And speaking of pretty pictures, how about that mayor? And how about the tricky ties of his consultant pal John Katopodis?
Plenty of politicos and their cronies complain about the bad raps their reps get in the press, but it's often bona fide heroes that really take the beatings.
When times are tough, we seek solace in the stars. And by "we," I mean J'Mel Davidson. The rest of us just talk about who we're voting for — in the Birmingham Area Music Awards.
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