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.
A former director of the Alabama Department of Environmental Management, who’s now the regional administrator for the EPA, has been indicted on state ethics charges related to the case in which an executive of Drummond Corporation and a partner in the Balch and Bingham law firm were convicted earlier this year.
Often Quiet On Wars, Congress Challenges White House Over Yemen
Poll: Americans Want Trump To Compromise On Border Wall Amid Possible Shutdown
Maria Butina, Accused Of Being Russian Agent, Reaches Plea Deal With Feds
How Congress Handles Sexual Harassment Claims Needs Fixing, But No Deal Yet On Bill
Research Gaps Leave Doctors Guessing About Treatments For Pregnant Women
The Revolution Will Be Driverless: Autonomous Cars Usher In Big Changes
Dueling U.S. Agendas As U.N. Climate Change Summit Enters Crucial Final Week
Help Wanted: White House Chief Of Staff
After More ‘Yellow Vest’ Protests, France’s President Macron To Address Nation
A U.N. Migration Pact Is Dividing Europe — And Has Become Fodder For Nationalists
‘We’re Fighting For Our Lives': Patients Protest Sky-High Insulin Prices
Boundlessly Idealistic, Universal Declaration Of Human Rights Is Still Resisted
Exercise Wins: Fit Seniors Can Have Hearts That Look 30 Years Younger