Local leaders encourage everyone to participate in the 2020 Census

You have an opportunity right now to impact change in our communities for years to come. We’re talking about the 2020 census, and as it stands right now, Alabama ranks dead last in participation.

  Family demands release of evidence in Breonna Taylor’s case

Breonna Taylor’s family and their lawyers sharply criticized Kentucky’s attorney general for the failure to bring charges against police officers in her death, calling Friday for him to release the transcripts of the grand jury proceeding while vowing to continue their protests .
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  Despite Trump attacks, both parties vow orderly election

Congressional Republicans pushed back Thursday after President Donald Trump again declined to commit to a peaceful transfer of power if he loses the Nov. 3 presidential election.

TOP STORIES

  Restaurants & bars hoping for big Saturday with return of SEC football

  Health departments will keep an eye on return of late night alcohol sales

UA System: COVID-19 cases continue to drop

  Warmer temperatures are the way for the weekend

NOW HIRING: Brookwood Baptist Health hiring nurses

Brookwood Baptist Health is holding a virtual hiring event for graduate nurses and experienced registered nurses.
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Trump expected to announce conservative Amy Coney Barrett for Supreme Court

Republicans are expecting President Donald Trump to announce Saturday that he is nominating Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court as he aims to put a historic stamp on the high court just weeks before the election.

Midfield ends football season over COVID-19 concerns

WATCH: Video shows chaotic moments after Sgt. Mattingly was shot in Breonna Taylor raid

  ADPH: More than 2,400 people have died from COVID-19 as over 150K test positive and more than 64K recover

  Body found in Roebuck apartment fire investigated as homicide; 27-year-old man shot and burned

COVID-19 forces late cancellation for Fultondale

  Birmingham police chief addresses recent crime spike

  Alabama Gulf Coast beaches will reopen Oct. 2

  On Halloween, a costume mask is not enough protection from COVID 19

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  Ginsburg makes history again, lying in state at Capitol

The ceremony is expected to be a celebration and honoring of her life and work, with musical selections from one of Ginsburg’s favorite opera singers, mezzo-soprano Denyce Graves.

SPORTS

Auburn football team will wear helmet stickers to honor Coach Pat Dye

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  Construction continues at Rudd Middle School, JeffCo leaders considering other options for students

  SEC rolls out new contact tracing technology ahead of football season

  $300 unemployment benefits end in Alabama

  Doctors urge flu shot to reduce strain on hospitals battling COVID-19

Roy Moore suing Gov. Ivey, state health officer over COVID-19 restrictions

The Foundation for Moral Law and Roy Moore filed a lawsuit Thursday challenging the constitutionality of Alabama’s state health orders related to COVID-19, the foundation announced.
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  ‘No easy answer’: Many ask what next in Breonna Taylor case

Authorities pleaded for calm while activists vowed to fight on Thursday in Kentucky’s largest city, where a gunman wounded two police officers during anguished protests following the decision not to charge officers for killing Breonna Taylor.

  Dr. Fauci says a COVID-19 vaccine could come before the year is out

  Alabama ABC Board plans to end 11 p.m. alcohol sales cutoff

  University of Alabama president says school seeing drop in COVID-19 cases

  Absolutely Alabama wins award from North Alabama tourism group

EAST ALABAMA

Pelham graduate named Miss Talladega College

  Green Pastures residents up in arms over proposed zoning change

  Absolutely Alabama wins award from North Alabama tourism group

Attalla woman found dead inside burned van

  Oxford Police now use 3D technology to investigate wreck scenes

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  The Flying Biscuit: Pumpkin pancake and praline sauce

  The Bitter Socialite: Cantaloupe Martini

  Bitter Socialite: Squash Blossoms