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Southern Power Eyes North Dakota Wind Farm

The howling flats of North Dakota are where Birmingham-based Southern Power hopes to build its next big wind farm — 47 turbines spread across 16,000 acres of lonesome Burke County.

Bank Exposure on Commercial Real Estate Creeps Higher

According to a recent report in National Real Estate Investor, a “day of reckoning” may be looming for banks with too much exposure on commercial real estate loans.

Is a Global Food Shortage Looming?

Trend watchers have noticed weather playing some cruel tricks on farmers around the world, leading some, like geopolitical trends analyst F. William Engdahl, to...

Aerojet Rocketdyne Fires Up Rocket Propulsion Facility in Huntsville

Aerojet Rocketdyne officials cut the ribbon on an Advanced Manufacturing Facility at the company's Defense Headquarters building in Huntsville.

ICYMI: Top Stories in Alabama Business in the Last 30 Days

A recap of the biggest Alabama news stories from the past month

Adtran Leads 10G Broadband Future

Huntsville-based Adtran develops software and hardware for internet service providers, and it is in the global lead in delivering the next-generation technology to help...

A Shortage of Loggers Looms in the U.S.

Dr. Tom Gallagher, the Regions Bank Endowed Professor of Forest Operations in Auburn University’s School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences, comments on the potential shortage of loggers in the timber industry.

SB129 Promises Fair Deal for Alabama Franchise Owners

An important bill that could affect thousands of small business franchises made its way through the Alabama Senate in the regular session but remained in a House committee when the session ended.

Four Alabama Cities Selected for Revitalization Program

Main Street Alabama this week selected four cities for inclusion in its revitalization program — Birmingham’s Historic 4th Avenue Business District and the cities of Calera, Enterprise and Headland.

Carpet Makers Want Pollution Trials Moved out of Alabama

Alabama Supreme Court hears arguments on environmental suits

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