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Birmingham's Parker High to host Alabama Junior Olympic Track & Field State ... - al.com

Wed, 06/05/2013 - 01:33

Birmingham's Parker High to host Alabama Junior Olympic Track & Field State ...
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BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - More than 500 athletes are expected compete Saturday and Sunday in the Alabama Junior Olympic Track and Field Championship at Parker High School. Each will vie for berths in the 2013 National Junior Olympic Championship.

Birmingham man sentenced to 40 years in prison in 2011 slaying of another man - The Birmingham News - al.com

Wed, 06/05/2013 - 00:13

Birmingham man sentenced to 40 years in prison in 2011 slaying of another man
The Birmingham News - al.com
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - A 23-year-old Birmingham man today was sentenced to serve 40 years in prison for his conviction in the 2011 shooting death of another man, who had given the name of the person who shot him in dying declarations.

Birmingham's Alabama Theatre presents not one, but two, classic film series ... - The Birmingham News - al.com

Tue, 06/04/2013 - 19:10

Birmingham's Alabama Theatre presents not one, but two, classic film series ...
The Birmingham News - al.com
“We tried to add a little variety this year,” Brant Beene, executive director of Birmingham Landmarks, the nonprofit that owns the Alabama, said of the summer lineup. “We want to show the ones that people want to see every year, such as 'Gone with the ...

Birmingham City Councilwoman Lashunda Scales charged with ethics, voter ... - The Birmingham News - al.com

Tue, 06/04/2013 - 15:52

Birmingham City Councilwoman Lashunda Scales charged with ethics, voter ...
The Birmingham News - al.com
Birmingham City Councilwoman Lashunda Scales turned herself in around 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 4, 2013, and was released shortly afterward, officials at the Jefferson County Jail confirmed to AL.com/The Birmingham News. Scales turned herself in on ethics ...
Birmingham councilwoman indicted on ethics chargesAlabama's13.com
DA Falls weighs in on Scales chargesCBS42

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Birmingham traffic and gas report: Tuesday, June 4, 2013 - The Birmingham News - al.com

Tue, 06/04/2013 - 10:54

Birmingham traffic and gas report: Tuesday, June 4, 2013
The Birmingham News - al.com
I-20 Detour Traffic May 8, 2013 Irondale police officers direct traffic on Grants Mill Road allowing traffic to exit and enter I-459 in Irondale, Ala., about 5:45 p.m. Wednesday, May 8, 2013. I-20 eastbound is closed for 10 miles for reconstruction ...

After 'The Voice,' what's next for Birmingham's Sarah Simmons? (video) - The Birmingham News - al.com

Tue, 06/04/2013 - 10:03

After 'The Voice,' what's next for Birmingham's Sarah Simmons? (video)
The Birmingham News - al.com
Shed no tears from the Birmingham native, who was booted from the NBC reality series on May 28, after singing her way into the top eight. Simmons, 23, lost her bid for show's grand prize -- $100,000 and a record deal with Universal -- but she launched ...

Alabama Telco Credit Union adding branch location - Birmingham Business Journal

Mon, 06/03/2013 - 23:40

Alabama Telco Credit Union adding branch location
Birmingham Business Journal
Alabama Telco Credit Union plans to open a new banking branch next week in Birmingham's Greystone area. The 4,200-square-foot branch, which is slated to open June 10, is located at 420 Old Highway 280. The credit union recently purchased the former ...

Former Birmingham Mayor Larry Langford, family urge feds to reconsider early ... - al.com (blog)

Mon, 06/03/2013 - 21:39

Former Birmingham Mayor Larry Langford, family urge feds to reconsider early ...
al.com (blog)
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- An attorney representing Larry Langford has asked the U.S. Department of Justice to reconsider its denial of an early release for the former Birmingham mayor and former Jefferson County commissioner. Attorney Reginald D.
Former Birmingham mayor from prison: 'I'm dying.'Alabama's13.com
Former Birmingham mayor from prison: 'I'm dying,' refused early releaseThe Republic

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Alabama native, Birmingham teacher Wyatt Smith 1 of 4 Teach for America ... - The Birmingham News - al.com

Mon, 06/03/2013 - 20:55

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Alabama native, Birmingham teacher Wyatt Smith 1 of 4 Teach for America ...
The Birmingham News - al.com
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Wyatt Smith is a teacher who once dressed up as Abraham Lincoln, and who rapped about social studies for his students at Carver High School. He also took a group of seven Birmingham City Schools students to China for a month ...

Birmingham traffic and gas report: Monday, June 3, 2013 - al.com (blog)

Mon, 06/03/2013 - 12:05

Birmingham traffic and gas report: Monday, June 3, 2013
al.com (blog)
Traffic is congested on I-59 northbound just before the 77th Avenue exit about 3 p.m. in Birmingham, Ala., Tuesday, April 30, 2013. Eastbound traffic on I-20 is detoured to this section of the highway due to construction. (Mark Almond/malmond@al.com) ...

