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Alabama Image Enhancers

INTERNET CREDS Internet guru Jimmy Wales spins to any who’ll listen the assets of being born and raised in Alabama. “There’s a very...

Mission Routinely Impossible

Patrick Scheuermann was named director of NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in September. He took over the reins of the Huntsville complex —...

Career End for a Political Boss

Goodwin Myrick, one of the most powerful figures in Alabama politics, announced he was stepping down from his 20-year reign as...

Game Over. Hit Reset.

Keivan Deravi is a professor of economics at Auburn University Montgomery’s School of Business. He designed the Alabama Economic Forecasting Model, which...

The Free Market Meets its Match

You would have thought it was Hugo Chavez nationalizing oil fields, the way the Montgomery real estate community reacted to news David...

They Might Be Giants

Huntsville has historically been the hub of Alabama aerospace enterprise—the builders of spacecraft—but Huntsville also sets the pace for using aircraft to get...

Politics as a Dirty Shame

The Big Steal of 1892 As nasty as politics gets, at its worst you can always count on somebody saying it...

Flashback: Bo-Bonded

In the September 1986 issue, the first year of publication, Business Alabama—in a feature on the finances of Auburn and Alabama...

Timber Cruise

For this month’s issue focused on land-based businesses, we turned to Craig Blair to give us an overview of the timber industry....

FDIC Says Wall Street Defrauded Colonial

On August 10 the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. filed three suits in Montgomery Circuit Court and in U.S. District Court in New York...

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