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Mayor Tommy Battle vetoes pay raises for himself, city council

An Alabama city’s mayor has vetoed raises for himself and members of the city council. Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle nixed the increases Friday. News outlets report Battle said, in a news release, that he...
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Huntsville says no to electric scooters

Leaders in Huntsville are saying no to a proposal to allow electric scooters in the north Alabama city. News outlets report that City Council members rejected a move to bring a scooter pilot...
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States split by party on accepting Purdue Pharma settlement

The opioid crisis has hit virtually every pocket of the U.S., from rural towns in deeply conservative states to big cities in liberal-leaning ones. But a curious divide has opened up. The nation’s...
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Martha Roby: Never forget what they fight for

On the fateful morning of September 11, 2001, our nation stood still as news came in of horrific attacks on American soil. Most all of us will never forget where we were...

Casi Calloway and Mobile Baykeeper putting politics over their ‘environmental priorities’?

It “was written in typical Baykeeper fashion – to mislead the reader and promote scare tactics.” That’s what Fairhope Mayor Karin Wilson wrote about a press release written and released by Executive...
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Key takeaways from the 2020 democratic candidates’ debate

Democratic debate night No. 3: Attacks and counter-attacks. Love for one former president, loathing for the current one. A 76-year-old front-runner essentially got called old, and he turned around and called another...

U.S. civil rights advocate Juanita Abernathy dies at 88

Juanita Abernathy, who wrote the business plan for the 1955 Montgomery Bus Boycott and took other influential steps in helping to build the American civil rights movement, died Thursday. She was 88. Family...

Is it impeachment if Speaker Nancy Pelosi doesn’t say so?

Bristling over the "I'' word, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi stopped short Thursday of saying the House is ready to launch an impeachment investigation of President Donald Trump, even as Judiciary Committee Democrats...
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Democratic debate: Top 2020 contenders finally on same stage

Progressive Democrats Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders share the debate stage for the first time with establishment favorite Joe Biden Thursday night in a prime-time showdown displaying sharply opposing notions of electability...
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Parole hearings to resume in November

The Alabama Bureau of Pardons and Paroles says parole hearings are expected to resume around Nov. 1. The agency made the announcement Wednesday after hundreds of parole hearings had been postponed. The agency said...