The City Council voted unanimously to keep the vehicles for hire business at a meeting yesterday. After almost one month of debating, Mobile’s City Council decided Uber can operate inside the city limits. The company has carried paying passengers inside the Port City since mid-June.
The Cab companies were not happy when Uber arrived. That’s because the car for hire service didn’t have to meet all city regulations that taxis do.
The Alabama State Senate and House of Representatives began their special legislative session yesterday, then quickly adjourned for three weeks.
Governor Robert Bentley had surprised lawmakers who were expecting the session to begin in August by calling it on just a few days’ notice. The session is necessary after lawmakers failed to pass a General Fund budget for the fiscal year beginning in October.
Two classical performers talk about their concerts and Auburn's Wayne Flynt talks about To Kill A Mockingbird, Harper Lee and Truman Capote.
Richard Glazier, Steinway Artist, performed at Forbes Piano Company in Homewood, Alabama. He paid tribute to the Gershwins and Birmingham's own Hugh Martin. Before the concert, though, he spoke with our classical music host, David Duff.