WBHM Receives Eight Regional Murrow Awards

WBHM Receives Eight Regional Murrow Awards

Public Radio WBHM 90.3 FM/WSGN 91.5 has won eight 2014 Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards presented by the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA). The awards recognize the best electronic journalism produced by radio, television and online news organizations around the world. WBHM received more regional Murrow Awards than any other station in the large market radio category.

Finding Fashion in the Magic City

Finding Fashion in the Magic City

When you think about the world's most notable fashion hubs, places like New York, London, or Milan might come to mind - but probably not Birmingham, Alabama. But there are actually a fair amount of fashion forward thinking people right here in the Magic City, and their philosophy towards clothes goes beyond outward appearances. Our guest blogger Javacia Harris Bowser explores this in her monthly post for WBHM.

Interview: Reporter Brian Lawson Discusses Inmate Healthcare

Interview: Reporter Brian Lawson Discusses Inmate Healthcare

For the next several months, WBHM joins AL.com and the Center for Investigative Reporting as part of the Alabama Media Group's Investigative Journalism Lab. We're taking a closer look at Alabama's prison problems. Earlier this year, a Department of Justice report detailed cases of rape and sexual abuse at the Julia Tutwiler prison in Wetumpka. As part of their continued investigation of Alabama prisons, the Department of Justice is seeing if inmate medical care and mental health care are constitutionally adequate. AL.com reporter Brian Lawson has been looking into inmate health care, and he's heard some troubling stories for former inmates and their families. WBHM's Rachel Osier Lindley sat down with Lawson to find out more.

John Archibald: Some Numerical Perspective on the Northern Beltine

John Archibald: Some Numerical Perspective on the Northern Beltine

State and Birmingham leaders broke ground this week on the first portion of the Northern Beltline. That's the planned 52-mile highway which would arc across the northern half of the metro area, a counterpart to Interstate 459 to the south. The road is expected to take several decades to build and it comes with a $5.5 billion price tag. Alabama Media Group columnist John Archibald believes the price tag needs to be put in a little perspective.

Kyle Whitmire: Alabama's 6th Congressional District Primary

Kyle Whitmire: Alabama's 6th Congressional District Primary

Seven candidates are in the running to become the Republican nominee to represent Alabama's 6th Congressional District in Washington, D.C. following the retirement of Representative Spencer Bachus. The June 3 primary is seven weeks away. We discuss the candidates and more with Kyle Whitmire of Al.com and the Birmingham News.

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