Monthly Archives: September 2022

Penn State football: Lions prepare for Auburn Tigers

UNIVERSITY PARK Penn State’s game with Auburn will be very different from the ones the Nittany Lions have had in the first two weeks of the season. The Tigers are nearly worlds apart from the Purdue Boilermakers, which Penn State beat in its opener. Purdue was looking to chip away …

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Mobile Zone Lawmaker Vows to Crack Down on Fentanyl Trafficking

MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) – Given the devastation caused by fentanyl, State Rep. Matt Simpson (R-Daphne) said Monday he was surprised to learn there were no mandatory prison sentences. in Alabama for drug trafficking. He said Baldwin County Assistant District Attorney Katy Sipper came to his attention out of frustration at …

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Republican governors call on Biden to ‘immediately’ withdraw student loan cancellation plan

Editor’s Note: This story has been updated to correct the total cost to taxpayers. (KCAU) – Twenty-two Republican governors, including Ron DeSantis of Florida and Greg Abbott of Texas, have sent a letter to President Joe Biden opposing his plan to forgive student loan debt and telling him to withdraw …

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EJI tackles food insecurity and the fight against hunger in Alabama

17% of adults and 23% of children in Alabama struggle with food insecurity, according to the Alabama Department of Public Health. EJI’s Hunger Relief Program will support local nonprofit organizations that focus on hunger relief work by providing money and volunteers. It also aims to provide direct support to 400 …

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#23 Wake Forest-Vanderbilt Live (9/10): How to Watch Online, TV, Time

The No. 23 Wake Forest will travel to Nashville on Saturday, September 10 to face Vanderbilt. The game will be streamed live on DirecTV Stream (free trial) and fuboTV (live stream). The Demon Deacons (1-0) beat VMI last week with quarterback Sam Hartman out due to a blood clot near …

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“There are scary times out there”

Does the near future hold a recession for Alabama and the country as a whole? Fears of a coming recession or worse in the near future could throw a wrench into any plans some may have for adoption of major tax relief in Alabama. State Sen. Greg Albritton (R-Atmore), chairman …

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San Jose state full of familiarity for Bryan Harsin | Auburn University Sports News

ADAM COLE When San Jose State takes to the field at Jordan-Hare Stadium on Saturday, it will be a whole new foe for every player on Auburn‘s current squad. This will be the third all-time game between the Tigers and Spartans, with the first two, which were both Auburn wins, …

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Pregnant women jailed for drug use to protect fetuses, Alabama County says

It was Ashley Banks‘ alleged use of marijuana during her pregnancy that landed her in an Alabama jail in May. And it was a drug program’s decision that she wasn’t eligible for treatment that kept her there. Banks, 23, was charged with chemical endangerment of a child after police allegedly …

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How much money can you donate to a campaign for Governor of Oregon?

I want to give Tina Kotek money in the gubernatorial race because Betsy Johnson is an armed narcissist and Christine Drazan is a petty Trump lapdog. Under state campaign finance laws, how much money can I donate directly to Kotek’s campaign? -Very concerned Hey, America! Tired of being harassed by …

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Top 10 Teams: Auburn High, Opelika, Central in State Rankings | High school

A top-10 showdown will take place at Bulldog Stadium this Friday, and a total of seven area teams are ranked in the latest ASWA polls released Wednesday morning. In ASWA’s Class 7A rankings, Central-Phenix City is No. 1 while Auburn High is No. 2. Opelika is No. 7 and hosts …

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Tennessee football’s zero sacks in Game 1 don’t matter – for now

Tennessee’s defense went sack-free in its first game of the season. Now, this fact has settled for the Vols. “We certainly were aware of that, being such an aware group that we are,” defensive end Tyler Baron said. “It’s definitely not what we wanted.” UT (1-0) failed to get a …

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Wendy’s ‘Own Your Opportunity’ campaign is coming to Alabama

The Studio 10 team can try Wendy’s new breakfast, homemade French toast sticks, to celebrate Wendy’s new franchise campaign in Alabama. The Wendy’s Company has launched a new franchise recruitment initiative, Own Your Opportunity, which creates pathways for Alabama entrepreneurs who want to grow with the Wendy’s system through franchising. …

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State offers $4.5 million grant to tech-focused small businesses

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) – State leaders hope to keep your children in Alabama after they graduate from college. Their plan is to give millions of dollars in grants to small businesses. This benefits local business owners who commercialize modern technologies as well as the state’s regional and national economic footprint. …

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QBR comparison of TJ Finley and Robby Ashford

Coming off of the week one win over Mercer, the biggest concern going forward is the quarterback battle. The Total Quarterback Rating (QBR) is a statistic in which everything the quarterback does in the game is added up to give the quarterback a score. The stats that affect QBR are …

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What to remember from Texas beating ULM before facing No. 1 Alabama

AUSTIN, TX – On the heels of a preseason in which Texas lost a 34-game starter along the offensive line (Junior Angilau) and its most significant NCAA Transfer Portal skill position addition (Isaiah Neyor) to the season-ending knee injuries, the Longhorns’ overall health is probably the best news …

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USDA Announces First 3 Lenders for Heirs Property Lending Program

LEXINGTON, Ky. – The United States Department of Agriculture announced that Akiptan, Inc., the Cherokee Nation Economic Development Trust Authority and the Shared Capital Cooperative have been approved or conditionally approved as intermediary lenders under the program of loan of property from heirs. Once HPRP loans are made with these …

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Man injures himself on auger while cleaning Auburn’s grain bin, airlifted to hospital in Flint

AUBURN, MI — After falling into an auger at an Auburn grain facility and sustaining a serious injury, a local man was airlifted to a hospital in Flint. At approximately 9:25 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 31, Bay County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to Ittner Bean and Grain, 301 Park St., to assist …

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Montgomery among top cities in the nation for black startups

A new report lists Montgomery as one of the best cities in the nation for black entrepreneurs to start a business, after a study earlier this week ranked the Alabama capital second among places where black businesses thrive. The Black Information Network, a news radio network launched in 2020, highlighted …

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Ernest Withers documentary to open 2022 Memphis Independent Film Festival

A documentary about the life and art of Ernest C. Withers, the famous Memphis photographer who documented black culture, politics and society for decades, but who after his death turned out to have been an informant from the FBI, will be the opening night feature of this year’s 25th Annual …

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Voters urged to approve reorganization of Alabama’s constitution

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) – Alabama has one of the longest constitutions in the world. In 2020, voters gave the legislature the power to revamp the 1901 constitution; Alabamians have an opportunity to shorten it with a vote scheduled for the November election. It is a part of formulation that you …

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