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Alabama School Coronavirus Dashboard for Nov. 20

The Alabama Department of Public Health has released the school dashboard of coronavirus cases for November 20. Overall, there are 2,261 COVID-19 cases involving Alabama's public schools for this week. That is up from 1,592 last week. In the Montgomery…

DA: Huntsville Officer Justified in Fatal Shooting Last Month

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) - A prosecutor says a police officer was justified in a fatal shooting last month. Madison County District Attorney Rob Broussard says his investigation into the death of 57-year-old Alberto Rivas is being closed without charges. Rivas…

District 26 Democratic Primary Heads To Runoff

The Democratic Primary for the District 26 State Senate will be decided in a runoff. The two candidates who received the most votes were Kirk Hatcher, who received 47.93% and John Knight who received 20.81% of vote. Hatcher is a…

State Education Employees Quarantined Due to COVID-19 Issues

More than 50 Alabama State Department of Education employees are currently in quarantine because of COVID-19 cases and contact tracing. This was confirmed to Alabama News Network by Michael Sibley, Director of Communications with ALSDE. Sibley did not reveal the…

What Does Pfizer's Vaccine Announcement Mean for Alabama?

On Monday, pharmaceutical giant Pfizer announced that their vaccine was 90% effective in preventing coronavirus transmission. To view the original article on the Pfizer vaccine, CLICK HERE. Alabama officials say the vaccine will be…

Auburn at Mississippi State Postponed Due to Coronavirus

The Southeastern Conference has announced that the Auburn at Mississippi State football game on November 14 has been postponed due to positive COVID-19 tests and subsequent quarantining of individuals within the Mississippi State football program. The SEC says this is…

Pfizer Says Its COVID-19 Vaccine May Be 90% Effective

Pfizer says an early peek at its vaccine data suggests the shots may be 90% effective at preventing COVID-19. Monday's announcement doesn't mean a vaccine is imminent. The interim analysis, from independent data monitors, looked at 94 infections recorded so…

Former Speaker Hubbard Transferred To Kilby Infirmary

Former Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard, who is facing a four-year-prison sentence for an ethics conviction, has been moved to Kilby Correctional Facility. Alabama Department of Corrections records show Hubbard is being held in the medical infirmary of Kilby Correctional…

Tommy Tuberville defeats Senator Doug Jones, flips Alabama seat

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Former college football coach Tommy Tuberville has recaptured a U.S. Senate seat for Republicans by defeating Sen. Doug Jones in Alabama. Jones had widely been considered the Senate's most endangered Democrat. Republicans had made recapturing the…

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