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A Month’s Worth of Defense Contracts in Alabama — More than $852 Million Worth

Defense contracts awarded from May 17 to June 17 to Alabama companies and to non-Alabama companies for work to be performed in Alabama.

Study Tracks Manatee Migration along Gulf Coast

A 10-year study by the Dauphin Island Sea Lab tracks the growing migration movement of manatees.

Alabama’s Longest Running BBQ Festival Celebrates 70 Years

More than 1,500 plates, including ribs, half chicken pieces, hot dogs, smoked sausage, pork sandwiches and side dishes will be served on July 4th.

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.

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