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Bentley signs Mayor-Council Act, impacting City of Birmingham

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley signed the controversial Mayor-Council Act Thursday, directly impacting the relationship between the Birmingham City Council and the Mayor. 81 more words

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Time to Vote - Thursday 5th May

This Thursday is the Birmingham City Council Elections, time to vote for our local Councillor. So make use of your right to vote and get yourself down to the polling station. 139 more words

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Birmingham City Hall Power restructuring bills move forward

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WIAT) — Alabama legislators are preparing to hear two bills on Thursday that may change the structure of Birmingham’s government for years to come. 460 more words

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Conned Landlords

Last week saw jailing of Diane Dowe for 18 months for fraud by false representation.

http://www.birminghammail.co.uk/news/midlands-news/jailed-mum-lied-cancer-ordeal-11185595

Dianne managed to live in luxury homes without paying to the tune of £30000 before being convicted for fraud. 167 more words

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Birmingham city council pay to come up during Tuesday's meeting

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) – There could be another fight building at Birmingham City Hall. The debate over councilor pay is heating up.

Tuesday morning the council is expected to discuss a proposal by Councilor Kim Rafferty that would base the salary on the median income of the city of Birmingham. 205 more words

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Celebrating 120 years of Balsall Heath Library

Balsall Heath Library was officially opened 120 years ago on 18 April 1896.

You discover some odd things while looking into the Birmingham Free Libraries Management Sub-Committee minutes, in order to flesh out the first year or so. 820 more words

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Three weeks to go until election day

There’s just three weeks to go until voters head to the polls on Thursday 5 May and the stakes for Birmingham couldn’t be higher. If you’ve not done so already, … 384 more words

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