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Namesakes

Charles and Patsy Collat School of Business The University of Alabama at Birmingham “I am blessed to have the means to help, ” says...

High Seas Adventure Travel

She is 14, frightened, packed in a tiny ship, voyaging from France to Mobile. In 1704 the teenage Parisian set sail...

USS Alabama Whistles Aboard Major General Janet Cobb

Janet Cobb drove past the USS Alabama hundreds of times before her first visit in 1995. “I escorted a friend’s grandson aboard, ” the...

Alabama Rolling Toward Direct Auto Export

All systems are go at the Alabama State Port Authority for cars to roll on ships and fleets to set sail, as cars...

How Alabama Stacks Up

Alabama adds up. Statistically compared to the nation and neighboring states, the Heart of Dixie excels in some categories, is worse in others,...

Downtown Gold Standard

Three cities that have nurtured an eclectic collection of locally owned downtown storefronts.

Dream Themes

“The best laid plans of mice and men oft go astray” — unless the mouse’s name is Mickey and a big theme park is...

Often a Great Notion

If “necessity is the mother of invention, ” Alabama is a good mom. Here are some of her sons, 10 remarkable men you...

Transformational Roll Out

“Earthbound people say the sky is the limit, ” said Airbus Group Chairman and CEO Tom Enders. “But the sky is not our limit....

Big Easy Reconstruction

White-Spunner Construction Inc. moves forward with straightforward concepts: quality and on time delivery. Sounds familiar? It should. “I know it sounds like the...

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