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Dr. Daniel Sutter: The USFL and labor markets

The reborn United States Football League has completed its first regular season. USFL players made $4,500 per game, or $45,000 for the season. By contrast,...

Birmingham’s Bronze Valley adds two new startups to its growing portfolio

Birmingham-based Bronze Valley recently added two new companies to its investment portfolio of startups. The addition of Stimulus and Pruuvn brings to 17 the number of investments by Bronze Valley...

Auburn University alumnus preparing for adventure with prestigious appointment to Antarctica

The pursuit of adventure and a desire to fulfill a higher purpose has led Auburn alumnus Marc Tunstall through an illustrious career in the...

Shelby honored with Manufacture Alabama’s ‘Friend of the Industry’ award

U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby (R-Tuscaloosa) is this year's recipient of Manufacture Alabama's "Friend of the Industry" award. Alabama's senior senator was recognized with the honor...

InTech expands operations in Athens, adds up to 50 jobs

Last week, medical equipment manufacturer InTech held a groundbreaking ceremony to expand its operations facility in Athens. The company, which now employs over 500 worldwide,...

Beth Chapman: Children’s Hospital recognized as the best

The one word we in Alabama want and need to hear when a child needs serious medical attention is “Children’s.” At Children’s Hospital of Alabama,...

Dr. Daniel Sutter: What happened at Abbott?

The February shutdown of an Abbott Laboratories plant in Michigan due to contamination precipitated the nationwide baby formula shortage. The plant finally resumed production...

This Alabama nonprofit is leading the way in animal therapy

They say dogs are a man’s best friend, but a Birmingham-based nonprofit is proving that they can also be much more than that. Animal-assisted...

University of Alabama Online rolls out new tuition grant to help military students

To help make higher education more accessible for active-duty military members, University of Alabama Online is launching a new grant that will help cover tuition costs. The UA...

Trade association slams Huntsville’s Mazda-Toyota project, AL-5 hopeful Dale Strong

Trade association political endorsements are typically noncontroversial in nature. However, a statement one organization offered in a recent endorsement may have overshadowed the promotion...

Alabama hits record low 2.7% unemployment rate in May jobs report

The state of Alabama has once again recorded a new historic low unemployment rate, according to May's jobs report released Friday by the governor's...

Huntsville, Madison County economic development team hitting on all cylinders

Huntsville and Madison County have long had a tremendous reputation when it comes to economic development success. The area has been a leader across...

Listen: A New Mexico pastor shares his journey from atheism to faith in Jesus

Daniel Kolson is a businessman who has pursued and achieved success at the highest levels. He bought into the thought that if you have...

Children’s of Alabama ranked Southeast’s No. 1 pediatric hospital by U.S. News & World Report

Children’s of Alabama is the top pediatric hospital in the Southeast, according to a U.S. News & World Report survey released Tuesday. The Birmingham-based pediatric...

Birmingham Zoo reveals new electric train

If you have ever visited the Birmingham Zoo, you know that one of the unique features is the train ride that winds around the...

Clanton-based agriculture center project canceled; ALFA to pursue other locations

A project to construct a multi-function livestock and event complex in Chilton County has fallen through amid strife between local stakeholders, according to the...

Abadir’s brings Egyptian flavors to Alabama via the Black Belt

A nutty scent fills the sunlit back room of an old schoolhouse, right outside Greensboro’s downtown. It’s the commercial kitchen of Abadir’s and all is quiet...

Dothan officials launch project to build expandable spec building

DOTHAN, Alabama — Officials in Dothan have formally kicked off a project to build a 100,000-square-foot speculative building in the Sam Houston Industrial Park...

Alexander Shunnarah Trial Attorneys launches ‘Call Me Alabama Scholarship’ for aspiring law students

Birmingham-based national personal injury law firm Alexander Shunnarah Trial Attorneys on Wednesday announced the launch of its inaugural "Call Me Alabama Scholarship." According to the...

James Hardie to create 200 jobs in Prattville manufacturing center expansion

Wednesday, James Hardie announced the creation of 200 jobs as part of the global building materials company's expansion plans at its Prattville manufacturing plant. According...

John Merrill: Alabama welcomes chance to compete

For decades, Alabama workers have been at the forefront of supporting American warfighters. In January of this year, our support expanded as Lockheed Martin...

Industrial gas producer Linde plans $83M hydrogen plant in Washington County

Washington County will soon become home to an $83 million hydrogen plant by way of Linde, a global leader in industrial gas production. According to...

Boeing celebrates 60 years in Alabama, generates $2.7B in annual economic impact

HUNTSVILLE -- Tuesday, Boeing joined community leaders at the Huntsville/Madison County Chamber of Commerce to recognize the defense and aerospace industry juggernaut's 60th year...

Madison County Commission provides much needed support to volunteer fire departments

Last year, Madison County was cited as one of the nation’s top emerging housing markets in the United States. The Wall Street Journal named the...