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Oil Spill Panel Unloads

The national panel charged with assessing the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill issued its report last month, calling for widespread reforms in...

Unwelcome Harvest

The new Alabama immigration law—officially, the Alabama Taxpayer and Citizen Protection Act—started driving farm workers from Alabama fields and processing plants when...

Plugging in to Explosive Demands

In early August, Huntsville’s Adtran Inc. completed the acquisition of a high-speed network solutions provider that could give Alabama’s largest IT company...

A Sticky Residue of Human Suffering

A year and a half since the BP oil spill erupted, the Alabama Gulf Coast, like everyone else, would just...

Company Born in an OR

CEO Gene Robinson founded IMS Inc. (Integrated Medical Systems) in the late 1980s, based on what he observed going on in the...

From Alabama to Iowa:

Huntsville-based Aviagen Corp. broke ground on April 12 on what will be the world’s largest turkey hatchery, with Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds and...

Alabama Judge Slams Door on Bank’s Foreclosure

For the first time an Alabama court recently joined the ranks of a growing number of state courts that have ruled in favor of...

Small Business Watchdog Sues Top Brass

In April, the American Small Business League filed suit against the U.S. Department of Defense in federal court in California after the agency...

Bank Quakes: Smaller Continue to Fall Harder

Two Alabama banks were among the six banks that failed in the third week of April, pushing the total number of banks failures...

Space Center’s New Captain’s New Tack

Deborah Barnhart became the CEO and executive director of the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in December 2010. The Center is the official...

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