Alabama Money

“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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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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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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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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Readers Think Tennessee Football Only Cares About Wealthy Vols Fans

Excitement is building among some Tennessee football fans as the Vols prepare to face Ball State or Bowling green Where Akron in their season opener Thursday. Sorry, but I’m mixing these MAC teams. The Vols played Bowling Green to open the 2021 football season and will play Akron in a …

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Kaitlan Collins Says Nick Saban Is Underpaid After $93M Contract, Alabama Football Titles Fact Checks

Kaitlan Collins never hesitates to wear her love of Alabama football on her sleeve on CNN shows, especially this week while co-hosting the network’s morning news show “New Day.” The Prattville native and University of Alabama graduate, now CNN’s chief White House correspondent, discussed a few stories focused on the …

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What is Tech? Student loan forgiveness can lead to scams

Job : August 26, 2022 3:48 PM CDT by Alabama Information Network Staff By JAMIE TUCKER Consumer Technology Reporter Even if you don’t have a student loan, you’ve probably received a phone call from a scammer saying they can help you deal with it. These scams have been around for …

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Reactions to President Biden’s Student Loan Debt Relief Plan

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WAFF) – The big news of student debt relief is something some thought would never happen. “I was shocked,” said Jasmine Lawry of Alabama A&M. “Biden has been talking about it for a while, and I thought he was joking, but to see him in action, I think …

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US authorities accuse Hyundai supplier of child labor violations

A Korean auto parts maker and supplier to Hyundai Motor Co is accused of violating federal child labor laws at an Alabama factory, according to documents filed in federal court. ―Photo Reuters Tuesday, August 23, 2022 11:58 AM MYT NEW YORK, Aug. 23 — The U.S. Department of Labor yesterday …

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Alabama dissolves court case won by black woman

The rain was pouring down the day Tiara Young Hudson won the Democratic primary as a circuit court judge in Alabama County, where she has long served as a public defender. Voters were not discouraged. When ballots were counted in Jefferson County, the state’s most populous and diverse, they showed …

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Maternal health care is disappearing in rural communities

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) – Maternal health care is disappearing in rural parts of the country, including right here in Alabama, making it harder for people to get the care they need to deliver healthy babies . According to American Hospital Associationnearly half of rural hospitals across the United States do …

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Man accused of posing as an officer shares his side of the story

By Lee Peck Click here for updates on this story MOBILE, Alabama (WALA) – A man charged with officer impersonation and extortion – wants to clear things up – on what he says really happened. “I would never impersonate Prichard…I don’t even like Prichard’s police department,” Byron Thomas said. Bonding …

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Miss Alabama’s Outstanding Teen: Photos of Every Winner Since 2003

Birmingham’s Hailey Adams is in Texas this week, competing for the title of Miss America’s Outstanding Teen 2023. Adams, who was crowned Miss Alabama‘s Outstanding Teen 2022 in March, is one of 51 young women vying for the national crown. The title comes with a scholarship, as well as a …

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Meet the CU Buffs lineman and Alabama transfer who made NIL dollars in the buff. As a 6-7 and 330 pound underwear model.

BOULDER — Tommy Brown’s business up front is his party in the back. The Buffs offensive lineman is 6-foot-7 with a 6-10 mullet – flowing blonde mane from Asgard in Panama City Beach. If he wasn’t blocking for CU, Brown would be the baddest guy in a biker gang, Joe …

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City of Alabama accepts school supplies for parking tickets

(NewsNation) — With inflation making the cost of school supplies a bigger burden on American parents, an Alabama town is implementing an innovative solution. For August, authorities in Tuscaloosa, Alabama are relaunching a 2019 program that allows people with overtime parking tickets downtown — meaning they were ticketed for staying …

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White House revamps infrastructure bill to better help poor communities

The Biden administration is launching a new initiative this week to ensure America’s poorest communities have access to billions of dollars in funding from the infrastructure bill to replace their wastewater systems, drinking water and rainwater in ruins. It represents a mid-term adjustment to the signature of President Biden’s administration, …

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8 cool recipes that turn hot summer days into salads

For those hot summer days, sometimes a fresh salad is all you want to make or eat. Mixing any type of greens – lettuce, kale, spinach – with any type of ingredient you have in your kitchen, including fruits, vegetables, meat or pasta can make a nutritious and colorful meal. …

