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In the news
- August 30: Ad executive, McDonald's franchisee and Broadway producer Max Cooper died.
- August 28-29: Right-wing talk-show host Glenn Beck led a "Restoring Unity Rally" in Birmingham.
- August 28: Birmingham's Negro Southern League Museum opened.
- August 18: U.S. Steel announced the permanent closure of its Fairfield Works blast furnace.
- ...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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