Kyle Whitmire: Is Governor Bentley Now Open To Expanding Medicaid?

Kyle Whitmire: Is Governor Bentley Now Open To Expanding Medicaid?

Governor Bentley has repeatedly said he's opposed to the state expanding Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act. But in a speech to legislators last week, Bentley seemed to change his tune. Is Medicaid expansion on the horizon for Alabama?

Ollie's Barbecue: The Case that Integrated Restaurants

Ollie's Barbecue: The Case that Integrated Restaurants

One of the enduring images of the Civil Rights Movement is of black protesters being pulled away from lunch counters. Fifty years ago this Sunday a U.S. Supreme Court ruling effectively ended segregation in restaurants. That case came from Birmingham.

Cindy Crawford: Magic City Marketplace

Cindy Crawford: Magic City Marketplace

UAB's graduation exercises this weekend were mostly free from protests over the school's decision to end its football program, although UAB President Ray Watts did not speak or shake graduates' hands. Much anger has been aimed at him for the decision, but there's still plenty of debate about the underlying issue -- money. We hear about that in this week's Magic City Marketplace.

Kidney Chain Links Record Number of Donors and Needing Patients

Kidney Chain Links Record Number of Donors and Needing Patients

Traditionally, people who suffer from kidney disease and need a transplant put their name on a national list. Next, they have to wait until their name comes up to receive a compatible kidney. And with over 100,000 names on that list, it can take up to 10 years to receive a kidney. Today, there's a viable alternative. The University of Alabama at Birmingham is at the forefront of a process, which allows someone to receive a healthier kidney in a much shorter time.

John Archibald: UAB President's Leadership has been Damaged over Football

John Archibald: UAB President's Leadership has been Damaged over Football

UAB President Ray Watts' decision to cut the school's football, bowling, and rifle teams has moved beyond a simple matter of athletic priorities now that a no confidence vote is in play. The UAB faculty senate on Tuesday agreed to draft a resolution expressing no confidence in Watts. They could vote on the measure next month.

News Features Archive

On Air Now

Donate
Become a Sustaining Member
Member Services Business Support
Contact WBHM Meet the Staff
Underwriting
Matched Giving Volunteer
Donate Your Vehicle

Donate Your Vehicle

EEO Reports

EEO Public Filings archive and WBHM/UAB Diversity Statement.



WBHM Apps

Listen to WBHM live, pause and rewind the live audio, and view the program schedule for the WBHM stream all at once! You can explore On Demand content, search for stories, bookmark a story for later, and wake up to WBHM with the alarm clock!

Web Player:
Listen from your desktop or flash-enabled device
Android:
Droid based app available from the Android Market.
iOS:
The iPhone and iPad apps are now available via iTunes.