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Forecast: A high near 61 dropping to 28 overnight in Birmingham Wednesday - al.com (blog)

Wed, 03/20/2013 - 11:17

Forecast: A high near 61 dropping to 28 overnight in Birmingham Wednesday
al.com (blog)
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Wednesday will eventually turn into a clear day, but it will take some time to get there. We can expect a high in the low 60s today, and then a significant drop overnight to below freezing, according to the National Weather Service.

Birmingham traffic and gas report: Wednesday, March 20, 2013 - The Birmingham News - al.com (blog)

Wed, 03/20/2013 - 11:00

Birmingham traffic and gas report: Wednesday, March 20, 2013
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BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- A few crashes have been reported across the region as traffic volumes gradually increase. 8:38 a.m.: A crash along I-20/59 eastbound has blocked the right lane near Arkadelphia Road. Elsewhere on I-20/59, westbound traffic is ...

None injured in North Birmingham apartment fire - al.com (blog)

Wed, 03/20/2013 - 04:10

None injured in North Birmingham apartment fire
al.com (blog)
North Birmingham apartment fire.JPG Birmingham Fire and Rescue responded a fire Tuesday night on 19th Street North. There were no injuries and only one apartment had fire damage. (Jon Reed/jreed@al.com). BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - An apartment fire ...

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Gadsden, Jacksonville, Oneonta residents could be without power until ... - al.com (blog)

Tue, 03/19/2013 - 23:39

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Gadsden, Jacksonville, Oneonta residents could be without power until ...
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BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Most Alabama Power customers in the Birmingham area who lost power during Monday's severe weather should have service by midnight, the company said Tuesday, but many in hard-hit areas such as Oneonta, Gadsden and ...
Birmingham traffic and gas report: Tuesday, March 19, 2013The Birmingham News - al.com (blog)
Alabama Power crews still working to restore electricityWBRC
Alabama Power crews make progress in restoring powerAlabama's13.com
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Birmingham City Councilman calls for more police checkpoints following deadly ... - al.com (blog)

Tue, 03/19/2013 - 21:29

Birmingham City Councilman calls for more police checkpoints following deadly ...
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BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- A Birmingham City councilman is calling for more aggressive police action, including vehicle checkpoints, following the deadly weekend shooting at Railroad Park. Councilman Steven Hoyt made his request during today's council ...

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Study: Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport construction could have ... - al.com (blog)

Tue, 03/19/2013 - 12:20

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Study: Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport construction could have ...
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New Birmingham-Shuttlesworth Airport terminal opens BIRMINGHAM, Alabama-- The completed first phase of Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport's $201 million terminal modernization project opened to the public at 4:30 a.m. Wednesday.
Storms delay BHM flights, knock out power to nearly 190KBirmingham Business Journal

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Birmingham traffic and gas report: Tuesday, March 19, 2013 - The Birmingham News - al.com (blog)

Tue, 03/19/2013 - 11:32

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Birmingham traffic and gas report: Tuesday, March 19, 2013
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View/Post Comments. Pinson traffic.jpg (Mark Almond/malmond@al.com. BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Power outages from Monday afternoon's severe weather may impact Tuesday commutes with traffic signal outages in outlying areas. Alabama Power reports ...
Storms knock out power across Birmingham areaal.com (blog)
Alabama Power crews still working to restore electricityWBRC
Gulf Power Lends A Helpful Hand After Alabama StormsNorthEscambia.com
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Alabama scores "F" for health care costs transparency - Birmingham Business Journal

Tue, 03/19/2013 - 09:57

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Alabama scores "F" for health care costs transparency
Birmingham Business Journal
Alabama was one of 29 states that made that score on a health care price transparency report released by the Catalyst for Payment Reform, a nonprofit group comprised of businesses that aim to improve how individuals and businesses pay for health care.
Alabama gets an "F" on how well it delivers medical pricing information to ...al.com (blog)

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Purchases outnumber refinances in Alabama mortgages - Birmingham Business Journal (blog)

Tue, 03/19/2013 - 09:57

Purchases outnumber refinances in Alabama mortgages
Birmingham Business Journal (blog)
Alabama's job growth has been encouraging, and people are starting to feel more optimistic about the economy,” said Mortgage Marvel COO Rick Allen in a statement. “With the improvements in the housing market, it could well be that people want to buy ...

Verizon makes big investment in Alabama - Birmingham Business Journal

Tue, 03/19/2013 - 09:57

Verizon makes big investment in Alabama
Birmingham Business Journal
The wireless provider expanded its 4G LTE network across the state into 216 new cities and towns last year, bringing the total to 369. "Our 4G LTE network is revolutionizing the way Alabamians communicate and conduct business. Today, over 88 percent of ...
Verizon Wireless Blazed New High-Speed Network Across Alabama In 2012PR Newswire (press release)

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Birmingham's Changing Times Lounge killer dies on Death Row - al.com (blog)

Mon, 03/18/2013 - 21:59

Birmingham's Changing Times Lounge killer dies on Death Row
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BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Andrew Anthony Apicella, one of two men sentenced to death in the 1994 execution-style murders of five people at the Changing Times Lounge in Birmingham, died this afternoon in prison. Apicella was pronounced dead at 2:04 ...
2nd inmate from Birmingham killings dies in prisonWZTV

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Birmingham's Highlands Bar and Grill named James Beard finalist for fifth year ... - The Birmingham News - al.com

Mon, 03/18/2013 - 16:25

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Birmingham's Highlands Bar and Grill named James Beard finalist for fifth year ...
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BIRMINGHAM, Alabama – For the fifth year in a row, Birmingham chef Frank Stitt's Highlands Bar and Grill is one of five finalists for the James Beard Foundation Award for the most outstanding restaurant in America. The James Beard finalists were ...
Will fifth time be the charm for Highlands Bar and Grill at the 2013 James ...al.com

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Birmingham traffic and gas report: Monday, March 18, 2013 - al.com (blog)

Mon, 03/18/2013 - 11:08

Birmingham traffic and gas report: Monday, March 18, 2013
al.com (blog)
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Traffic volumes gradually increasing, with rain being reported across the far northwestern Alabama expected to reach the city this afternoon. Drivers should expect lighter than usual traffic volumes today because of Spring Break ...