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

2 hrs ago | Alabama Live

'It takes guts to stand up for what is right' Jeffco DA tells new Birmingham police officers

More than two dozen new Birmingham police officers will hit the streets this weekend after graduating today from the department's academy.

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4 hrs ago | The London Free Press

Alabama band teacher accused of bondage-style sex with students

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - A popular former Alabama high school band teacher suspected of forcing at least eight underage female students into bondage-style sex over a three-year period was arrested in Georgia, authorities said Thursday.

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8 hrs ago | Alabama Live

Hospitality battle: Birmingham delegation pulling out all stops to impress Democratic...

The battle to impress is in full swing this weekend as Birmingham city and business officials court Democratic Party officials at the DNC summer meeting in Atlanta.

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9 hrs ago | Alabama Live

Forecast: Friday should be very hot in Birmingham

Your air conditioner had better be in good shape. Highs in the Birmingham area Friday could get very close to 100 degrees, and it'll definitely feel like temperatures are in the triple digits, according to the National Weather Service .

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13 hrs ago | Alabama Live

What are the Seven Wonders of the Birmingham World?

About the writer John Archibald is a columnist for the Alabama Media Group. His work appears in the newspaper on Sundays, Wednesdays and Fridays, and online at AL.com all the time.

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17 hrs ago | Alabama Live

Sidewalk Festival programmers share their can't-miss picks for this weekend's jam-packed slate in Birmingham

Lawrence Michael Levine's film "Wild Canaries" will close the Sidewalk Film Festival on Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014 at 6:40 p.m. at the Alabama Theatre in downtown Birmingham.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Alabama Live

Author of Birmingham Pledge to lead the next race relations conversation in Mobile

MOBILE, Alabama - For Birmingham attorney Jim Rotch , next month's trip to Mobile to discuss a "Mobile Pledge" brings his 17-year effort full circle.

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Business Journal

Birmingham fliers willing to drive for better flights

Birmingham's frequent fliers are excited about the new $201 million upgrade recently unveiled at Birmingham Shuttlesworth International Airport, but passengers would still prefer to have more options when flying out of the Magic City.

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Alabama Live

Adults with disabilities 'just light up' at first ever UCP of Greater Birmingham LINCPoint...

Those that could dance, danced. Those that couldn't stand, they danced, too, often with more enthusiasm and motion than those standing.

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Alabama Live

Calls for national for police body cameras growing louder on White House website and in Birmingham

A petition on the White House website asking the federal government to require all police officers to wear body cameras while on duty has surpassed the required 100,000-signature threshold needed for an official response.

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Alabama Live

Universoul Circus is back in Birmingham Aug. 20-24; take a look back at the troupe's earlier Magic City visits #throwbackthursday

The famed Universoul Circus - featuring such attractions as Lucky the Host, the Zhenjiang Acrobatic troupe from China, The Willy Family Highwire Act from Colombia and The Olate dogs from Chili - is back in Birmingham this week.

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Business Journal

Alabama Theatre to host 'Paula Deen Live!'

"Paula Deen Live!" is a 90-minute show that is an interactive culinary experience for those in attendance, according to a release from PDV Paula Deen Ventures and Springer Mountain Farms announced that Birmingham would be a stop on the schedule of the southern cook's new live television show.

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Alabama Live

Ashfaq Taufique weighs in on Mideast conflict, Muslim relations in Birmingham: 3 questions, 5 minutes

Although it may seem to be a world away, the conflict in the Middle East hits home here in Birmingham.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Alabama Live

Corvette Caravan 8-20-14

More than 400 Corvette enthusiasts - and their cars - are expected to descend on the Birmingham area Aug. 25 to Aug. 27 on their way to the 20th anniversary celebration of the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Ky.

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WSFA-TV Montgomery

Study: Bad roads cost Birmingham drivers $1,600 annually

When you drive around Montgomery you may notice some less than ideal driving conditions.

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Alabama Live

"Why not Birmingham?" Mayor William Bell explains logistics, feasibility behind city's bid for 2016 Democratic National Convention

Birmingham's bid to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention is backed by a feasibility plan that includes stacks of maps, 3D video imagery and plans for major renovations to meet the requirements.

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Alabama Live

Indie star Melodie Sisk comes to SHOUT fest with horror film, says that Birmingham is now home

A busy indie-film actor and producer, Melodie Sisk is the co-star of a new, out-of-the-box horror film, "The Ladies of the House," that promises to be one of the highlights of the Birmingham SHOUT LGBTQ Film Festival this weekend.

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Alabama Live

Forced prostitution, heroin distribution alleged in Shelby County arrest

A Birmingham man is behind bars in Shelby County on charges that he required a woman to prostitute herself and had heroin for distribution, according to court documents filed Tuesday.

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Alabama Live

Money trail leads to criminal probe of community health centers, the backbone of Obamacare: AL.com investigates

The 1,300 community health centers across the United States are meant to serve as the backbone of the Affordable Care Act's plan to leave no one without health care.

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Alabama Live

Birmingham's Chris Sams plays dual roles in SHOUT's 'Occupying Ed'

The actor and graduate of Clay-Chalkville High School and the University of Montevallo left for Los Angeles five-and-a-half years ago, and since then, he has worked regularly, from the Los Angeles revivals of "Boys in the Band" and "Rent," to background work in feature films.

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