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Birmingham artist Dirk Walker wins $7500 grand prize in Energen competition - The Birmingham News - al.com

Fri, 03/29/2013 - 21:53

Birmingham artist Dirk Walker wins $7500 grand prize in Energen competition
The Birmingham News - al.com
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Dirk Walker has won the grand prize of $7,500 in the 2013 Energen Art Competition for his painting, "Life on Highland Avenue." Walker competed against 257 other artists from around the state, who submitted a total of 482 entries.

Lawyer: Abortions legally performed at Birmingham clinic and state shutdown ... - al.com (blog)

Fri, 03/29/2013 - 19:37

Lawyer: Abortions legally performed at Birmingham clinic and state shutdown ...
al.com (blog)
New Woman All Women Health Care 04.11.12 New Woman All Women Health Care facility in Birmingham, Ala., on Wednesday, April 11, 2012. (The Birmingham News / Michelle Campbell). BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Abortions are being legally performed at ...
Investigation determines Birmingham center provides abortionsBirmingham Business Journal

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Attorney General Luther Strange refuses to intervene in Birmingham railroad ... - al.com (blog)

Fri, 03/29/2013 - 18:15

Attorney General Luther Strange refuses to intervene in Birmingham railroad ...
al.com (blog)
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange will not intervene in citizens' dispute over Birmingham city approval of an expanded CSX rail line in their community. State Rep. John Rogers, D-Birmingham, sent Strange a letter earlier ...

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Alabama prep basketball stars film service message calling for peace in ... - Yahoo! Sports (blog)

Fri, 03/29/2013 - 17:51

Alabama prep basketball stars film service message calling for peace in ...
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As reported by MaxPreps, among other sources, Birmingham enlisted the help of three stars from the state champion Birmingham (Al.) Wenonah High basketball team. All State selections Justin Coleman, De'Runya Wilson and Isaiah Maston were all among ...

Alabama to have large health care costs increase - Birmingham Business Journal

Fri, 03/29/2013 - 16:32

Alabama to have large health care costs increase
Birmingham Business Journal
But since not all states, including Alabama, have announced plans to expand Medicaid coverage, the study also projected a different figure for the jump in average monthly costs for non-group members. That figure in Alabama is estimated to go from a ...

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Man shot multiple times in southwest Birmingham; suspect in custody - al.com (blog)

Fri, 03/29/2013 - 16:16

Man shot multiple times in southwest Birmingham; suspect in custody
al.com (blog)
Good friday shooting 1.jpg Cops surround the 5500 block of Jefferson Avenue following the shooting. Police have a suspect in custody and are sorting out details. (Carol Robinson/crobinson@al.com). BIRMINGHAM, Alabama-- Gunfire broke out today in ...

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Birmingham Waterworks Board's 'strong financial profile' prompts ratings upgrade - al.com (blog)

Fri, 03/29/2013 - 15:06

Birmingham Waterworks Board's 'strong financial profile' prompts ratings upgrade
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Birmingham Water Works Board.JPG This screen capture image of the Birmingham Water Works and Sewer Board web site shows links to its current bill payment methods. (The Birmingham News). BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Standard & Poor's Ratings ...

Birmingham airport board issues new statement, refuses questions after two ... - al.com (blog)

Thu, 03/28/2013 - 20:37

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Birmingham airport board issues new statement, refuses questions after two ...
al.com (blog)
Enlarge Joe Songer | jsonger@al.com BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- The Birmingham Airport Authority held a meeting to investigate the injuries and death caused by a flight information sign falling on members of a Kansas family last week. The meeting was ...

Abortion opponents picket Birmingham clinic calling for immediate shutdown - al.com (blog)

Thu, 03/28/2013 - 18:41

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Abortion opponents picket Birmingham clinic calling for immediate shutdown
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abortion protesters1.jpg Activist Jim Pinto (right) and other protesters stand outside clinic and call for its shutdown. (AL.com/Mike Oliver). BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Activist Jim Pinto flanked by about 15 other abortion opponents called on the state to ...
Alabama Seeks to Shut Down Abortion Biz Operating Without LicenseLifeNews.com
State files complaint to shut down abortion clinic for second timeAlabama's13.com
Alabama moves to shut down illegal abortion clinicLive Action News

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Birmingham Airport Authority holds meeting in executive session - al.com (blog)

Thu, 03/28/2013 - 18:22

Birmingham Airport Authority holds meeting in executive session
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Birmingham Airport Authority holds meeting in executive session BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- The Birmingham Airport Authority held a meeting to investigate the injuries and death caused by a flight information sign falling on members of a Kansas family last ...

