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Apryl Marie Fogel: Lawyers walk back testimony from Hoover City Councilman John Lyda on contested CON project

The ongoing hearing in Hoover over a contested facility has given a fascinating look into far more than the proposed facility itself — the Riverchase Surgery and Diagnostics Center.

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City of Hoover buries Certificate of Need meeting notice as first day proceedings include blackmail, intimidation accusations

The press release arrived at 6:52 p.m. on Memorial Day; its subject line was “The City of Hoover to Participate in CON Hearings Starting Tomorrow.” 

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Lyda Loses: No quorum forces end to impromptu special meeting over Hoover's Stadium Trace Phase 2 development

An impromptu special meeting to consider how to proceed with negotiations for an incentive package on the second phase of Stadium Trace Village in Hoover could not proceed on Friday, as not enough council members showed up at the 1:30 p.m. meeting to vote.

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'Profoundly disappointed and infuriated': Backlash ensues after Hoover City Council's Lyda springs impromptu special meeting on Stadium Trace Village Phase 2

The Stadium Trace Village Phase 2 saga took another unusual twist on Thursday.

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Sparks fly at Hoover City Council meeting over long-anticipated Stadium Trace Village Phase 2

"Contentious," "shocking," "confusing." Those were some descriptions given to Monday night's Hoover City Council meeting by the media after Hoover City Council president John Lyda ambushed developer Broad Metro president William Kadish by revealing he was a convicted felon.

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Hoover City Council passes resolution supporting stricter penalties for false reporting of violent crimes following Carlee Russell kidnapping hoax

The Hoover City Council passed a resolution on Monday urging the Alabama Legislature to increase penalties for false reporting following the Carlee Russell hoax that occurred in the city last month.