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Birmingham's Friday state baseball playoff schedule with predictions - al.com

Fri, 04/19/2013 - 00:26

Birmingham's Friday state baseball playoff schedule with predictions
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Spain Park coach Will Smith celebrates with his team last season after knocking off Pelham in the third round of the state baseball playoffs. His Jaguars face No. 1 Thompson in the first round of the state playoffs on Friday. (Tamika Moore/tmoore@al ...

Birmingham banker Jimmy Taylor Sr. bankrupt, lists $18 million in liabilities ... - al.com

Thu, 04/18/2013 - 20:09

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Birmingham banker Jimmy Taylor Sr. bankrupt, lists $18 million in liabilities ...
al.com
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama – Jimmy Taylor Sr., the Birmingham banker who founded Banc Corp. in 1998 and was behind the redevelopment of the historic John Hand building, has been granted relief in an $18 million personal bankruptcy case. Taylor, who also ...

'Don't dump it here': North Birmingham residents urging state investigation of ... - al.com (blog)

Thu, 04/18/2013 - 14:10

'Don't dump it here': North Birmingham residents urging state investigation of ...
al.com (blog)
dump.jpeg North Birmingham residents are complaining about industrial sites such as this one and want the Alabama Department of Environmental Management to investigate possible violations. (Contributed photo.) BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- North ...

Downtown Birmingham shed jobs while outside areas gained, study shows - al.com

Thu, 04/18/2013 - 13:08

Downtown Birmingham shed jobs while outside areas gained, study shows
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Railroad Park Birmingham Skyline.jpg Downtown Birmingham's new Railroad Park has become a symbol to many of the potential rebirth that metro Birmingham could have. (The Birmingham News/Joe Songer). BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- The ...

Budget cuts slice into confidence of Alabama biz leaders - Birmingham Business Journal

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 19:26

Budget cuts slice into confidence of Alabama biz leaders
Birmingham Business Journal
The outlook for hiring in Birmingham was slightly in positive territory at 50.7, which was down from the previous quarter. The quarterly index is compiled by the Center for Business and Economic Research at the University of Alabama based on a survey ...

Only the daft deny progress in Birmingham and Alabama (Archibald) - al.com

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 18:44

Only the daft deny progress in Birmingham and Alabama (Archibald)
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In 1993 there were 129 homicides in Birmingham alone, and that was an improvement. Now the city is on pace to end the year with about 60. Across the state, homicides overall have been cut in half. Alabama's infant mortality rate has dropped more than ...

Judge issues temporary restraining order against Birmingham Airport Authority ... - al.com (blog)

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 18:33

Judge issues temporary restraining order against Birmingham Airport Authority ...
al.com (blog)
BIRMINGHAM AIRPORT TERMINAL MODERNIZATION PROJECT Demolition of Concourse B. The Birmingham Airport Authority continues with the Terminal Modernization Project with construction of the new Concourse A and demolition of Concourse B at ...
Birmingham News, AL.com filed lawsuit against Birmingham Airport AuthorityBirmingham Business Journal (blog)

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What defines a failing school in the Alabama Accountability Act? - Birmingham Business Journal (blog)

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 17:22

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What defines a failing school in the Alabama Accountability Act?
Birmingham Business Journal (blog)
As I recently reported, the Center for Education Reform recently ranked Alabama as one of the lowest states in the country for the Parent Power Index, or the ability parents have to get information to help them make choices about their child's education.
Ala. senator waits on changes to tax creditsAlabama's News Leader
Alabama lawmakers release plan for enhanced school securityCBS42
Committee approves bill to exempt current legislators from double-dipping banal.com (blog)
Tuscaloosa Magazine -Montgomery Advertiser
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'Letter From Birmingham Jail' Commemoration: Alabama Marks Site Of Martin ... - Huffington Post

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 13:17

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'Letter From Birmingham Jail' Commemoration: Alabama Marks Site Of Martin ...
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala., April 16 (Reuters) - Martin Luther King Jr.'s daughter helped unveil a historical marker on Tuesday in the Alabama city where he penned his famous "Letter from Birmingham Jail," as people worldwide held readings to mark the 50th ...
Birmingham celebrates 50 years since Letter from Birmingham Jailal.com (blog)
Alabama Commemorates MLK's "Letter From a Birmingham Jail"BET
50 Years Later, King's Birmingham 'Letter' Still ResonatesAlabama Public Radio
Legacy.com -Alabama's News Leader
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Birmingham's back--tell the world (Comeback Town) - The Birmingham News - al.com (blog)

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 12:16

Birmingham's back--tell the world (Comeback Town)
The Birmingham News - al.com (blog)
The Lyric Theatre, built in 1904 and across the street from our nationally recognized Alabama Theatre, is an exact replica of the Wells in Norfolk and when renovated will look just like it. The Marx Brothers and Milton Berle, who originally performed ...

