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Protesters rally outside of Regions Center in Birmingham, decry prison construction financing

Activists congregated outside the Regions Center in Birmingham on Monday morning to protest the new $725 million bond sale, which will help finance the state of Alabama’s two new mega prisons.

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Amtrak crash in Birmingham leaves one man dead

A Thursday evening crash in Birmingham left one man dead after an Amtrack train collided with his car.

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Birmingham Chef Adam Evans named best chef in the South

Muscle Shoals native and Birmingham chef Adam Evans was dubbed Best Chef: South this year by the James Beard Foundation at the Lyric Opera of Chicago.

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USFL players vote to unionize, partner with United Steelworkers

Players from the United States Football League (USFL) have voted to unionize in coordination with the United Football Players Association (UFPA) and elected to partner with the United Steelworkers (USW).

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Birmingham residents facing massive increase in rent costs

Birmingham residents have seen a shocking increase in the cost of living, especially renters.

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100-year-old WWII veteran lands in Birmingham after commemorating D-Day in France

A 100-year-old World War II veteran landed in Birmingham yesterday after making a trip to France on the 78th anniversary of D-Day.

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AG Marshall announces conviction of former Birmingham building inspector on felony ethics charges

AG Steve Marshall announced that Birmingham building inspector Donald Edward Stoves was found guilty by a Birmingham jury of accepting cash bribes to approve a building inspection for an adult entertainment club.

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USFL at the halfway point: more players, hotter temperatures, better play and the NFL takes notice

Daryl “Moose” Johnston knew the vision was catching on when his phone started ringing.

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Do Dah Day festival in Birmingham Saturday, benefits animal charities

One of Birmingham’s oldest events, Do Dah Day, will be held at Cahaba Brewing Company on Saturday. Since its inception in 1979, Do Dah Day has raised over $1.5 million for local animal charities.

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Birmingham gets not just a new team, but the entire USFL

Maybe Jefferson County Commission President Jimmie Stephens summed it up best. “Remember that line from the movie, “If you build it,...

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Right to Life March to be held in Birmingham on Saturday

The annual Right to life March prayer vigil and Witness for Life event in Birmingham is scheduled for Saturday, Jan 15. The annual...

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'Birmingham politics is a dirty, greasy game': House candidate drops out of race

By Brandon Moseley Birmingham area law student D. Denise Webber-Jenkins announced on Monday that she is withdrawing from the Alabama...

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Birmingham law student to make campaign announcement on Monday

By Brandon Moseley Birmingham area law student D. Denise Webber-Jenkins is expected to make an announcement on Monday on the Alabama...

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‘No tears, no fear, no despair’ from Mormon missionary shot in Alabama

By Erica Thomas, managing editor The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office announced the arrest of two people in connection to a Dec. 3,...

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Christmas Spirit Shines Brightly Throughout Alabama

By Amanda E.H. Pritchard   If you’re looking to make your spirits merry and bright…Alabama’s got you covered! From fantastically festive...

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Ashley M. Jones is new state poet laureate

By Brandon Moseley Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey (R) held a ceremony on Wednesday to present a commendation to the incoming Alabama Poet Laureate...

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From trailer park to campaign trail: Jessica Taylor takes on big money candidates

By Brandon Moseley U.S. Senate candidate Jessica Taylor was in Birmingham on Tuesday campaigning for support from the Greater Birmingham...

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Sewell welcomes Labor Secretary Marty Walsh to Birmingham

By Brandon Moseley Monday, Congresswoman Terri Sewell (D-AL07) joined Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin in welcoming the U.S. Secretary...

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Smucker's Uncrustables facility to bring 750 jobs to Jefferson county

By 1819 News staff   Gov. Kay Ivey announced that The J.M. Smucker Co. plans to build a new manufacturing facility and distribution...

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Photo Gallery: 2021 National Veterans Day Parade

By Erica Thomas, Managing Editor The 74th annual National Veterans Day Parade in Birmingham was a success, despite rain and cooler...

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The history of Veteran's Day and its Alabama origin

By Hannah Caver, The Trussville Tribune The historian for National Veterans Day in Birmingham wants to educate citizens on the significance...

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Southern Automotive Conference held in Birmingham

By Brandon Moseley Prior to Mercedes's shocking 1993 decision to locate its manufacturing plants in Vance, very few cars were made...

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