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Birmingham traffic and gas report: Thursday, June 20, 2013 - The Birmingham News - al.com

Thu, 06/20/2013 - 17:51

Birmingham traffic and gas report: Thursday, June 20, 2013
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BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Traffic volumes building across metro Birmingham as the morning rush hour reaches its midpoint. It's National Dump the Pump Day, and the Birmingham-Jefferson County Transit Authority is offering free MAX bus rides all day.

(Make-A-Wish Alabama) - The Birmingham News - al.com

Thu, 06/20/2013 - 17:29

(Make-A-Wish Alabama)
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BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Tonight, Iron City will rock to life with the sounds of one of our own: Birmingham's Within Reason. The four-man rock group made headlines earlier this year when they secured a first-place finish in the national "Grammy Live: The ...

ALDOT plan for downtown Birmingham could doom dome, BJCC expansion - The Birmingham News - al.com

Thu, 06/20/2013 - 15:27

ALDOT plan for downtown Birmingham could doom dome, BJCC expansion
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BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- An Alabama Department of Transportation plan to reconfigure Interstate 20/59 and adjacent roads in downtown Birmingham could make a domed stadium or new multipurpose facility at the Birmingham Jefferson Convention ...

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Birmingham Mayor William Bell presenting 'All-America City' celebration - The Birmingham News - al.com

Thu, 06/20/2013 - 10:02

Birmingham Mayor William Bell presenting 'All-America City' celebration
The Birmingham News - al.com
Bell had little to say during the exchange but defended the city's work to earn the designation. He declined to comment on Royal's statements after the meeting. In an interview with AL.com/The Birmingham News before Tuesday's meeting, Faush stressed ...

Forecast: Clear, mild Wednesday night expected in Birmingham - al.com (blog)

Thu, 06/20/2013 - 01:08

Forecast: Clear, mild Wednesday night expected in Birmingham
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Wednesday night should be clear and mild in the Birmingham area, with lows in the upper 60s, according to the National Weather Service. Thursday is expected to be hot, with highs around 90, and there's a chance of afternoon showers and storms.

Jury finds Birmingham man not guilty in 2009 shooting death - al.com (blog)

Wed, 06/19/2013 - 21:45

Jury finds Birmingham man not guilty in 2009 shooting death
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BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - A jury this afternoon found a 22-year-old Birmingham man not guilty of murder in the 2009 shooting death of another man. The jury issued its verdict in the case of Korde Lorodius Turner about 3:30 p.m., following a two-day trial ...

'Veep' comes to Birmingham? Only if serious drugs are involved (video) - The Birmingham News - al.com

Wed, 06/19/2013 - 03:51

'Veep' comes to Birmingham? Only if serious drugs are involved (video)
The Birmingham News - al.com
But let's look on the bright side: Birmingham got name-checked in a fairly significant way on "Running," the penultimate episode of the show's second season. Even better, the actor delivering the lines on HBO -- the brilliantly goofy Tony Hale ...

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How The Civil Rights Movement Was Covered In Birmingham - NPR

Wed, 06/19/2013 - 00:06

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How The Civil Rights Movement Was Covered In Birmingham
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As the Civil Rights Movement was unfolding across the US in 1963, the entire nation had its eyes on climactic events taking place in Southern cities like Birmingham, Ala., and Jackson, Miss. But there's a stark difference between how the national press ...
The downtown I-20/59 project deserves state interestThe Birmingham News - al.com
A Look Back At How Newspapers Covered The Civil Rights MovementWisconsin Public Radio News

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Mother of abducted Birmingham 10-month-old: "I feel helpless. I'm angry as ... - al.com (blog)

Tue, 06/18/2013 - 21:11

Mother of abducted Birmingham 10-month-old: "I feel helpless. I'm angry as ...
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BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Family members of a 10-month-old boy abducted by his teen neighbor are frantically searching for the baby. More than a dozen relatives and friends gathered at the family's home in the Loveman Village public housing community ...

Jefferson County, Birmingham parents left with little time to make choices - The Birmingham News - al.com

Tue, 06/18/2013 - 20:18

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Jefferson County, Birmingham parents left with little time to make choices
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BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- The Alabama Department of Education released a list of 78 schools designated as failing under the Alabama Accountability Act, leaving parents with children in those schools little time to sort among their options. "I am a bit ...
Birmingham superintendent defends school performance after state releases ...al.com (blog)
Birmingham Schools Superintendent reacts to failing schools listCBS42
Alabama's new tax credits limited to transfersAlabama's News Leader
Alabama's13.com -WBHM -Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
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Wells Fargo invites 1800 mortgage-delinquent Birmingham customers to ... - The Birmingham News - al.com

Tue, 06/18/2013 - 19:12

Wells Fargo invites 1800 mortgage-delinquent Birmingham customers to ...
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BIRMINGHAM, Alabama – Wells Fargo & Co., the biggest home mortgage lender in the Birmingham market, has invited 1,800 of its customers who are delinquent on their home loans to a debt workshop Thursday at the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention ...

