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Matt Murphy: A love letter to Alabama

It was supposed to be a fling. Hanky-panky. Not quite a one-night stand…but close.  One of those summer camp romances that come and...

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Talk 99.5 host Matt Murphy signing off in Birmingham: 'I hope I made a difference'

By Erica Thomas, Managing Editor Since he got his start in radio at age 15, Matt Murphy has been evolving and improving his craft....

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Matt Murphy: Scrooge and the gift of political chaos that keeps on giving

Happy Christmas, everyone! I hope all are stuffed with Thanksgiving leftovers and have avoided a fall from the ladder setting up your...

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Matt Murphy: Knowing the difference between 'could' and 'should' in government and private business

On the occasion I am asked what I do for a living, I’ve developed a pithy answer which gives me immense pleasure and normally results...

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Matt Murphy: Afraid of Kay Ivey? Why?

Why does everybody seem so afraid of Kay Ivey? I mean this question seriously. Has anyone else noticed a suspicious absence of elected...