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Central Alabama VA director removed as scandals continue to pile up

James Talton, the embattled Director of the Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System (CAVHCS), has been placed on administrative leave pending an investigation, as...

Alabamians go undercover in ‘hippie costumes,’ film enviros saying what they really think

The Alabama Free Market Alliance (AFMA), a conservative advocacy group founded by Alabama's Republican National Committeeman Paul Reynolds, embedded an "undercover" film crew with...

Griffith unhinged in new TV ad: ‘Robert Bentley is a coward!’

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Parker Griffith hasn't gotten a lot of traction in Alabama with his platform of two key issues: expanding Medicaid under ObamaCare...

Roby for Alabama governor in 2018? (Video)

(Above: Rep. Martha Roby (R-AL2) discusses her future with Yellowhammer CEO Cliff Sims) Maybe it is a result of there being very little drama this...

Alabama wind farm nixed by green energy firm led by personal friend of Obama’s

A wind energy company led by a personal friend of President Obama's has nixed plans to build wind farms in northeast Alabama, according to...

Alabama law enforcement suspended from Federal police militarization program

One day after Yellowhammer reported the proliferation of former military equipment to local Alabama law enforcement agencies, Huntsville TV station WAFF has discovered that...

Alabama police chief declares head of security in Ferguson ‘blew it,’ goes viral

Missouri Highway Patrol Captain Ron Johnson was personally selected by Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon to coordinate the law enforcement response to protests in Ferguson,...

Roby: Benghazi committee remains on fact-finding mission to uncover the truth

It's only been three months since Rep. Martha Roby (R-AL2) was appointed to serve on the Select Committee to investigate the September 11, 2012,...

If you live in Alabama, you’re 13.5 percent richer than you think you are

This year for the first time, the federal government released data comparing price differences among states and metro areas. The new measurements are known...

Sessions unloads: Obama more concerned with helping illegals than getting Americans back to work

Senior White House aides are currently working with major corporations to "expand the executive actions President Barack Obama takes on immigration," according to a...

Alabama VA employee took vet to crack house to buy drugs, solicit prostitute

A Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System (CAVHCS) employee took a recovering vet to a crack house in Tuskegee to buy illegal drugs and...

Visualizing the militarization of Alabama’s police forces (graphics)

The militarization of America's police forces has gone from being a pet issue of libertarians to the forefront of the national debate as the...

Visualizing 40 years of Alabama unemployment (GIF)

For the first time since October of 2012, Alabama's unemployment rate jumped over 7 percent in July, according to revised numbers released Friday by...

Alabama school chief gets new contract, massive raise, still draws fire from left and right

The Alabama State Board of Education earlier this week voted 6-2 to give State School Superintendent Tommy Bice a sizable raise. Since taking over...

Auburn grad among those arrested in Ferguson chaos

Ferguson, Mo., has descended into chaos after a police officer shot and killed an unarmed teenager Saturday night. As tempers continued to run hot...

Birmingham secretly approved $275k for lobbyists to woo DNC, but insiders say city is out of the running

The Birmingham City Council on Tuesday morning used a loophole in Alabama’s open meetings law to go into a “closed door executive session” and...

Bentley dismisses Jesse Jackson’s accusations of class warfare in Alabama

In a meeting with the Alabama Media Group editorial board Tuesday, Jesse Jackson slammed Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley's decision to not expand Medicaid under...

Hundreds of unaccompanied illegal minors have been released in Alabama this year

Over the last nine months, over 60,000 unaccompanied illegal immigrant children have been detained by border security after crossing into the United States from...

(Vote) Are you ok with Birmingham spending tax dollars on longshot lobbying effort to woo DNC?

According to AL.com, the Birmingham City Council on Tuesday morning used a loophole in Alabama's open meetings law to go into a "closed door...

In the US Senate where seniority is paramount, Alabama is poised to dominate

With the 2014 primary elections behind us, all attention is focused on the United States Senate, where the Democrats are clinging to a slim...

Alabama’s Internet speed lags well behind other states

Broadview Networks has just released the above map comparing Internet speeds in states around the country, and Alabama appears to be lagging well behind...

Mercedes Alabama staffs up with nation’s leading ‘Mechatronics’ program

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Sisters Stacey and Stephanie Dougherty are among the first Industrial Mechatronics graduating class at Mercedes-Benz U.S. International Inc. (MBUSI), the automaker’s Alabama operation. They...

RNC leader backs closed primaries, will Alabama legislators follow suit?

According the The Washington Times, "angry Republican leaders (are) ready to shut (the) door on open primaries." "Republican National Committee members and activists are still...

Finebaum: Saban is more powerful than Bentley in Alabama

In his new book, "My Conference Can Beat Your Conference: Why the SEC Still Rules College Football," sports talk radio host and SEC Network...