Authorities searching for infant abducted by teen girl in Birmingham - The Birmingham News - al.com

Tue, 06/18/2013 - 18:16

Authorities searching for infant abducted by teen girl in Birmingham
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BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Authorities are searching for a 14-year-old girl who kidnapped an infant in Birmingham. The abduction happened early Monday, according to a Missing Child Alert issued today by the Alabama Department of Public Safety.
Ala authorities on lookout for infant boy and teenSunHerald.com
Missing Child Alert from BirminghamWALA-TV FOX10
Missing Child Alert: Infant abducted by teen in Birmingham areaWSFA
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Birmingham City Council unanimously - and quietly - opposes 'Sugar Daddy ... - The Birmingham News - al.com (blog)

Tue, 06/18/2013 - 17:40

Birmingham City Council unanimously - and quietly - opposes 'Sugar Daddy ...
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sugardaddy.jpg A controversial billboard advertising an online dating service is shown off of Messer Airport Highway in Birmingham, Ala., Wednesday, June 12, 2013. (Mark Almond/malmond@al.com). BIRMINGHAM, Alabama --- The Birmingham City ...

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Birmingham traffic and gas report: Tuesday, June 18, 2013 - The Birmingham News - al.com

Tue, 06/18/2013 - 11:47

Birmingham traffic and gas report: Tuesday, June 18, 2013
The Birmingham News - al.com
Congestion delays continue along U.S. 280 between Alabama 119 through I-459 to Mountain Brook, with a crash scene still active near Colonnade Drive. The crash is impacting merging traffic from the I-459 southbound flyover to U.S. 280 eastbound.

Birmingham outperforms most metro areas in creation of STEM jobs - The Birmingham News - al.com

Mon, 06/17/2013 - 20:50

Birmingham outperforms most metro areas in creation of STEM jobs
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BIRMINGHAM, Alabama – An unusually high proportion of jobs in metro Birmingham are so-called STEM jobs that offer relatively high wages, a report by the Brookings Institution indicates. About 21 percent of all jobs in the seven-county metropolitan area ...

Bruce Springsteen concert film coming to Birmingham, Huntsville, Tuscaloosa ... - The Birmingham News - al.com

Mon, 06/17/2013 - 20:13

Bruce Springsteen concert film coming to Birmingham, Huntsville, Tuscaloosa ...
The Birmingham News - al.com
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama – The Boss is coming to Alabama. Well, at least to a theater near some of us. The Bruce Springsteen concert film "Springsteen and I" will be shown in Birmingham, Huntsville and Tuscaloosa area theaters, as well as nearly 500 other ...

Alabama Booksmith brings Khaled Hosseini to Birmingham for an evening of ... - The Birmingham News - al.com

Sat, 06/15/2013 - 13:18

Alabama Booksmith brings Khaled Hosseini to Birmingham for an evening of ...
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We're fortunate to have Jake Reiss and the Alabama Booksmith in Birmingham. Reiss puts on great programs, but this one with Hosseini may be his best yet, and it is a remarkable bargain. Besides hearing from Hosseini, folks who attend the Sunday evening ...

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Forecast: Warm, sunny weekend expected in Birmingham - The Birmingham News - al.com

Sat, 06/15/2013 - 10:45

Forecast: Warm, sunny weekend expected in Birmingham
The Birmingham News - al.com
Saturday and the weekend are expected to be warm and mostly clear in the Birmingham area, with just a 20 percent chance of showers or storms Sunday afternoon, according to the National Weather Service. The weather should be clear for Trunkstock at ...

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Morning crash injures 2 Birmingham firefighters (updated) - The Birmingham News - al.com

Sat, 06/15/2013 - 02:57

Morning crash injures 2 Birmingham firefighters (updated)
The Birmingham News - al.com
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Two Birmingham firefighters and another person were injured in a morning crash in eastern Birmingham. Rescue 28, an ambulance, was en route to a call when it was involved in a wreck on Roebuck Parkway at Roebuck Drive ...
Birmingham fire claims life of 73-year-old manAlabama's13.com

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No sugar daddies welcome: Birmingham councilman pushes to bring down racy ... - The Birmingham News - al.com

Sat, 06/15/2013 - 02:34

No sugar daddies welcome: Birmingham councilman pushes to bring down racy ...
The Birmingham News - al.com
sugardaddy.jpg A controversial billboard advertising an online dating service is shown off of Messer Airport Highway in Birmingham, Ala., Wednesday, June 12, 2013. (Mark Almond/malmond@al.com). BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- The Birmingham City Council ...

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