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No easy or cheap solution to ridding Birmingham of abandoned buildings Video included

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Birmingham is an older city with a lot of aging properties. Birmingham Fire Marshall C.W. Mardis believes we will continue to see more and more vacant buildings in the next few years. .

High school football kicks off in extreme heat Video included

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Temps will be hovering near the triple digit mark through most of the weekend. Football coaches are keeping a close eye on the forecast as the temperature will still be in the upper 90's by kickoff Friday night at 7 p.m.

Jefferson County deputies hold bone marrow drive to help one of their own Video included

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The Jefferson County's Sheriff's Office is seeking help for one of its own.  

EXCLUSIVE: Birmingham Mayor William Bell addresses criticism of international travel Video included

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For the first time in an exclusive interview with ABC 33/40, Birmingham Mayor William Bell addressed public criticism of his frequent international trips.