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Texas manufacturer of flight info sign that fell at Birmingham airport issues ... - al.com (blog)

Wed, 04/10/2013 - 22:09

Texas manufacturer of flight info sign that fell at Birmingham airport issues ...
al.com (blog)
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- The Texas manufacturer of a flight information display board involved in a fatal collapse at Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport did not design, install or inspect the displays but expressed concerns about their ...
Texas company built flight info sign that fell at Birmingham airport ...The Birmingham News - al.com (blog)
Contractor: Deadly Birmingham airport cabinet seemed stableMontgomery Advertiser
Report: Texas company built display that fell at the Birmingham AirportAlabama's13.com

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Visiting Birmingham, Ala. - Los Angeles Times

Wed, 04/10/2013 - 21:22

Visiting Birmingham, Ala.
Los Angeles Times
Doubles from $149. Renaissance Birmingham Ross Bridge Golf Resort & Spa, 4000 Grand Ave.; (205) 916-7677, http://www.RossBridgeResort.com. The area's finest hotel is on Alabama's famed Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail. Doubles from $209. WHERE TO ...

Birmingham police find gunman who robbed Dollar General today (updated) - al.com (blog)

Wed, 04/10/2013 - 16:46

Birmingham police find gunman who robbed Dollar General today (updated)
al.com (blog)
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Police have found a gunman who robbed a western Birmingham business this morning. The holdup happened at Dollar General on Warrior Road. The man initially did get away with a small amount of cash, said Birmingham police ...

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Birmingham traffic and gas report: Wednesday, April 10, 2013 - al.com (blog)

Wed, 04/10/2013 - 11:05

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Birmingham traffic and gas report: Wednesday, April 10, 2013
al.com (blog)
I-20 resurfacing BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Heavy road equipment lines the eastbound lanes of I-20 between I-459 and I-59 Tuesday morning as crews began the $38.5 million lane refurbishment project. The road surface in some areas was being removed ...
I-20 East closed from 20/59 split to LeedsCBS42
Alabama closes part of I-20 for months of repairsThe Decatur Daily

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Regions Field Opening Day: Logan family brings Birmingham Barons "home" - al.com

Wed, 04/10/2013 - 11:05

Regions Field Opening Day: Logan family brings Birmingham Barons "home"
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BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- The sight surprised Jeff Logan on Monday. There was Birmingham Barons co-owner Don Logan, Jeff's dad and in many ways the face of the franchise, inside Regions Field for the first time. That's not a misprint. The man whose ...

Giant octopus swims in downtown Birmingham (photos) - al.com (blog)

Wed, 04/10/2013 - 06:02

Giant octopus swims in downtown Birmingham (photos)
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A giant Pacific octopus has been getting acclimated to its new home at the McWane Science Center and goes on display Wednesday in the popular aquarium section of the center. The small octopus, believed to be about three to five months old, will quickly ...

Birmingham schools CFO expresses concerns about sequestration ... - al.com (blog)

Wed, 04/10/2013 - 01:23

Birmingham schools CFO expresses concerns about sequestration ...
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ARTHUR_WATTS.JPG Arthur Watts, chief financial officer of Birmingham City Schools, expressed concerns that decreases in tax revenues, sequestration, and the Alabama Accountability Act could cause financial harm to the finances of Birmingham schools ...

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Birmingham leaders silently end fight over Indy Grand Prix support, allocate money - al.com (blog)

Wed, 04/10/2013 - 00:42

Birmingham leaders silently end fight over Indy Grand Prix support, allocate money
al.com (blog)
bell at indy.jpg Birmingham Mayor William Bell. Pre-race activities before the running of the 4th Annual Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama at the Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham, Alabama Sunday April 7, 2013. (Frank Couch/fcouch@al.com) ...

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Here's how the sex life of trees is making Birmingham residents miserable - al.com (blog)

Wed, 04/10/2013 - 00:42

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Here's how the sex life of trees is making Birmingham residents miserable
al.com (blog)
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Pollen is crucial for tree reproduction but it's brutal for allergy sufferers. "Pollen is for most people a benign plant product that doesn't interfere with their lives, but for allergy sufferers, pollen can trigger asthma ...
Tips for dealing with pollen allergiesCBS42

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Birmingham Barons court corporate community, businesses snap up seats - al.com

Tue, 04/09/2013 - 20:59

UAB Kaleidoscope

Birmingham Barons court corporate community, businesses snap up seats
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BIRMINGHAM, Alabama – The Birmingham Barons, which open play in their new downtown ballpark on Wednesday, are catering to the business community with more corporate suites, weekday businessperson specials and posh club-level amenities.
Birmingham Barons wait through rain delay before beating Mississippi Braves 7-3The Birmingham News - al.com
Regions Field opening night best of sights and sounds (video)The Huntsville Times - al.com
Minor league team opens new Birmingham ballparkAlabama's13.com
Birmingham Business Journal (blog) -WALA-TV FOX10
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Kudos to the commonwealth, but football in Alabama still trumps basketball in ... - al.com

Tue, 04/09/2013 - 20:52

Kudos to the commonwealth, but football in Alabama still trumps basketball in ...
al.com
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Let the state of Alabama be the first to congratulate the commonwealth of Kentucky for being the best at the sport you love most. Again. Feels good, doesn't it? We know you're giddy, celebrating your two straight national ...

