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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.

2 hrs ago | 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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6 hrs ago | 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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11 hrs ago | 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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15 hrs ago | 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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16 hrs ago | 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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17 hrs ago | 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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21 hrs ago | 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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23 hrs ago | 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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Alabama Live

Stay hydrated: It's hot at Schaeffer CityFest at Railpark Park today

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Already by 1 p.m. at Railroad Park in downtown, the temperature was about 88 degrees, but it felt hotter.

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Alabama Live

Taylor Hicks looks back to 'American Idol' days, forward to new album ...

BIRMINGHAM , Alabama -- Nostalgia. Taylor Hicks is feeling it these days, as he drives the streets of Birmingham in a black Ford Mustang.

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Alabama Live

Southern and Cajun cooking on the menu at new TD's Brochette Style Restaurant in Birmingham

TD's Brochette Style Restaurant is at 7001 Crestwood Blvd. in the Crestwood Festival Center in BIrmingham.

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Alabama Live

Women Who Make a Difference: Time to nominate them for 2014

Last year, Birmingham magazine kicked off Women Who Make a Difference, honoring 21 women in the Birmingham area from the arts, the business world, philanthropy and volunteerism.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

US patient sues doctors over botched circumcision

Something was absent without leave when Johnny Lee Banks came out of the anaesthetic after what should have been a routine circumcision at a hospital in Birmingham, Alabama, last month.

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Alabama Live

Man found shot, cut in southwest Birmingham street

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- A man is in critical condition after being shot in southwest Birmingham's Green Acres neighborhood, and police are trying to figure out exactly what happened.

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Alabama Live

Heidi Elnora hopes to give a voice to Birmingham designers on tonight's 'Bride By Design' premiere

"It is that design element that is on all those different shows. It's kind of behind the scenes of how something gets made and then it's this beautiful finished product, which is a wedding dress," she said.

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Alabama Live

ABC-TV 33/40 reporter Sherrie Evans, cameraman, attacked at Blount County crime scene

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - ABC-TV 33/40 reporter Sherrie Evans and her cameraman, Justin McCrae, were attacked in Blount County on Wednesday night while reporting from the scene of a fatal shooting, according to the station's general manager, Mike Murphy.

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Alabama Live

Like Molly and Claire, there's yet another frightened pup on the run off I-65 near Birmingham

We all know it's like a needle in a haystack. But it's just one of these things that rescue people do."

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Business Journal

Judge orders Birmingham to demolish former Ensley police station

A group of business owners and citizens trying to revitalize Ensley say the city of Birmingham's neglect of several city-owned properties is jeopardizing their redevelopment attempts and creating hazardous conditions in the community.

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