UA endowment tops $1 billion; Coca-Cola celebrates Evergreen upgades; UA researching new missile fuel; Frontier adding Huntsville-Denver flights

The University of Alabama’s endowment has topped $1 billion for the first time

UA endowment tops $1 billion

The University of Alabama’s endowment has topped $1 billion for the first time. For the fiscal year ending Sept. 30, the endowment jumped by nearly a third to reach $1.09 billion. – The Crimson White

Coca-Cola celebrates upgrades at Evergreen sales center

Evergreen Coca-Cola Bottling Company, a sales and distribution center of Birmingham-based Coca-Cola Bottling Company United, hosted an open house Wednesday to show off its more than $450,000 in facility upgrades. The expansion means a 70% increase in local jobs.  – Coca-Cola Bottling Company United

UA researching fuel for long-range, precision-fire missiles

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Researchers at the University of Alabama are working on a hydrogen fuel that could be used in long-range, precision-fire missiles by the military. The research is part of an $11 million, four-year project to further develop a novel hydrogen fuel. – University of Alabama


Frontier adding Huntsville-Denver flights

Frontier Airlines will add a nonstop flight to Denver from Huntsville International Airport beginning May 2. Fares will start at $94 one-way, and service will be offered weekly on Monday and Friday. – WAAY 31

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