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  1. Discriminatory HB56 Passes Alabama House Judiciary CommitteeRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    Today, Alabama's House Judiciary Committee advanced H.B. 56, which allows probate judges and public officials to cite a religious reason for denying marriage licenses, putting interfaith couples, interracial couples, same-sex couples and unions where one partner is a divorcee at risk. HRC Alabama strongly condemns the legislation, which opens the door to a wave of lawsuits.

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  2. Witness arrested after attempting to leave stand in Opelika murder trialRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    The judge in an Opelika murder trial sent the jury home early after a defense witness disruption in court. A witness for the defense changed her story while on the stand in the Montavious Askew murder trial on Thursday.

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  3. Alabama Forestry Association says it's trying to draft Sen. Jeff Sessions to run for PresidentRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    There is a pack of Republican contenders dipping their toes into the 2016 presidential waters. But the race is already decided for one Alabama organization.

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  4. Fairhope fires splash pad contractor for operating without licenseRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Cracks in the foundation and shoddy repairs by the builder to the splash pad at the Fairhope Community Park have caused safety hazards and now Fairhope city officials are re-bidding the project. The city has withheld payments to the builder because of the problems and we've learned that they may not have even had a license to do business in Alabama.

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  5. I-459 back open after massive pileupRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Alabama State Troopers report I-459 is back open after a massive pileup Thursday afternoon. At least five people were transported to hospitals with injuries following the accident east of Birmingham that was likely due to ice, according to Irondale police.

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  6. AL House committee approves bill that could target same-sex couplesRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WTVM

    One of the most controversial issues to come up in the legislature so far is moving quickly. The "Freedom of Religion in Marriage Act" is moving to a vote of the full Alabama House of Representatives.

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  7. Legislature Votes To Make Oglala Lakota County Name OfficialRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | KELO-TV Sioux Falls

    The state Legislature has passed a resolution to change the name of Shannon County to Oglala Lakota County after voters overwhelmingly approved the new name in the November election. The state Senate voted 32-2 on Thursday to approve the resolution.

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  8. Buy Alabama's Best campaign promotes statewide productsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Montgomery Advertiser

    Buy Alabama's Best campaign promotes statewide products More than $60,000 raised last year will help go toward finding a cure for childhood cancer Check out this story on montgomeryadvertiser.com: http://on.mgmadv.com/1BIMqVS Lt. Gov. Kay Ivey speaks at an Alabama Best campaign event, which showcases products that are made, produced and manufactured and/or headquartered in the state, kicked off Wednesday, March 4, 2015, at the Capital City Club in Montgomery.

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  9. Whom of these 15 women would you want to see on the $20 bill in lieu of Jackson?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    Andrew Jackson's portrait has held its place on the $20 bill since Jackson replaced Grover Cleveland in 1928. For the organizers of Women on $20s, that's quite long enough.

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  10. Court ruling may make alcohol sales illegal in PricevilleRead the original story

    Monday Mar 2 | Hartselle Enquirer

    A decision handed down by the Alabama Supreme Court on Friday struck down a 2009 state law that allowed residents of Priceville to approve the sale of alcoholic beverages.

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  11. Food for Thought: Restaurant inspection scoresRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Every Thursday on WSFA 12 News at 10, the 12 NEWS DEFENDERS brings you the latest restaurant health inspection scores from the Montgomery County Department of Public Health. Before you pick a place to eat, catch the latest edition of Food For Thought .

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  12. Troopers: Multiple injuries in 20-vehicle accident on I-459 in IrondaleRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2010 | ABC 33/40

    Serious injuries are being reported. The Alabama Department of Transportation is responding with equipment to treat icy roadways, but all motorists should avoid the I-459/I-20 Corridor if possible and expect delays.

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  13. ALDOT crews prepare for black ice Friday morningRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2010 | ABC 33/40

    Alabama Department of Transportation workers are checking roads for your commute Friday morning. Earlier this evening, this area saw some serious car accidents due to ice on the roads.

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  14. At least 5 injured in massive pileup on I-459/I-20 junctionRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    At least 5 injured in massive pileup on I-459/I-20 junction - WAFF-TV: News, Weather and Sports for Huntsville, AL At least five people were transported to hospitals with injuries following a massive pileup on I-459 east of Birmingham that was likely due to ice, according to Irondale police. State troopers say "approximately 20" vehicles were involved in the crash on I-459 South at the I-20 interchange on Thursday afternoon.

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  15. At 5: Latest on 20-car pileup at I-459/I-20 junctionRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    State troopers say "approximately 20" vehicles were involved in a crash on I-459 South at the I-20 interchange on Thursday afternoon. I-459 South is shut down at I-20, according to Irondale police detective Michael Mangina.

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  16. APS closure leaves Decatur psych patient scrambling for helpRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    Alabama Psychiatric Services operated an outpatient clinic on 450 Lanier Road in Madison until Feb. 13, when the business closed all of its offices across the state. last month was so out of the ordinary.

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  17. First company for STAMP project could be named within weeks, Legislature toldRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | The Batavian

    A announcement of a company to occupy Genesee County's long anticipated STAMP project in the Town of Alabama could be just weeks away. The Science and Technology Advanced Manufacturing Park has been in the works for years and holds the prospect of hundreds if not thousands of high paying jobs.

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  18. Serious injuries in I-459 South wreck involving about 20 carsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Trussville Tribune

    Alabama State Troopers are investigating a multi-vehicle crash involving approximately 20 vehicles on Interstate 459 South near Grants Mill Road.

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  19. Some central Alabama cities closing buildings early, delaying Friday opening due to icy roadsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    Ice and sleet made travel dangerous in Cullman County today. From exit 299 at Dodge City north the roads became slick.

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  20. Juan Daniels' new booking photoRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | WTVM

    Juan Daniels, the suspect wanted for hitting and fatally injuring a first grader with his car in Montgomery, has been taken into custody by U.S. Marshals, according to Central Alabama CrimeStoppers. Daniels, 28, was taken into custody on Thursday in Gwinnett County, Georgia.

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