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Structural 'security issues' subject of Birmingham Airport Authority's special ... - al.com (blog)

Sat, 03/23/2013 - 15:32

Structural 'security issues' subject of Birmingham Airport Authority's special ...
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BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- The Birmingham Airport Authority has convened its special meeting one day after a fatal airport sign collapse, citing structural "security issues," board President Gaynell Hendricks said. The meeting -- originally scheduled for 9 ...

Kansas boy killed in Birmingham airport sign collapse remembered as bright ... - al.com (blog)

Sat, 03/23/2013 - 03:20

Kansas boy killed in Birmingham airport sign collapse remembered as bright ...
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BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - A 10-year-old boy who died today after he and several of his family members were trapped under a fallen flight information sign at Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport is being remembered tonight as a boy full of life ...

Alabama Supreme Court denies man's request to get back $178858 seized in ... - al.com (blog)

Fri, 03/22/2013 - 22:48

Alabama Supreme Court denies man's request to get back $178858 seized in ...
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View/Post Comments. Cash.jpeg.JPG. BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - The Alabama Supreme Court says a man can't get back nearly $178,858 in cash Birmingham police and federal drug agents seized after they arrested him on a drug trafficking charge in 2006.
DOJ opposes Supreme Court considering Ala. lawAlabama's News Leader
Court denies request to return cash seized in raidAlabama's13.com

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One child dead after sign collapse at Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International ... - al.com (blog)

Fri, 03/22/2013 - 21:04

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One child dead after sign collapse at Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International ...
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BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - One of four children injured when a Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport flight information sign fell on a family today has died. The Jefferson County Coroner's Office confirmed they received a call a short time ago from ...

Blue Angels flying away over Margaritaville in Today in Pictures - al.com (blog)

Fri, 03/22/2013 - 05:21

Blue Angels flying away over Margaritaville in Today in Pictures
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Blue Angels flying away over Margaritaville in Today in Pictures. Today in Pictures: March 22, 2013. View the Slideshow >>. (Gallery by The Associated Press). Mark Almond | malmond@al.com By Mark Almond | malmond@al.com The Birmingham News ...

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All but 220 have power restored after Monday's storms (updated) - al.com (blog)

Fri, 03/22/2013 - 03:21

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All but 220 have power restored after Monday's storms (updated)
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(Joe Songer/jsonger@al.com). BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Only 220 Alabama Power customers, most of them in areas of east Alabama hit hardest by Monday's severe storms, were still in the dark as of 10 p.m. Thursday, the company said in a news release.
Birmingham traffic and gas report: Tuesday, March 19, 2013The Birmingham News - al.com (blog)
Alabama Power continues working to restore serviceAlabama's News Leader
Alabama Power crews still working to restore electricityWBRC
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Efforts to obtain Congressional Gold Medal for Birmingham's 'four little girls ... - al.com (blog)

Thu, 03/21/2013 - 21:35

Efforts to obtain Congressional Gold Medal for Birmingham's 'four little girls ...
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girls.jpg A plaque outside of the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Ala., shows the four girls who were killed in a 1963 bombing at the church. (AP Photo/Birmingham News, FILE). BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- More than 290 members of Congress ...
16th Street Baptist Church Bombing victims to be honoredAlabama's13.com

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Birmingham has a connection to Bill Battle, who will be recommended to be next ... - al.com

Thu, 03/21/2013 - 21:15

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Birmingham has a connection to Bill Battle, who will be recommended to be next ...
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"I had a chance to see him in a work environment and then certainly watching his successful career as head of Collegiate Marketing Services," the former BSC president said. "I think he'll be an excellent choice at Alabama. I am grateful to know him and ...
Alabama president to recommend Battle as ADAlabama's News Leader
Paul Finebaum on Mal Moore's legacy: 'One of the seminal figures' in ...The Huntsville Times - al.com
UA Athletics Director Moore steps downBirmingham Business Journal
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UAB, Birmingham Barons in talks to host Blazer baseball games at new Regions ... - The Huntsville Times - al.com

Thu, 03/21/2013 - 18:20

UAB, Birmingham Barons in talks to host Blazer baseball games at new Regions ...
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Regions Field opens this year for the Birmingham Barons, and the plan is for UAB to play some home baseball games starting next season. AL.com file photo. BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - If the schedule works out, UAB's baseball team will play as many games ...

Alabama teens petition Legislature to repeal anti-homosexuality language in ... - al.com (blog)

Thu, 03/21/2013 - 18:14

Alabama teens petition Legislature to repeal anti-homosexuality language in ...
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Alabama teens petition Legislature to repeal anti-homosexuality language in sex ed law. Kyle Whitmire | kwhitmire@al.com By Kyle Whitmire | kwhitmire@al.com The Birmingham News on March 21, 2013 at 1:11 PM, updated March 21, 2013 at 2:07 PM. Print ...
Students seek to repeal Alabama law forcing teachers to say homosexuality is ...Washington Post (blog)
Students lead effort to repeal Alabama law requiring teachers say being gay is ...Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)

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Alabama Power focuses on east Alabama after restoring power to metro ... - al.com (blog)

Thu, 03/21/2013 - 14:27

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Alabama Power focuses on east Alabama after restoring power to metro ...
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Some 9,400 people in east Alabama communities are still without power Thursday following severe storms on Monday, but Alabamians in the metro Birmingham area and in areas west of Birmingham now have electricity, Alabama Power says. In an update ...

