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  Maddox shares how he wants to add mental health resources

Democratic Gubernatorial candidate Walt Maddox shared how he would bring more mental health resources to the state if elected governor.

  Dept. of Labor: We’ve been breaking employment records

Tara Hutchison, the Department of Labor communications director, said Alabama has broken employment numbers for the fourth month in a row and more businesses are hiring.

AL prison officials seek to avoid contempt of court ruling over mental health staffing

ADOC acknowledges it was not in compliance with the May and June deadlines.

Top education department official wants $20 million for school security

State Superintendent Dr. Eric Mackey said he wants $20 million for school security.

Sec. Merrill: Most AL voter fraud complaints now resolved

Every election complaint connected to Alabama's 2016 election cycle, as well as the 2017 special Senate election, have been resolved or closed, according to Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill.

Complaint filed with DNC over Worley election

A Jefferson County Democrat has filed a complaint with national party officials arguing rules and diversity requirements were broken when the Alabama Democratic Party elected leaders.

Alabama Supreme Court won't move lawsuit against Roy Moore

The Alabama Supreme Court won't transfer a defamation lawsuit against former U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore by a woman who says Moore molested her decades ago.

Prominent companies return to Business Council

Some prominent Alabama companies have returned to the Business Council of Alabama as the political organization announced a new governance structure.

Gov. Ivey names interim director for AL Finance Dept.

Gov. Kay Ivey has named an acting director for the Alabama Department of Finance to temporarily fill the position being vacated by Director Clinton Carter.

Worley to face challenge for Democratic Party chair

As Alabama Democrats head into what they hope will be a rebuilding year, some are arguing for new party leadership.

Alabama will soon start collecting online sales taxes

Online shoppers may start to see some price increases.

Supporters say ride-sharing law could save lives, create jobs

A bipartisan bill went into effect Sunday allowing rideshare services across the entire state.

House passes contested car rental tax for Birmingham stadium

A fiercely debated bill to raise car rental taxes to build a new stadium in Birmingham passed a final vote and will move to the governor's office to be signed into law.

Coast Guard: Cause of cruise ship fire was a leak

By KATE BRUMBACK Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) - Now that investigators have determined the origins of the engine-room fire that paralyzed a Carnival cruise ship at sea for five days, they will try