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Inmates help supplement the job market in the Alabama community

By MICHAEL WETZEL, The Decatur Daily DECATUR, Ala. (AP) – Using trusted inmates to fill local business vacancies in a tight labor market has helped employers, provided money for paying fines or restitution, and benefited prison budgets of the county, but inmates must follow strict rules. rules for remaining eligible …

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$1 Billion Mega Millions Jackpot

Someone in the United States is likely to receive a life-changing sum of money in the near future. The exact amount may depend on the state they are in. Ahead of its next draw on Friday, the Mega Millions lottery jackpot has surpassed the $1 billion. The prize, which has …

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Alabama residents share ways to save money during inflation

EAST ALABAMA (WTVM) – As we continue to see prices rise, saving money can be crucial in our daily lives, and even earning a few dollars can help. One way to keep track of your spending habits can help you separate out the items you want and even need. There …

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Governor Ivey criticizes Alabama’s efforts to claw back unemployment money, says people shouldn’t pay for government mistakes

Governor Kay Ivey asks Alabama Department of Labor for solutions after AL.com reported Thursday that the state is requiring Alabamians to repay thousands of dollars in pandemic unemployment and is often years behind in hearing their appeals. “We have asked Secretary (of Labor) (Fitzgerald) Washington to provide us with solutions …

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Citing population loss, old settlements, Alabama counties continue to shrink electoral districts

By MARY SELL, Alabama Daily News The number of electoral precincts in Bullock County, central Alabama, has been cut nearly in half this year, leaving eight of its 615 square miles as counties across the state continue to cut offices for vote. County officials closed seven of 15 precincts to …

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Nick Saban: Alabama players made over $3 million in NIL contracts last year

Alabama football players have made more than $3 million in name, likeness and likeness deals in the past year, coach Nick Saban said Tuesday. Speaking on day two of the SEC media days in Atlanta, Saban reiterated that he has no problem with players making money from NIL marketing deals. …

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Alabama has the 5th highest teenage birth rate in the US, but abstinence rules and lack of funding are hampering progress

Portia Shepherd has worked with about 50 teens in small, rural Alabama communities since March, teaching them about abstinence as well as contraceptive use and personal responsibility. “We see the difference,” said Shepherd, executive director of BlackBelt Women Rising, an organization selected by the Alabama Department of Public Health to …

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Cats add players amid NIL concerns | local sports

Head coach Mark Stoops and the University of Kentucky football coaching staff have dived into hostile waters in recent weeks and, so far, have seen positive results. The Wildcats secured commitments in July from three Alabama prospects and a Louisville-area wide receiver for the 2023 promotion, giving Britain a total …

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5 Alabama HBCUs to receive $2.5 million in historic preservation grants

MONTGOMEry, Ala. (WIAT) — Five historically black colleges and universities in Alabama are receiving funding to preserve historic places on campus. Alabama State University, where Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. completed his dissertation and where civil rights leaders like Fred Gray graduated, is one such institution receiving $500,000 for preservation …

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National rent survey finds Florida markets among the most overvalued

Florida’s rental housing market is one of the most overvalued in the country and prices are rising among the fastest, according to a new rental trends study. The study of 107 U.S. rental markets, released June 6 and using data from April, found that 10 of the 14 most overvalued …

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Pa. Man accused of using $400,000 in COVID relief funds to buy house in Alabama

WILLIAMSPORT — A Tioga County businessman has been charged with using $420,000 in government COVID-19 relief funds to buy a home for himself and his wife in Alabama. Nicholas Perkins, 57 of Wellsboro, is charged in an unsealed indictment Tuesday in United States Intermediate District Court with wire fraud, illegal …

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Who the hell was Lindsey Nelson?

