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VIDEO: Ivey is extremely popular right now, Alabama prisons are still terrible, Turkey of the Year and more on Alabama Politics This Week …

Radio talk show host Dale Jackson and political consultant Mecca Musick take you through Alabama’s biggest political stories, including:. — Are Governor Kay Ivey’s poll numbers for real?. — Are prisons on track to get cleaned up or worse than ever?. — Who are Jackson and Musick’s Turkey of the...
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Pro-Brooks super PAC goes negative

A Washington D.C. super PAC recently released an attack ad against Republican U.S. Senate candidate Katie Britt. Club for Growth, which is supporting Congressman Mo Brooks, has said that it will spend whatever is needed to ensure a Brooks win in Alabama. In the press release promoting its attack ad,...
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HomeTown Lenders to sponsor former All-American Auburn University golfer Jovan Rebula

Huntsville-based mortgage company HomeTown Lenders (HTL) on Wednesday announced that it had agreed to sponsor rising golf sensation Jovan Rebula. Rebula, the nephew of World Golf Hall of Famer Ernie Els, recently graduated from Auburn University where he was an All-American collegiate golfer. In 2018, he claimed The Amateur Championship, the second South African native to win the prestigious golf event.
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Alabama Forestry Association endorses Senate President Pro Tem Greg Reed’s reelection campaign

The Alabama Forestry Association (AFA) on Tuesday announced that it had endorsed the reelection campaign of Senate President Pro Tem Greg Reed (R-Jasper). Reed, who represents Senate District 5, was first elected to the upper chamber in 2010. In 2014, Reed was elected by his peers to serve as Senate Majority Leader of the Republican Caucus. The influential senator in 2021 ascended to the position of president pro tem, making him one of the top elected officials in the state of Alabama.
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Alabama Farmers Federation announces fifth round of state legislature endorsements

The Alabama Farmers Federation (ALFA) on Monday announced additional endorsements of lawmakers seeking reelection to the state legislature. The 350,000-member agriculture advocacy organization utilizes its political action committee, FarmPAC, in announcing its endorsements of candidates seeking public office. The following candidates now officially hold an endorsement from FarmPAC:. State Sen....
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Blanchard responds to WSJ report of wooing Trump gubernatorial endorsement — ‘I entered the Senate race to serve Alabama’s people,’ ‘That will always be my main goal’

Over the weekend, The Wall Street Journal’s Michael Bender reported Alabama GOP U.S. Senate hopeful Lynda Blanchard, formerly the U.S. ambassador to Slovenia, was lobbying former President Donald Trump to endorse her in a potential bid for Alabama governor against incumbent Gov. Kay Ivey. According to the report, Trump, who...
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Club for Growth spot hits Britt for Montgomery Mayor Steven Reed ties, gas tax increase support

It was a matter of time, but Club for Growth has entered the fray for Alabama U.S. Senate up for grabs in 2022. Club for Growth Action, the federal super PAC associated with the Washington, D.C.- based Club for Growth, who has endorsed U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Huntsville), has fired its first salvo at former Business Council of Alabama head Katie Britt.
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VIDEO: Tim James appears ready to challenge Governor Ivey, kids still missing from Alabama schools, former Speaker Hubbard attempting to get out of jail and more on Alabama Politics This Week

Radio talk show host Dale Jackson and political consultant Mecca Musick take you through Alabama’s biggest political stories, including:. — Is Tim James ready to enter the race for governor?. — Where did the 6,000 kids missing from Alabama’s schools go, and will they ever come back?. — Will former...
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Tuberville blasts climate spending in $1.2T ‘infrastructure’ bill — ‘Only 10% is used for true infrastructure’

Every Republican member of Alabama’s congressional delegation voted against the Democrats’ $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill, which passed the U.S. House of Representatives last week on a largely partisan basis by a 228-206 margin. The bill, which had previously passed the U.S. Senate, was signed into law by President Joe Biden...
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Birmingham native Cara Fields to oversee AT&T Gulf States business operations

AT&T earlier this week announced that it had named Birmingham native Cara Fields as the telecommunications company’s vice president and general manager for the Gulf States market. In her new role, Fields will manage over 2,100 employees at over 100 AT&T retail locations. Additionally, she will support more than 200...
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Alabama small farm wineries experience sales boost from legislative, tourism efforts

A series of bills passed by the Alabama Legislature and signed into law earlier this year is already having a substantial impact on the state’s wine industry. When assessing the appropriate actions that would serve to benefit the state’s wineries and vineyards, leaders identified existing barriers to expanding the industry’s growth potential.
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Retired Colonel David Cole launches bid for Alabama House of Representatives District 10

Retired U.S. Army Colonel Dr. David Cole on Tuesday announced that he would seek the Republican Party nomination for the Alabama House of Representatives, District 10. The highly-decorated veteran, whose military background includes service in both Iraq and Afghanistan, is seeking a seat currently occupied by State Rep. Mike Ball (R-Madison), who has decided to forgo reelection.
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10th annual Black Belt Big Buck Photo Contest underway

Wednesday kicked off the Alabama Black Belt Adventures Association’s (ALBBAA) 10th annual Big Buck Photo Contest. The online contest, sponsored by Jonathan Goode and Southeastern Land Group, will run through February 10, 2022. “Over the past decade, we’ve held this friendly contest to highlight the long seasons, healthy populations and...
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U.S. Rep. Palmer touts Birmingham Northern Beltline funding, says project ‘has consistently been one of my top priorities’

During an official signing ceremony on Monday, President Joe Biden officially enshrined the recently passed $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill into law. While voting against the package and taking a critical posture toward Democrats’ approach to the bill, U.S. Rep. Gary Palmer (R-Hoover) outlined the inclusion of what he deemed to be a critical funding measure for the greater Birmingham area.
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VIDEO: New poll could change the Alabama Senate race, another attempt to delay the Alabama Literacy Act, inflation becoming a major issue and more on Alabama Politics This Week …

Radio talk show host Dale Jackson and political consultant Mecca Musick take you through Alabama’s biggest political stories, including:. — What do the newest polls in the GOP Senate primary mean for the future of the race?. — Will the Alabama Legislature allow the Alabama Literacy Act to be delayed...
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USFL Announcement on 2022 Season Reportedly Coming Next Week

Earlier this year football fans were shocked by the news that the United States Football League (USFL) would be returning in 2022. The announcement took place during a broadcast of The Spring League on FOX. At the time there weren’t many details other than the league would be targeting a minimum of eight teams that would be associated with cities.
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This weekend’s college football TV schedule

For a printable version, click here. Pro tip: Save the image below to your phone for quick and easy access all weekend. (Note: All times are Central) Zack Shaw is a contributing writer for Yellowhammer News and former walk-on for the Auburn Tigers. You can contact him by email: zack@yellowhammernews.com or on Twitter @z_m_shaw.
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