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Montgomery girl has love affair

  Comebacktown published by David Sher & Phyllis Neill to begin a discussion on better government for our region. Today’s guest blogger is Amanda Weil Sokol. (We love when young professionals are guest bloggers) “Once Dying, Birmingham Suddenly Hot,” was the title … Continue reading

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Langford and Bell may have saved Birmingham

Sunday, June 9th, I was watching TV when suddenly my cell phone lit up with e-mails from people everywhere. They couldn’t wait to tell me about the positive story about Birmingham in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The … Continue reading

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VJ Graffeo dreams of Birmingham being an “it” city

  Comebacktown published by David Sher & Phyllis Neill to begin a discussion on creating better government for our region. Today’s guest blogger is V.J Graffeo, a young professional. I’m a Birmingham homer.  I drink the Magic City Kool-Aid in such … Continue reading

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In Alabama, a county that fell off the financial cliff

February 19, 2012 Everyone from Birmingham should read this this piece from the New York Times:  “In Alabama, a County that fell off the Financial Cliff.” As the article states, government structure, as usual, created this mess.

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