Resident experts, at an unofficial lunch at Aubrey’s, complained about the price of gasoline and the exorbitant cost of living. It abruptly turned into a heated discussion about Neyland Stadium renovations, 100-year-old propaganda, improved wi-fi and, believe it or not, the party bridge. “What would the general think of that?” …

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Stossel: pro-choice versus pro-life

From now on, the law on abortion belongs to the states. Some will ban it, while most blue states will allow it in one form or another. Because libertarians want government out of our lives, people assume that we are pro-choice. Some of us are. But like the rest of …

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A Texas A&M staff member talks money to recruits

“We were second in recruiting last year, A&M was first,” Saban said. “A&M bought all the players on their team. Made a deal for name and image and likeness. We didn’t buy a single player. I don’t know if we can maintain that in the future because more and more …

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Albritton speaks at the APA conference – The Atmore Advance

Sen. Greg Albritton, Atmore, and Rep. Nathaniel Ledbetter, Dekalb County, painted a fair picture of what happened next in the Alabama Legislature at the 2022 Alabama Press Association Summer Convention on 25 June. Albritton and Ledbetter spoke for about an hour to assembled reporters who represented most parts of the …

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Alabama Student Activists Hold Rally Against New Prisons

The reversal of Roe v. Wade, as well as clandestine planning, led to an impending human rights atrocity that remained largely unaddressed by the citizens of Alabama. Billions of taxpayer dollars are about to be spent on facilities designed to incarcerate Alabamians for the next thirty years. Don’t worry if …

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Some US Clinics Stop Doing Abortions As Ruling Takes Effect | Texas News

By MARYCLAIRE DALE, Associated Press The abortion bans that went on the books in some states if Roe v. Wade began to take effect automatically on Friday, while clinics elsewhere — including Alabama, Texas and West Virginia — stopped performing abortions for fear of lawsuits, sending women to tears. “Some …

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Marjorie Taylor Greene: Georgia voters will go to ‘Alabama, Tennessee or Florida’ if Abrams wins

U.S. Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene, a Republican who represents northwest Georgia, said GOP voters would leave the state if Democrat Stacey Abrams wins the gubernatorial race. During an appearance with U.S. Representative Matt Gaetz, a Republican who represents Florida begging, she said people announced their intention to move after the …

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Columbus, GA jury returns verdict in fatal robbery trial

Lydell Sparks, left, talks to defense attorney Michael Garner as they await the jury’s verdict in Sparks’ Columbus murder trial. Mike Haskey [email protected] Jurors have reached a verdict in the trial of a Columbus man accused of killing a visitor from Montgomery, Alabama, two women lured here via Facebook Messenger …

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US Open takes Saudi money to golf’s toughest test

Placeholder while loading article actions BROOKLINE, Mass. – The US Open isn’t the only US major that has felt like an afterthought, lost amid chatter and innuendo about unrelated birdies and bogeys. Golf wasn’t the main concern until the 1990 PGA Championship in Shoal Creek, Alabama. The club’s founder had …

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Senate negotiators announce outline of gun violence deal

By ALAN FRAM Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate negotiators on Sunday announced a bipartisan framework responding to last month’s mass shootings, a modest breakthrough offering measured gun curbs and strengthened efforts to improve school safety and health programs. mental. The proposal falls far short of tougher measures long sought …

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Donald Trump backs Katie Britt in Alabama Senate race

Former President Donald Trump endorsed Republican nominee Katie Britt, the former president and CEO of the Business Council of Alabama, in the closely watched and controversial GOP Senate runoff. “Katie has worked hard to grow Alabama’s economy, create jobs and restore the great American dream,” the former president wrote in …

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Etowah County Commissioners Vote Against Registrar Council Aid

What was supposed to be a ‘routine and non-confrontational’ vote on Tuesday to confirm the hiring of a temporary part-time employee at the Etowah County Board of Registrars office became a debate that ultimately ended the hire completely. By a vote of 3 to 2, county commissioners voted against hiring …

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Residents call on Birmingham City Council to make changes to Mayor Woodfin’s proposed 2023 budget

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) – Members of the Birmingham community have weighed in on Mayor Randall Woodfin’s proposed $517 million budget for the fiscal year 2023. Dozens of people came to City Hall to tell Birmingham City Council what they wanted the city to spend. “I hope you all review this …

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Alabama airports receive grants for improvements

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (WBRC) – Alabama Senator Richard Shelby announced that nine airports in the state of Alabama will receive grants from the Federal Aviation Administration. A total of $11.36 million will be allocated to nine airports in the state of Alabama. “Alabama is open for business and we must continue …

