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Yellowhammer (Emberiza citrinella) on branch. this bird is partially migratory, with much of the population wintering further south.

Corruption Is Corrosive, And It’s Starting With The Birds

By Sean Atchison on January 2, 2020 | Opinion

Whether you live in rural southwest Alabama like me or on University Boulevard in Mobile, we Alabamians have come to understand a simple truth: Our government is manipulated by big money and special interests….

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Mayor Stimpson Releases Statement On Mobile Police Officers Actions Towards Homeless

By Brent Wilson on December 31, 2019

Mobile Mayor Sandy Stimpson has issued a statement through Twitter for the actions of two Mobile Police Officers, Preston McGraw and Alexandre…

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Mobile Police Officers Brag About Putting Homeless People In Jail

By Brent Wilson on December 30, 2019

Two Mobile, AL police officers are in hot water after posting an image of themselves that appears to make fun of homeless people they have arrested for panhandling.

The Facebook post shows two…

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Senator Doug Jones’ ‘Military Widows Tax’ Repeal Provision Passes The U.S. Senate

By Dakota Layton on December 18, 2019

Senator Doug Jones partnered with Senator Susan Collins of Maine on the Widow’s Tax Elimination Act of 2019. This bipartisan policy priority became a provision of the National Defense Authorization Act. The bill will…

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Doug Jones Campaign Partners With Birmingham Nonprofit for Holiday Service Day

By Brent Wilson on December 18, 2019

On Wednesday, December 18, The Doug Jones for Senate campaign joined the local nonprofit Be a Blessing Birmingham to help prepare donations for distribution this holiday season. Be a Blessing Birmingham partners…

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Gov. Ivey Awards More Than $2.5 Million For Emergency Housing Assistance

By Brent Wilson on December 18, 2019

Governor Kay Ivey on Tuesday announced that she has awarded grants totaling more than $2.5 million to help homeless Alabamians with immediate housing assistance and to help others who are in danger of becoming…

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Race, Politics, and Transformation in Alabama – Part 1

By Jeremy Jeffcoat on December 13, 2019 | Opinion

Part 1: A Dual Childhood

I consider myself a center-left individual. Interestingly, I considered myself a center-right individual for many years. However, as the right moved further from the center, my self-identification had to move…

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Group Wants to Bring Baseball Back to Mobile

By David Preston on November 22, 2019

A group headed up by one of the owners of the Southern League’s Biloxi Shuckers wants to bring minor league baseball back to Mobile. The group also includes support and investment from legendary Baseball…

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Senator Jeff Sessions arrives before the 58th Presidential Inauguration Parade at the White House reviewing stand in Washington D.C., Jan. 20, 2017. More than 5,000 military members from across all branches of the armed forces of the United States, including Reserve and National Guard components, provided ceremonial support and Defense Support of Civil Authorities during the inaugural period. (DoD Photo by Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Dominique A. Pineiro/Released)

Jeff Sessions Announces Run For His Old Senate Seat

By David Preston on November 8, 2019

Former U.S. Attorney General and former U.S. Senator from Alabama Jeff Sessions announced on Tucker Carlson’s Fox News television show that he was throwing his hat into the Republican Primary to try and get…

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Mobile Air Passenger Traffic Grows

By David Preston on November 6, 2019

Mobile Airport passenger traffic grew almost 7.4% in the fiscal year 2019 over the fiscal year 2018. This growth rate is double their normal growth rate for Mobile and over three times the projected…

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