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NEWS 11/27/17 12:40pm

This Week In Politics

AUBURN, Ala (EETV)- The week of thanksgiving is usually a slower one when it comes to political news, but this week was busy; from tax reform to Roy Moore here’s this week in politics. National The discussion nationally continued to be about sexual assault allegations and what should happen to politicians and other public officials who are accused of these actions.


NEWS 11/27/17 11:07am

Alabama Unemployment Rate Falls

MONTGOMERY, Ala (EETV) – Alabama Governor Kay Ivey announced today that Alabama’s preliminary, seasonally adjusted October unemployment rate is 3.6%, down from September’s previous record-tying rate of 3.8%, and well below October 2016’s rate of 6.1%. “We had great news last month, when we announced that Alabama’s unemployment rate had tied its lowest ever.


NEWS 11/24/17 9:30pm

Auburn and Tuscaloosa Mayors Continue Annual Iron Bowl Charity Wager

AUBURN, Ala. (EETV) – This year, City of Auburn Auburn Mayor Bill Ham Jr. and City of Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox will continue their tradition of a $100 Iron Bowl wager to benefit local charities. The wager began in 2005 when the mayors agreed that the loosing team's mayor would donate $25 to a charity of the other city’s choice.


NEWS 11/14/17 2:39pm

SGA Passes A Pair of Funding Laws

The SGA passed multiple laws expanding program funds for various activities. They passed the program expansion fund laws for the Red Barn Series and the Special Activities.  The Red Barn Series is a 2-day concert series involving singer-songwriter, alternative, and indie bands.


NEWS 11/14/17 2:25pm

Grants Given to Preserve Alabama's Natural Resources

MONTGOMERY, Ala (EETV) – Governor Kay Ivey on Tuesday announced the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) has approved more than $33.5 million for five new projects and amendments to two existing projects which focus on the restoration and conservation of Alabama’s natural resources. “The harm caused by the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill remains ever-present in our minds today,” Governor Ivey said.