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Saban joins fray on voting overhaul bill
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Saban joins fray on voting overhaul bill

Asked about the letter Tuesday, Manchin pointed reporters to a footnote added by Saban that was not included in the released letter, saying he supports the filibuster and to not get rid of it. 
“Coach Saban is not in favor of getting rid of the filibuster in the Senate," for footnote reads. "He believes this will destroy the checks and balances we must have in our Democracy."

Ivey calls special session on relief funds
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Ivey calls special session on relief funds

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey on Tuesday announced a midweek launch of a special session on how to use $771 million in pandemic relief funds, with lawmakers set to consider a plan to steer large sums to water and sewer projects, broadband expansion and healthcare costs.

Rising costs add to pandemic pain for small businesses
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Rising costs add to pandemic pain for small businesses

In response, owners are raising prices, cutting staff hours, dropping some goods and services and nixing free shipping in a delicate balancing act. But with low visibility into how long the higher inflation will last, some owners are increasingly worried about keeping their doors open in the long run.

Ex-Alabama QB Jay Barker charged with domestic violence
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Ex-Alabama QB Jay Barker charged with domestic violence

The Tennessean reported that the arrest affidavit on file with Metro Nashville General Sessions Court said two people in the vehicle were leaving a party around 1:30 a.m. Saturday when Barker allegedly reversed his vehicle "at a high rate of speed attempting to hit them, but missed."