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Bell wins Birmingham mayoral runoff, serves until 2011

With 99% of the precincts reporting, William A. Bell, Sr. has been elected to serve out the remainder of Larry Langford‘s term as mayor of Birmingham, AL. Unofficial results show that approximately 41% of registered voters took part in the election to choose the chief executive for the state’s largest city (compared to 23% in the general election in December).

Mr. Bell received 53.57% (25,354) while attorney Patrick Cooper received 46.4% (21,979) of the total vote.

The election is scheduled to be certified on January 26 at 12 p.m. with provisional ballots to be counted at that time.

It’s National Cheesecake Day!

So after figuring out that there weren’t that many fans of Bennigan’s or Steak and Ale in town, we think that this post could definitely cause some additional traffic at The Summit this evening. The Cheesecake Factory turns 30 years old today – coincidentally they happen to share their anniversary with what’s recognized as National Cheesecake Day (yes, there seems to be a day for everything).

If you dine in tonight at The Cheesecake Factory, you’ll be able to get one slice of cheesecake per person for $1.50 – the price it would have cost back in 1978! Considering the average price for a slice is $8, we’re thinking this could be a steal…