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Ivey to convene special session on prison building

MONTGOMERY, Ala. Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey calls lawmakers in special session later this month to vote on a plan to build a prison that would use part of the state’s virus relief funds to launch the construction of three new prisons. In a letter to lawmakers announcing the special session, …

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When Luck Still Matters – NBC 6 South Florida

Sometimes in life it’s better to be lucky than good… and in the case of the two big names in South Florida football, a little luck just might be the reason they both got off. ‘escape last weekend with wins. If you’re the Miami Dolphins, last weekend’s win in New …

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Alabama tries to restart Confederate monument lawsuit

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. The Alabama attorney general‘s office is trying to restart its trial over the removal of a Confederate monument from outside the county courthouse in the city of Huntsville. The state claimed in court documents that a judge should not have dismissed the lawsuit simply because someone anonymously paid …

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Malathaat seeks redemption in Alabama – Saratogian

SARATOGA SPRINGS – Long known as the graveyard of favorites, Saratoga Racecourse added another to this long list when emerging star Malathaat edged out Maracuja as the Grade 1 Coaching Club American Oaks odds favorite on July 24. . Malathaat will be looking to flip the script this afternoon in …

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AU seniors create ticket exchange platform

There is a new option for students who want to get football tickets this fall. AU seniors Jared Waller and John Ritondo, both specializing in management and information science, have created a website called Student seats. Designed exclusively for UA students, the website requires a verified Crimson email address to …

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Once again in the breach of the Playoffs

No team needs an enlarged college football qualifier less than the Crimson tide in Alabama. The Expanded Playoff is coming in and has the support of a vast majority of football fans, including Alabama fans. There is little to be gained for the Alabama Crimson Tide. There will be an …

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Governor Ivey advocates expansion of summer apprenticeship

By CAROLINE BECK, Alabama Daily News BIRMINGHAM, Alabama – Governor Kay Ivey and education leaders highlight importance of expanding summer learning statewide on Wednesday as educators seek to help students recover from loss of learning undergone during the COVID-19 pandemic. Ivey visited a program funded by the Summer adventures in …

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Vestavia Hills Sr., Sons charged with 26 fraud charges; Federal government says funds were used to purchase luxury boats and vehicles

A father and son from Vestavia Hills were arrested Thursday in a bank fraud scheme where ill-gotten gains were used to buy boats, luxury vehicles and lifting equipment, authorities said. A 26-count indictment has been filed in federal court against Christopher A. Montalbano, 38, and Gus Anthony Montalbano, 75, accusing …

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What is HEERF III and who is eligible? – New

Students enrolled in higher education institutions can apply for the third installment of the Higher Education Emergency Fund. The eligibility requirements have changed, allowing more students to receive funding. Photography: Andrea MabryHigher education students who have been financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic can now apply for a new wave …

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Governor Ivey awards COVID relief grant to Etowah County

ETOWAH COUNTY, Alabama (WBRC) – Governor Ivey has announced that her office is delivering more COVID-19 relief funds to six counties. Etowah County will receive a $ 500,000 grant to relieve small business and provide rental assistance to qualified residents. Etowah County Commissioner Executive Director Shane Ellison hopes the money …

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Op-ed: The 21st Century Case for Alabama Criminal Justice Reform

The Liberals have historically dominated the field of advocacy for reform of the laws applicable to the sentencing of those convicted of crimes. The Conservatives have traditionally backed down, condemning what they saw as unwarranted leniency. However, conservatives in the Trump administration have reassessed the wisdom of continuing to adhere …

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Health officials keep tabs on Delta variant

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (WBRC) – Health experts in the United States are monitoring COVID variants, specifically the Delta variant, which was first identified in India. On Tuesday, the Alabama Department of Public Health said there was only one case of the Delta variant reported in the state, but on Wednesday, ADPH …

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Trump plays with the Tories in 2024

By JILL COLVIN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) – Donald Trump was calling another friendly radio show when asked, as he often does, if he is planning a return offer for the White House. “We need you,” Conservative commentator Dan Bongino told the former president. “Well, I’ll tell you what,” Trump …

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Educators were true heroes during the pandemic

Mortars fly across western Alabama as another class of high school students roll out into the world. This class has probably been challenged as much as any other in a hundred years. But it wasn’t just the seniors who were challenged, it’s high time we recognized those who made it …

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Opinions of small business owners

This AARP survey explored the opinions of 817 Alabama small business owners or decision makers on employee benefits. Most small business owners worry as taxpayers that some Alabama residents haven’t saved enough money for retirement. Most believe that more should be done to encourage Alabama residents to save for retirement. …

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