Politics and Law

Obama EPA Gets Heavy

When it comes to the environmental regulation landscape in the United States, one thing can be said with absolute moral certainty — uncertainty...

Again Miss Nina Speaks Out

Birmingham attorney Jenna Bedsole didn’t intend to add “documentary filmmaker” to her already impressive resume. However, soon after Bedsole began researching the life...

How to Protect and Mine Your IP

Intellectual property is a growing and increasingly important realm in the business world — but exactly what is intellectual property? A short answer...

BP’s “Well from Hell” and a Very Big Class Action

April 20 is the fifth anniversary of the explosion on the Deepwater Horizon oil rig, which began spewing over 200 million gallons of BP...

What Builders Want from the Legislature

Members of two Alabama construction trade associations say they will be looking to the state Legislature this spring to give their industry an economic...

Counsel to the Contestant

The past three winners of the Miss America Pageant have at least two things in common. They were all from New York and they...

McUsury Land

The U.S. economy is recovering and unemployment is at its lowest since the Great Recession. But such declarations give little comfort to the many...

Long Road to Tax Fairness

On the surface, not much has changed in Suite 301 of the Business Center of Alabama building in Montgomery. The office is in...

State of the Uninsured

When President Barack Obama signed the Affordable Care Act into law in 2010 — to provide health care coverage to uninsured Americans and expand...

Your Company on the Line

Late on an October afternoon in 2007, a car headed east on Highway 84 in Clarke County crossed the center line and...

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Dog’s Nose Inspires Diabetes Detector

A new wearable device by AerBetic Inc. lets diabetics keep up with their blood-sugar levels.

Auburn Soil Lab Gets $43M Infusion

A venerable soil research facility at Auburn University is expecting a $43 million funding infusion from Congress for a new facility that will continue its work of improving global food production.

Movers & Shakers in Coffee, Dale & Geneva Counties

Mike Baergen Baergen is general manager of the Ozark Assembly Operations for Bell Flight, working to increase production while maintaining safety and quality standards. Baergen,...

City Trees Are These Artisans’ Niche

Leigh and Cliff Spencer’s Alabama Sawyer makes its niche in the recycled timber of Alabama’s “urban forest.”

Alabama Builders Advance New Technologies

Technology is now making a difference on the ground in Alabama construction — whereas, the data once just flowed to HQ.