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Mayor Bell Takes Interest in Delinquent Water Works Customers
Birmingham Mayor William Bell
Birmingham Mayor William Bell recently announced he will ask the Birmingham Water Works Board to rethink its decision to once again start cutting off water to customers with delinquent bills. This comes after Bell spent many months silent on the matter and many are wondering why now has the mayor taken up this issue. Alabama Media Group columnist John Archibald has some thoughts on this subject and other news.
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Alabama is full of big news stories. From the removal of the Confederate battle flag, to gay marriage, to Birmingham's increase in the minimum wage. It's a lot for journalists to keep up with and a lot of great materials for columnists like AL.com and The Birmingham News' John Archibald. He discusses the city, county and state politics in forums large and small.
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