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Railroad Park's Neighborhood Block Party offers food, music, games today - al.com (blog)

Sun, 05/19/2013 - 18:51

Railroad Park's Neighborhood Block Party offers food, music, games today
al.com (blog)
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Hanging out on a bench at Railroad Park earlier this afternoon, retired physician Isaac Daniels wanted to check out the venue's block party and enjoy the sights. Railroad Park logo.jpg. "This is my first time visiting at this ...

Saban says he will be 'more committed' in light of Alabama Sports Hall of Fame ... - The Huntsville Times - al.com

Sun, 05/19/2013 - 04:18

Jewish Telegraphic Agency

Saban says he will be 'more committed' in light of Alabama Sports Hall of Fame ...
The Huntsville Times - al.com
Nick Saban speaks to reporters prior to his Saturday night induction into the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame. (Vasha Hunt|vhunt@al.com). BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - The hard work? The years of climbing the coaching ranks? The investment in the "process"?
Alabama Sports Hall of Fame induction represents higher standard for Nick SabanThe Birmingham News - al.com
Nick Saban Inducted into Alabama Sports Hall of Famewhnt.com
Alabama Sports Hall of Fame Adds Eight in '13 ClassCBS42
al.com -WTVY, Dothan -Opelika Auburn News
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50 years later, Birmingham's Class of 1963 celebrates the prom they never got ... - al.com (blog)

Sat, 05/18/2013 - 08:55

50 years later, Birmingham's Class of 1963 celebrates the prom they never got ...
al.com (blog)
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- They showed up in limousines. They dressed in sharp suits and sparkly dresses. They danced the Electric Slide. It was 50 years late, but Birmingham's Class of 1963 had their prom Friday at the Boutwell Auditorium, finally ...

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Alabama Sports Hall of Fame induction represents higher standard for Nick Saban - The Birmingham News - al.com

Sat, 05/18/2013 - 00:26

Alabama Sports Hall of Fame induction represents higher standard for Nick Saban
The Birmingham News - al.com
Alabama coach Nick Saban meets with the media at the Class of 2013 Media Luncheon, Friday, May 17, 2013, at the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame Museum in Birmingham, Ala. The Alabama Sports Hall of Fame inducts eight new members Saturday night, ...
Alabama Sports Hall of Fame Adds Eight in '13 ClassCBS42
Olympic track star Dannette Young Stone inducted tonight into the Alabama ...al.com
Nick Saban to be Inducted into Alabama Sports Hall of Fame - WTVYWTVY, Dothan

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Rep. Terri Sewell to appear at four "town hall meetings" in Birmingham area ... - al.com (blog)

Fri, 05/17/2013 - 23:11

Rep. Terri Sewell to appear at four "town hall meetings" in Birmingham area ...
al.com (blog)
The Selma-born Congresswoman represents the 7th District of Alabama, which includes parts of Birmingham and Tuscaloosa, as well as the counties of Alabama's Black Belt. The meetings on Friday, May 24, will take place at the following times and ...

Protective order dissolved against former Birmingham Health Care CEO - al.com (blog)

Fri, 05/17/2013 - 22:01

Protective order dissolved against former Birmingham Health Care CEO
al.com (blog)
COLUMBIANA, Alabama - A protection from abuse order against former Birmingham Health Care CEO Jonathan Dunning was dissolved today in an agreement between him and the mother of his two children. Dunning and Waltz, a former employee of ...

Alabama unemployment rate falls to 6.9 percent - Birmingham Business Journal

Fri, 05/17/2013 - 18:38

GPB

Alabama unemployment rate falls to 6.9 percent
Birmingham Business Journal
The Birmingham-Hoover metro statistical area's unemployment rate also fell, to 5.2 percent from 6 percent. Two counties in the Birmingham metro area are among those with the lowest unemployment rates: Shelby County at 4.0 percent and Blount County at ...
Alabama's unemployment rate for April dips to 6.9%Alabama's13.com

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Tide of skepticism recedes as Birmingham's city center rebounds (updated) - The Huntsville Times - al.com

Fri, 05/17/2013 - 18:06

Tide of skepticism recedes as Birmingham's city center rebounds (updated)
The Huntsville Times - al.com
Fans enjoy the atmosphere at Regions Field. Entrepreneurs are buying and leasing buildings near the new ballpark as the neighborhood rebounds. (File). Updated at 1:59 p.m. with the addition of an embedded document. (At bottom.) BIRMINGHAM, Alabama ...

Birmingham Housing Authority seeking solutions to violence-plagued community - al.com (blog)

Fri, 05/17/2013 - 18:06

Birmingham Housing Authority seeking solutions to violence-plagued community
al.com (blog)
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Birmingham Housing Authority officials have formed a taskforce to address safety at one Gate City community after complaints and deadly violence. The task force is composed of Marks Village residents, housing authority ...

State to market growing biotechnology industry - al.com

Fri, 05/17/2013 - 00:10

State to market growing biotechnology industry
al.com
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama – Alabama's burgeoning biotech industry, with about 550 companies statewide, has to a degree escaped the notice of the world, Alabama Secretary of Commerce Greg Canfield said today. The state intends to change that.

