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With the approval of the new shelter to be built, Harris hopes they will be able to eliminate the prevalence of the lottery system and be able to do more for men in crisis. Read more

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Jesse Chambers

Members voted 8-1 to approve an agreement, though MLB said recently it would "reassess" the controversial site at George Ward Park Read more

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Major League Baseball will also "reassess" its preferred location at George Ward Park. Read more

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bham city council 2-26-19

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Council President Pro Tem William Parker asked for a one-week delay before discussing the agreement. Read more

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Woodfin said the ordinance will promote access to healthy food in Birmingham, partly by limiting the number of dollar stores. Read more

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The mayor announced a partnership between Mercedes-Benz and Lawson State and said he wants to rename the CrossPlex after the late Larry Langford. Read more

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The city's new AAF pro football team plays its first game at Legion Field Feb. 10. Read more

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Mayor & Council 1-22-19

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Members voted to send a $5.5 million package of budget amendments to its Committee of the Whole. Read more

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Randall Woodfin honored a Birmingham police officer killed Sunday in the line of duty. Read more

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The council also wants to see changes in the state Mayor-Council Act in 2019. Read more

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woods & smitherman 1-2-19.

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The body is now back to a full complement of 9 members for the New Year. Read more

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Clinton Woods will represent District 1, and Crystal Smitherman will represent District 6. Read more

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Bill Clark showed off his football team's Conference UAS championship trophy. Read more

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bham city council 12-4-18

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Council President Abbott and some Redmont residents opposed Barber's request. Read more

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Members approved $1 million to help build a new Firehouse Shelter. Read more

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The city will spend $1.4 million on the 100 Homes in 100 Days Initiative and make its contribution to the BJCTA. Read more

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Birmingham City Council 11-13-18

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The women are soon to be sworn in as members of the Commission, with Scales representing District 1 and Tyson representing District 2. Read more

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bham city council 11-6-18

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Woodfin also explained his absence from Oct. 30 meeting, gets criticism from Councilor Hoyt. Read more

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Wardine Alexander

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Wardine Alexander is the new District 7 representative and Councilor William Parker is the new Pro Tem. Read more

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bham city council 10-23-18

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After a heated debate, the vote on the measure was 4-4, meaning that it failed. Read more

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