Alabama COVID-19 News & Articles

Like It Or Not, This Crisis is Political

By Clete Wetli on April 22, 2020 | Opinion

The fact, like it or not, is that this crisis has been political from the start. Politics has played a defining role in all of this well before the term “Coronavirus” became part of our daily vocabulary.

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Sessions Calls For Halt On Immigration Until “Americans Are Back To Work.”

By Dakota Layton on April 16, 2020

On Thursday morning, the AL GOP Senate campaign for former Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a press release calling for the federal government to completely halt all immigration until Americans are safely able to…

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Henry County Commission Holds Meeting On Courthouse Lawn

By Dakota Layton on April 15, 2020

On Tuesday morning, the Henry County Commission held a meeting outside of the front lawn of the county courthouse, something likely to be a first in the county’s history. I was intrigued to hear…

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Tuberville Implies COVID-19 Pandemic Could Be An Experiment for the Green New Deal

By Dakota Layton on April 14, 2020

During a Friday interview on WVNN’s “The Jeff Poor Show,” former Auburn football coach and AL GOP Senate front-runner Tommy Tuberville said that the current economic shutdown of the United States due to the…

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Alabama Launches COVID-19 Search Engine Tool

By Brent Wilson on April 9, 2020

Governor Kay Ivey on Thursday announced the launch of a COVID-19 search engine tool that enhances the state’s official resource site, Through a public-private partnership between Yext and the state of Alabama, this…

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Dear Gov. Ivey: Let’s Not Be Wisconsin

By Jeremy Jeffcoat on April 8, 2020 | Opinion

Governor Kay Ivey and Secretary of State John Merrill need to immediately review the footage of yesterday’s primary elections in Wisconsin. Long lines of voters in masks, standing far…

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Florence Mayor Declares State of Emergency To Receive Money, Not To Save Lives

By Brent Wilson on April 8, 2020

Amid the COVID-19 outbreak, which has already killed over 12,000 Americans at the time of writing, one Alabama city has finally declared a state of emergency, but only as a method to receive taxpayer money….

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Synergy Wellness Clinic in Huntsville Offering 10-Minute, Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing

By Dakota Layton on April 7, 2020

Synergy Wellness is a clinic in Huntsville that offers a variety of treatments including hormone replacement, suboxone treatment for opioid addiction, ketamine infusion therapy for depression, and other forms of “wellness…

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Toyota Plant in Huntsville to Start Manufacturing Face Shields

By Dakota Layton on April 3, 2020

On Thursday, the Toyota plant in Huntsville announced that it will start producing face shields for healthcare workers as the COVID-19 pandemic increases its scope of impact across the world. This means…

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AL Gov. Kay Ivey’s Terrible Decision Will Cost Lives

By Clete Wetli on April 2, 2020 | Opinion

Gov. Ivey seems to think that her Marie Antoinette response of “let them eat cake” will suffice until the virus magically subsides on its own.

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