Ready, Set, Action: Birmingham’s Become a Film-Making Destination That Brings Jobs, Millions of Dollars to Economy
The Magic City is not quite Hollywood, yet. But Birmingham’s economy is getting a show business-sized boost with millions of film dollars flowing into the local economy. The city’s Red Mountain substituted for the Hollywood Hills, wearing the famous HOLLYWOOD sign in “Bigger,” one of dozens of films made in metro Birmingham in recent years.
State Looking at Plans to Fix or Replace Crowded, Crumbling Prisons; Lawmakers Don’t Expect to Be Part of Infrastructure Plan
Gov. Kay Ivey and the Alabama Department of Corrections aren’t yet talking publicly about possible fixes for the state’s crowded and aging prisons, but they are extending a multimillion-dollar contract with an outside project manager to study construction needs.
Utility Filings Show Coal Ash Ponds Are Too Close to Groundwater Reservoirs. Environment Groups Again Call for Moving Toxic Material
All of Alabama Power Company’s open coal ash ponds sit within five feet of an aquifer, or groundwater reservoir, in violation of federal standards, recent company filings confirm.
The Birmingham City Council voted Tuesday to approve funding for the Birmingham-Jefferson County Transit Authority and a handful of other organizations, including the Birmingham Business Alliance, Create Birmingham and REV Birmingham.
Conquering Hero or Political Villain? How Alabama’s Conservative Voters Will View Jeff Sessions After Turbulent AG Tenure
The end of Jeff Sessions’ topsy-turvy time as attorney general came abruptly, a day after one of the nation’s most important mid-term elections. After nearly two years of being publicly berated by President Donald Trump, Sessions is out and free to return home to Alabama, the state that sent him to the U.S. Senate for 20 years.
After The Thousand Oaks’ Shooting, A Community-Wide Effort To Memorialize And Heal
PG&E Falsified Gas Pipeline Safety Records, Regulators Say
Federal Judge Strikes Down Affordable Care Act As Unconstitutional
U.S. Gets A Big Win In Its Long Fight With Mexico Over ‘Dolphin Safe’ Labels
CBS Paid Eliza Dushku $9.5 Million After Alleged Sexual Harassment, Termination
After Decades, ‘Rolling Thunder’ To Make Its Last Big Ride Through Washington, D.C.
Nancy Wilson, Legendary Vocalist And NPR ‘Jazz Profiles’ Host, Dies At 81
ACA Sign-Ups Have Lagged For 2019. But What Does That Mean?
‘The Dark Side Of The Railroad': A Locomotive Engineer’s Fraught Legacy With The Rails
Puerto Ricans Angry Over Impending Ban On Cockfighting
First Latina Elected To Congress Retires With A Warning To Republicans
Yum and Yuck: The Psychology Of What We Eat…And What We Spit Out
Maria Butina Pleads Guilty In Foreign Agent Case, Admits Clandestine Influence Scheme