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FBI To Build $1 Billion Campus In Huntsville

By David Preston on November 15, 2019

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is investing over $1 Billion dollars in office space and complexes in Huntsville’s Redstone Arsenal. When all work is completed over 4,000 FBI employees should be stationed out of the…

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Hyundai To Add 200 Jobs, New Vehicle At Montgomery Assembly Plant

By Brent Wilson on November 14, 2019

Governor Kay Ivey joined Hyundai executives and local leaders to announce that the automaker plans to add a new vehicle to its Alabama production lineup as part of a $410 million expansion project that…

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Poarch Creek Tribe Proposes to Expand Gambling in Alabama

By David Preston on November 13, 2019

The Poarch Band of Creek Indians launched a website to promote their “Winning For Alabama” proposal to expand gambling operations in Alabama. This plan would…

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Political Advocacy Group Attacks Poarch Creek Indians

By David Preston on October 25, 2019

A new non-profit political advocacy group called Poarch Creek Accountability Now has been formed to ‘bring attention’ to an unfair playing field between the Poarch…

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Mobile Likely To Assemble Up To 100 Airbus Planes Ordered By Spirit Airlines

By David Preston on October 24, 2019

Spirit Airlines, a growing ultra-low-cost airline carrier, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Airbus for a commitment of 100 A320neo family aircraft with…

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AFLCIO President Richard Trumka to Doug Jones: You’re Either With Us or You’re Against Us

By Jacob Morrison on October 23, 2019

The American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFLCIO) President Richard Trumka spoke at the Alabama AFLCIO convention on Tuesday. Much of his speech revolved around how there is more that unites workers…

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800,000+ Alabama Residents Live Below Poverty Level

By Brent Wilson on October 21, 2019

Alabama may have an unemployment rate of just 3 percent but according to Alabama Possible, over 800,000 Alabamians are living under the…

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Mississippi Will Soon Leave Alabama As One Of Five States Without Lottery

By Brent Wilson on October 16, 2019

Soon there will be just five states without a lottery. Alabama will be one of them.

The Mississippi Lottery Corp. announced they

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Carnival Fantasy Docked in Mobile, AL

Carnival Cruise Line Extends Its Stay In Mobile

By David Preston on October 15, 2019

On Monday, October 14th, officials with Carnival Cruise Line and the city of Mobile agreed to a 3-year extension to keep the Carnival Fantasy cruise ship in Mobile through November of 2022. In 2015,…

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Mobile Airbus Plant Avoids Impact From Trump Tariffs

By David Preston on October 3, 2019

The U.S. Government has spared a Mobile, AL plant from the impact of tariffs against the European planemaker.

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