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Altec’s Long Reach Brings Power to the Navajo Nation

Birmingham's Altec Industries is reaching its long arms west to the Navajo Nation — to households that are among the last to be connected to an electric utility.

Explore Creek Indian Enterprises — Beyond Gaming

The tribe's growing portfolio of non-entertainment enterprises includes everything from metal fabrication to virtual reality production.

Disease Culprit Detection in 40 Seconds at USA Health

USA Health University Hospital in Mobile says it is now the only healthcare system on the Gulf Coast with the technology to identify diseases-causing...

Red Square Grows with Tribal Casino Gaming Expertise

Ad agency Red Square built a foundation for national growth by developing — from the start of the industry — an expertise in tribal casino gaming.

A Closer Look at the Ultimate Influencer

Dr. Karen Hopkins, visiting assistant professor of marketing in Auburn University’s Harbert College of Business, offers her insights on virtual influencers — or computer-generated personalities — in social media advertising.

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.

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