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Local Immigration Reaction

President Donald Trump signed an executive order Wednesday to stop the separation of families as they cross the border illegally and face criminal prosecution. We wanted to know what some of…

Technology Aids Alabama's Poultry Industry

From small to big commercial chicken farms, the poultry industry in Alabama has an annual economic impact of 15 billion dollars. Commercial poultry accounts for over 65% of the annual farming revenues in…

City to Reopen Recycling Plant

The City of Montgomery is going green, again. It has announced plans to reopen its recycling plant later this year. In a partnership with Repower South, a recycling company out of South Carolina,…

Alabama AG Attends Lavish Retreat in South Carolina

A CBS News investigation reveals several Republican attorneys general attended a lavish retreat in South Carolina.  Among those seen attending the retreat was Alabama Attorney General Steven Marshall.  The report cites that several lobbyists shelled out $125,000 to also attend…

Loaded Handgun Found at Montgomery Airport Security Checkpoint

The Transportation Security Administration discovered a loaded firearm at the Montgomery Regional Airport (MGM) checkpoint this morning. At approximately 9 a.m., a loaded Kel-Tec 9mm handgun was discovered in a passenger’s carry- on bag. TSA immediately alerted local law enforcement,…

Gov. Kay Ivey Says Tariffs Could Hurt Alabama

Gov. Kay Ivey is separating herself from President Trump on the issue of trade, saying import tariffs like those supported by the administration would hurt the state. Gov. Kay Ivey released a statement Monday saying import tariffs could cause retaliatory…

Alabama Residents Agree on The State's Problems

The Public Affairs Research Council in Birmingham has issued its annual list of problems facing Alabama, and the list will be familiar to anyone who has lived in the state for any length of time. But PARCA says there is…

I-85 Road Project Starts Monday in Macon County

According to the Alabama Department of Transportation road work on Interstate 85 from the Montgomery County line to the Lee County line will begin Monday, June 18. Crews will be widening two bridges northbound and one bridge southbound to accommodate…

MPD Determines Death Investigation to be Homicide, Makes Arrest

The Montgomery Police Department has charged a Montgomery man in connection with the death of Tervaris Payne, 30. Payne sustained a fatal gunshot wound during a violent altercation in which a second male, Kalvin Sankey, 23, also sustained a fatal gunshot…

Native American Tobacco Use

A Troy University professor was part of a research project that shows Native Americans in Alabama were using tobacco for religious and ritual some 1,500 years earlier than thought.     From a Troy University news release: "Dr. Stephen Carmody,…

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