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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.”

Top Headlines: Peabody Energy buys Alabama coal mine, UA law school receives big donation

Peabody Energy buys Alabama coal mine for $400M Peabody Energy (NYSE:BTU) agrees to acquire the Shoal Creek metallurgical coal mine from private coal producer Drummond...

Top Headlines: Hoar to build Madison ballpark, Merrill sued by ACLU

Hoar chosen to build Madison ballpark Hoar Construction has been named general contractor for the Madison Ballpark, which will be home to the Los Angeles...

Top Headlines: Huntsville airport wins grant, Austal USA wins two LCS contracts

Huntsville Airport wins $29 million grant Huntsville-Madison County Airport has received $29 million in federal Airport Improvement Program funds to help it meet infrastructure needs....

Top Headlines: Addressing mental health in prisons, UAB wins research grant

Alabama prison system faces hearing on mental health U.S. District Judge Myron Thompson has ordered a hearing Tuesday in Montgomery on why the Alabama Department...

Top News Links: Tuesday, June 12

Director of Marshall Space Flight Center Retiring The director of NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Alabama is retiring. Marshall officials say Todd...

Partners Ratify $300M Air Assembly Line

Top brass from two international aircraft companies flew in to Mobile in February to affirm a big deal for Alabama.

Top News Links: Wednesday, March 28

Mobile gas station scion tapped for high-ranking energy post Wells Griffith, who grew up working in his dad’s Mobile gas station that...

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Market Volatility: Weighing the Wide Swings

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Spotlight on Montgomery County

Montgomery County, in central Alabama, is part of the state’s River Region and is home to the state’s capital city, Montgomery.

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.

Birmingham Scrutinizes its Workforce

Birmingham put the numbers to its job market and found a lot of work to be done. For one, its IT segment grew 77 percent in five years, creating a job gap that will grow over the next decade.

Winning the Plant, Finding the Workforce

Alabama auto industry ramps up workforce development efforts in advance of the new Mazda Toyota plant.