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Alabama newspapers warn Trump tariffs threaten business — Jackson Co. Sentinel: Could cost $100k annually

Over the past several days, at least three Alabama newspapers have warned that President Donald Trump’s proposed tariffs could come at a significant cost...

Senator Doug Jones working on book scheduled for January

Sen. Doug Jones, the Alabama Democrat who unexpectedly prevailed in one of the country's most Republican states, has a book coming out next year. St....

Alabama man pleads not guilty in death of wife

A former police officer charged with murder in the death of his exhibitionist wife pleaded not guilty Monday, and the victim's mother tearfully said...

Auburn forestry alum creates conservation site for endangered red-cockaded woodpecker

Charley Tarver has dedicated his life to conserving the longleaf pine ecosystem. So in 1999, when presented the opportunity to buy a plantation in...

Police arrest 2 men, seek 3rd suspect in Alabama woman’s rape

Three men are facing charges they raped a 22-year-old woman after she left a Tuscaloosa bar. Capt. Kip Hart of the Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's Office...

State appeals abortion ruling for minors in Alabama

Federal judges will hear arguments Tuesday appealing an overturned law that let judges put minors seeking abortions through a trial-like process and appoint a...

Alabama Senator Shelby to lead powerful Appropriations Committee

Alabama Republican Sen. Richard Shelby is on the brink of becoming the new chairman of the Appropriations Committee, a post with great influence over...

Husband of slain Alabama woman seeks bond reduction

A judge is considering whether to lower the bond for an Alabama man charged with murder in the death of his wife, a suburban...

University of Alabama attracting more Illinois students

Alabama colleges are luring more Illinois high school seniors away from in-state universities partly through financial perks. The Chicago Tribune reports that more than 1,600...

Funeral set for Alabama civil rights icon F.D. Reese

Funeral services to honor the life of civil rights icon Frederick D. Reese have been set for Thursday and Friday. Reese, who was known...

Aviation company expanding in Alabama creating 200 new jobs

An aviation company will create at least 200 new jobs through an expansion in central Alabama. Al.com reports that Stewart Industries International has leased the...

Birmingham bus service gets $3.6M federal grant

Birmingham's public transit system is getting $3.6 million in federal grant money for new buses. The U.S. Department of Transportation says the funding will go...

Ceremony set at Google site in northeast Alabama

Google is marking the start of construction at its $600 million data center in northeastern Alabama. The tech giant plans to hold a groundbreaking ceremony...

Kay Ivey signs ethics exemption for developers into law

Praising it as a job-recruitment tool, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey on Friday signed into law a bill that will exempt economic developers from the...

Alabama’s Yellowhammer Multimedia and Mississippi’s Y’all Politics announce strategic partnership

Birmingham-based Yellowhammer Multimedia on Monday announced a new strategic partnership with leading Mississippi political news site Y’all Politics. Y’all Politics was founded in 2004 and...

Shelby County farm honored as ‘Farm of Distinction’ in Alabama

A central Alabama farm dating back to the 1800s is being honored as the state's 2018 Farm of Distinction. The Shelby County row-crop operation run...

Historic Alabama building to receive $2 million in sale

A historic building in a downtown Alabama city will be sold for more than $2 million. The Montgomery Water Works and Sanitation Board will pull...

Alabama judge lets Blue Cross Blue Shield antitrust suit move ahead

A court is allowing antitrust litigation against health insurer Blue Cross Blue Shield to proceed. U.S. District Judge David Proctor of Birmingham, Alabama, in a...

“Faith Forums” set in Alabama to confront crime, addiction

The state is trying to get Alabama's religious communities more involved in fighting crime and drugs. Attorney General Steve Marshall's office says it will stage...

Boeing expands Alabama PAC-3 missile seeker facility

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama – Aerospace and defense leader Boeing today marked the completion of a major expansion at its Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) missile seeker...

Volunteers pave way to healing of JSU students after March 19 Alabama storms

With the havoc left by tornadoes and severe storms, many Jacksonville residents are facing many uncertainties after losing homes and possessions. There’s been some uneasiness,...

Provalus is training rural Alabama workers for its high-tech jobs

Brewton may not be the first place you would expect to find jobs in software development, website design and technology help desk staffing, but...

Auto supplier Yorozu opens Jasper plant growing toward 300 jobs

Auto parts maker Yorozu on Tuesday marked the grand opening of its $110 million manufacturing plant in Walker County, where hiring has been ramping up...

Colonel stripped of command for refusing to ‘appreciate’ retiree’s gay spouse wins appeal

Decorated Air Force combat pilot Col.Leland Bohannon, who was stripped of his command and denied promotion opportunity for refusing to sign a certificate of...