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From Rail Cars to Garbage Trucks

The enormous plant built to make railcars in the Shoals has been redeployed by Navistar to make a designed-from-scratch garbage hauler dubbed the...

HB56 Back in the Shop

While lawmakers try to repair the state’s toughest-in-the-nation immigration law and fend off challenges from federal court rulings, the controversy continues to...

BA—“It’s All Here”

Business Alabama, now in it’s 26th year of publication, introduces this month a new design for the cover, including a...

Two More for $691 Million

Mobile’s Austal USA got the go-ahead for construction of two more littoral combat ships, the third and fourth under its 10-ship contract...

FBI, UAB Students Snare Hackers

It’s a tale of intrigue that reads like a high-tech spy movie, the way NBC News tells it. Eastern European crooks tap...

Atlantans Buy Historic Mill

The historic Prattville mill buildings, which have had several owners since they formed the heart of Daniel Pratt’s cotton gin empire and...

Credit Unions Ride Hard on Banks

Alabama credit unions came off one of their best years ever in 2011, with sales and profitability up across the board. After...

Court to Hear Paramilitary Claims against Drummond

A Colombian court heard testimony in March from a demobilized member of the right-wing Colombian paramilitary group AUC, the United Self-Defence Forces...

Shelter Takedown

As if Mother Nature hadn’t been hard enough on Alabama this year, the attorney general now says that a company purporting to...

BP Settles, Soars, Sours

Lawyers for BP oil company and for victims of a massive spill reached a settlement in early March, setting aside $5.8 billion...

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