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Jefferson County asks for it: Now here's feedback on four hour car tag wait. (podcast)

Mon, 03/18/2013 - 21:28
Commenters on Al.com didn't waste any time voicing their opinion beginning Sunday. Barnett Wright | bwright@al.com http://connect.al.com/user/bwright1234/index.html

Birmingham Mayor William Bell on Railroad Park shooting: "We have suffered another needless act of violence"

Mon, 03/18/2013 - 21:20
Victim Jarmaine Walton was a 7th-grader at Booker T. Washington K-8. Carol Robinson | crobinson@al.com http://connect.al.com/user/thisiscarol/index.html

Severe storms cut power, affect flights and create traffic mess in metro Birmingham (photos)

Mon, 03/18/2013 - 21:10
Crashes, widespread power outages, tree damage have been reported. Mike D. Smith | msmith@al.com http://connect.al.com/user/MikeDSmith/index.html

Shelby County under severe thunderstorm warning until 4:30 p.m.

Mon, 03/18/2013 - 20:52
  SHELBY COUNTY, Alabama -- The National Weather Service's Birmingham area office has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Shelby County that means the possibility of destructive winds in excess of 70 mph and quarter-sized hail. The agency issued... Martin J. Reed | mreed@al.com http://connect.al.com/user/martinjreed/index.html

Birmingham high school buses delayed by storm

Mon, 03/18/2013 - 20:50
  BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - All school buses from high schools in the Birmingham City Schools are being held at schools until the band of thunderstorms now passing through the city has diminished, school officials announced."This is being done for... Carol Robinson | crobinson@al.com http://connect.al.com/user/thisiscarol/index.html