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Smokies Use 8-Run Inning to Beat Barons 9-1 in Series Finale - Birmingham, AL - The Birmingham Barons dropped game five of their five-game series to the Tennessee Smokies by a score of 9-1 in front of 3,544 fans at Regions Field. - Wed, 23 Apr 2014

Contractor files lawsuit against Birmingham over West Precinct project - A lawsuit filed against the city of Birmingham sheds light on why construction at the West Police Precinct initially stopped. - Tue, 22 Apr 2014

Interstate Plastics Birmingham, Alabama Grows to Add Services in the Southeast - Serving Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee, Georgia, Florida, South Carolina and the greater Birmingham metro area, Interstate Plastics' Birmingham branch offers a wide array of specialty plastics and fabrication services. BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Interstate Plastics branch in Birmingham, AL spans 23,000 square feet in two operations offering a wide range of niche and commodity plastics ... - Mon, 21 Apr 2014

Continental Ballroom's business license revoked - The Birmingham City Council voted unanimously to revoke the business license of the Continental Ballroom. - Tue, 22 Apr 2014

NWS: Birmingham NOAA Weather Radio transmitter is down - The Birmingham National Weather Service office says that the Birmingham NOAA Weather Radio transmitter is down until further notice. - Tue, 22 Apr 2014

Birmingham USPS workers to delay Staples protest - Union workers in the U.S. Postal Service in Birmingham say they are going to delay their protest of Staples stores. - Wed, 23 Apr 2014

Birmingham running community proud to know 2014 Boston Marathon winner - A Birmingham man says he is proud of his friend, Meb Keflezighi, for winning the 2014 Boston Marathon. - Mon, 21 Apr 2014

Richmond, Barons Slam Smokies 14-3 - Birmingham, AL - The Barons rode the hot bat of Josh Richmond and the left arm of Scott Snodgress to a 14-3 win over the Tennessee Smokies in front of 4919 fans at Regions Field. - Tue, 22 Apr 2014

Birmingham police investigating overnight homicide - Birmingham police are investigating an overnight shooting at an apartment complex. It happened around 11 p.m. Tuesday night in the 700 block of 24th Avenue NW near Center Point. - Wed, 23 Apr 2014

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1 injured, 1 in custody after shooting in Ensley, Birmingham police say - (blog) - Ensley shooting April 21.JPG View full sizeBirmingham police are investigating after a man was shot near 31st Street and Avenue D in Ensley Monday evening, April 21, 2014. One man was taken into custody at the scene. (Jon Reed/ - Tue, 22 Apr 2014

Birmingham police investigate shootings in Inglenook community; 3 victims, 1 ... - (blog) - BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Three people were shot Wednesday afternoon in Birmingham's Inglenook community near Tarrant, according to police, though none of them had life-threatening injuries. The incident happened around 4 p.m., when an off-duty officer ... - Thu, 17 Apr 2014

Birmingham councilwoman blames 'political grandstanding' for delaying major ... - (blog) - Birmingham City Councilwoman Sheila Tyson and Birmingham Mayor William Bell. BIRMINGHAM, Alabama-- It will be at least another week before Birmingham City leaders take action to create a land banking authority. The council for the second time today ... - Tue, 22 Apr 2014

John Legend performs with elegant simplicity at Birmingham's Alys Stephens ... - - BIRMINGHAM, Alabama --Who: John Legend, an R&B crooner who makes old-school elegance seem hip, fresh and exciting. Background: He's a singer, composer and keyboard player, traveling the country on a tour called “All of Me.” (These “evening with” ... - Sat, 19 Apr 2014

Woman grazed by gunfire as she drove past west Birmingham shootout - (blog) - BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- A woman's head was grazed by gunfire this afternoon as two people shot at each other in west Birmingham. The shots were fired after an altercation broke out in parking lot of King City Food Mart on Warrior Road. One person was ... - Mon, 21 Apr 2014

Birmingham teen convicted of capital murder in 2012 Ensley shooting death ... - (blog) - The Alabama Legislature did not take action to amend the capital punishment law after the 2012 ruling. So in September, in response to attorneys' appeals for two Birmingham teens facing trials for capital murder, the Alabama Supreme Court ruled that ... - Mon, 21 Apr 2014

Birmingham Barons receive 2013 Ballpark of the Year award - The Huntsville Times - - BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Joe Mock, the man who judged Regions Field to be the 2013 Ballpark of the Year, counts the Birmingham Barons among the teams that handled that distinction appropriately. The nationally known columnist, TV commentator and ... - Tue, 22 Apr 2014

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