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Groups decry US election official acting on citizenship rule, Retirement and Alabama

Advocacy groups representing three states, including Alabama want changes to a national form regarding proof of Citizenship to register to vote. The 30...

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State Lottery Bill Passes Senate Committee, UAB to Improve Campus Accessibility

Talks are underway to bring a state lottery to Alabama. APR student reporter Allison Mollenkamp has more on day one of the debate in the state...

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Alabama health agency confirms first Zika case in state, Cold Weather and the homeless

The first case of the Zika virus in Alabama has been reported. APR student reporter Parker Branton has more on how this case fits into to the overall...

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Tuscaloosa PD Announces Discipline, Government Approves AL Medicaid Changes

The Tuscaloosa Police Department has announced how officers will be disciplined after a violent arrest last fall that went viral. Police Chief Steven...

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Birmingham council votes to expedite minimum wage increase, Wintry Weather in Alabama

The Birmingham City Council is increasing in the local minimum wage a little earlier than expected. The council voted today to move the implementation ...

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FEMA Wants Tornado Relief Funding Back, Snow & Cold Weather Across Alabama

The federal government says it wants its money back after auditors claim Tuscaloosa improperly received more than $1 million in aid following the 2011...

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Judge postpones hearing in Hubbard case, Mobile Mardi Gras

A judge has rescheduled a hearing on indicted House Speaker Mike Hubbard's request to dismiss ethics charges against him. Circuit Judge Jacob Walker...

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Public Housing Change May Evict Alabamians, State Legislature Medicaid Challenges

More than 800 Alabamians could face eviction from public housing under a new proposal that would cut off assistance for higher-earning individuals. The ...

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Responsible Pet Owner Month

Being a responsible pet owner means making good choices for both you and your furry friend. Animals need more than just a roof over their heads. They n...

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Marion Tuberculosis Outbreak Continues, Mardi Gras in Tuscaloosa

A tuberculosis outbreak is continuing in the small Alabama town of Marion. Alabama Department of Public Health officials say two more people have tested...

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