ADPH sending COVID-19 specimen to CDC for mutant strain sequencing

A new and more contagious strain of COVID-19 is already in nearby states and health officials said it’s only a matter of time before it is diagnosed in Alabama.

  Biden takes the helm, appeals for unity to take on crises

  On Day One, Biden targets Trump policies on climate, coronavirus

Biden on Wednesday planned to halt construction on Trump’s U.S.-Mexico border wall, end the ban on travel from some Muslim-majority countries, rejoin the Paris Climate Accord and the World Health Organization and revoke the approval of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, aides said.
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  Biden’s nominees promise fresh approach on national security

President-elect Joe Biden's nominee to lead the intelligence community, Avril Haines, promised Tuesday to “speak truth to power" and keep politics out of intelligence agencies to ensure their work is trusted.

TOP STORIES

  FIRST ALERT: Rain returns tonight and continues through Thursday

  How will President Biden’s COVID-19 vaccine plan impact Alabama?

  Treating COVID symptoms at home

  Tuscaloosa mayor highlights some positive COVID-19 trends in the city

  ADPH to remove vaccine supplies from providers who aren’t administering vaccine timely

In response to concerns that some providers are failing to administer their allotments of vaccine on a timely basis, ADPH will begin removing vaccine supplies from providers who are not administering vaccine in a timely way.
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  Trump bids farewell to Washington, hints of comeback

His presidency over, Donald Trump said farewell to Washington on Wednesday.

Governor Ivey, State Health Officer to update COVID-19 response

  It’s been one year since first COVID-19 case in the U.S.

  You should still wear a mask after your get the vaccine

  Suspect dead after officer-involved shooting in Birmingham

ALEA troopers help with inauguration security

74-year-old Tarrant man dies days after assault

Birmingham Park Board approves plans to use Legion Field as COVID-19 vaccination clinic

  Security threat, pandemic affecting inauguration attendance in Alabama delegation

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  Trump pardons ex-strategist Steve Bannon, dozens of others

President Donald Trump pardoned former chief strategist Steve Bannon in the final hours of his White House term as part of a flurry of clemency action that benefited more than 140 people.

SPORTS

  Nearly 100 female wrestlers to compete in first-ever AHSAA Girls Wrestling Championships

  Workouts begins as JSU Gamecocks prep for spring football season

Mac Jones wins the Manning Award

MORE TOP STORIES

  ADPH to launch an online COVID vaccine registration portal to help streamline process.

Young victim has life-threatening injures after shooting in Birmingham

  ADPH responds after 4 Alabama senators release letter on COVID-19 vaccine distribution issues

  UAB updates vaccine demand and use in Jefferson County

Koch foods expansion to bring 135 jobs to East Alabama

The company is investing $15.9 million to expand the production line at its Gadsden poultry processing facility. The project is expected to bring 135 jobs over the next three years.
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  Biden marks nation’s COVID grief before inauguration pomp

The sober moment on the eve of Biden's inauguration — typically a celebratory time in Washington when the nation marks the democratic tradition of a peaceful transfer of power — was a measure of the enormity of loss for the nation.

  UAB looking to start mass COVID-19 vaccination sites in Jefferson County

President Trump releases farewell address

Man killed in officer-involved shooting in St. Clair County

  UA mistakenly sends 7,500 COVID-negative email notifications

WEST ALABAMA

  DCH sets record high number of coronavirus patients Tuesday

Woman arrested for attempted murder in Tuscaloosa

  87-year-old man killed, 2 injured in Tuscaloosa Co. wreck

Mac Jones wins the Manning Award

EAST ALABAMA

  St. Clair Co. dealing with limited supply of COVID-19 vaccine

Koch foods expansion to bring 135 jobs to East Alabama

Buc-ee’s opening in Leeds

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  The Back Porch: Southern-Style Oxtails with Gravy

  Flying Biscuit Cafe: Chocolate Biscuit Bread Pudding

  The Flying Biscuit: Pumpkin pancake and praline sauce

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