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  1. Black basketball families find equality, controversy in Mountain BrookRead the original story

    May 1, 2018 | Alabama Live

    Three years ago, four black families whose sons once played together on the same AAU basketball team made a decision. They would all move to Mountain Brook, one of America's most segregated suburbs and a social flashpoint inside Birmingham.

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  2. Ode to an Alabama classic, the Hot and Hot Tomato SaladRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2018 | Alabama Live

    The Hot and Hot Tomato Salad at Hot and Hot Fish Club in Birmingham, Ala., is a perennial on the Alabama Tourism Department's list of "100 Dishes to Eat in Alabama Before You Die." One of Alabama chef Chris Hastings' favorite times of the year has come to an end and another has only just begun.

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  3. Former Alabama point guard transferring to ArizonaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2018 | Alabama Live

    Thank you father God for this opportunity, thanks to all the great programs that have gave me a opportunity. But it's BEAR DOWN! pic.twitter.com/NpizTT8yIT The Birmingham native spent the last two years at Samford after leaving the Crimson Tide following the 2015-16 season.

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  4. NFL Draft 2018: The last moments of a different lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2018 | Alabama Live

    Alabama defensive lineman Da'Ron Payne celebrated his NFL Draft Party on Thursday, April 26, at Woodrow Hall in Woodlawn. Payne was drafted 13th overall by the Washington Redskins.( When Payne visited Washington D.C. for his pre-draft workout, the defensive lineman's former Alabama teammates playing for the Redskins let him know the team was extremely interested.

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  5. Crawfish Boil, Autism Day, Friday Night Fireworks highlight April 26-30 Barons homestandRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2018 | Alabama Live

    The Birmingham Barons are back in town at Regions Field for a five-game homestand against the Biloxi Shuckers from April 26-30 which includes such special promotional events as Mardi Gras Night Crawfish Boil, Autism Friendly Day and Talladega Tribute. The Barons come home after dropping a 9-7 game against the Pensacola Blue Wahoos on the road in Florida after starting the game with a 4-0 lead.

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  6. New memorial ends the 'silence' on a history of lynchingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2018 | Alabama Live

    In July 1933, Elizabeth Lawrence walked down a road just outside of Birmingham when a group of white children began to hurl stones at her. Lawrence responded the way most of us would respond: she reprimanded the children.

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  7. NCAA plays it smart by having Condoleezza play stupidRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2018 | Alabama Live

    As general intelligence goes, Condoleezza Rice is one of the smartest people in the United States. That's not an exaggeration.

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  8. Former Arkansas basketball player C.J. Jones of Birmingham headed to Middle TennesseeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2018 | Alabama Live

    Former Arkansas basketball player C.J. Jones, a Birmingham native, is headed to Middle Tennessee. The 6-foot-6 Jones averaged 6.3 points per game off the bench as a sophomore for the Razorbacks in 2017-18.

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  9. Jack Owen rebounds vs. Samford as Auburn extends win streak to 6Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2018 | Alabama Live

    Auburn pitcher Jack Owen threw a career-high 5 1/3 innings Tuesday against Samford. tossed a career-high 5 1/3 innings, scattered six hits, walked none, tied his career high with five strikeouts and allowed two runs -- both of which scored after he was relieved by Elliott Anderson with runners on the corners in the sixth.

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  10. Alabama offers 2021 Birmingham basketball star from RamsayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2018 | Alabama Live

    Alabama has offered Ramsay freshman KeShawn Murphy, a 6-foot-7 combo guard. Alabama is to be the first school to offer a scholarship to Murphy, who has also received attention from Ole Miss and Samford.

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  11. Alabama women's golf leads after SEC championship day 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2018 | Alabama Live

    Alabama rolled out to a five-stroke lead over the second place South Carolina in the first day of the SEC Women's Golf Championships at Greystone Golf and Country Club Legends Course in Birmingham, Ala. Wednesday.

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  12. Why a lack of GOP enthusiasm could benefit Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey's campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2018 | Alabama Live

    Alabama Governor Kay Ivey speaks with media following Boeing PAC-3 Missile Seeker Facility Expansion Ribbon-cutting event Friday April 6, 2018. Ivey will not participate in the Reckon by AL.com debate on Wednesday, April 18, 2018, in Birmingham, Ala.

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  13. Greg Sankey: SEC continues to have 'healthy dialog'...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2018 | Alabama Live

    Auburn celebrated the grand opening of "Plainsman Patio" on March 13 at Plainsman Park, giving the university one of the few athletic venues within the SEC that permits the sale of alcohol. The SEC currently prohibits the sale of alcohol in general admission seating areas, though some league schools have taken steps to make alcohol more accessible in venues in recent years.

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  14. Why golf royalty Jordan Spieth, Justin Thomas, Rickie Fowler spent weekend in BirminghamRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2018 | Alabama Live

    PGA Tour superstars Jordan Spieth, Justin Thomas and Rickie Fowler skipped the PGA Tour event in Hilton Head to spend last weekend in Birmingham, and did so for a good reason -- to give one of their best friends a sendoff from bachelorhood. Smylie Kaufman, a Vestavia Hills native and former LSU golfer who is in his third year on the PGA Tour, wed longtime girlfriend Francie Harris on Saturday.

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  15. Judges hear appeal challenging law that blocked Birmingham minimum wageRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2018 | Alabama Live

    Fast food workers, attorneys and others challenging a law that blocked Birmingham's minimum wage rally at the federal courthouse in Montgomery. ( An attorney for fast-food workers, black lawmakers and civil rights groups urged a three-judge federal appeals court today to reinstate their lawsuit challenging an Alabama law that blocked a minimum wage increase in Birmingham.

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  16. Why JK Scott almost quit football two years agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2018 | Alabama Live

    A reporter was curious about the new punter who had just arrived from Colorado. He was only the third punter of the Saban era coming off a few good ones in P.J. Fitzgerald and Cody Mandell.

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  17. This Alabama-Auburn shirt is all sorts of wrong: 'I was...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2018 | Alabama Live

    Hardy, who works at Higher Ground Technology in Birmingham, stops at the same gas station on a daily basis in Gardendale, Alabama. Yes, he was so surprised by the Alabama-Auburn T-shirt he saw, he snapped a picture and sent it to friends and family.

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  18. Birmingham Barons beat Biscuits 5-2 in home openerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2018 | Alabama Live

    The Birmingham Barons welcomed 6,672 fans in announced attendance and defeated Montgomery 5-2 in the home opener of the 2018 season Wednesday night. Montgomery got on the board first after Dalton Kelly hit a hard line drive double into right field in the second inning, then scored on a Jermaine Palacio double-play ball.

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  19. Tommy Tuberville: 'Jalen Hurts has got to be the starting...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2018 | Alabama Live

    He was asked, so he gave his opinion on what has become the No. 1 spring football topic in the state of Alabama: Jalen Hurts or Tua Tagovailoa? Which quarterback will start for Nick Saban's team when the Crimson Tide faces Louisville to open the 2018 season? Football analyst and former Auburn coach Tommy Tuberville joined "Three Man Front" on WJOX 94.5 FM in Birmingham and gave an emphatic answer.

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  20. UAB announces 4 new members of Athletics Hall of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2018 | Alabama Live

    Graeme McDowell, shown here at the British Open, studied at Queen's University in Belfast, Ireland, before transferring to UAB. At UAB, he won the award for best collegiate golfer in the nation.

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