Daily Archives: September 21, 2006

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Bush to stop in Hoover to discuss his energy policy

Hoover. As in “Bush sucks”. It’s a fundraiser, of course, for Riley. Unlike other politicians, Riley is willing to be seen in public with the President.

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Welcome to 2006, Vestavia!

Vestavia Hills desegregation plan gets fierce response

Yes, desegregation. Fifty years after the Montgomery Bus Boycott.

There’s a desegregation court order in place that requires the Vestavia school system to offer enrollment to students who are zoned for Birmingham schools. They’re supposed to have 25 percent black enrollment; they’ve never gotten close and are currently at 7 percent. This has been such a rousing success that Vestavia now wants to be removed from the order. Shelia Smoot is not happy.