Birmingham AIDS Outreach hosting 22nd 'Arty Party' fundraiser Sunday - al.com

Thu, 05/16/2013 - 21:08

Birmingham AIDS Outreach hosting 22nd 'Arty Party' fundraiser Sunday
al.com
Birmingham AIDS Outreach provides free life-sustaining services to individuals with HIV and AIDS, and free, confidential testing and prevention outreach. It was established in 1985 and has served more than 3,000 HIV positive individuals and currently ...

A rite of passage: Prom arrives 50 years later for Birmingham high school students - al.com (blog)

Thu, 05/16/2013 - 21:04

A rite of passage: Prom arrives 50 years later for Birmingham high school students
al.com (blog)
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Hundreds of Birmingham seniors in their finest dresses and suits will gather at Boutwell Auditorium Friday evening for a usual rite-of-passage - the prom. What's unusual about this event is the date, a half century after graduation.

Off-duty Birmingham police officer injured in motorcycle crash - al.com (blog)

Thu, 05/16/2013 - 15:15

Thomson Reuters News & Insight

Off-duty Birmingham police officer injured in motorcycle crash
al.com (blog)
JEFFERSON COUNTY, Alabama - An off-duty Birmingham police officer was injured this morning in a motorcycle crash. The wreck was reported about 7:30 a.m. It happened in the 5500 block of Tyler Loop Road in the Center Point area. Jefferson County ...
Bankrupt Alabama county names new top lawyerThomson Reuters News & Insight
Kyle Whitmire: Delay for Alabama Accountability Act?WBHM

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Alabama BBQ Sauce-Off takes place Saturday at Birmingham's Pepper Place ... - The Huntsville Times - al.com

Thu, 05/16/2013 - 12:34

Alabama BBQ Sauce-Off takes place Saturday at Birmingham's Pepper Place ...
The Huntsville Times - al.com
The Alabama Tourism Department hopes to settle that argument on Saturday when it hosts the finals of its Alabama BBQ Sauce-Off at the Pepper Place Saturday Market in Birmingham. The four finalists, who emerged from regional competitions held earlier ...

Firefighters contain tanker truck fire in southwest Birmingham - al.com (blog)

Thu, 05/16/2013 - 06:00

Firefighters contain tanker truck fire in southwest Birmingham
al.com (blog)
Firefighters were called to Balsam Avenue SW at about 10:30 p.m. to reports of a tanker truck on fire, a Birmingham Fire and Rescue Service captain said. The fire was well involved and hazardous materials crews were called in case any of the material ...

Birmingham council committee says 'not so fast' on pitch for multi-million ... - al.com (blog)

Thu, 05/16/2013 - 00:47

Birmingham council committee says 'not so fast' on pitch for multi-million ...
al.com (blog)
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Birmingham City Council members said they understood the need for more space for police and fire departments, but when it came to occupying a downtown office tower, no one is yet ready to fork over millions and collect keys to ...

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Birmingham mayor's budget projecting sluggish revenue growth for 2014 - al.com (blog)

Wed, 05/15/2013 - 16:46

Birmingham mayor's budget projecting sluggish revenue growth for 2014
al.com (blog)
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Birmingham Mayor William Bell's proposed 2014 budget anticipates nearly flat growth in revenue over the current fiscal year. While Bell in his report touted expectations of 4 percent revenue growth, a closer look at the budget ...

BBVA Compass sponsors Alabama Symphony Orchestra's 'Symphony in the ... - PR Newswire (press release)

Wed, 05/15/2013 - 15:03

BBVA Compass sponsors Alabama Symphony Orchestra's 'Symphony in the ...
PR Newswire (press release)
BIRMINGHAM, Ala., May 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BBVA Compass will sponsor the Alabama Symphony Orchestra's third annual "Symphony in the Summer at Railroad Park" outdoor concert series, bringing classic works and family-friendly events to the park.
Music al fresco: Alabama Symphony at Railroad Park in JuneThe Birmingham News - al.com

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The boys of summer: 1964 Birmingham Barons relive their glory days at ... - al.com (blog)

Wed, 05/15/2013 - 11:37

The boys of summer: 1964 Birmingham Barons relive their glory days at ...
al.com (blog)
And on a powder-blue May afternoon, one of those days God made for baseball, nearly a dozen guys from that 1964 Birmingham Barons team -- the first integrated ball club in the team's, or this city's, history -- returned to Rickwood Field to stroll the ...

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Birmingham traffic and gas report: Wednesday, May 15, 2013 - al.com (blog)

Wed, 05/15/2013 - 11:15

Birmingham traffic and gas report: Wednesday, May 15, 2013
al.com (blog)
I-20 Detour Traffic May 8, 2013 Heavy traffic is shown in the eastbound lanes of Crestwood Boulevard/ U.S. 78 at the Kilgore Memorial Drive intersection in Irondale, Ala., about 5:25 p.m. Wednesday, May 8, 2013. I-20 eastbound is closed for 10 miles ...