Daily Archives: March 20, 2009

Cedar Waxwings Descend On Backyard Birdbath

Glynn Wilson A family of migrating cedar waxwings [bombycilla cedrorum] descend on this birdbath in Northeast Jefferson County, Alabama, another sign that the spring 2009 bird migration is fully underway. Watch the slide show here…

Colombia Miners' Union Sues Drummond, Again

Murders Alleged by Paramilitary Forces on Drummond’s Payroll by Stephen Flanagan Jackson BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — A Colombia coal miners’ union — already two-time losers in US Courts — filed another civil lawsuit March 20 in federal court charging Drummond Coal Company and its top Colombia employees with hiring AUC paramilitary forces to assassinate three union…