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In the news
- July 8: Former Alabama Crimson Tide and NFL quarterback Kenny Stabler died.
- June 13: Deontay Wilder knocked out Eric Molina in the 9th round of his WBC World Heavyweight title defense at Bartow Arena.
- June 1: UAB president Ray Watts announced the planned reinstatement of the Blazers football, women's bowling and rifle teams.
- May 27: The Jacksonville Suns defeated the 2015 Birmingham Barons 8-2 in the 2015 Rickwood Classic.
- ...that Shades Cahaba is the only Homewood elementary school not to have suffered a major fire?
- ...that Louise Wooster's sister was also a noted Birmingham madam, under the name Maggie Bracken?
- ...that the Indian Springs School once boasted a "Truth House", a tilting classroom used to demonstrate physics concepts?
- ...that Samford Bulldogs men's basketball coach Scott Padgett scored 1,874 points during his 7-year NBA career?
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