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Supreme Court sides with Alabama company in patent dispute

The justices said Monday that the government can't use a 2011 law to challenge a patent held by Birmingham-based Return Mail.

Bill requires chemical castration of some sex offenders

The bill by Rep. Steve Hurst applies to sex offenders who committed crimes involving children younger than 13.

Lawmakers give final approval to education budget

Lawmakers on Friday gave final approval to the spending plan for the fiscal year that begins Oct. 1.

Woman on golf cart killed in car crash

The crash happened on County Road 12, just south of Bankston around 8:45 a.m. 

State Representative Jimmy Martin dies at 80

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey's office said the Clanton lawmaker died Friday morning after being diagnosed with cancer.

Ivey signs legislation expanding broadband services

The bills signed Thursday specifically target rural and small communities that are often underserved by high speed internet.

Court refuses to block Alabama execution set for Thursday

The court says an earlier Supreme Court decision prevents a delay for Price, who is challenging Alabama's lethal injection methods.

Alabama pushes to execute inmate in pastor’s slaying

Alabama is pushing to execute an inmate convicted of killing a country preacher with a sword during a robbery almost 30 years.

House approves wine shipment legislation

The bill passed 77-11. It now heads to the Senate.

Lottery bill stalls in Alabama House, fails procedural vote

Alabama is one of five states without a state lottery.

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