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Rural Americans have fewer - and costlier - healthcare options

Jan 23, 2014
Under the ACA, folks in rural towns seem to have the fewest healthcare choices. And they cost more to boot.
Posted In: rural America, Affordable Care Act, Alabama

NCAA to debate paying college athletes a stipend

Jan 15, 2014
As the NCAA gathers for its annual meeting, is it considering a first step toward paying players?
Posted In: NCAA, Alabama, Duke, student athletes

Alabama rolls out a (tattered?) red carpet for companies

Oct 18, 2013
Alabama has a new campaign to lure companies and tourists to the state. But first it's asking everyone to forget what they think they know about Alabama.
Posted In: Alabama, branding, Re-branding, slogan

A bankruptcy deal means rising sewer rates for Jeffesrson County residents

Jun 7, 2013
Jefferson County, Ala., has reached a deal to get out of bankruptcy. But what does that mean for the county and its citizens?
Posted In: debt, bankruptcy, Alabama

Jefferson County, Ala. starts to get out of the sewer

Jun 4, 2013
Somehow, Jamie Dimon and company are winning in the story of a mess of sewer bonds.
Posted In: Alabama, bankruptcy, Muni Bonds

Looking for an investment vehicle? Try a classic sports car

Apr 22, 2013
Jamie Kitman, New York editor for Automobile Magazine, checks in from his cross country road trip to discuss the market for classic sports cars.
Posted In: cars, auto industry, Alabama

Airbus to build assembly plant in Alabama

Jul 2, 2012
The European airplane maker plans to build its first U.S. assembly plant in Alabama. Why and what does this mean for rival Boeing?
Posted In: Airbus, Boeing, airline industry, Alabama

Even in Alabama, it's hard to get a home loan

May 14, 2012
Alabama wasn't hit hard by the housing collapse, and prices are now rising. But it's still difficult to get a home loan there.
Posted In: Housing, Alabama

Alabama revamps tough immigration law

Apr 6, 2012
State legislators may ease restrictions on employers and tighten enforcement on undocumented immigrants.
Posted In: Immigration, Alabama, Immigration law

A new civil rights march in Alabama this week

Mar 5, 2012
African-Americans and Latino activists march this week from Selma to Montgomery to protest voter ID laws and Alabama’s new immigration measures.
Posted In: civil rights, protests, Alabama, Immigration law

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