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A Business View of COVID-19 from Blue Cross CEO

An interview with Tim Vines, president and CEO of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama

Polaris Suspends Some Plants, But Still Shipping to Dealers

Polaris Inc. has announced it is suspending production schedules and plant operations for one week at select powersports plants across its operations, including its...

UAB COVID Drug Potent for Gilead without “Orphan” Status

A University of Alabama at Birmingham-researched drug with potential for treating COVID-19 recently received FDA approval as a rare disease treatment, a distinction that...

How a University is Adapting to the National Crisis

This is part of a continuing series of commentaries by Alabama business and community leaders about the coronavirus crisis.

Woodfin: Birmingham is a City that Leads by Responding to Needs

This is part of a continuing series of commentaries by Alabama business and community leaders about the coronavirus crisis.

Alabama Now Qualified for COVID-19 Small Business Relief

On March 21, Governor Kay Ivey announced that Alabama has qualified with the Small Business Administration for Alabama small businesses hit by the coronavirus...

Assurance Ramps Up Testing of COVID-19

Birmingham is home to one of only 26 commercial labs in the nation approved to test for COVID-19. Assurance Scientific Laboratories is a complex R&D...

Bronner: Could mean economic ‘death spiral,’ but you’ve got to do it

This is the first in a series of commentaries by Alabama business leaders on the coronavirus crisis. Below we hear from David Bronner, CEO of the Retirement Systems of Alabama, from his responses in an interview on March 20.

Task Force Tackles Internet Classroom as a Necessity

A new task force will dig into the daunting task of delivering public education to Alabama students by way of the internet rather than...

Alabama’s Largest Bank Goes to Drive-Thru Only

In the wake of the coronavirus, Alabama’s largest bank by total assets announced it was taking measures to limit in-person branch-banking services. Regions Bank branches...

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