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5 house fires in Birmingham's Avondale/Woodlawn community in past 3 hours ... - al.com (blog)

Tue, 04/09/2013 - 18:08

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5 house fires in Birmingham's Avondale/Woodlawn community in past 3 hours ...
al.com (blog)
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Birmingham firefighters are on the scene of a two-alarm fire in Woodlawn, the second today in that immediate area. Four houses, three of them vacant, are on fire in the 900 block of 52nd Place North. These fires come just more ...
String of Birmingham fires could be arson blazesAlabama's13.com
Unattended hot dogs lead to fatal Ala. fireWZTV

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Birmingham traffic and gas report: Tuesday, April 9, 2013 - al.com (blog)

Tue, 04/09/2013 - 10:59

Birmingham traffic and gas report: Tuesday, April 9, 2013
al.com (blog)
i20 EAST detour.jpg I-59 and I-459 are the official detours for the I-20 rehab project, which began at midnight with eastbound lanes. BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- The Interstate 20 eastbound closure -- between the I-20/59 split and I-459 -- began at midnight ...

Birmingham abortion clinic bomber Eric Robert Rudolph fights to get profits ... - al.com (blog)

Tue, 04/09/2013 - 00:32

Birmingham abortion clinic bomber Eric Robert Rudolph fights to get profits ...
al.com (blog)
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Birmingham abortion clinic bomber Eric Robert Rudolph, from his maximum security prison cell, is trying to fight federal prosecutors' seizure of the small profits he's made from his recently published autobiography. The U.S ...

Police probe home invasion in southwest Birmingham - al.com (blog)

Mon, 04/08/2013 - 19:46

Police probe home invasion in southwest Birmingham
al.com (blog)
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Birmingham police today are searching for at least one gunman, and possibly more, who carried out a home invasion over the weekend in southwest Birmingham. Two people were wounded in the Saturday attack. It was initially ...

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Birmingham Times publisher James Lewis remembered as hard-working ... - al.com

Mon, 04/08/2013 - 18:50

Birmingham Times publisher James Lewis remembered as hard-working ...
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Sherrel Stewart, a longtime Birmingham journalist and a founding member of the black journalists' association, said Mr. Lewis loved jazz, automobiles, seafood and the beach. He had a tremendous work ethic and believed that newspapers that focus on ...
Birmingham Times publisher James Lewis diesWZTV

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Birmingham Education Foundation executive director Mike Froning to retire in July - al.com (blog)

Mon, 04/08/2013 - 18:05

Birmingham Education Foundation executive director Mike Froning to retire in July
al.com (blog)
Mike Froning, executive director of the Birmingham Education Foundation, speaks during an education forum sponsored by the Birmingham Education Forum at the Carver Theater in Birmingham, Ala., Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012. BEF announced Monday, April 8, ...
Froning to retire as Birmingham Education Foundation directorBirmingham Business Journal

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Alabama Barbecue Bracket: Birmingham's Jim 'N Nick's tops Sam's in ... - al.com

Mon, 04/08/2013 - 16:16

PR Web (press release)

Alabama Barbecue Bracket: Birmingham's Jim 'N Nick's tops Sam's in ...
al.com
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama – Birmingham's Jim 'N Nick's Bar-B-Q defeated Montgomery's Sam's Bar-B-Q to win the championship of the first Alabama Barbecue Bracket social-media contest sponsored by the state tourism department. The final results were ...
Jim N' Nick's named Alabama's best BBQ restaurantAlabama's News Leader
Jim 'N Nick's wins state title in Alabama BBQ contestPR Web (press release)

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Sixteenth Street Baptist Church will host 'Letter from Birmingham Jail' panel ... - al.com

Mon, 04/08/2013 - 16:11

Sixteenth Street Baptist Church will host 'Letter from Birmingham Jail' panel ...
al.com
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Sixteenth Street Baptist Church, the meeting place of civil rights rallies led by the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. just before his arrest in 1963, will host a panel discussion of King's "Letter from Birmingham Jail." The discussion ...

The Birmingham Sessions: Josh Brown (video) - The Birmingham News - al.com

Mon, 04/08/2013 - 12:07

The Birmingham Sessions: Josh Brown (video)
The Birmingham News - al.com
The Birmingham Sessions | Josh Brown Birmingham, Alabama -- The Birmingham Sessions | Josh Brown performs "Long Long Way From You" backstage at the Bottletree Cafe. (Tamika Moore | tmoore@al.com). Print · Mary Colurso | mcolurso@al.com ...