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UPDATE: UA’s Gottfried resigns this afternoon

UPDATE: 3:30 p.m.AL.com is reporting that Gottfried resigned his position effective immediately during his meeting with Mal Moore.

ABC 33/40 and TideSports.com are reporting that the University of Alabama has fired its head basketball coach Mark Gottfried. AL.com had reported earlier in the day that Gottfried was scheduled to meet with UA athletic director Mal Moore about his future with the institution. The ABC report was posted at 2:30 p.m. with the TideSports preceding it at 2:04 p.m. There is currently no word as to whether he will be allowed to finish the season.

Publix shoppers in Hoover, take note

The newest location of the Lakeland, FL-based grocery chain opens next week (12.3) along Highway 31, but the shopping center as a whole represents the effects of the economy on commercial real estate as ABC 33/40 reports on their website.

Citywide WiFi still on the radar

Wifi Rest Stop - brionv/FlickrOne of the projects announced early on by Mayor Langford’s administration was the goal to have Birmingham, AL covered with wireless Internet access (making us the first major city in the United States truly able to make that claim). Now, while the metro area has several hotspots areas already (more than 343 – send in others if you see them), there’s always room for more. That’s where negotiations with Bright House Networks enter the picture, though according to this ABC 33/40 posting, it may not be exactly what the mayor was hoping for either…

Photo: Rest stop wifi. brionv/Flickr.