Legislation would change Birmingham's fiscal year, some council members ... - al.com (blog)

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 10:26

Legislation would change Birmingham's fiscal year, some council members ...
al.com (blog)
linda coleman.jpg Alabama Sen. Linda Coleman, D-Birmingham, speaks Tuesday, April 2, rally at the Statehouse in Montgomery, Ala. (Julie Bennett/jbennett@al.com). BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Proposed state legislation discussed by a Senate committee ...

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Pollen expected to remain a nuisance in Birmingham; season has been ... - al.com (blog)

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 04:48

Pollen expected to remain a nuisance in Birmingham; season has been ...
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(Paul Gattis/pgattis@al.com). BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Relief is probably not in the air for allergy sufferers, despite the chance of rain in the Birmingham area this week. The spring pollen season typically lasts into mid-May, according to Dr. Weily ...

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Alabama colleges to get $588K from ExxonMobile - Birmingham Business Journal

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 01:55

Alabama colleges to get $588K from ExxonMobile
Birmingham Business Journal
Birmingham-based schools are Samford University and Birmingham Southern College, and one of the recipients listed is the University of Alabama System Board of Trustees, the governing body for the University of Alabama at Birmingham, University of ...

AL.com lawsuit: Birmingham Airport Authority illegally withholding public ... - The Birmingham News - al.com (blog)

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 00:31

AL.com lawsuit: Birmingham Airport Authority illegally withholding public ...
The Birmingham News - al.com (blog)
The authority has violated Alabama's Open Records Act and is illegally withholding most of the records requested by the news organization March 25 regarding the $201 million terminal modernization project at the Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International ...

Beethoven, Lerdahl, Schubert on Peabody Trio's April 22 Birmingham concert - The Birmingham News - al.com

Tue, 04/16/2013 - 22:04

Beethoven, Lerdahl, Schubert on Peabody Trio's April 22 Birmingham concert
The Birmingham News - al.com
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- The Peabody Trio has made a name for itself in the heart of the piano trio literature, its recordings of Beethoven trios garnering critical acclaim. But the resident ensemble at the prestigious Peabody Conservatory in Baltimore ...

Alabama Power names Hildebrant area manager - Birmingham Business Journal

Tue, 04/16/2013 - 21:25

Alabama Power names Hildebrant area manager
Birmingham Business Journal
“We are excited to have Steve stepping into this crucial role for our team,” said Julia Segars, Alabama Power's Eastern Division vice president. “His vast knowledge of the area, strong relationships with local customers and diverse work experience at ...

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Where her father was jailed, Bernice King says Birmingham has changed but the ... - al.com (blog)

Tue, 04/16/2013 - 20:36

al.com (blog)

Where her father was jailed, Bernice King says Birmingham has changed but the ...
al.com (blog)
MLK historic marker unveiled at old Birmingham Jail BIRMINGHAM, Alabama-- Fifty years after her father, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was jailed in Birmingham, Bernice A. King spoke in front of that jail for the unveiling of a historic marker honoring him ...

Birmingham Coca-Cola bottler, third largest in US, expands again - al.com

Tue, 04/16/2013 - 20:20

Business Today

Birmingham Coca-Cola bottler, third largest in US, expands again
al.com
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Coca-Cola Bottling Company United is set to expand significantly, the Birmingham-based company said on Tuesday. Coca-Cola United is one of the largest private companies in Birmingham, and one of the city's oldest, having ...
Coca-Cola United expands in Alabama, SoutheastBirmingham Business Journal

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Center for Education Reform ranks Alabama No. 46 - Birmingham Business Journal

Tue, 04/16/2013 - 17:13

Center for Education Reform ranks Alabama No. 46
Birmingham Business Journal
The Center for Education Reform recently ranked Alabama's education system No. 46 in the nation for its "Parent Power Index" or the ability which parents have to get information to make decisions about their children's education. Alabama ranks as one ...

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Read Martin Luther King Jr.'s full Letter from Birmingham Jail - al.com (blog)

Tue, 04/16/2013 - 15:03

Read Martin Luther King Jr.'s full Letter from Birmingham Jail
al.com (blog)
kingstatue.jpg Snow accumulates on the Martin Luther King Jr. statue in Kelly Ingram Park as winter weather falls across central Alabama, Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013. (Tamika Moore | tmoore@al.com). "Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere." ...