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Top Headlines: Abortion law could hurt economy, Bay Steel expanding in Mobile

Abortion law may hurt Alabama’s expanding economy Alabama has been on a roll attracting new trophy industry like Mazda Toyota and Airbus, but a new...

Top Headlines: Hyundai adds plant in Montgomery, Ivey signs abortion ban

Hyundai adds $388 million plant in Montgomery Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama celebrated the opening of a $388 million cylinder manufacturing plant Wednesday — the third...

Top Headlines: Legislature passes abortion ban, New program combats opioid problems

Legislature passes abortion ban The Alabama legislature yesterday passed a strict abortion ban, which now awaits action from Gov. Kay Ivey. — AL.comNew program to...

Top Headlines: Auto supplier announces Alabama plant, Mercedes surplus

Japanese auto supplier announces north Alabama plant DaikyoNishikawa US announced plans for a $110 million plant in Huntsville, to provide parts for Mazda Toyota Manufacturing...

Top Headlines: Univ. of Mobile names interim president, Southern Sky Aviation adds destinations

University of Mobile names interim president Lonnie Burnett, Ph.D., has been named interim president of the University of Mobile, replacing Tim Smith, who resigned in...

Mobile Cuts Ribbon on New Downtown Airport

The terminal — created from a Brookley facility that Airbus is still moving out of — was repurposed and operational in just six months.

Extruflex Opens Third Manufacturing Facility

Extruflex, a maker of flexible vinyl products like the heavy clear strips that keep the weather outdoors in an open doorway, opened its third manufacturing facility Monday in Birmingham.

Top Headlines: Tornado damage in Wetumpka, Shutdown derails Alabama prison investigation

Key Birmingham interstate link shuts today for repairs The interchange of Interstates 20 and 59 shuts tonight for 14 months of repair work. The stretch...

Airbus Breaks Ground on New Assembly Line in Mobile

When the new Airbus A220 line gears up, Mobile will be the fourth largest producer of commercial aircraft in the world.

Alabama’s Surprise Senator Talks Business

A year into his first term, Alabama’s unexpected Democrat — Sen. Doug Jones — weighs trade interests and calls for a ceasefire in the endless stream of attack politics. And, when it comes to working for Alabama, he says, he and Sen. Richard Shelby are “pretty much in sync.”

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