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Birmingham BOE president, Edward Maddox, arrested; Resigns

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Breaking news from our ABC 33/40 newsroom.  Birmingham Board of Education president, Edward Maddox, was arrested Tuesday morning on two unspecified warrants.  He posted at $1,000 bond from Jefferson County Jail.  Stay with ABC 33/40 and www.abc3340.com as we continue to follow this breaking news story.

UPDATE 5:54 p.m.:  Edward Maddox's attorneys Richard S. Jaffe and Michael Whisonant Jr. confirmed that he is resigning from his position at the Birmingham Board of Education and entering a plea to two unintentional misdemeanor ethics violations. 

"Mr. Maddox regrets his misjudgment and accepts full responsibility for his actions.  He is relieved that he and his family did not have to endure a trial on this matter."

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