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Montgomery now dying faster than Birmingham, report indicates (John Archibald) - The Birmingham News - al.com

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 17:10

Montgomery now dying faster than Birmingham, report indicates (John Archibald)
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The Public Affairs Research Council of Alabama, a think tank housed at Samford University, this week released a report calling that into question. It indicated reports of Birmingham's expected death as the state's largest city may have been greatly ...

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Birmingham lights downtown viaducts with art - The Birmingham News - al.com

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 04:17

Birmingham lights downtown viaducts with art
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The Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham provided a $247,000 grant to fund the installment and to create a plan to place art-light installments at other key locations. REV Birmingham, the city's economic development organization, will solicit ...
A 1930s bridge now has 2013 flareAlabama's13.com

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Birmingham schools intervention could stretch into fall 2014, education ... - The Birmingham News - al.com (blog)

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 02:38

Birmingham schools intervention could stretch into fall 2014, education ...
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Birmingham City Schools' fourth state intervention in 12 years could last into Sept. 2014 if members of the Alabama Department of Education's intervention team get their way. In a presentation for the state board of education, former State ...

20-year-old Birmingham man charged with murder at convenience store - al.com (blog)

Thu, 06/27/2013 - 20:36

20-year-old Birmingham man charged with murder at convenience store
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BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Authorities today charged a 20-year-old Birmingham man with murder in this week's fatal shooting at a convenience store near Rickwood Field. Birmingham police announced charges against Robert Fitts. He is being held without ...

2 men faced off with knife, chair before fatal Birmingham stabbing, detective ... - The Birmingham News - al.com

Thu, 06/27/2013 - 18:43

2 men faced off with knife, chair before fatal Birmingham stabbing, detective ...
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BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Two men - one wielding a knife, the other a plastic chair - who were dating the same woman "exchanged words" before a fatal stabbing, a detective testified today at a hearing. George Blackmon, 51, is charged with murder in the ...

Birmingham pianist Aleksandra Kasman captures prize in South Carolina ... - The Birmingham News - al.com

Thu, 06/27/2013 - 16:11

Birmingham pianist Aleksandra Kasman captures prize in South Carolina ...
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Winners.jpg Aleksandra Kasman, 18, the second place winner in the Arthur Fraser International Piano Competition, if flanked by third place winner Eric Lu, 15, from Bedford, Mass. (left) and Hugo Kitano, 18, from San Francisco. BIRMINGHAM, Alabama ...

Sidewalk Film Festival, City of Birmingham plan citywide screenings of '4 ... - The Birmingham News - al.com

Thu, 06/27/2013 - 15:59

Sidewalk Film Festival, City of Birmingham plan citywide screenings of '4 ...
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BIRMINGHAM, Alabama – Birmingham's Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival will present citywide, simultaneous screenings of Spike Lee's Oscar-nominated 1997 documentary “4 Little Girls” as part of the City of Birmingham's 50 Years Forward campaign, the ...

Birmingham same-sex couples applaud DOMA ruling, but wary of remaining ... - al.com (blog)

Thu, 06/27/2013 - 12:27

Birmingham same-sex couples applaud DOMA ruling, but wary of remaining ...
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Brian Hart Hoffman. BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - As same-sex couples in Birmingham rejoice over the U.S. Supreme Court's marriage rulings handed down Wednesday, many have practical questions amid an emotional victory. The Supreme Court ruled that the ...

Birmingham traffic and gas report: Thursday, June 27, 2013 - The Birmingham News - al.com (blog)

Thu, 06/27/2013 - 11:38

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Birmingham traffic and gas report: Thursday, June 27, 2013
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View/Post Comments. RAINY DAYS AND MONDAY 130114 (The Birmingham News file/Joe Songer/jsonger@al.com). BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- A line of thunderstorms sweeping the metro area from north to south is creating hazardous driving conditions.
Truck loaded with alcohol hits Ala bridge, burns - ABC 33/40 - Birmingham News ...Alabama's News Leader

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At DOMA victory rally, Birmingham couples balance hope with living in Alabama - The Birmingham News - al.com

Thu, 06/27/2013 - 02:50

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At DOMA victory rally, Birmingham couples balance hope with living in Alabama
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BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Nine hours earlier, the U.S. Supreme Court might have fundamentally changed the law of the land, and at Al's on Seventh Wednesday night, the crowd couldn't have been happier, but at the rally to celebrate the court's decision to ...
DOMA decision spawns Alabama lawsuitBirmingham Business Journal (blog)
Rep. Patricia Todd plans to challenge Alabama's same-sex marriagWBRC
The Woman Trying to Change Alabama's Gay Marriage BanStateline
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Boston's Berklee City Music welcomes Birmingham's Woodlawn Musical Arts ... - The Birmingham News - al.com

Wed, 06/26/2013 - 20:14

Boston's Berklee City Music welcomes Birmingham's Woodlawn Musical Arts ...
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woodlawn.jpg Woodlawn Music Arts, Entertainment and Industry Program. BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Boston-based Berklee City Music, a nonprofit music education for underserved 4th though 12th graders, has welcomed Woodlawn Musical Arts into its fold.

