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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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