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School board president comments on alleged illegal residence

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    Birmingham school board president Edward Maddox is speaking out about a court document showing he lives outside Birmingham city limits.
 
A 'findings of fact' document included in a school board injunction ruling says lives in Trussville.  By law, Birmingham school board members must live in Birmingham.  The document says Maddox owns a rental property in Birmingham, but does not live there.
   ABC 33/40 went to the Birmingham property, and was met there by Maddox.  He showed us a homestead court document which listed the date when he b ought the house.  He say she does live there, but does own a house in Trussville.  Maddox maintains that his wife lives in that house, and the two of them are separated.
    State SUperintendent Tommy Bice says because Maddox is an elected official, this city must look into the residence issue.