The world’s chemical weapons watchdog was preparing Friday to launch a risky United Nations-backed mission into the heart of Syria’s deadly civil war to verify and destroy the country’s chemical arsenal in a matter of months.
The state Supreme Court is ordering a judge to dismiss an open meetings lawsuit filed by two Alabama Public Television executives who were fired last year.
A water main break in Birmingham resulted in the A.G. Gaston Boys & Girls Club afterschool pickup program being cancelled on Friday.
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The stricken captain of a United Airlines flight that made an emergency landing died at a hospital, officials said.
“This is an award that will be appreciated by our faculty and staff, as it reinforces our promise of unparalleled care to those who put their trust in us,” UAB Health System CEO Will Ferniany said.
The family and friends of Olivia Mills have been praying for a miracle. On her way home from church on Sunday, the 17-year-old Sipsey Valley High School senior lost control of her car and crashed. Mills has been in the hospital ever since in a medically induced coma.
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Details about shutdown plans for each agency were expected to be posted on the OMB and individual agency websites by Friday afternoon, according to union officials briefed on the process. Formal furlough notices would be sent on Tuesday.
A potential government shutdown hurtling ever closer, the Democratic-led Senate is ready to approve legislation keeping federal agencies from locking their doors on Tuesday.
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Tensions run high at Carbon Hill City Hall Thursday night. It was the first city council meeting since Mayor James “Pee Wee” Richardson was arrested on allegations of sexually abusing female inmates at the city jail.
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The exhibit will focus on images from May 2, 1963, when more than 1,000 African-American students skipped class and gathered at the 16th Street Baptist Church to march to downtown Birmingham, an event often referred to as the “Children’s Crusade.”
The Yummy Truck is a new project from the Junior League of Birmingham. They’re teaming up with Children’s of Alabama to encourage healthy eating.