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Brittany Howard exudes star power as the Alabama Shakes return to ... - The Birmingham News - al.com

Sat, 06/08/2013 - 09:53

Brittany Howard exudes star power as the Alabama Shakes return to ...
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BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- When an unknown band suddenly pole-vaults to fame -- flying over the heads of its competitors and winning that shiny gold medal of success -- the obvious question is: Why? What makes this group so special, so popular, ...

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Alabama Symphony fills Birmingham's Railroad Park with music as the sun sets ... - The Birmingham News - al.com

Sat, 06/08/2013 - 02:44

Alabama Symphony fills Birmingham's Railroad Park with music as the sun sets ...
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BIRMINGHAM, Alabama--The operatic music of Verdi mixed with the crowd singing 'Take Me Out to the Ballpark" Friday night at Railroad Park. While the Alabama Symphony performed the first "Symphony in the Summer" concert in the park the Birmingham ...

Forecast: Fog likely Friday night, Saturday morning in Birmingham - The Birmingham News - al.com

Sat, 06/08/2013 - 01:00

Forecast: Fog likely Friday night, Saturday morning in Birmingham
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A chance of showers and storms in the Birmingham area should give way to patchy fog Friday night and Saturday morning, according to the National Weather Service. Saturday is expected to be mostly sunny with a slight chance of rain or storms, and the ...

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Councilman proposes independent management of Birmingham's Crossplex - The Birmingham News - al.com

Fri, 06/07/2013 - 20:58

Councilman proposes independent management of Birmingham's Crossplex
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BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Birmingham's Crossplex at Fair Park would be better promoted and able to generate revenue if the facility were made an independent entity, one councilman proposes. Councilman Jay Roberson said the $46 million sports complex ...

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Immigration talk in Birmingham: Forum this afternoon features members of ... - The Birmingham News - al.com

Fri, 06/07/2013 - 13:43

Immigration talk in Birmingham: Forum this afternoon features members of ...
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immigration.jpg ARCHIVED PHOTO- A delegation from the U.S. House of Representatives including (l-r) Rep. Luis Gutierrez, Rep. Terri Sewell, Rep. Charles Gonzalez and Rep. Joe Baca met in Birmingham for an ad hoc field hearing to talk about the impact ...
US Rep. Terri Sewell to host Birmingham forum on Congressional efforts to ...The Republic
Rep. Terri Sewell hosts immigration reform forum - WVTM-TV: News, Weather ...Alabama's13.com
BCRI hosts immigration reform forumWBRC

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Birmingham attorneys Doug Jones and Greg Hawley form law firm - The Birmingham News - al.com

Fri, 06/07/2013 - 12:15

Birmingham attorneys Doug Jones and Greg Hawley form law firm
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BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -When Doug Jones and Greg Hawley met they were both aspiring lawyers working on former Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Howell Heflin's first U.S. Senate campaign in 1978. After the election, the two men worked in a small ...

Ted's Restaurant, a Birmingham institution, celebrates 40 years in business - The Birmingham News - al.com

Fri, 06/07/2013 - 12:11

Ted's Restaurant, a Birmingham institution, celebrates 40 years in business
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BIRMINGHAM, Alabama – Like a lot of things at Ted's Restaurant, the clock is frozen in time. Pull into the parking lot, and you'll notice the hands on the dial are stuck on 3:22. The clock stopped ticking at least a quarter-century ago. “They can't ...

Missing Birmingham boy found safe and back in DHR custody - The Birmingham News - al.com (blog)

Fri, 06/07/2013 - 11:40

Missing Birmingham boy found safe and back in DHR custody
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BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - A boy taken by his non-custodial mother from Birmingham's Department of Human Resources office has been found safe, said police spokesman Sgt. Johnny Williams Jr. The boy was found safe just eaarly today at the mother's ...
Birmingham police seek information about boy, 5, taken Thursday by mother ...al.com
Alert canceled for missing Birmingham child - WAFF-TV: News, Weather and ...WAFF
AM News: Missing 5-year-old Birmingham child foundAlabama's13.com
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Birmingham mother loses 2nd son to murder - The Birmingham News - al.com

Fri, 06/07/2013 - 11:35

Birmingham mother loses 2nd son to murder
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BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - When 22-year-old Arthur Green III was shot to death in his car on May 17, he became the second of Wanda Holt's children killed in violence in Birmingham. Her oldest child, 21-year-old Kenneth Holmes was shot to death five years ...

