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New Plane, New Jobs Planned for Mobile

Top brass from Airbus Americas and Bombardier Inc. flew into Mobile today to introduce the Bombardier C-Series aircraft and talk about the...

Top News Links: Monday, January 8

Huntsville readies for Toyota-Mazda plant, just in case While major new auto plant is surmised to be headed for either Alabama or...

Alabama Aerospace Advances

Building on its 50-year history in Alabama, Boeing Co. has announced plans to invest another $70 million and add another 400 employees by...

Up Close World ’Round

There you are on the Mobile Bay ferry — or at Mount Rushmore or Stone Mountain or at the feet of Birmingham’s Vulcan statue...

Soaring on a Southern Wind

Airbus jet components are created in plants across Europe, make their way by ocean liner to Mobile and are assembled by skilled workers...

Soulful History & Shag Carpet

Muscle Shoals Sound Studio, newly renovated, shows off the sights and sounds of a legendary musical space — and keeps the mojo, too.

Top News Links: Thursday, Sept. 22

Hotel planned in historic Montgomery building Developer John Tampa has announced plans to convert the 100-year-old Bishop-Parker Building near Riverwalk Stadium into a...

Top News Links: Wednesday, Sept. 21

Alabama joins states fighting to rescind upgrades to overtime pay Attorney General Luther Strange files a federal court complaint challenging new Department of...

Chief Activist for the Retired

Even being voted “most likely to succeed” in your Theodore High School graduating class is no guarantee in life. But Jo Ann Jenkins’...

Four Worth Studying

Starting your business requires your great idea and a little help from your friends. That’s the best advice from owners of four young companies....

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