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Hinchcliffe reduced to spectator role in Alabama - News & Observer

Mon, 04/08/2013 - 00:21

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Hinchcliffe reduced to spectator role in Alabama
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Tweet · 0 Comments E-mail Print. IndyCar Alabama Auto Racing. James Hinchcliffe, left, gives a fist pump to teammate Ryan Hunter-Reay after Hunter-Reay won the IndyCar Series Grand Prix of Alabama auto race in Birmingham, Ala., Sunday, April 7, 2013.
IZOD IndyCar Series at Barber Motorsports Park Photo GallerySB Nation

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Birmingham-Southern College performs today at Bluff Park UMC - The Huntsville Times - al.com

Sun, 04/07/2013 - 15:37

Birmingham-Southern College performs today at Bluff Park UMC
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BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Fresh from its spring tour, the 35-voice Birmingham-Southern College Concert Choir will perform a free concert today, April 7, at 4 p.m. at Bluff Park United Methodist Church, 733 Valley St. in Hoover. BSC professor Lester Seigel ...

Police investigating shooting in southwest Birmingham - al.com (blog)

Sun, 04/07/2013 - 00:05

Police investigating shooting in southwest Birmingham
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BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - One person was shot and another was injured on the southwest side of Birmingham this afternoon. Dispatchers with the West Precinct said a male was shot and was transported to the hospital, but they did not have any details ...

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Asian culture is celebrated at a Birmingham festival (photos, video) - The Birmingham News - al.com (blog)

Sat, 04/06/2013 - 21:40

Asian culture is celebrated at a Birmingham festival (photos, video)
The Birmingham News - al.com (blog)
Birmingham Asian Cultures And Food Festival: April 6, 2013 BIRMINGHAM, Alabama--The Florida State University Balinese Dancers perform, Fusion Faction perform a Gujarat folk dance and Miki Farsky performs a Japanese umbrella and fan dance during ...

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Sales of Alabama-made autos inch upward in March - Birmingham Business Journal

Fri, 04/05/2013 - 22:15

Sales of Alabama-made autos inch upward in March
Birmingham Business Journal
But the year-to-date picture is grim for Mercedes' Alabama-made autos, whose sales are down 23 percent in the first quarter from the same quarter of last year. That's partly because the automaker has almost completely eliminated sales of the R-class ...

Report: Birmingham fourth-worst for business among 50 biggest Alabama cities - al.com

Fri, 04/05/2013 - 16:04

Report: Birmingham fourth-worst for business among 50 biggest Alabama cities
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BIRMINGHAM, Alabama – Birmingham is the fourth-worst city for business among Alabama's 50 largest municipalities according to a new ranking compiled by the nonprofit Alabama Policy Institute. Anniston, Prichard and Selma were the only cities to score ...

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Federal court agreement: Birmingham police get to test the 48-hour rule for ... - al.com (blog)

Fri, 04/05/2013 - 15:14

Federal court agreement: Birmingham police get to test the 48-hour rule for ...
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jail.jpg Birmingham police can hold a felony suspect for 48 hours without charging them under a temporary federal court agreement. City police have been restricted to 8 hours under a 1984 order. BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Birmingham police can hold felony ...

IndyCar driver Josef Newgarden speaks to Birmingham students at Alabama ... - The Huntsville Times - al.com

Fri, 04/05/2013 - 14:04

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IndyCar driver Josef Newgarden speaks to Birmingham students at Alabama ...
The Huntsville Times - al.com
"We are excited to have Alabama Power return as a partner of the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama," said Rick Humphrey, vice president of ZOOM Motorsports, in a press release."Their dedication to investing in the lives of future employees through the ...
Hunter-Reay beats Power for pole at BarberAnchorage Daily News
Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama 2013: Preview, Live Stream, Time and ...Bleacher Report
Ryan Hunter-Reay captures Grand Prix of Alabama poleSB Nation
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Longtime Birmingham business advocate selected to lead national organization - al.com (blog)

Fri, 04/05/2013 - 13:03

Longtime Birmingham business advocate selected to lead national organization
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He is also a founder and coordinator of the annual A.G. Gaston Conference, named after the famous Birmingham business icon. The conference brings together business leaders, authors and academics to discuss economic empowerment in minority ...

Birmingham traffic and gas report: Friday, April 5, 2013 - al.com (blog)

Fri, 04/05/2013 - 12:38

Birmingham traffic and gas report: Friday, April 5, 2013
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RAINY DAYS AND MONDAY 130114 The Birmingham News file photo/Joe Songer (jsonger@al.com). BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Commuters face slick roadways Friday morning as scattered light rain drifts across the metro area. (Follow @TrafficMike_BHM ...