Birmingham police intercept haul of Spice headed for the city's stores and streets - al.com (blog)

Thu, 03/28/2013 - 17:41

Birmingham police intercept haul of Spice headed for the city's stores and streets
al.com (blog)
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Police today seized $45,000 worth of synthetic marijuana being delivered to Birmingham, authorities said. Birmingham police said the investigation is ongoing so they declined to say where they got the haul of synthetic marijuana, ...

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Alabama credit unions continue strong reports (Video) - Birmingham Business Journal (blog)

Thu, 03/28/2013 - 01:54

Alabama credit unions continue strong reports (Video)
Birmingham Business Journal (blog)
Alabama credit unions had 1.83 million members in 2012 with 6,000 new members added in the fourth quarter, LSCU said, adding that it's a 3 percent membership growth rate, the 17th highest credit union growth rate in the country. Antrenise Cole covers ...

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Citing security concerns, Birmingham withholds airport documents - al.com (blog)

Wed, 03/27/2013 - 23:43

Citing security concerns, Birmingham withholds airport documents
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BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Citing security concerns, the City of Birmingham is withholding blueprints and other documents related to the Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport expansion until federal authorities give the city permission to make ...

Birmingham man convicted of murder in death of man who gave dying declarations - al.com (blog)

Wed, 03/27/2013 - 22:20

Birmingham man convicted of murder in death of man who gave dying declarations
al.com (blog)
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - A 23-year-old Birmingham man was convicted this afternoon of murder in the 2011 shooting death of another man, who had given the name of the person who shot him in dying declarations. Devin DeJarnett was convicted at the end ...

Birmingham lawyer offers cash reward in Railroad Park shooting - al.com (blog)

Wed, 03/27/2013 - 18:08

Birmingham lawyer offers cash reward in Railroad Park shooting
al.com (blog)
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Birmingham lawyer Eric Guster is offering a $1,000 cash reward for anyone with information that will lead homicide detec tives to the person who fired the shot that killed a 15-year-old boy in Railroad Park. "This young man has ...

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Birmingham man charged with capital murder in slaying of 2-year-old nephew - The Birmingham News - al.com (blog)

Wed, 03/27/2013 - 15:25

Birmingham man charged with capital murder in slaying of 2-year-old nephew
The Birmingham News - al.com (blog)
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - A man accused of fatally shooting his toddler nephew and wounding the boy's mother has been formally charged, police said today. Andre Boykins Jr. 24, is charged with capital murder in the death of 2-year-old Nazario Boykins.
Ala. man charged in fatal double shootingAlabama's News Leader
Man charged with capital murder in death of Birmingham toddlerAlabama's13.com

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Birmingham traffic and gas report: Wednesday, March 27, 2013 - al.com (blog)

Wed, 03/27/2013 - 11:15

Birmingham traffic and gas report: Wednesday, March 27, 2013
al.com (blog)
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- A few crashes along major highways have been reported as traffic volumes gradually build. 8:52 a.m.: I-459 delays easing somewhat. Southbound speeds of less than 40 mph from Grants Mill Road toward the Overton Road access ...

Sign that collapsed at Birmingham airport hadn't been inspected by city, state ... - al.com (blog)

Tue, 03/26/2013 - 21:16

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Sign that collapsed at Birmingham airport hadn't been inspected by city, state ...
al.com (blog)
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- City building and safety codes might ensure that foundations don't crack and roofs stay put, but signage doesn't fall within the scope of Birmingham inspections, city officials said. Federal involvement in Birmingham ...

Asian cultures come to Birmingham for 2013 festival (videos) - The Birmingham News - al.com

Tue, 03/26/2013 - 17:47

Asian cultures come to Birmingham for 2013 festival (videos)
The Birmingham News - al.com
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- As the Alabama Asian Cultures Foundation inches closer to establishing a permanent cultural center and Chinese garden in the Birmingham area, an annual fundraising event continues to drum up interest in the rich heritages on ...