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Alabama LB Will Anderson tops Mel Kiper’s 2023 Big Board

If Mel Kiper was the NFL’s general manager, he knows who he’d pick with next year’s first draft pick, assuming that team doesn’t need a quarterback. According to ESPNKiper named Alabama linebacker Will Anderson Jr. as his number one prospect heading into the 2022 college football season (which begins Aug. …

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Thoughts on Kickoff Time in Austin

When it was announced that the Alabama football game at Texas on September 10 would start at 11 a.m. on Fox, there were no announcements of appreciation from anywhere. The reason is obvious. Early season games are played in warm weather, and Texas is about as warm as it …

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NRA money in Alabama: $394,000 spent on federal races; Shelby, biggest beneficiary of the gun lobby

The National Rifle Organization has spent nearly $400,000 on federal elections in Alabama since 1989, with the majority of those funds used to benefit U.S. Senator Richard Shelby, according to campaign finance data compiled by OpenSecrets. Of the more than $396,000 the NRA has spent in the state on federal …

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Alabama Governor Kay Ivey (R) avoids runoff, defeating eight Republican primary challengers – Ballotpedia News

Alabama Governor Kay Ivey (R) avoids a runoff, beating eight challengers in the Republican primary Incumbent Kay Ivey (R) defeated eight Republican primary candidates for governor of Alabama on May 24, 2022. She led the field with 55% of the vote, followed by Lynda Blanchard (R) at 19% and Tim …

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Alabama’s Nick Saban accuses Jimbo Fisher, Texas A&M of buying players

Nick Saban (left) and Jimbo FisherPicture: Getty Images The Nick Saban-Jimbo Fisher feud is a microcosm of the two schools of thought in college football right now. Texas A&M beat Alabama for the nation’s top recruiting class this year and one coach, Saban, wasn’t too happy, saying, “A&M bought every …

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Former Alabama sheriff pleads not guilty to federal charges

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) – A former Alabama sheriff who resigned last year rather than face an impeachment inquiry said he was innocent of federal charges of using improper loans to pay debts. personal expenses, including gambling debts. Former Clarke County Sheriff William Ray Norris pleaded not guilty to charges of …

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Alabama wants $5.7 million in fraudulent virtual school payments reimbursed by defendants

Do you want more information on national education? Join the Alabama Education Lab for free each week newsletter, Ed Chat. Alabama Department of Education wants defendants convicted in virtual school scheme to repay $5.7 million in state payments to private school students fraudulently enrolled as public school students. Lawyers for …

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Alabama’s First Bitcoin Mining Comes to GulfQuest Maritime Museum in Mobile

First bitcoin mining in Alabama is scheduled to begin July 4 and will take place in front of a 7-year-old museum in downtown Mobile. Distributed Ledger Inc., under an agreement with the City of Mobile and in partnership with the GulfQuest Maritime Museum Board of Trustees, plans to take a …

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Kemper County Sheriff Discusses Corrections Officer Arrest

KEMPER COUNTY, Miss. (WTOK) – The Kemper County Sheriff’s Office recently arrested a correctional officer involved in bringing contraband into the jail. “Somewhere around 22 or 23 were arrested or fired for a number of inmate-related reasons,” Kemper County Sheriff James Moore talks about how many correctional officers he breaks …

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Escaped inmate from Alabama, guard in custody in Indiana

By Theresa Waldrop and Christina Maxouris | CNN [Breaking news update, published at 6:05 p.m. ET] Alabama fugitive Casey White and corrections officer Vicky White are in custody and she is hospitalized for injuries sustained during a chase, authorities said at 6 p.m. ET Monday. They were arrested after a …

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Art Class Adds Massive Farm Mural to Alabama Museum | Alabama News

By TIM NAIL, Opelika-Auburn News OPELIKA, Ala. (AP) – Thanks to Auburn art students, the Opelika Museum of East Alabama now bears a second mural acknowledging the area’s rich history and agricultural contributions. A class of 13 students and three hired artists painted the mural as part of a semester-long …

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Execution of a Missouri man Just the 5th in the United States this year | Alabama News

By JIM SALTER, Associated Press A Missouri man who killed a couple during a robbery in their rural home more than a quarter century ago was put to death on Tuesday, becoming the fifth person executed in the United States this year. Carman Deck, 56, died by injection at Bonne …

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May 2: The manhunt continues for the fugitive from Alabama, an officer. Civilians are evacuated from the Mariupol steelworks.

