UAB is named the best hospital in Alabama (again)

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UAB Hospital is the best hospital in Alabama according to U.S. News and World Report. Photo by Pat Byington for Bham Now

University of Alabama at Birmingham is yet again named the best hospital in Alabama according to U.S News and World Report! This continues the winning trend for the hospital. Keep reading for more on UAB’s achievements.

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Bobby Bowden: Why he is so beloved

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Picture of Bobby Bowden at Samford University (then known as Howard College). Photo via Samford University

Before Bobby Bowden was acknowledged as one of the greatest coaches of all time, he was a beloved, native son of Birmingham. Many residents of the Magic City were saddened to see the recent announcement earlier this week of Bowden’s terminal illness. As many of us know, Bowden was more than just a football coach. Keep reading for more on how this local legend changed lives on and off the field.

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United Ability partners with Hibbett to host summer jobs

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United Ability students pose while working at Hibbett. Photo via United Ability and Hibbett

Hibbett, the leading Birmingham based premium footwear and athletic/leisure retailer, announced a partnership with United Ability to host a worksite. This is part of the Job Exploration Training Services program with United Ability. Keep reading to find out more!

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Birmingham remembers hosting soccer for the 1996 Olympics

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Opening ceremony for the 1996 Olympics
Opening ceremony for soccer for the 1996 Olympics at Legion Field. Photo from Shawn Wright

25 years ago, one of the biggest events in history transpired in America: the Olympics. The 1996 Olympics showcased our southern hospitality. There are many remnants of this event everywhere in the south. Keep reading to see the role Birmingham played!

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The American Red Cross is in desperate need of blood donations!

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Bham Now’s Pat Byington and Annette Rowland with American Red Cross gave blood at the UAB donation site. Photo via Bham Now

The American Red Cross is in desperate need of donations. They need all blood types as soon as possible. Keep reading to find out more about upcoming donation drives in Birmingham.

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