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Recycling center in Birmingham accepting glass again after forming partnership ... - The Birmingham News - al.com

Wed, 06/12/2013 - 11:10

Recycling center in Birmingham accepting glass again after forming partnership ...
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BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- After almost a month without glass recycling, Birmingham-area residents finally have a place to take bottles where they won't end up in a landfill. The Alabama Environmental Council on Monday announced it had begun accepting ...

Ed Richardson overrides Birmingham Board of Education vote related to ... - The Birmingham News - al.com

Wed, 06/12/2013 - 06:10

Ed Richardson overrides Birmingham Board of Education vote related to ...
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Birmingham BOE 6-11-13.JPG View full sizeBirmingham City Schools Superintendent Craig Witherspoon, former state superintendent Ed Richardson, Birmingham Board of Education President April Williams, Vice President Brian Giattina and board member ...

1 injured in shooting off Princeton Avenue Southwest in Birmingham - The Birmingham News - al.com

Tue, 06/11/2013 - 21:56

1 injured in shooting off Princeton Avenue Southwest in Birmingham
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Princeton shooting June 11.JPG View full sizeBirmingham police officers investigate an afternoon shooting near Princeton Avenue and 6th Street Southwest in Birmingham Tuesday, June 11, 2013. One man was injured, but an officer at the scene said his ...

Alabama credit unions see positive 1Q - Birmingham Business Journal

Tue, 06/11/2013 - 19:22

Alabama credit unions see positive 1Q
Birmingham Business Journal
Alabama credit unions' grew loans, assets, membership and other essential metrics in the first quarter over the prior year, according to a new analysis of data from the National Credit Union Administration. Total loans outstanding grew 3.5 percent ...

100 officers storm Birmingham's Southtown housing projects in drug raids ... - al.com (blog)

Tue, 06/11/2013 - 18:37

100 officers storm Birmingham's Southtown housing projects in drug raids ...
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BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - More than 100 police officers and agents stormed the Southtown public housing community this morning to carry out seven simultaneous drug raids in what Birmingham Police Chief A.C. Roper said is a first for the department.

Birmingham MLS changes name, launches website - Birmingham Business Journal

Tue, 06/11/2013 - 17:31

Birmingham MLS changes name, launches website
Birmingham Business Journal
Greater Alabama MLS. Birmingham Area MLS rolled out this morning a new name, Greater Alabama MLS, along with this new logo and a website. Ryan Poe: Reporter- Birmingham Business Journal: Email | Twitter | Google+. The Birmingham Area Multiple ...

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Massive police raid underway at Birmingham's Southtown public housing ... - The Birmingham News - al.com

Tue, 06/11/2013 - 15:36

Massive police raid underway at Birmingham's Southtown public housing ...
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More than 100 officers and agents from the Birmingham Police Department, the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office hit the projects about 10:15 a.m. after repeated complaints from residents of drug dealing in their ...
6 arrested in Birmingham drug raidAlabama's13.com
Police serve search warrants in Southtown Housing CommunityWBRC

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Birmingham traffic and gas report: Tuesday, June 11, 2013 - al.com (blog)

Tue, 06/11/2013 - 12:27

Birmingham traffic and gas report: Tuesday, June 11, 2013
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(Stock photo). BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Traffic congestion gradually building across the area. Interstate 20 eastbound reopened Monday evening. Westbound work will begin after the July 4th holiday, according to the Alabama Department of Transportation.

Cornerstone Schools of Alabama becomes Birmingham's first IB elementary school - CBS42

Mon, 06/10/2013 - 18:48

Cornerstone Schools of Alabama becomes Birmingham's first IB elementary school
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) – Cornerstone Schools of Alabama has become Birmingham's first school to be accepted as a International Baccalaureate Primary Years school. The school spent three years as an IB Candidate School, all while meeting standards ...
Cornerstone School celebrates becoming the first International Baccalaureate ...The Birmingham News - al.com
Cornerstone Schools of Alabama officials report their system has brought ...Alabama's13.com

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15th Annual 5k Pig Run set for Saturday in downtown Birmingham - The Birmingham News - al.com

Mon, 06/10/2013 - 16:03

15th Annual 5k Pig Run set for Saturday in downtown Birmingham
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BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - The Birmingham Police Department will host the 15th Annual Alabama Law Enforcement 5k Pig Run downtown on Saturday. Runners from throughout the state will take part in the run that benefits the Special Olympics of Alabama, ...

