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Llewellyn Johns monument
In the news
- November 17: U.S. Steel shut down the blast furnace at Fairfield Works.
- November 14-17: The 38th Annual Joint Meeting of the Southeast U.S./Japan and the Japan-U.S Southeast Associations was held in Birmingham.
- October 23: The Nina Miglionico statue was dedicated at Linn Park.
- October 14: Birmingham's Zyp bike share program launched.
- October 13: The Norwood Resource Center was heavily damaged by apparent arson.
- ...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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