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    Blount County DA: Social media bullying must stop Video included

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    Blount County District Attorney Pamela Casey is taking action to prevent the degradation of teenagers on social media sites like Facebook and Instagram.   More>>

    Blount County parents come together for betterment of school Video included

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    Some Blount County parents are working to as they put it, bridge the gap between school leaders and the community. Members of the community met Thursday evening to discuss concerns about Susan Moore High School. They talked about how to make the school better and rebound from recent negative publicity.Greg Ogles a parent said, “We're here to try to bridge the gap between our school and our parents. It’s not to bash o... More>>

    "Crawfish Boil" music festival evolves to "Uptown Live"

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    The long-running Schaeffer Eye center Crawfish Boil music festival returns to Birmingham this summer with a new name and a new format. More>>

    Church safety and security addressed in Shelby County Video included

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    Tonight, the Shelby Baptist Association is teaming up with the Shelby County Sheriff's Office to host a church safety conference at North Shelby Baptist Church. Keith Brown, with the Shelby Baptist Association, first had the idea last year. “What we're trying to stress is to just start the ball rolling. We can't give a church a plan that they can take and implement. They've got to look at their own situation, their ... More>>

    Body of missing Riverside boater found in Logan Martin Lake

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    The body of a boater missing from Logan Martin Lake was recovered this afternoon. According to the St. Clair County Sheriff's Office, 48-year-old Willie Cosby was recovered at approximately 2:40 p.m. today. Cosby lost control of a small fishing boat Sunday just north of the I-20 bridge, throwing himself and his wife into the water. His wife was able to get back to shore. RELATED STORIES:Search continues for missing St. Clair County boater(April 21, 2014)Day 3 of search for missing boater in R... More>>

    Temporary weather radio transmitter may reduce service for some across Birmingham area Video included

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    Weather radio service in Birmingham may be disrupted for some users through May 3 due to the use of a temporary antenna. According to the Birmingham National Weather Service, the temporary antenna is closer to the ground and operating at lower power than the permanent transmitter would, which means that reception will likely be reduced. To help users determine if their weather radio is still in service, the NWS will conduct tone alert tests at6 p.m. tonight, as well as 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Frid... More>>

    UA students trying to re-brand tornado damaged Alberta City area

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    Ateam of UA students from the College of Communication and Information Sciences is working to re-brand the Alberta City community. After the April 27th tornado, Alberta was left destroyed. This spring, Tuscaloosa Parks and Recreation Authority will break ground on the new tennis complex that will have numerous courts and host tournaments from around the country. Later this year, the new Alberta School will be opening and will specialize in fine arts education. With the help of Councilman Kip ... More>>

    Lane closures on parts of I-20/59 will last until October 2014

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    Work continues to improve a main transportation artery through Birmingham. The Alabama Department of Transportation began work earlier in April 2014 on a stretch of Interstate 20/59 from Red Mountain Expressway to north of the Interstate 20 and Interstate 59 split. During the work, construction barrels will be placed to signify lane closures, as crews work on travel lanes and exit ramps. Workers are doing micro-milli... More>>

    Person injured in Birmingham police officer-involved shooting on Oporto Madrid Boulevard

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    A Birmingham police officer shot a suspect during a scuffle Thursday morning. More>>

    Remembering the deadly tornadoes of April 27, 2011 (PHOTOS)

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     As we approach the three year anniversary of the April 27, 2011 tornadoes, here's a look back at some of the unforgettable images from that day and the days following. More>>

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    • Blount County parents come together for betterment of school

      Blount County parents come together for betterment of school

      Thursday, April 24 2014 11:10 PM EDT2014-04-25 03:10:03 GMT
      Some Blount County parents are working to as they put it, bridge the gap between school leaders and the community. Members of the community met Thursday evening to discuss concerns about Susan Moore High School. They talked about how to make the school better and rebound from recent negative publicity.Greg Ogles a parent said, “We're here to try to bridge the gap between our school and our parents. It’s not to bash o...
      Some Blount County parents are working to as they put it, bridge the gap between school leaders and the community. Members of the community met Thursday evening to discuss concerns about Susan Moore High School. They talked about how to make the school better and rebound from recent negative publicity.Greg Ogles a parent said, “We're here to try to bridge the gap between our school and our parents. It’s not to bash o...
    • 13 INVESTIGATES: Birmingham Water Works Board

      13 INVESTIGATES: Birmingham Water Works Board

      Thursday, April 24 2014 11:08 PM EDT2014-04-25 03:08:07 GMT
      The Birmingham Water Works Board is facing scrutiny after the findings of a recent audit and its lobbying money spent to kill legislation offering more accountability.
      The Birmingham Water Works Board is facing scrutiny after the findings of a recent audit and its lobbying money spent to kill legislation offering more accountability.
    • "Crawfish Boil" music festival evolves to "Uptown Live"

