kangaroo attacks girl at zoo

MADISON COUNTY, Ala. (CBS News) -- A kangaroo attacked a 9-year-old girl over the weekend at an Alabama zoo -- an incident that was captured on video, CBS Huntsville affiliate WHNT reports.
2 weeks ago
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Health officials: Norovirus likely cause of baseball illness

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Alabama health officials say norovirus is likely to blame for an illness outbreak at a college baseball tournament in Montgomery.
2 weeks ago
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House committee votes to shorten death penalty appeals

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - The House Judiciary Committee has approved a bill aimed at shortening the time of death penalty appeals.