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20% off with Books-a-Million’s Millionaire Club Card April 24-30

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Pull out your  Books-a-Million Millionaire’s Club Card. This valuable membership card normally provides you with 10% off on everything that’s not “bolted down” in a Books-a-Million store.   What if we told you the discount is doubled to 20% for the week of April 24th – 30th and that it also includes purchases on books-a-million.com?  Read on to see what all you can buy.

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Bill Clark, UAB Head Football Coach, to speak at Concussion Summit – Friday, April 28th

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Andrew Brower has 6500 reasons to care about preventing concussions.  That’s the number of children from 4 to 18 years old that play for the Birmingham United Soccer Association (BUSA).  As Executive Director of BUSA, Brower has seen an increasing interest in concussion awareness and education. Continue reading “Bill Clark, UAB Head Football Coach, to speak at Concussion Summit – Friday, April 28th”

Urban Standard re-opens: Smiles and hugs everywhere – a community comeback story (photos)

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Urban Standard re-opened today after a fire caused its closure on January 5, 2017.

All morning long there has been smiles and hugs between employees and long time customers, as Urban Standard, the popular downtown coffeehouse and cafe on 2nd Avenue North, opened its doors for the first time since a January fire forced the business to temporarily close.

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Shining a light on Birmingham’s next-gen streetlights

A photo of Regions Field by Martin Gilmore – via Alabama NewsCenter

While you may have seen AL Power’s signature utility trucks repairing stoplights and streetlights before, you might not know that these lights are actually owned by the utility provider, and that they’re getting an upgrade.  Alabama Power is on track to replace the city of Birmingham’s street lighting with cool, clear LED lights, shifting away from the typical gas-discharge street lighting characterized by warm light.  But how is our city involved?

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Civitan Club of Birmingham and the Jimmie Hale Mission team up

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Kearney Hutsler and Tony Cooper – photo from Civitan Club of Birmingham

Tony Cooper, executive director of the Jimmie Hale Mission, spoke at the Civitan Club of Birmingham’s monthly luncheon on Friday, April 21, 2017. Combined, the two organizations have served the Birmingham area for more than 170 years.

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