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Past articles by Magdala:

March madness fans prepare to travel and visit Birmingham

Eight college basketball teams will play in Birmingham for March Madness. → Read More

City of Clay grocery tax gives some citizens a break four months after cutting tax in half

Alabama legislatures set to discuss reducing or eliminating grocery tax for cities → Read More

Alabama lawmakers hold roundtables to explain important deadlines after deadly January tornado

President Biden approved an emergency disaster victims impacted by Jan. 12 tornadoes. → Read More

Deputy accusing coworker of assault can't find a lawyer

Katrina Johnson filed charges against her coworker Donnie Frederick for allegedly assaulting her during the World Games → Read More

More Alabama schools proactive with COVID-19 testing

UAB testing students at 240 schools across the state → Read More

Jackson-Olin High School soccer teams get equipment needed to host first home game

The teams did not have the goal posts, corner flags to play last season → Read More

Birmingham transit unveils new bus with picture of 12 moms to stop gun violence

12 mothers who lost their children to gun violence are pictures on the bus with their hands painted red → Read More

Mental health experts talk about healing after video of Tyre Nichols' deadly beating

Tyree Nichlos, 29, was beaten by 5 Memphis police officers in January. → Read More

Fairfield man killed in shooting while hanging around group of friends

Birmingham police say they don't know if Robert White was the target or caught in cross fire → Read More

Calhoun community raises thousands to help bury 6-year-old next to brother, both died of child abuse

Jessie McCormack's father, Joshua Clark, 29, is charged with capital murder in his son's death. → Read More

Drug recovery groups respond to opioid overdose spike in Black community

Jefferson County Coroner says 182 Black people died of a drug overdose last year. → Read More

Alabamians reacts to parole denying 90% of eligible inmates

According to figures released by the bureau of pardons and paroles, this is the lowest number ever. → Read More

Seven months after Roe v. Wade overturn, women clinics are seeing impact

Jan. 22, 2023, marked 50 years since Roe v. Wade was federally approved. → Read More

Parents teach children Martin Luther King Jr. Day is more than a day off from school

Families across Birmingham-area celebrate MLK Holiday → Read More

1 shot, 1 injured by gunfire on 4th Avenue N

Woman sent to the hospital, man found dead in a car, Birmingham police say → Read More

President Biden declares disaster declaration for Alabama

Federal funds will help with things like temporary housing, home repairs, low-cost loans to cover uninsured property losses → Read More

Birmingham police investigating homicide on 43rd Ave N

Birmingham police is conducting a homicide investigation on 5000 Block of 43rd Avenue North Officers were dispatched to the Inglenook area at 10:15 p.m. for a person down.When officers arrived on scene, they say they found the victim lying unresponsive in the backyard of a home suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.Police believe the victim is possibly a teenager or young adult. Police say… → Read More

Vestavia Hills mom pulls son out of Louis Pizitz Middle School for racist bullying

Mary Beth Ford says every day for 16 weeks two students called her son a racial slur and "monkey" at school → Read More

Some in homeless population happy Birmingham council approves $1M bid for micro shelters plan

Application process for organizations wanting micro shelters open in January → Read More

Dallas organization encourages Birmingham as it works to build 50 tiny homes for homeless

Birmingham mayor and others ask finance and budget committee for $1 million to bid on 50 micro shelters → Read More