Four food groups recommended for healthy eyes. Carrots? - al.com (blog)

Thu, 03/21/2013 - 14:09

Four food groups recommended for healthy eyes. Carrots?
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eyeglasses1.JPG Food and nutrients can help with AMD and cataracts but can't help near- and far-sightedness. See your optometrist. (FILE). BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Eat your carrots, mom always said, and you can see better. In the dark even. Really? Well ...

Birmingham school administrators discuss elementary school consolidation with ... - al.com (blog)

Thu, 03/21/2013 - 03:19

Birmingham school administrators discuss elementary school consolidation with ...
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The consolidation of Norwood and Lewis elementary schools into the former Kirby Middle School building was added to a budget-cutting plan just before the Birmingham Board of Education approved March 12, and no public meetings were held in the area ...

Jefferson County, creditors to meet with federal court mediator next month in ... - al.com (blog)

Thu, 03/21/2013 - 02:04

Jefferson County, creditors to meet with federal court mediator next month in ...
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BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Jefferson County and both sewer and non-sewer creditors will meet in Atlanta next month with a federal appeals court mediator to discuss how to resolve the county's historic bankruptcy filing, al.com/The Birmingham News has ...
Rep. John Rogers to discuss his solutions to Jefferson County's fiscal crisis ...The Birmingham News - al.com (blog)
Jefferson County Appeals Court Sets Mandatory Talk DatesBloomberg

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Alabama income tax rate compares favorably to neighboring states - Birmingham Business Journal

Wed, 03/20/2013 - 19:42

Alabama income tax rate compares favorably to neighboring states
Birmingham Business Journal
Alabama's state income tax rate of 5 percent ranks the state about middle of the pack in the U.S., according to the latest study from the Tax Foundation. The highest income tax rate in the country belongs to California, at 13.3 percent. At the other ...

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Report: Alabama road conditions cost drivers $530M a year in vehicle repairs - al.com (blog)

Wed, 03/20/2013 - 19:10

Report: Alabama road conditions cost drivers $530M a year in vehicle repairs
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BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- One-quarter of the state's public roads are in "poor" or "mediocre" shape, and driving them costs Alabamians more than $500 million per year in vehicle repairs, a nationwide civil engineering study concluded. The same study also ...

Bobby Horton: Music, Migration and Industrial Birmingham at Vulcan Park - Press-Register - al.com

Wed, 03/20/2013 - 18:11

Bobby Horton: Music, Migration and Industrial Birmingham at Vulcan Park
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Horton, a Birmingham multi-instrumentalist, will perform blues and gospel taken from Alabama's Black Belt region. The show will explore the relationship between the countryside and the city, and historical commentary will be made by Horton as he ...

Esperanza Spalding to perform April 15 at Birmingham's Alys Stephens Center ... - The Birmingham News - al.com

Wed, 03/20/2013 - 17:27

Esperanza Spalding to perform April 15 at Birmingham's Alys Stephens Center ...
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Spalding.jpg Esperanza Spalding's 2013 tour includes dates in Asia and the United States. She'll play on April 12 with Wayne Shorter in Nashville, for example, and make an Aug. 3 appearance at the Newport Jazz Festival. (Esperanza Spalding Facebook ...

Civil rights activist, Birmingham native Angela Davis set to speak - al.com (blog)

Wed, 03/20/2013 - 15:39

Civil rights activist, Birmingham native Angela Davis set to speak
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Angela Davis.jpg Civil rights activist Angela Yvonne Davis will speak in Birmingham, Alabama, on March 30, 2013, at Sixth Avenue Baptist Church. BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Civil rights activist Angela Davis, a Birmingham native, will speak Saturday, March ...

The Boost: Shooting of teen in Railroad Park stirs some Birminghamians to ... - al.com (blog)

Wed, 03/20/2013 - 13:27

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The Boost: Shooting of teen in Railroad Park stirs some Birminghamians to ...
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... March 18, 2003 search warrant execution. In Birmingham in 1963, the U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Alabama asked for an FBI investigation into allegations that Alabama football coach Paul "Bear" Bryant rigged the 1962 Alabama-Georgia game.
Crowd gathers in Railroad Park for vigil in remembrance of 15-year-old ...The Birmingham News - al.com (blog)
Council Extra: Birmingham leader says profiling ok to save lives, proposes ...Alabama's13.com

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