Ala GOP: Gay marriage case hurts state taxpayers - Alabama's News Leader

Wed, 06/26/2013 - 16:15

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Ala GOP: Gay marriage case hurts state taxpayers
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - The chairman of the Alabama Republican Party says U.S. Supreme Court decisions favoring gay marriage are an affront to Christian principles and hurt taxpayers. GOP chair Bill Armistead says Alabama taxpayers will now "be on ...
Many Alabama residents want stronger protections for gay and transgender ...CBS42
Alabama GOP: Gay marriage ruling hurts state taxpayers; lawmaker plans ...The Republic
Same sex marriage supporters say SCOTUS rulings step in right di - WVTM-TV ...Alabama's13.com
The Piedmont Journal -Montgomery Advertiser
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Birmingham civil rights leaders decry Voting Rights Act ruling, announce plans ... - The Birmingham News - al.com

Wed, 06/26/2013 - 16:10

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Birmingham civil rights leaders decry Voting Rights Act ruling, announce plans ...
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BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Birmingham civil rights leaders gathered this morning in Kelly Ingram Park to express outrage over the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling, which struck down portions of the Voting Rights Act, and to demonstrate solidarity as protests and ...
Supreme Court ruling worries blacks in Ala countyAlabama's News Leader
The 1965 Voting Rights Act: Born in Alabama and died in Alabama?al.com (blog)
US top court weakens voting discrimination lawBall State Daily News
New Pittsburgh Courier
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Birmingham police announce arrest in Tuesday killing at convenience store - al.com (blog)

Wed, 06/26/2013 - 16:09

Birmingham police announce arrest in Tuesday killing at convenience store
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BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Birmingham police today announced the arrest of a man in connection with a deadly shooting Tuesday afternoon outside a convenience store. Spokesman Sgt. Johnny Williams Jr. said the suspect was arrested late Tuesday. He did ...

Birmingham region contributes to $70B agriculture industries - Birmingham Business Journal

Wed, 06/26/2013 - 15:46

Birmingham region contributes to $70B agriculture industries
Birmingham Business Journal
The Alabama region containing Birmingham contributes $18.5 billion to the $70.4 billion agriculture, forestry and related industries in Alabama's economy, according to a combination of reports. The Alabama Cooperative Extension System issued a summary ...

Texas de Brazil reveals look for Birmingham restaurant - The Birmingham News - al.com

Wed, 06/26/2013 - 14:49

Texas de Brazil reveals look for Birmingham restaurant
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The design for the Dallas-based restaurant chain was unveiled for the first time at this morning's Birmingham Design Review Committee meeting. The committee approved plans for the restaurant's exterior design and sign plan. Fred Keith, architect with A ...

Harley riders flash bikes and tattoos, help in action scenes for Birmingham ... - The Birmingham News - al.com

Wed, 06/26/2013 - 12:12

Harley riders flash bikes and tattoos, help in action scenes for Birmingham ...
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BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - A group of Birmingham-area Harley-Davidson motorcycle riders played a crucial role in the recent filming of the movie "Mom's Night Out," a family comedy. "We're a riding club," said L. Rex "Boss" Parvin, of the Birmingham Hawgs ...

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Forecast: Isolated showers, storms possible in Birmingham Tuesday night - The Birmingham News - al.com

Wed, 06/26/2013 - 01:04

Forecast: Isolated showers, storms possible in Birmingham Tuesday night
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Showers and storms are possible in the Birmingham area before 11 p.m., but the night should be mostly clear and warm, with lows in the 70s, according to the National Weather Service. The area could see a slight chance of storms Wednesday after 11 a.m., ...

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Birmingham police chief adjusts officers' hours in wake of deadly violence - The Birmingham News - al.com

Tue, 06/25/2013 - 16:58

Birmingham police chief adjusts officers' hours in wake of deadly violence
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BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Birmingham police will adjust the hours of about 50 officers to address a rash of violence in the city that left nine people dead in eight days. Police Chief A.C. Roper and Mayor William Bell met today, and then announced their ...
Birmingham police worried by uptick in killingsAlabama's13.com
7 killings in 8 days worry Birmingham policeThe Decatur Daily
Police are on the scene of a fatal shooting in South East Lake (Update) (Video)al.com
Daily Journal -WSFA
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Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport terminal project on time ... - The Birmingham News - al.com

Mon, 06/24/2013 - 21:48

Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport terminal project on time ...
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BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- The second phase of Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport's $201.6 million terminal modernization project is approaching three-fourths completion and remains on time and on budget, airport officials said. Renovations are ...
Birmingham Airport Authority approves rental car agreement, terminal ...Alabama's13.com

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