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Nick Saban proves we in Birmingham are a bunch of suckers

I must be nuts. I’m actually writing an article that might be perceived as negative about the most popular and respected man in Alabama—maybe in Alabama history. This story broke January 9th; about the same time Nick Saban and the … Continue reading

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Who’s the mayor of our region?

  We know it’s not the mayor of Birmingham. The City of Birmingham represents only 19% of the population of the metro area. And Mayor Bell, who I strongly believe understands the importance of regionalism, has said on numerous occasions, … Continue reading

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Can our suburbs survive if Birmingham is a donut hole?

I live in Vestavia Hills—I don’t really want to live around a donut hole. The numbers are frightening. Birmingham’s population fell… 12% in the 60’s 5% in the 70’s 6% in the 80’s 9% in the 90’s 12% in the … Continue reading

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