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      Birmingham Mayor, Leaders applaud DNC site visit

      Birmingham Mayor William Bell said Tuesday the site visit by the Democratic National Committee has been a success so far.A DNC team is on a two-day site visit evaluating Birmingham's capability of hosting its 2016 Democratic National Convention. Birmingham is one of several cities vying to host the convention.Mayor Bell said the committee is impressed by Birmingham's enthusiasm. He also says he has not seen this level of energy and excitement in the Magic City in a long time.Council President Johnathan Austin also thanked Bell and his efforts to make Birmingham's bid. Tuesday morning the DNC team visited Alabama Power and Barber Motorsports Park. The DNC is asking for the public's opinion on why it should bring 2016 Convention to Birmingham - Click here to give your thoughtsStay with ABC 33/40 for more on this story.
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