      "Crawfish Boil" music festival evolves to "Uptown Live"

      Thursday, April 24 2014 10:39 PM EDT2014-04-25 02:39:41 GMT
      The long-running Schaeffer Eye center Crawfish Boil music festival returns to Birmingham this summer with a new name and a new format.
      The long-running Schaeffer Eye center Crawfish Boil music festival returns to Birmingham this summer with a new name and a new format.
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    • Baltic states lead push to cut Russia gas reliance

      Baltic states lead push to cut Russia gas reliance

      Friday, April 25 2014 4:34 AM EDT2014-04-25 08:34:34 GMT
      Later this year, a ship the size of an aircraft carrier will arrive at Lithuania's port of Klaipeda on the Baltic Sea. The 300-meter (984-foot) vessel is not a warship, but a floating natural gas import...
      Later this year, a ship the size of an aircraft carrier will arrive at Lithuania's port of Klaipeda on the Baltic Sea. The 300-meter (984-foot) vessel is not a warship, but a floating natural gas import terminal -...
    • Obama visit to South Korea tinged by mourning

      Obama visit to South Korea tinged by mourning

      Friday, April 25 2014 4:07 AM EDT2014-04-25 08:07:40 GMT
      President Barack Obama's visit to South Korea is being tinged by the nation's mourning over this month's ferry disaster.
      President Barack Obama is sitting down with South Korea's President Park Geun-hye, whose attention is unavoidably split between her economic agenda with Obama and the unfolding aftermath of a tragic ferry disaster.
    • S&P cuts Russia's credit rating

      S&P cuts Russia's credit rating

      Friday, April 25 2014 4:07 AM EDT2014-04-25 08:07:31 GMT
      The Standard & Poor's credit agency on Friday cut Russia's credit rating for the first time in more than five years, raising the financial stakes flowing from the crisis in Ukraine as tensions rise and...
      The Standard & Poor's credit agency on Friday cut Russia's credit rating for the first time in more than five years, raising the financial stakes flowing from the crisis in Ukraine as tensions rise and the...
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    • Former Iron Curtain still barrier for deer

      Former Iron Curtain still barrier for deer

      Thursday, April 24 2014 8:54 PM EDT2014-04-25 00:54:29 GMT
      The Iron Curtain was traced by an electrified barbed-wire fence that isolated the communist world from the West.
      The Iron Curtain was traced by an electrified barbed-wire fence that isolated the communist world from the West.
    • Indiana cat missing 5 years reunited with owner

      Indiana cat missing 5 years reunited with owner

      Thursday, April 24 2014 8:54 PM EDT2014-04-25 00:54:21 GMT
      A cat that went missing five years ago has been reunited with its owner in Indiana thanks to an implanted microchip.
      A cat that went missing five years ago has been reunited with its owner in Indiana thanks to an implanted microchip.
    • Man seeks to hide 'murder' tattoo before trial

      Man seeks to hide 'murder' tattoo before trial

      Thursday, April 24 2014 8:54 PM EDT2014-04-25 00:54:20 GMT
      A Kansas man charged with first-degree murder is afraid the tattooed mirror-image letters spelling out the word "murder" across his neck might prejudice a jury, so he is asking for a professional tattoo artist to...
      A Kansas man charged with first-degree murder is afraid the tattooed mirror-image letters spelling out the word "murder" across his neck might prejudice a jury, so he is asking for a professional tattoo artist to remove or...
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    • Brian Williams “raps” Gin and Juice

      Brian Williams “raps” Gin and Juice

      Tuesday, April 22 2014 11:14 AM EDT2014-04-22 15:14:01 GMT
      Brian Williams has done it again.   Ok, so he’s not actually rapping, but it's hilarious nonetheless.
      Brian Williams has done it again.   Ok, so he’s not actually rapping, but it's hilarious nonetheless.
    • BURGER BYTES: Saban and Malzahn Rap "Jump Around"

      BURGER BYTES: Saban and Malzahn Rap "Jump Around"

      Tuesday, April 15 2014 11:18 AM EDT2014-04-15 15:18:01 GMT
      Nick Saban says, "jump around".Nick Saban says, "jump around".
      Believe it or not, Kyle Burger helped out Alabama head coach Nick Saban and Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn get in touch with their hip-hop side...
      Believe it or not, Kyle Burger helped out Alabama head coach Nick Saban and Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn get in touch with their hip-hop side...
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