☀ Good morning! Today is Monday, May 2, 2022. Here is an overview of your news across the country: 1️. Marine Intelligence Officer: Putin’s Nuclear Poses Latest Threat Russian President Vladimir Putin gestures during a meeting of the Council of Legislators of the Russian Federal Assembly at the Tauride Palace …

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About 150 people attend the Denim & Dining 2022 fundraiser for the Hoover City Schools Foundation

About 150 people attended the Hoover City Schools Foundation’s annual Denim and Dining fundraiser in Aldridge Gardens on Friday night to raise money to fund teacher grants for innovative classroom projects. The net amount raised had not been calculated Friday evening, but the foundation’s executive director, Shelley Shaw, said she …

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To Ukraine with love from a Tuscaloosa family

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WBRC) – A west Alabama family wants the people of Ukraine to feel the love. In recent weeks, most of Rumanek’s children have been working on special projects and selling them to raise money for the injured and suffering in this country. The kids didn’t just make dozens …

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Legislative primaries preview for House District 48, Senate District 15

Mountain Brook voters will face a number of contests in the upcoming legislative election. Here is an overview of the races that impact the city. In the House 48 race, a seasoned legislator takes on an IT executive. In the battle for the 15th Senate seat, two Mountain Brook residents …

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A history of Alabama

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) – A new addition to Oak Mountain State Park is being called a hot acquisition by the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, thanks in part to the Forever Wild program. “The Forever Wild program, I think, is one of the best programs ever created in …

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Electric car owners show off what’s for sale in Alabama

Porsche. BMW. Volvo. Nissan. Hyundai. Ford and Chevy. Microphones. Compacts. Sedans. School buses and Teslas too. All were side-by-side electric vehicles at Saturday’s North Alabama Drive Electric Earth Day event in Huntsville, where the motto was, “Your kids may never ask for gas money again.” The variety of choices was …

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Coachella music fan favorite Do LaB is back!

After a two-year hiatus during the pandemic, Coachella roared back for the first of two weekends. The music festival lineup included Billie Eilish, Danny Elfman and The Weeknd. One of the many stages set in the California desert is a perennial fan favorite: the Do LaB. Under Do LaB’s …

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Nick Saban Reveals Stats About Alabama’s NFL Players

Nick Saban was the trainer of Alabama football program since 2007, and during his tenure, 106 players were drafted to an NFL team until ’21. The program saw a record six first-rounders in last season’s draft and will most likely add a few more players to Saban’s ever-growing roster after …

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The Ringer mocks Falcons drafting Alabama WR with first-round pick

In almost every mock draft from the national draft pundits, the Falcons meet their desperate need for pass catchers. Drake London, Garrett Wilson and Treylon Burks have been running simulations for the Falcons since the news broke. Calvin Rileyis suspended. It is an undeniably crying need. However, in Ringer’s latest …

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IDA reflects on festival and finances – The Clanton Advertiser

By JOYANNA LOVE | Chief Editor The Chilton County Industrial Development Authority discussed the “tremendous success” of the Strawberry Festival at a meeting on April 12. IDA Board Chairman Allen Caton thanked Executive Director Whitney Barlow for her work on the project. Local student talent was on display through the …

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Baskets full of wagons: Wallace & Graham gift supplies, money at Family Crisis Council – Salisbury Post

SALISBURY — The baskets kept coming. Pulling them from the trunks of sedans and passenger seats of SUVs, representatives from the Wallace & Graham law firm marched 30 “survivor” baskets full of toys and toiletries into the Family Crisis office on Monday morning. Council at 502 N. Long St. By …

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Teen Builds Database to Help Alabama Foster Families

When Pranav Somu first heard about the opportunity to volunteer for the North Alabama Foster Closet, he knew nothing about the organization. He didn’t even know much about the host family itself. But after doing some quick research, he learned that half of all adoptive parents give up within a …

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West Alabama grapples with worker shortages after COVID pandemic

