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Past articles by Reshad:

Fence is back as U.S Capitol prepares for weekend protest

The fence around the U.S Capitol is back as Washington D.C prepares for protesters in support of the more than 600 defendants charged in the January 6 riot at the Capitol. → Read More

Lawmakers react to House override of President Trump’s defense bill veto

WASHINGTON- The House interrupted its holiday break to return to Washington and vote on overriding the president’s veto of the defense bill. “The National Defense Authorization Bill has been bipartisan, supported by Republicans and Democrats for decades,” said Rep. Josh Harder, (D) California. Harder said the president’s veto would damage the nation’s military. The bill […] → Read More

Some small businesses hoping online sales can take them in 2021

WASHINGTON- “Those who are not unemployed are shopping, they’re shopping online,” said Leon Buck of the National Retail Federation. Buck says small businesses that are able to sell online are hanging in there. Ann Cantrell owns one such business. “That’s really what has gotten us through the pandemic is our online business,” says Cantrell, […] → Read More

Birmingham bar owner to close business on election day, staff to serve as poll workers

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — One bar owner in Birmingham is closing her business on election day and she and her staff are working as poll workers. Riley Hightower, the owner of The Lumbar in the Pepper Place area, said she was inspired to do this by her employees. “As time has gone on over the […] → Read More

Alabama Senate leader Del Marsh not seeking re-election in 2022

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WIAT) — One of the most powerful men in Alabama politics will not be seeking re-election in 2022. Senate President Pro Tem Del Marsh, R-Anniston, has held that position since Republicans gained control of the Senate in 2010. Marsh, 64, is a business owner and graduate of Auburn University, is serving his sixth […] → Read More

Race for Alabama Public Service Commission president heating up

One race out of the many that will be on your ballot Tuesday will be for Alabama's Public Service Commission president. → Read More

Due to new court ruling, some absentee ballots across Alabama could be thrown out

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WIAT) — A recent court ruling could leave an unknown number of absentee ballots in Alabama uncounted. That’s because a federal court has overturned a previous ruling that allowed some voters to submit ballots without witnesses. If you returned your ballot when Judge Abdul Kallon’s ruling was in order, then you did not […] → Read More

Alabama National Guard trains for possible civil unrest following election day

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WIAT) — The Alabama National Guard is conducting special training as civil unrest continues to plague many parts of the county. There’s concern that there could be civil unrest following the outcome of the November election. The Alabama National Guard’s military police unit is around 300 strong. The first amendment gives people the […] → Read More

Alabama opens 2021 application for hemp growers

“It has always been our goal to manage the program in a fair and timely manner to benefit Alabama farmers and hemp producers and develop industrial hemp as an alternative crop.” → Read More

ADPH releases plan to distribute COVID-19 vaccine

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WIAT) — On Thursday, the Alabama Department of Public Health rolled out their plan to distribute a COVID-19 vaccine to the public. There’s currently no vaccine ready for market, but the state says they have a plan in place. For years vaccines have been viewed as controversial, state health officials say education will […] → Read More

Alabama League of Municipalities push for PTSD funding for first responders

First responders are sounding the alarm to lawmakers, pushing for post-traumatic stress disorder coverage. The urgency comes after a stressful year for all first responders. → Read More

ALSDE COVID-19 dashboard delayed due to ‘technical issue’

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WIAT) — Last month, the Alabama Department of Education (ALSDE) announced they were creating a dashboard for school COVID-19 cases. However, State School Superintendent Dr. Eric Mackey said it has been delayed due to a technical issue. “It was supposed to be live by the end of September and obviously it’s not,” Mackey […] → Read More

How effective are negative campaign ads?

The Alabama U.S. Senate race is heating up as Sen. Doug Jones and Tommy Tuberville have released a slew of negative ads against each other. → Read More

Alabama resumes indoor nursing home visitation, officials urge caution

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — Since March, nursing home visits have not involved hugs, kisses or close contact. But for the first time since then, nursing homes are allowing in-person visits with masks, social distancing and more. In partnership with the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Alabama Nursing Home Association, Gov. Kay […] → Read More

Governor Ivey continues to follow safety precautions in the wake of presidential COVID-19 diagnosis

As President Trump has tested positive for COVID-19, it has a lot of people questioning how often leaders, nationally and state, are tested. → Read More

US hiring slows for 3rd month but jobless rate falls to 7.9%

With September’s hiring gain, the economy has recovered only slightly more than half the 22 million jobs that were wiped out by the viral pandemic. → Read More

League of Women Voters of Alabama pushing for Sen. Jones, Tuberville to debate

The League of Women Voters of Alabama are calling on both US Senate candidates to debate ahead of the November election. → Read More

Gov. Ivey speaks on state’s COVID-19 efforts

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WIAT) — On Monday, CBS 42 sat down exclusively with Governor Kay Ivey to talk about the state’s COVID-19 efforts. This Friday, the state mask order is set to expire. Gov. Ivey said since the mask mandate went into effect, the state has seen a decline in COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths. We […] → Read More

US Senate candidates clash over Supreme Court nomination ahead of election

The Supreme Court pick has now become a campaign issue for Sen. Doug Jones and his opponent in the Nov. 3 election Tommy Tuberville. → Read More

Health officials concerned for potential flu and COVID-19 spread in schools

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WIAT) — This fall, there is a concern that flu and COVID-19 will co-exist in schools. Health and school leaders will soon be fighting two illnesses at once. “We really don’t know what the combination of flu and coronavirus circling at the same time really means or even looks like,” Alabama State Health […] → Read More