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Long snapper pledges NIL money to CTE research
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Long snapper pledges NIL money to CTE research

Hibbett's grandfather may be one of them. A receiver on Bear Bryant's top-ranked 1965 team who went on to play in the NFL, Dennis Homan can still remember how unbeaten Alabama was deprived of another title by the poll voters in '66 but not, frequently, what he had for lunch.

Alabama asks appeals court to let execution go forward
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Alabama asks appeals court to let execution go forward

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall on Tuesday asked the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to lift an injunction blocking the execution of Alan Miller. Miller was sentenced to die after being convicted of killing three people in a 1999 workplace shooting. The lethal injection was scheduled for Thursday until it was blocked by a judge.

Judge blocks upcoming lethal injection in Alabama
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Judge blocks upcoming lethal injection in Alabama

U.S. District Judge R. Austin Huffaker, Jr. issued a preliminary injunction to block the state from executing Alan Miller on Thursday by any method other than nitrogen hypoxia, an untested method Miller says he requested but Alabama is not ready to use. Miller was sentenced to die after being convicted of killing three people in a 1999 workplace shooting.

Mistrial declared in slayings of 5 people in Alabama
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Mistrial declared in slayings of 5 people in Alabama

Prosecutors accuse Sisk, now 17, of shooting his family to death in their north Alabama home in 2019, saying he told investigators he killed them because he was "fed up" with them. Prosecutors argued that Sisk told a teacher he wouldn't be in school the following week and then took a handgun from the home of a family friend to shoot his family.

Ad spending shows Dems hinging midterm hopes on abortion
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Ad spending shows Dems hinging midterm hopes on abortion

By STEVE PEOPLES and AARON M. KESSLER, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats are pumping an unprecedented amount of money into advertising related to abortion rights, underscoring how central the message is to the party in the final weeks before the November midterm elections. With the most intense period of campaigning only just beginning, Democrats...

Queen Elizabeth II mourned at funeral by Britain and world
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Queen Elizabeth II mourned at funeral by Britain and world

A day packed with events in London and Windsor began early when the doors of 900-year-old Westminster Hall were closed to mourners after hundreds of thousands had filed in front of her flag-draped coffin. Many had waited for hours in line, including through cold nights, to attend the lying in state in an outpouring of collective grief and respect.

Alabama says its not ready to execute by nitrogen hypoxia
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Alabama says its not ready to execute by nitrogen hypoxia

Alabama lawmakers in 2018 approved legislation that authorized nitrogen hypoxia as an alternate execution method, although lethal injection would remain the primary method for carrying out death sentences. State law gave inmates a brief window to select nitrogen as their execution method. A number of inmates selected nitrogen.

Mourners wait for hours, miles to farewell Queen Elizabeth
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Mourners wait for hours, miles to farewell Queen Elizabeth

A week after the queen died at Balmoral Castle in Scotland after 70 years on the throne, the focus of commemorations was in Westminster — the heart of political power in London. Her coffin will lie in state at Westminster Hall until Monday, when it will be taken across the street to Westminster Abbey for the queen's funeral.

No. 22 Penn State 1st Big Ten football team to visit Auburn
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No. 22 Penn State 1st Big Ten football team to visit Auburn

Nittany Lions coach James Franklin, formerly of Vanderbilt, is well-acquainted with playing in Southeastern Conference country. He said players were "looking at me like I'm crazy" when he piped in loud music during last week's practice — ahead of a home game — without explaining that it was all about preparing for Jordan-Hare.

Rail strike would impact consumers, businesses
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Rail strike would impact consumers, businesses

Commuters, food producers, refineries and others could all be affected if there is a nationwide rail strike at the end of this week.
Members of one union rejected a tentative agreement that their leaders had negotiated with the biggest freight railroads, and three other unions were still at the bargaining table on Wednesday. Two other rail unions ratified deals.