Employers launch new hiring incentives to tackle labor shortage New advantages are being created in various industries to tackle labor shortages and attract talent. ZMG, ZMG There was a time when Tuscaloosa restaurateur Dustin Spruill had a pool of job seekers to fill positions. Those days, he says, are over. …

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How Russia saved the ruble

Russia said last week that it wanted European countries that buy its natural gas make their payments in rubles, rather than dollars or euros. A month ago, this might have looked like a bargain: the ruble was down 40%, to 139 rubles to the dollar, following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. …

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Former NFL star Fred Taylor explains how he nearly got ripped off for $3 million as a rookie

Going from college football to the NFL is a difficult transition for many athletes. We’ve heard several uplifting tales from former players about negative experiences early in their careers that shaped them the rest of the way. Former Jacksonville Jaguars star Fred Taylor is one of those guys. The Jaguars …

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New ‘Croux’ app aims to solve staffing issues for restaurants

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) – Several businesses in central Alabama are struggling to recruit staff, particularly in the restaurant industry, but a local startup is working on a unique app that could be the perfect solution. “Croux” is the collaboration between five foodies from Birmingham. The app is expected to enter …

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Metro Roundup: Birmingham’s best bets for April 2022

COMMUNITY April 1 & 2: Building with bricks. Alabama Architecture Center, 109, boul. Richard Arrington Jr. S. In this hands-on event for kids and adults, create architectural designs using LEGO bricks with an architect. Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Free entry. 205-322-4386. 4 & 9 April: The …

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Questions abound as Trump raises – and hoards – huge sums of money in 2024 | donald trump

DDonald Trump’s fierce fundraising machine, fueled equally by grassroots donations and large donations from individuals and corporations, has never really stopped spinning – and it’s currently raising huge sums of money. Since this month, Trump has $108,046,100 saved in his Save America political fund, more than the Republican and Democratic …

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Mining Group: ‘Attack’ on Alabama Pipeline Brings Reward | Your money

BROOKWOOD, Ala. (AP) — A nighttime explosion at a gas pipeline in rural western Alabama is being investigated by federal agents, authorities said Friday, and a company said it was offering a reward of $25,000 for what she called a labor dispute attack. Someone called 911 around 11:40 p.m. Wednesday …

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Putin asks ‘hostile countries’ to pay for Russian gas in rubles

Russia wants “hostile countries” to pay for Russian natural gas in rubles. It’s a new directive from President Vladimir Putin as he tries to leverage the resources demanded by his country to counter a barrage of Western sanctions. “I have decided to implement (…) a series of measures to transfer …

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Candidates for Alabama secretary of state say they will protect election security

MONTGOMERY, Alabama (WIAT) — When Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill’s term expires, open seat candidates say they will make election security a top priority. State Rep. Wes Allen (R – Troy) spent a decade as a Pike County probate judge. He says local experience in managing elections makes him …

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Secret Stages stops in Alabama after 10 years of music: “It’s time to move on”

Farewell, secret steps. Alabama‘s rambling ‘Music Discovery Festival’ comes to a halt, after bringing a slew of bands and solo artists to Birmingham, 2011-2021. “I’m really grateful to everyone who supported this,” organizer Jon Poor told AL.com. “It’s a really positive thing that happened for 10 years in the city. …

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Cooper traded to Cleveland Browns

Alabama football’s Amari Cooper is heading to the AFC. It’s been an interesting offseason for Alabama football receivers. Calvin Ridley has been suspended for the entire next season due to gambling while away from the Atlanta Falcons. Jerry Jeudy has found a new elite quarterback in Denver. Now, Amari Cooper …

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Detroit Lions release former Alabama prep star

On Thursday afternoon, Detroit Lions defensive end Trey Flowers tweeted:Really grateful for the love and the lessonsThis could have served as personal confirmation of the reports coming out of Detroit. The Lions plan to release Flowers with two seasons remaining on his contract when the 2022 NFL trade year begins …

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Race and poverty complicate school choice in Alabama

Parent Choice Act is Republican incumbent At Senator Del Marsh’s Hail Mary for education reform. SB140 was dubbed the “ultimate school choice” bill because it would give participating parents $5,600 per child in state money deposited in an education savings account to be used for private school or another public …

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