Birmingham mayor's senior aides rip critical analysis of city spending and ... - The Birmingham News - al.com

Sat, 06/01/2013 - 14:27

Birmingham mayor's senior aides rip critical analysis of city spending and ...
The Birmingham News - al.com
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Birmingham Mayor William Bell's office disputes findings of a new report calling City Hall overstaffed, residents overtaxed and businesses overburdened compared to other municipalities of similar size. The report, released Friday ...

Memphis man arrested in fatal April shooting at Birmingham hotel - The Birmingham News - al.com

Sat, 06/01/2013 - 00:11

Memphis man arrested in fatal April shooting at Birmingham hotel
The Birmingham News - al.com
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- A suspect in the April shooting death of a man at a hotel on Crestwood Boulevard has been arrested in Memphis, Tenn. Gregory Kelly, 21, of Memphis, faces a murder charge in the April 5 shooting of Jonathon Cole, of Irondale, ...

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Benjamin F. Edwards & Co. opens office in Birmingham - Birmingham Business Journal

Sat, 06/01/2013 - 00:09

Benjamin F. Edwards & Co. opens office in Birmingham
Birmingham Business Journal
Brokerage Benjamin F. Edwards & Co. recently opened an office in Birmingham, marking its entrance into the state of Alabama. The firm said anchoring its new Birmingham location as branch manager and senior vice president of investments is Steven ...

Lawmen clear suspicious package near Birmingham federal courthouse - The Birmingham News - al.com (blog)

Fri, 05/31/2013 - 21:34

Lawmen clear suspicious package near Birmingham federal courthouse
The Birmingham News - al.com (blog)
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - An X-ray of a suspicious package left near the federal courthouse in downtown detected batteries inside, authorities said. As a precaution, Birmingham bomb technicians just used a water cannon to destroy the red backpack.

Birmingham Urban League honors four multi-racial friendships at annual luncheon - The Birmingham News - al.com

Fri, 05/31/2013 - 20:39

Birmingham Urban League honors four multi-racial friendships at annual luncheon
The Birmingham News - al.com
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Victor Brown and John Knapp met in a student leadership organization at George State University. Knapp was the editor of the student newspaper and Brown had just organized a student chapter of the NAACP. They became ...

New study declares Birmingham city spending, taxation and workforce excessive - The Birmingham News - al.com

Fri, 05/31/2013 - 14:07

New study declares Birmingham city spending, taxation and workforce excessive
The Birmingham News - al.com
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Birmingham's population continues to decline at the same time city government collects more, spends more and taxes more than municipalities of comparable size, a new report released today shows. Birmingham city government ...
Montgomery's financial condition is about average (Opinion from the Alabama ...al.com
Alabama Music Hall of Fame considering move from Shoals to new locationThe Huntsville Times - al.com
Birmingham government outspends peer cities, study findsBirmingham Business Journal

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Travel Postcard: 48 Hours in Birmingham, Alabama - Reuters

Fri, 05/31/2013 - 13:01

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Travel Postcard: 48 Hours in Birmingham, Alabama
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BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (Reuters) - Birmingham is honoring its turbulent past by commemorating the 50th anniversary of the bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church, which killed four young girls, and other historic events that were part of the civil ...
Birmingham Travel: What To Do With 48 Hours In AlabamaHuffington Post

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2 Ala men charged with selling counterfeits - ABC 33/40 - Birmingham News ... - Alabama's News Leader

Fri, 05/31/2013 - 09:54

2 Ala men charged with selling counterfeits - ABC 33/40 - Birmingham News ...
Alabama's News Leader
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Two men are charged with selling counterfeit designer clothes, bags and other items in the Birmingham area. Federal prosecutors say 59-year-old Johnnie Hill Jr. of Bessemer sold items through a store for more than two years ...

Travel Postcard: 48 Hours in Birmingham, Alabama - Chicago Tribune

Fri, 05/31/2013 - 06:36

Travel Postcard: 48 Hours in Birmingham, Alabama
Chicago Tribune
BIRMINGHAM, Ala., May 31 (Reuters) - Birmingham is honoring. its turbulent past by commemorating the 50th anniversary of the bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church, which killed four young girls, and other historic events that were part of the civil ...

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Birmingham school naming committee recommends Oxmoor Valley school be ... - The Birmingham News - al.com

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 23:54

Birmingham school naming committee recommends Oxmoor Valley school be ...
The Birmingham News - al.com
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - A committee tasked with recommending a name for the Birmingham City Schools' Oxmoor Valley school met Thursday evening and settled on a suggested name for the facility, which will be a K-5 in the 2013-2014 school year.