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Time to ask some other questions about what's going on at UAB -- and why they haven't been asked before now? It is a larger issue, though probably not for the reasons many think;
Much of the past few months have been spent looking at emotions while not necessarily asking necessary questions out loud. Here are a few that seem to be bugging Andre Natta; maybe you have some ot...
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The discontinuation of three of UAB's athletics teams is suspicious especially when it doesn't look like its president, Ray Watts, made any possible options available to prevent this from happening in the first place. #bham #freeuab  
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A BJCTA public notification meeting is scheduled for September 23 at which time folks can help shape a proposed limited stop pilot commuter service along U.S. Highway 280 in #bham  ...

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Interested residents in metro Birmingham will soon have a chance to share their thoughts about a proposal that would introduce a limited stop commuter bus service along U.S. Highway 280. The City C...
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As much as #bham  needs Uber, doesn't it need more transportation choices overall?
As much as many believe #BirminghamNeedsUber, Andre Natta argues what the Magic City needs more than anything else is choices -- and some cheerleaders to move efforts forward. Continue reading →
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The proposed changes to the city's taxi ordinance are scheduled to be voted on this coming Tuesday by #bham's City Council . Let's take a look at where things stand -- in the actual ordinance itself:
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The oldest ballpark in America is trying to do its part to preserve a symbol of the founding of #bham   - can you help them spread the word and raise the funds needed (or possibly even share with #MLB and #MiLB fans)? #baseball #preservation
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The lesson? If you're told you're not getting something, it doesn't mean they aren't trying to do it anyway. Connecting the dots show a much different narrative than what's been long believed.

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A look back at a 2013 University of Alabama System Board of Trustees vote (and a committee vote the day before) begins to raise questions about long-standing beliefs about the board and its treatme...
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There's a"quality of life and housing performance survey" currently available online that could help to seriously shape #bham 's future. If you have a moment (or 10 minutes), go ahead and fill it out.
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It's probably a while before the next round in this public battle hits #bham, but it does have the potential to disrupt several industries and several existing programs. There are a lot of links in this one, but they help fill in the blanks. Definitely something to keep an eye on as the chess game continues:
The battle for supremacy in the new world of digital transportation network companies among the likes of Uber and Lyft seem to be leading them into the world of carpooling -- and a definition of ridesharing more in line with existing pre-app options.
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...and while we're trying to figure out how to avoid looking at computer screens this weekend, let's share some info about the other music festival taking place:
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It appears as though #uber  is about to make its debut in #bham  - they're giving drivers the option to choose the Magic CIty as the place they'd like to work at least...
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We're trying out the StoryMapJS app from the Knight Journalism lab at Northwestern as we roll this revamp of Design Review coverage out. Let us know what you think, #bham!
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