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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.

1 hr ago | Alabama Live

"Revolutionary" total knee replacement technology coming to Birmingham

Dr Scott Appell of Lemak Sports Medicine and Orthopedics is currently in Las Vegas being trained to perform a new knee replacement surgery technique that, some are saying, will completely revolutionize the procedure.

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5 hrs ago | Alabama Live

Could Birmingham-made motorcycles be the fastest of their kind? Motus heads to Utah to...

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- The motorcycles built by Motus in Birmingham are designed to beat any other at going from 20 mph to 90 mph, but the company's founders will have to get them to go much faster than that this weekend.

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10 hrs ago | Alabama Live

Alabama Supreme Court refuses to overturn conviction and 100-year sentence of former Birmingham officer

The Alabama Supreme Court today denied former Birmingham police officer Curtis Thornton's request to review and overturn his arson conviction and 100-year sentence for a series of 2012 fires in Ensley and Warrior.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Alabama Live

Big Al and UA Cheerleaders Visit Children's for Wells Fargo "Picks for Kids"

University of Alabama cheerleaders sign posters for Children's of Alabama patients, Friday, August 22, 2014, in Birmingham, Ala., at Children's of Alabama.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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