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Pratt City community storm shelters open

PRATT CITY, Ala. (WIAT) — The City of Birmingham officially announced the opening of a new storm shelter in Pratt City Wednesday. That community was devastated by the tornado outbreak of 2011. 250 more words


Carried on your wings...

in memory of Bill Smith

born April 27, 1923

died October 5, 2016

in the arms of Diane, Tom, Angie, Neil, and children.

He will be buried… 98 more words


Tuscaloosa mother searches for missing daughter

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WIAT) — A Tuscaloosa mother desperately wants to be reunited with her missing daughter.

Although it has been five agonizing years since Toye Jackson has seen her daughter, 21-year-old Latoya Brown, Jackson has not given up hope.  248 more words


April 27th in (Feminist) History

On April 27th in 1992, Betty Boothroyd was the first woman to be elected Speaker of the British House of Commons. As a young girl who briefly worked as a dancer for the London West End Theatre, she got into politics serving as a secretary to politicians, trying five times before finally being elected into Parliament. 182 more words

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