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Biden to propose 8-year citizenship path for immigrants
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Biden to propose 8-year citizenship path for immigrants

President-elect Joe Biden plans to unveil a sweeping immigration bill on Day One of his administration, hoping to provide an eight-year path to citizenship for an estimated 11 million people living in the U.S. without legal status, a massive reversal from the Trump administration's harsh immigration policies.

Bama into AP Top 25; Duke falls out
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Bama into AP Top 25; Duke falls out

By DAVE SKRETTA, AP Basketball Writer Gonzaga and Baylor maintained their grip on the top two spots in The Associated Press men’s basketball poll Monday. If third-ranked Villanova ever plays a game, perhaps it will make a run a them. The Bulldogs again racked up all but the two first-place votes that went to the...

Photos: Alabama Capitol complex barricaded in anticipation of protests
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Photos: Alabama Capitol complex barricaded in anticipation of protests

The entire Capitol complex in downtown Montgomery has been barricaded off with multiple layers of security, as a combination of city and state police prepare for protests associated with Inauguration Day on Wednesday, Jan. 20. Mayor Steven Reed said Montgomery police have been coordinating with state and federal authorities to prevent and respond to any...

Heavily fortified statehouses around US see small protests
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Heavily fortified statehouses around US see small protests

Small groups of right-wing protesters — some of them carrying rifles — gathered outside heavily fortified statehouses around the country Sunday, outnumbered by National Guard troops and police brought in to prevent a repeat of the violence that erupted at the U.S. Capitol. As darkness fell, there were no reports of any clashes.

What will a 50-50 Senate mean for Biden agenda?
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What will a 50-50 Senate mean for Biden agenda?

Republicans remain poised to block most of Biden's proposals, just as they thwarted much of President Barack Obama's efforts on Capitol Hill. But 50/50 control permits action on special legislation that can't be filibustered, and momentum for the popular parts of COVID-19 relief could easily propel an early aid bill into law.

FBI vetting the 25,000 National Guard troops in DC
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FBI vetting the 25,000 National Guard troops in DC

U.S. defense officials say they are worried about an insider attack or other threat from service members involved in securing President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration, prompting the FBI to vet all of the 25,000 National Guard troops coming into Washington for the event.

Le Fleur: Despite Criticisms, Alabama’s Environment Is Best It’s Been Since Standards Were First Measured
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Le Fleur: Despite Criticisms, Alabama’s Environment Is Best It’s Been Since Standards Were First Measured

By Lance LeFleur Director, Alabama Department of Environmental Management As the director of the state agency charged with safeguarding Alabama’s environment, I have great respect for and deep appreciation of our state’s wonderful natural resources and rich biodiversity of species and habitats, including many that are unique to Alabama. Protecting human health and those environmental...