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Alabama workforce leaders trying to navigate state’s labor shortage

A job seeker's market challenges Alabama's employers.

Businesses tackling social ills

Good ideas and savvy planning are requirements when businesses tackle societal problems. The Modern House Coffee Shop is one such nonprofit.

UA crowdsourcing site brings in big money donations

The University of Alabama's annual Bama Blitz took in $6.2 million from 1,329 gifts in 2022.

Correspondent banks: The go-between of banking

Correspondent banks often help expand the services of community banks

Dotdash Meredith makes magazines more digital

Dotdash's $2.7 billion purchase of Meredith included popular titles created in Birmingham

Strong leaders for strong companies

We chat with two of Alabama's top chief executive officers — Vulcan Materials' J. Thomas HIll (pictured) and Regions' John Turner.

Alabama’s nursing homes face challenging times in a changing world

Alabama's nursing homes are facing challenges when it comes to rising costs and worker shortages

Shipping makeover in Alabama

A new public-private partnership to beef up cargo transport capacity in Alabama is underway with Norfolk Southern Corp. heavily involved.

Black-owned banks serving their communities

Alabama is currently served by four Black-owned banks, with two of these institutions headquartered in the state.

Business Alabama’s inaugural Women in Tech list

Meet the Alabama women propelling the tech scene. They’re putting Alabama on the tech map — a map that grows stronger every year.

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