Local groups provides children bike helmets in Birmingham - Alabama's13.com

Mon, 06/10/2013 - 14:27

Local groups provides children bike helmets in Birmingham
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Hundreds of Children in Birmingham will be a lot safer today when they ride bikes over the summer. On Monday, June 10th, Alabama Forever and Nomberg Law firm will distribute 360 bike helmets. The distribution will be conducted through the City of ...

Birmingham traffic and gas report: Monday, June 10, 2013 - The Birmingham News - al.com

Mon, 06/10/2013 - 12:39

Birmingham traffic and gas report: Monday, June 10, 2013
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BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Scattered showers and thunderstorms moving through the metro area this morning, causing slick roadways. 8:31 a.m.: Center and left lanes reportedly blocked along I-65 southbound by a crash between University Boulevard and ...

The Birmingham Sessions: Michael Warren (video) - The Birmingham News - al.com

Mon, 06/10/2013 - 12:29

The Birmingham Sessions: Michael Warren (video)
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The Birmingham Sessions | Michael Warren The Birmingham Sessions | Michael Warren performs "Oh My My" backstage at the Bottletree Cafe. (Tamika Moore | tmoore@al.com). BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Born and raised in Hoover. Got his start on the ...

'Sugar daddy' billboard raises eyebrows, concern in Birmingham - The Birmingham News - al.com

Mon, 06/10/2013 - 01:44

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'Sugar daddy' billboard raises eyebrows, concern in Birmingham
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BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- A newly-installed billboard near the Birmingham airport is raising eyebrows—not because of what it shows, but because of what it says. ArrangementFinders.com's billboard, which was put up on June 8, encourages cash-strapped ...
Ala. residents concerned over suggestive billboardAlabama's13.com
Billboard concerns Alabama residentsTuscaloosa Magazine
Sugar daddy billboard ad causes outrage. Need a summer job?scallywagandvagabond

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Birmingham competes for 'All America City' recognition via YouTube (video) - The Birmingham News - al.com

Mon, 06/10/2013 - 01:17

Birmingham competes for 'All America City' recognition via YouTube (video)
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BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- The city of Birmingham is hoping to win recognition in the All America City Award Competition hosted by the National Civic League. This week, Birmingham-area residents are asked to visit the city's YouTube page and watch the ...

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Birmingham's Jazz in the Park cancels show tonight at Avondale Park - The Birmingham News - al.com

Sun, 06/09/2013 - 22:51

Birmingham's Jazz in the Park cancels show tonight at Avondale Park
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BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Jazz in the Park has canceled its first concert of the season at Birmingham's Avondale Park. The free series, organized by Magic City Smooth Jazz, was set for today at 6 p.m, with guitarist Chris Standring and the RAW Jazz Trio ...

Once dying, Birmingham is suddenly hot (photos, links, poll) - The Birmingham News - al.com

Sun, 06/09/2013 - 20:14

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Once dying, Birmingham is suddenly hot (photos, links, poll)
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BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - It feels like Birmingham finally is emerging from the shadows cast by the ugly racial violence of 1963. Long haunted by black-and-white newsreel footage of the fire hoses and police dogs city leaders turned on blacks demonstrating ...
Once dying, Birmingham is suddenly hotJamestown Sun

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At 35, Natyananda dance troupe a Birmingham cultural treasure (dance review) - The Birmingham News - al.com

Sun, 06/09/2013 - 16:41

At 35, Natyananda dance troupe a Birmingham cultural treasure (dance review)
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BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Natyananda, the Birmingham dance troupe founded by Sheila Rubin in 1978, celebrated its 35th anniversary Saturday with a stunning display of Bharatanatyam, the classical dance tradition that originated in South India 2,000 ...

Leeds' Chandler Champion crowned Miss Alabama 2013 in Birmingham (photos) - The Birmingham News - al.com

Sun, 06/09/2013 - 03:28

Leeds' Chandler Champion crowned Miss Alabama 2013 in Birmingham (photos)
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Leeds' Chandler Champion crowned Miss Alabama 2013 in Birmingham (photos). Miss Leeds Area Chandler Champion is crowned Miss Alabama 2013 June 8, 2013. View the Slideshow >>. (Gallery by Tamika Moore | tmoore@al.com). Print · Mia Watkins ...

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Alabama Supreme Court declines to review cases in 3 Birmingham area slayings - The Birmingham News - al.com

Sat, 06/08/2013 - 18:07

Alabama Supreme Court declines to review cases in 3 Birmingham area slayings
The Birmingham News - al.com
The Alabama Supreme Court this week denied the requests of three central Alabama defendants - one convicted of capital murder, one who pleaded guilty to manslaughter and one convicted of manslaughter - who sought reviews of their cases.