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Hundreds of FedEx packages are found in Alabama woods

About 300 to 400 packages were found in a ravine 30 miles north of Birmingham on Wednesday, according to the Blount County Sheriff’s Office. Source:…

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Alabama Republican touts provision in infrastructure bill he voted against

Rep. Gary Palmer (R-Ala.) this week touted a provision in the bipartisan infrastructure law that President Biden signed on Monday, despite the fact that he…

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Posted in ! #Headlines #CoronaVirus #Government #Money #Newsfeed #Political #Politics Alabama covid19 prisons

Alabama clears plan use COVID-19 relief funds to build prisons

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey (R) on Friday signed legislation enabling the state to use COVID-19 relief funds to build prisons.”Folks, this is a pivotal moment…

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Posted in ! #Headlines #CoronaVirus #Health #Kids #Newsfeed #Political Alabama covid19 pandemic

Alabama reports large spike in child COVID-19 cases

Alabama has reported a surge of COVID-19 cases among children as the academic school year gets underway.On Thursday, 5,571 adolescents between the ages of 5 and 17…

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Ida expected to hit Gulf Coast as a Category 3 hurricane

Hurricane watches have already been issued for parts of Louisiana and Alabama in anticipation of Sunday’s landfall. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/weather/ida-expected-hit-gulf-coast-category-3-hurricane-significant-threat-n1277779 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story…

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Alabama governor says ‘it’s time to start blaming the unvaccinated folks’ as pandemic worsens

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey issued an impassioned plea for residents of her state to get vaccinated against Covid-19, arguing it was “time to start blaming…

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Alabama woman convicted on federal anti-riot charge

An Alabama woman was found guilty on a federal civil disorder charge Wednesday following what appeared to be the first federal court trial of a…

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Alabama officer convicted of murder stays on city payroll

An Alabama police officer who was taken off duty after a murder conviction will continue to receive a paycheck from the city of Huntsville, ……

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Alabama is latest state to ban trans girls from female sports teams

Kay Ivey signed legislation which said a public K-12 school ‘may never allow a biological male to participate on a female team’ Alabama has become…

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Alabama legislature upholds ban on yoga in schools because it might cause kids to convert to Hinduism

Alabama State Rep. Jeremy Gray introduced a bill that would allow yoga to be practiced voluntarily at public schools. But the state legislature upheld the…

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Multiple tornadoes strike Alabama, thousands without power

Several confirmed tornadoes touched down across Alabama on Thursday and significant damage was reported near Pelham and Eagle Point in Birmingham. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/weather/multiple-tornadoes-strike-alabama-thousands-without-power-n1262092 Droolin’ Dog…

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Shelby announces retirement, opening Senate seat in Alabama

Sen. Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) announced Monday that he won’t seek reelection to a seventh term after more than four decades in Congress. Shelby, who chaired…

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Drone footage captures devastation after Alabama tornado

Damaged roofs, collapsed walls, house frames and piles of debris were found in Fultondale, a northern suburb of Birmingham. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/drone-footage-captures-devastation-after-alabama-tornado-n1255661 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out…

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Alabama breaks absentee voting record 3 weeks before Election Day

Alabama has broken its record for casting absentee ballots during an election, and there’s still three weeks before Election Day. Source: https://thehill.com/homenews/state-watch/521528-alabama-breaks-absentee-voting-record-three-weeks-before-election-day Droolin’ Dog sniffed out…

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Woman jailed for shooting her rapist dead after he threatened to kill her

<p>Brittany Smith’s indictment for the murder of her rapist in Alabama sparked national headlines, and on Friday she pleaded guilty and was sentenced to 20…

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Trump cancels Alabama rally over coronavirus fears

Donald Trump’s campaign has reportedly cancelled plans for the president to appear at a rally in Alabama next week after local officials expressed concerns about…

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Alabama police admit officer punched black shopkeeper who reported robbery after 'mistaking him for suspect'

Decatur authorities hold press conference to show confusing, edited snippet of body cam footage, but do not release it publicly Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/alabama-police-bodycam-video-black-store-owner-decatur-kevin-penn-a9556171.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed…

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Posted in ! #Headlines #CDC #CoronaVirus #Health #Kids #Newsfeed #Parents Alabama

CDC issues alert to doctors on rare COVID-19 ‘mystery illness’ in kids

The illness was given an official name: MIS-C, or multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-news/cdc-issues-alert-doctors-rare-covid-19-mystery-illness-kids-n1207081 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it…

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‘This is certainly different’: Astronauts on controlling the Dragon spacecraft via touchscreen

Building a brand new spacecraft means knowing when to innovate and when to stick to flight-proven methods, and for Crew Dragon, SpaceX decided to ditch…

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Posted in ! #Headlines #CivilRights #CoronaVirus #Diversity #Health #Random #SocialJustice Alabama

Alabama disaster plan would deny treatment to those with “severe mental retardation”

ProPublica: Some state plans make clear that people with cognitive issues are a lower priority for lifesaving treatment. For instance, Alabama’s plan says that “persons…

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Posted in #Abortion #Republicans #TheRealNews 2020 Alabama conservatives feminism feminist majority Kay Ivey Ms. Magazine Nikki Haley President Trump presidential election pro choice pro-life reproductive rights

The Fight to Restrict Abortion Could Cost Republicans The 2020 Election

As conservatives restrict abortion access state by state, women have begun to win political offices and even challenge President Trump for the highest office in…

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Last Slave Ship Found on Alabama Coast Validates Descendants’ Stories

The slave trade was abolished in 1808, but this ship, the Clotilda, sailed in 1860 and was sunk by its owner once he won his…

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