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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 Headlines: Census Bureau to respond to lawsuit, Sentar wins big contract

Census Bureau to respond to Alabama lawsuit in November The federal government has until mid-November to respond to Alabama’s lawsuit seeking to exclude immigrants living...

Top Headlines: Meredith move to cost Birmingham jobs, VW to end Beetle production

Jody Singer becomes first woman to lead NASA's Marshall Flight Center NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center, whose first director was Dr. Wernher von Braun, on...

Top Headlines: Meredith Corp. combines magazines, Airbus breaks ground

Meredith to combine Cooking Light, EatingWell magazines Meredith Corp. is combining Cooking Light with EatingWell, consolidating what it sees as two magazines whose content overlaps, and eliminating as a frequency-based print magazine the...

Top Headlines: Nissan not worried about NAFTA, Maddox weighs in on lottery

Nissan not worried about NAFTA: ‘We’re heavily American’ Nissan Motor Co.’s North American division chief said on Tuesday that the Japanese automaker is awaiting details...

Top Headlines: Kia reveals new SUV, How Alabama universities rank nationally

Kia reveals new full-size SUV at New York Fashion Week The all-new 2020 Telluride SUV made its surprise debut during New York Fashion Week over the weekend,...

Top Headlines: Birmingham tech recognition, Children’s of Alabama opens new facility

Lockheed Martin wants to up the drone navigation game When an IBM computer beat grandmaster Garry Kasparov at a game of chess in 1996, it...

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Not Making the Grade

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Decatur Students Get Hands on Lunar Rover

Students from areas including design drafting, machine tool and welding will work on the project through the end of the fall semester.

Roads and Politics

A permanent solution for dried up road funding includes a gasoline tax increase. But the spark of public support is essential.