Category: <span>Primary</span>

Alabama to ask Supreme Court to review abortion
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Alabama to ask Supreme Court to review abortion

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama will ask the U.S. Supreme Court to review the state’s effort to ban the most commonly used second trimester abortion procedure. Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall’s office asked the court Tuesday for an additional 30 days to file its petition for review. Alabama lawmakers in 2016 voted to ban the...

Severe weather across Deep South
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Severe weather across Deep South

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Forecasters say there’s a potential for damaging weather across the Deep South, and the biggest worries are along the Gulf Coast. The National Weather Service says storms could become severe with heavy rains, winds as strong as 70 mph and a few tornadoes. Get the latest forecast from WSFA’s Storm Team....

Zeigler, Joseph in rematch in Alabama state auditor’s race
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Zeigler, Joseph in rematch in Alabama state auditor’s race

By KIM CHANDLER, Associated Press MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The race for Alabama state auditor is a rematch between a Republican incumbent who has used the office to decry state corruption — and sometimes draw controversy himself — and a Democratic challenger who points to her background as an auditor. Republican Auditor Jim Zeigler faces Democratic...

Aderholt works appropriators for disaster aid, stumps for GOP hopefuls
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Aderholt works appropriators for disaster aid, stumps for GOP hopefuls

By CAROLINE BECK, Alabama Daily News Republican Congressman Robert Aderholt and his Democratic counterpart on Agriculture Appropriations Congressman Sanford Bishop from Georgia are teaming up to convince their colleagues to authorize more funding to help farmers recover from recent natural disasters. Aderholt chairs the House Appropriations Agriculture Subcommittee and Bishop is the ranking member. Both...

Race Ratings: Alabama House
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Race Ratings: Alabama House

Of the 105 seats in the Alabama House of Representatives, there are 50 competitive races. And by competitive, I mean more than one person is running.

Maxwell gets long-awaited control tower upgrade
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Maxwell gets long-awaited control tower upgrade

The U.S. Air Force is directing $18 million for the construction of a new air traffic control tower at Maxwell Air Force Base, a long-awaited upgrade base commanders and local leaders have been requesting for some time. 

Kendall Ainsworth injured in “minor” skeet shooting accident
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Kendall Ainsworth injured in “minor” skeet shooting accident

State Rep. Will Ainsworth (R – Guntersville), the Republican nominee for lieutenant governor, says his wife was injured in a skeet shooting accident Tuesday afternoon. He released as statement saying “while skeet shooting with our family on Tuesday evening, my wife, Kendall, was involved in a minor accident and suffered an injury that required staples....

Ainsworth, Boyd seek office of Alabama lieutenant governor
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Ainsworth, Boyd seek office of Alabama lieutenant governor

By KIM CHANDLER, Associated Press MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The two candidates seeking to fill the vacant office of lieutenant governor say they want to use the position — which has limited official powers — to drive the political conversation in Alabama. Republican state Rep. Will Ainsworth of Guntersville and Democratic minister Will Boyd of Florence...