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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 $87,900 which is roughly $46/per square foot. More Birmingham information.

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3 hrs ago | Examiner.com

11 Things to Love about Birmingham, Alabama

Birmingham was founded in 1871 as a steel-making center. Today, it is a medical and financial center, as well as a lively hub of cultural activities and engaging historical sites.

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7 hrs ago | Alabama Live

Bathed in ice water: Birmingham City Council members take ALS "Ice Bucket Challenge"

It's an angry voter's dream - politicians being dunked with icy buckets of water in front of City Hall.

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11 hrs ago | Alabama Live

Birmingham attorney Donald Watkins tells U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice that federal judge Mark Fuller should be removed from bench

Birmingham attorney Donald Watkins has been on a campaign in the past few weeks to see federal judge Mark Fuller removed from the bench in the wake of the judge's arrest on a domestic violence charge in Georgia earlier this month.

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16 hrs ago | Alabama Live

Birmingham man sentenced for conviction on charge of making bomb out of air bag parts

A Birmingham man on Tuesday was sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for his conviction in the manufacturing of a bomb made from the parts of a vehicle's air bag cylinder .

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20 hrs ago | Alabama Live

Trial underway for Birmingham man charged in 2011 stabbing death of ex-girlfriend in front of her two young children

Gregory Smith, 36, could face the death penalty if convicted in the slaying of Gerronda Hill, 30, who was attacked when she entered her home May 4, 2011 at 2125 47th Street Ensley.

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22 hrs ago | Alabama Live

Q A session set Wednesday for Birmingham area lawyers interested in providing legal services for indigent defendants

A question and answer session will be held Wednesday for Jefferson County area attorneys who wish to submit proposals for providing legal services to indigent criminal defendants for the new fiscal year, which begins Oct. 1. The session will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday in courtroom 370 - presiding judge Houston Brown's courtroom - at the Jefferson ... (more)

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Yesterday | Southern Living

That Gingham Shirt Really IS Everywhere

It's been called " The Dude Fashion Trend You Cannot Unsee " and " The Bacon of Shirts ."

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Alabama Live

Corvette caravan invades the Magic City

A caravan of Corvettes from across the Southeast descended on Birmingham this afternoon, part of an event marking the 20th anniversary of the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Ky.

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Alabama Live

Homewood man charged in deadly shooting at Birmingham gas station

William Leigh Oliver, 28, is charged with manslaughter in the shooting death of Cornigel Lafayette Murray Saturday night at the Kangaroo Express in the 300 block of Robert Jemison Road, according to Birmingham police Lt.

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Business Journal

How Birmingham's DNC bid could change the BJCC

If the Democratic National Convention decides it wants to make its 2016 home in Birmingham, the BJCC would receive substantial upgrades.

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Alabama Live

50 years of failure in race relations? Journal authors draw bleak conclusion that Birmingham blacks and whites still unable to communicate

It has been 50 years since the Civil Right Act became law and segregation policies outlawed, yet blacks and whites largely live in different worlds and remain unable to communicate with each other, according to a study by two researchers.

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Cybercast News Service

UPS, pilots' union barred from air crash probe

A federal accident board has told UPS and its pilots' union they can no longer participate in the agency's investigation of a crash that killed two of the cargo shipper's pilots.

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Alabama Live

Photos show the fourth annual Taste of Birmingham benefiting the Birmingham Boys Choir

The Board of Directors for the Birmingham Boys Choir presented its fourth annual Taste of Birmingham in the Grand Ballroom of The Club.

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Alabama Live

Birmingham man surrenders in deadly road rage hit-and-run

A Birmingham man sought in the deadly hit-and-run of a woman earlier this month is now in police custody.

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Alabama Live

Clock at the 11th hour for hundreds of Birmingham retirees facing skyrocketing healthcare...

The Birmingham City Council has just one day left to make a decision regarding rising healthcare costs for more than 500 retirees before doubled premiums, higher co-pay and increased deductibles take effect.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

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PS-5000 irons?

I've recently bought a complete set of irons and woods on the fleamarket and was wondering if anyone knows anything about them.

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Alabama Live

Warm weather continues tonight, Sunday, but slightly cooler forecast for early workweek

Temperatures tonight should stay in the mid-70s and rise into the mid-and-upper-90s Sunday afternoon, the weather service says.

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Alabama Live

Backdoor cold front could help ease the heat -- a little -- in Alabama

A backdoor cold front is forecast to make its way across Alabama on Sunday -- from east to west -- and hopefully touch off some heat-busting rain showers in spots.

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Alabama Live

See Bernice King join Democratic, civil rights figures urging support for Birmingham's 2016 DNC bid

Birmingham city officials and boosters got some high-profile help in their efforts to promote the city's bid for the 2016 Democratic National Convention.

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Alabama Live

The Week in Birmingham History: 1908 strike ends after state militia called in

McDuff served as chief from 1921 until 1933 and sheriff from 1935 to 1939. During his time as chief, Birmingham was struck by a series of ax murders .

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Air Quality Alert for Jefferson County was issued at August 26 at 2:28PM CDT

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