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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 $74,900 which is roughly $47/per square foot. More Birmingham information.

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42 min ago | Alabama Live

This kid dares to see the good in Birmingham. How 'bout you?

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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4 hrs ago | Alabama Live

The Week in Birmingham History: Vulcan off to the fair; deadly tornado and mine explosion

Benjamin, born in Birmingham in 1925, was Motown's first drummer, performing on "Get Ready" by The Temptations , "Uptight " by Stevie Wonder, "I Heard It Through the Grapevine" by Gladys Knight & the Pips and "Going To A Go-Go" by The Miracles.

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9 hrs ago | Examiner.com

My Thoughts On Who We Are

Ever since I read an essay in the Folio titled "Who Are We? On Jacksonville 's existential crisis " I have wanted to respond.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

WIAT-TV Birmingham

Child hit by car in downtown Birmingham

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Eyewitnesses say a vehicle was traveling around 40 - 50 mph when it struck a child earlier this evening and that the child was unresponsive when police arrived on the scene.

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Charlotte 49ers

Blazers Power Past Niners in C-USA Doubleheader

Birmingham, Ala.- UAB's power proves to be too much for the Niners in Conference USA play on Friday night, as Charlotte falls to UAB with back-to-back 8-0 losses.

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Alabama Live

Prosecutors blocked favorable testimony for Birmingham woman convicted of capital murder, lawyer alleges; district attorney denies it

An attorney for a Birmingham woman convicted and sentenced last week to life without the possibility of parole in a 2011 murder case says prosecutors blocked the woman's husband from providing potentially favorable or exculpatory testimony.

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The Daily News Journal

Atlanta civil rights museum focuses on stories, not memorials

A construction worker walks past a worldwide map showing the state of political freedom across the globe during a behind-the-scenes look at the National Center for Civil and Human Rights, a new museum in Atlanta that's scheduled to open in June.

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Alabama Live

Forecast: A mostly sunny, mostly warm weekend is in store for Birmingham

With highs in the 70s, lows in the 50s and no rain expected, this weekend should be great for getting outside.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Alabama Live

A. H. Parker High School Prom 2014; A Night Of Disguise

The A.H. Parker High School 2014 Senior Prom was held at the Harbert Center in Birmingham, Alabama Friday April 18, 2014.

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Alabama Live

Good Friday procession downtown follows cross, focuses on poor

A group of about 25 to 40 people took turns carrying a simple wooden cross through downtown today in observance of Good Friday, praying the Stations of the Cross and "seeking the suffering Jesus on the streets of Birmingham."

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Alabama Live

Bargain Carousel in Birmingham to kick off April 24 to 27 at Century Plaza Mall

Bargain Carousel Committee. Front row, left to right: Marianne Gilchrist, Carrie Juliano, Sarah Peinhardt, Haley Holden.

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Alabama Live

New MAX hydrogen fuel cell bus begins rolling through Birmingham

MAX's new hydrogen fuel cell bus, acquired through a partnership with UAB and the Center for Transportation and the Environment, began operating Friday morning along a regular route in the city's Southside.

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Alabama Live

What do you give the Dalai Lama? Birmingham businesswoman has challenge, excitement of deciding

It's not every day that you get to present one of the world's most influential people with a gift.

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Alabama Live

Two-building complex in downtown Birmingham being renovated into culinary incubator

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - One downtown building is completing its renovation and developers are planning to rehab the adjacent one with plans to put as many as six different startup food businesses there.

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Alabama Live

Mahatma Gandhi's ideals more than a ritual, says great-grandson Tushar, UAB guest lecturer

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - The great-grandson of Mahatma Gandhi will visit Birmingham in May to present a public forum and lecture on human rights.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Alabama Live

Escape from state intervention imminent for Birmingham City Schools, board president says

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- The Birmingham City Schools system could escape the last vestiges of state intervention as early as the 2014-15 school year.

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Alabama Live

Forecast: Friday could be rainy in Birmingham, but the weekend should be beautiful

There's a chance of rain starting early Friday and throughout the day, according to the National Weather Service , though temperatures should remain mild throughout the night and into the weekend.

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Alabama Live

Fairfield man, 21, charged in 2013 slaying of teen Wylam twins

A Fairfield man was charged today in the 2013 slaying of 17-year-old Birmingham twins , and the wounding of their mother, during a Wylam home invasion.

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Alabama Live

6 charts explain fundraising in District 6 GOP primary: Who raised the most, where did it come from?

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - What campaign has the most individual contributors? What percentage of those contributors are from Alabama? Who has the largest average donation, and the smallest average donation? This week, the Republican candidates in the race for Alabama's 6th Congressional district filed their April quarterly fundraising reports with the ... (more)

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Alabama Live

Jury deliberates in capital murder trial of Birmingham woman charged in 2011 beating and shooting death

If convicted of capital murder, Porter could possibly face a death sentence. The jury also has the option of intentional murder or manslaughter.

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