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Selling Nuclear in a Post-Fukushima Age

The Tennessee Valley Authority produced lots of excitement in Scottsboro last August when it announced plans to restart construction on the Bellefonte Nuclear...

Doors Set to Open for Birmingham Children’s Hospital

The much-anticipated Benjamin Russell Hospital for Children in Birmingham will open to patients on August 4. The 12-story, $400 million, state-of-the-art...

Tornado-free April with Dry Downside

State climatologist John Christy says that 2012 is the fourth year since Doppler radar revolutionized weather monitoring in 1992 that Alabama has had...

Taxes and the Poor Mouth

“We are a poor state.” That’s the excuse often offered to explain why Alabama is at rock bottom among the 50 states,...

Bloomberg Spotlights Jefferson County Woes

Alabama’s largest county, which made national headlines when it became the largest municipality to declare bankruptcy, now finds itself under the...

Meat & Potatoes Meetings

They are not anywhere near the top of the U.S. conventions market, but Alabama’s three largest convention cities each year say they...

Four-Star Strategies

As travelers continue to become savvier, the luxury hotel industry is continually working to please their discerning tastes. Alabama is home to...

Gone in a Flash: Claims Cash

Just like the homes and businesses damaged or destroyed by April 2011 tornado outbreaks, most of the reserves Alabama insurers hold to...

The Water Way

For more than 60 years, Alabama’s Warrior-Tombigbee Waterway has quietly kept commerce churning from Birmingham to the Port of Mobile, connecting...

Hyundai Adds Third Shift, Nearly 900 Workers

Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama opened May with an announcement that it’s hiring 877 workers for a third shift at its plant near Montgomery....

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