A Q&A with education activist and Birmingham native Alma Powell on her ... - al.com (blog)

Fri, 04/05/2013 - 12:03

A Q&A with education activist and Birmingham native Alma Powell on her ...
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BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- On Thursday, Birmingham native Alma Powell returned to the Magic City to announce a series of 100 community meetings in cities across the country dedicated to accelerating a reduction in high school dropout rates. The goal of ...

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Birmingham underfunded pensions typical, finance director says, but city's ... - al.com (blog)

Thu, 04/04/2013 - 18:52

Birmingham underfunded pensions typical, finance director says, but city's ...
al.com (blog)
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Rating agencies have given high marks to the City of Birmingham's latest $72 million bond issue, but all of them made note that the city's two active pension systems have been underfunded in recent years. However, Birmingham ...

Birmingham Barons' inaugural game at Regions Field a sellout - The Huntsville Times - al.com

Thu, 04/04/2013 - 18:08

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Birmingham Barons' inaugural game at Regions Field a sellout
The Huntsville Times - al.com
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - A ticket to the first Birmingham Barons baseball game at Regions Field just got more precious with the announcement this morning that the game is a sellout. During the past few weeks, the Barons released previously withheld ...
Regions Field stadium sponsorship deal worth millions to city, Baronsal.com (blog)
Timeline: Michael Jordan, Bo Jackson, Reggie Jackson highlight minor league ...The Birmingham News - al.com
First game at Regions Field sold outAlabama's13.com

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Birmingham City Council president on national immigration panel - al.com (blog)

Thu, 04/04/2013 - 16:47

Birmingham City Council president on national immigration panel
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BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Birmingham City Council President Roderick Royal is in New Orleans taking part in a national roundtable on immigration and its impact on cities. Royal was invited to the conference presented by the Americas Society and Council ...

Birmingham traffic and gas report: Thursday, April 4, 2013 - al.com (blog)

Thu, 04/04/2013 - 11:05

Birmingham traffic and gas report: Thursday, April 4, 2013
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BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Light rain and slightly heavier rain overnight have caused slick highway conditions, contributing to several crashes across metro Birmingham. Conditions are ripe for hydroplaning, or spinning out as a result of the mix of oil ...

Birmingham man charged with capital murder in death of girlfriend's son, 4 - al.com (blog)

Wed, 04/03/2013 - 21:39

Birmingham man charged with capital murder in death of girlfriend's son, 4
al.com (blog)
16, Birmingham Police officers began investigating the death of Jamarion Swinnie, 4, who had been taken to Children's of Alabama by Birmingham Fire and Rescue, according to a news release by Birmingham Police Department spokesman Sgt. Johnny ...
Birmingham police make arrest in December homicide caseAlabama's13.com

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Second phase of Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport terminal ... - al.com (blog)

Wed, 04/03/2013 - 20:42

Second phase of Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport terminal ...
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Old airport terminal 040313.jpg A Transportation Security Administration officer walks the empty Concourse C facility Wednesday at Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport. Construction crews will begin dismantling and reconstructing the facility ...
Birmingham airport set to begin final phase of expansionAlabama's13.com

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Funeral set for Kansas boy killed in Birmingham airport sign collapse - The Birmingham News - al.com (blog)

Wed, 04/03/2013 - 16:29

Funeral set for Kansas boy killed in Birmingham airport sign collapse
The Birmingham News - al.com (blog)
lukebresette.jpg Luke Bresette, a 10-year-old Kansas native, was killed when a sign at the Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport fell on him and his family. The funeral for the Kansas boy killed when he was crushed by a collapsed ...

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2 dead in separate Birmingham car crashes - al.com (blog)

Wed, 04/03/2013 - 14:55

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2 dead in separate Birmingham car crashes
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Enlarge Joe Songer | jsonger@al.com BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- All lanes of Interstate 59 northbound near First Avenue North are shut down after a vehicle overturned, according to police reports.The wreck involved at least three vehicles. One of them is ...

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2002 Birmingham murder trial witness takes stand then says he doesn't want to ... - al.com (blog)

Wed, 04/03/2013 - 01:09

2002 Birmingham murder trial witness takes stand then says he doesn't want to ...
al.com (blog)
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Testimony in the trial of a man, charged with murder in the 2002 shooting death of another man, resumes Wednesday morning with a reluctant prosecution witness expected to take the witness stand. That key witness, a state inmate, ...