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Journeys of Discovery: Alabama mayor offers "people first" initiatives, like free college education

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Lauren Cooper
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Birmingham, Alabama Mayor Randall Woodfin (left) visits with correspondent Tom Wilmer.

Correspondent Tom Wilmer visits with Birmingham, Alabama Mayor Randall Woodfin. Woodfin has created cutting-edge initiatives, such as "Birmingham Promise," where every high school graduate is offered tuition-free two or four-year university education. Neighborhood programs include tax advantages for small business, crime reduction methods, and healthy food opportunities.

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