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Birmingham, Alabama is located in Jefferson County. Zip codes in Birmingham, AL include 35222, 35233, and 35246. The median home price in Birmingham is $89,900 which is roughly $51/per square foot. More Birmingham information.

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Local news for Birmingham, AL continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

12 min ago | Alabama Live

Meet Birmingham magazine Special Projects and Weddings Editor Laura McAlister

Laura McAlister's career has carried her to a number of publications and allowed her to work in a variety of positions.

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1 hr ago | WWWM-FM Toledo

Colbie Caillat Adds Two Dates to Her Upcoming Tour

Colbie Caillat has added two dates to her upcoming U.S. tour. She will now visit Birmingham, Alabama, on September 12 and Draper City, Utah, on September 18. Pre-sale tickets for both shows are available now.

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2 hrs ago | Alabama Live

Man found dead in recovered Dreamcakes truck, foul play not suspected

A man was found dead inside a Dreamcakes truck and although an exact cause of death has not been determined, authorities say foul play is not suspected.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Alabama Live

Deadline set to dismiss election contest by Shelia Smoot supporter; Sandra Brown's lawyer issues challenge

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- A voter challenging the election results of the Jefferson County Commission District 2 race has until Wednesday at 5 p.m. to deposit $7,500 for expenses or the contest will be dismissed.

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Alabama Live

Steely Dan rolls into Birmingham with satisfying setlist of vintage gems, including 'Deacon Blues'

BIRMINGHAM , Alabama -- For some of us, watching Steely Dan on stage is a surreal, hypnotic -- and at first, slightly unsettling -- experience.

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Alabama Live

Former Alabama State trustee issues scathing letter apologizing for nominating President Gwendolyn Boyd

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- A former Alabama State University trustee and successful Birmingham attorney has issued a scathing letter criticizing newly appointed ASU President Gwendolyn Boyd.

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Alabama Live

Birmingham councilwoman seeks input from other mobile apps as Uber debate continues

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Birmingham will not be bullied by Uber into writing its transportation rules to benefit just one company, the City Council's Transportation Committee chairwoman said.

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Alabama Live

Do you love IKEA but hate the drive to Atlanta? You'll love this Birmingham Startup

Put yourself in this situation: You're an urban-dwelling, hyper-intellegent, entrepreneur living and working in downtown Birmingham, Alabama.

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WAVE-TV Louisville

Woman burned after ex-boyfriend sets her on fire

Authorities are still looking for the man suspected of pouring gasoline on his ex-girlfriend and setting her on fire on Sunday.

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Alabama Live

Why Rev. Al Sharpton will be in Birmingham this week to launch his voting rights campaign

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- The Rev. Al Sharpton, president of the New York-based National Action Network, will be in Birmingham this week for the grand opening of a headquarters focusing on voting rights.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Effingham Herald

Chess in the curriculum? The game that makes you smarter.

Birmingham, Alabama, is looking to make chess a fixture in its schools, in hopes that it will allow kids to stretch their minds and improve their analytical abilities.

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Alabama Live

Doctor who co-founded Hindu Temple in Birmingham led by example

When Meena Shah moved to Birmingham decades ago, her two-year-old son had a serious fall and she wasn't sure who to call.

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Alabama Live

CityFest organizer Jack Schaeffer hopes to come back next year with 'bigger and better'...

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Reinventing the former Schaeffer Crawfish Boil into CityFest - a celebratory music event for Birmingham at Railroad Park - seems to have paid off for organizer Dr. Jack Schaeffer as thousands of people turned out for the free event Saturday.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

Classes aim to hook US blacks on African foods

Dietician Mandy Willing puts carrots into a bowl with the assistance of Rickey Dorsey during a cooking class in Birmingham, Ala., on Tuesday, July 22, 2014, as Sharon Reid looks on.

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Alabama Live

Soul food, chicken salad and one of the best burgers in the U.S.; here's the Birmingham...

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- A new soul-food restaurant, another chic chicken salad place, and more national recognition for one of the best burgers in Birmingham.

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Alabama Live

Authorities identify man who was fatally shot in southwest Birmingham

The Jefferson County Coroner's Office today identified the victim as Jake Nelson Jr. He was 37, and lived in southwest Birmingham.

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Alabama Live

Retired racing greyhounds in Birmingham find second careers as pets

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Creb was born with only one eye, but that hasn't held him back from one successful career and another promising one.

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SFGate

Decatur woman lends voice to bipolar disorder

Amy Griffith pulled the worn piece of paper from her purse. Reading over the names, she finds comfort, hope and acceptance.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Joplin Independent

Learn a homicide detective's hidden relationships

Hidden Relationships of The Homicide Detective by Herman L. Hinton is not a typical detective story, although it is written as if it were a reality story, by a real-life former law enforcement officer.

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Alabama Live

Forecast: Overnight will drop to around 75 before Sunday hits a high near 96

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Expect a low temperature around 75 degrees overnight in the Birmingham area before it heats up to a high near 96 on Sunday, according to the National Weather Service.

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