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    Fans of the University of Alabama football team gathered in the streets of Tuscaloosa, ignoring social distancing.

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  3. Alabama Democrat Doug Jones projected to lose Senate seat

    Doug Jones at one of the coronavirus hearings in the Senate

    Doug Jones, the Democrat who defeated Alabama Judge Roy Moore in a contentious election marred by claims of sexual misconduct, is projected to lose his Senate seat.

    The seat will go to Tommy Tuberville, a political newcomer who formerly coached American football at Auburn University. The Republican's campaign strategy was to run as closely to Trump as he could get, declaring last year: "God sent Donald Trump to us."

    Our North America reporter Anthony Zurcher has this analysis:

    Doug Jones' victory in a Senate special election in traditionally conservative Alabama was the big surprise of 2017. His loss to Tuberville was the opposite. Despite being the incumbent, the Democrat’s loss was simply political gravity reasserting itself. As expected the Democratic path to taking control of the Senate just got a little more difficult.

    The Alabama race was one of our five key contests to watch tonight.

  4. BreakingTrump projected to win Alabama

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    Another projection now: Alabama. But this southern state has long been a safe bet for Republicans, so it doesn't tell us a huge amount more about the race to the White House.

    Trump's party has won it in 11 of the last 12 presidential elections.

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    The storm, downgraded from a hurricane, leaves a trail of destruction in the states of Alabama and Florida.

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    The late civil rights activist is taken over the Edmund Pettus Bridge for a final time.

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