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Friday, January 23, 2015

Troy, Enterprise State sign degree pact 

Troy University and Enterprise State Community College officials signed an agreement Monday that would enable transfer students to complete their associate’s degree while pursuing their bachelor’s degree. The Reverse Transfer agreement permits former Enterprise State students who transfer to Troy University to transfer eligible credits back to Enterprise State Community College for the purpose of attaining an associate degree. – News release

Birmingham wins World Games

As a rule of thumb, University of Chicago Economics professor Allen Sanderson moves the decimal point of any economic impact study one space to the left. So the $250 million in economic impact that officials are touting when Birmingham hosts the World Games in 2021, that number's probably much closer to $25 million. Still, it doesn’t mean hosting the games is a bad move. – AL.com

Protective Life merger approved

The Dai-ichi Life Insurance Co. and Protective Life Corporation today announced that Dai-ichi has received all necessary approvals from regulatory authorities in the United States and Japan for the previously announced proposed acquisition of all of the outstanding shares of common stock of Protective Life Corporation pursuant to the merger plan entered into on last June. – BusinessWire

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A Business Model for Organic Farming

A Business Model for Organic Farming

Organic hothouse vegetables are the value-added wave of the future in farming, says 68-year-old Selma businessman Don Chamberlain. His Southern Fresh Produce Initiative sells a turnkey operation designed to fit on one acre.

2014 in Review

2014 in Review

State’s business news full of action film ingredients — guns, fast cars and shadowy intrigue.

How to Cook Up a $28 Million Franchise

How to Cook Up a $28 Million Franchise

The founder of one of America’s fastest growing restaurant chains, Birmingham-based Taziki’s, started at a Kmart cafeteria and stuck with what he loved — “working with my hands and making customers happy.”

State of the Uninsured

State of the Uninsured

As state Medicaid overhaul nears completion, Gov. Bentley stands pat on not expanding coverage. Meanwhile, the uninsured still check in to emergency rooms, and hospitals get reimbursed 75 percent less for treating them.

Prestige Digs in Tuscaloosa

Prestige Digs in Tuscaloosa

This Tuscaloosa tower caught the eye of a Memphis developer long before the Legislature passed a tax incentive for historic redevelopments.

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Spotlight on Montgomery County

Spotlight on Montgomery County

Long Road to Tax Fairness

Long Road to Tax Fairness

Passed in the last session, the Tax Fairness Act was the product of years of legislative evolution. Small business played a big part, scaling back outsized reform.

Uncommon Agreement

Uncommon Agreement

Nationally, it runs along a conservative fault line across the 2016 presidential election. In conservative Alabama, it stitches tight the often disparate politics of business and education. Just don’t call it “Common Core.”

Company Kudos, January 2015

Company Kudos, January 2015

A month of achievements in Alabama business

Leadership and Renewed Momentum of Alabama Real Estate

Leadership and Renewed Momentum of Alabama Real Estate

Leaders of the three groups central to Alabama real estate report improvement in industry performance and licensing of new agents.

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