Remains of missing soldier being returned to Ala. - MiamiHerald.com

Thu, 06/06/2013 - 21:53

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Remains of missing soldier being returned to Ala.
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- The remains of a soldier who was considered missing In action during the Korean War is set to be returned to his relatives in Alabama. WBMA-TV (http://bit.ly/13eBdb5) reports that Master Sgt. Olen Berry Williams died during the ...
Remains of Alabama D-Day soldier who died in Korea returned to his family for ...al.com
Alabama soldier's remains returned from KoreaWBRC

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15K Alabama consumers to get a check in foreclosure settlement - Birmingham Business Journal (blog)

Thu, 06/06/2013 - 20:29

15K Alabama consumers to get a check in foreclosure settlement
Birmingham Business Journal (blog)
Approximately 15,000 Alabama consumers will receive payments this month, totaling $21.8 million, as a result of the state's participation in the National Mortgage Settlement, Attorney General Luther Strange announced today. Last year, state attorneys ...

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Cornerstone School becomes first International Baccalaureate primary school in ... - The Birmingham News - al.com

Thu, 06/06/2013 - 18:38

Cornerstone School becomes first International Baccalaureate primary school in ...
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BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Birmingham's Cornerstone School announced Thursday that it has become the first elementary school in Birmingham to gain status as an International Baccalaureate World School primary school. The IB Primary Years Program ...

With major games gone, Birmingham mayor tries salvaging what's left with SWAC - The Birmingham News - al.com

Thu, 06/06/2013 - 17:25

With major games gone, Birmingham mayor tries salvaging what's left with SWAC
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swac win.jpg University of Arkansas- Pine Bluff players celebrate beating Jackson State University in the SWAC Football Championship at Legion Field, in Birmingham , Ala., Saturday, December 8, 2012. They beat JSU 24-21. (Tamika Moore ...

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Rail Safety Day - Alabama's13.com

Thu, 06/06/2013 - 11:34

Rail Safety Day
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The state of Alabama is raising public awareness about the dangers of railroads. Governor Bentley signed a proclamation last month declaring June as Rail Safety Awareness Month. Today, there will be a free event to celebrate rail safety at the Heart of ...

Birmingham traffic and gas report: Thursday, June 6, 2013 - The Birmingham News - al.com

Thu, 06/06/2013 - 11:10

Birmingham traffic and gas report: Thursday, June 6, 2013
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U.S. 280 Traffic Traffic on U.S. 280 is stopped Cherokee Road traffic to cross during afternoon rush hour in Mountain Brook, Ala., Monday, Feb. 4, 2013. The Birmingham News file photo (Mark Almond/malmond@al.com). BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Slick roads ...

Forecast: Storms, showers likely Thursday in Birmingham - The Birmingham News - al.com (blog)

Thu, 06/06/2013 - 10:52

Forecast: Storms, showers likely Thursday in Birmingham
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41st Street Pub flooding.jpg View full sizeHeavy rains caused flash floods along roadways in the Birmingham area Wednesday afternoon. The intersection of 41st Street and 2nd Avenue South was flooded around 3 p.m., but the water cleared up quickly.

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Wednesday afternoon storms cause flash flooding along roadways in central ... - The Birmingham News - al.com

Wed, 06/05/2013 - 22:11

Wednesday afternoon storms cause flash flooding along roadways in central ...
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BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Storms moving through the Birmingham area caused minor flooding on roadways in the Birmingham area and knocking out power to about 4,600 people statewide. Minor flash floods affected traffic, mostly in downtown Birmingham ...
Heavy rains causes flash flooding in the metro Birmingham area WednesdayAlabama's13.com

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Former Birmingham Police Chief Jim Parsons dead at 79 - The Birmingham News - al.com

Wed, 06/05/2013 - 20:58

Former Birmingham Police Chief Jim Parsons dead at 79
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The 79-year-old Parsons was Birmingham's police chief from 1972 to 1978. He left to take the chief's position in New Orleans, but returned to Alabama in 1981. He died at Brookwood Medical Center. Parsons was named Birmingham's top cop in 1972 after he ...

Birmingham man fatally shot early today - The Birmingham News - al.com

Wed, 06/05/2013 - 13:50

Birmingham man fatally shot early today
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The shooting happened about 1 a.m. in the 100 block of Leaf Lake Boulevard, off of Lakeshore Parkway, according to Birmingham police spokesman Sgt. Johnny Williams Jr. South Precinct officers dispatched to the scene found the victim on the ground, ...
Overnight shooting at Birmingham apartment complex leaves 1 deadAlabama's13.com

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Birmingham traffic and gas report: Wednesday, June 5, 2013 - The Birmingham News - al.com

Wed, 06/05/2013 - 11:12

Birmingham traffic and gas report: Wednesday, June 5, 2013
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6:33 a.m.: Heavy traffic building along I-59 southbound in Springville, where an 18-wheeler has overturned on the interstate between the Alabama 23 and Alabama 174 exits. 6:08 a.m.: The I-20/59 crash near Valley Road has been cleared and traffic ...