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Friday, September 30, 2016

New roof, windows happening at Powell plant renovation

It's been two years since renovations began of the Powell Avenue Steam Plant, Alabama Power's project to convert a century-old power plant into a mixed-use concept in the Parkside district. It was a big undertaking: the Steam Plant was built in 1895 and was used until 2013 to convert coal to energy. The building is in the "envelope" phase, meaning Alabama Power is working on parts of the building's facade, like the roof and window replacements. – AL.com

WSJ ranks Samford top university in Alabama

Samford University is the top-ranked university in Alabama, according to new rankings released this week by The Wall Street Journal and Times Higher Education. Samford is ranked #218 out of the 1,061 U.S. universities and colleges that appear in the new student outcome and teaching-focused rankings. – Samford.edu

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Big Data, Big Hospital Venture

Big Data, Big Hospital Venture

Proven health care entrepreneur G.T. LaBorde is busy selling his next big venture. Private equity investors are betting millions that hospitals buy into his new Big Data tool.

Alabama’s Biggest Construction Project

Alabama’s Biggest Construction Project

Going forward there’s broad business support for increased funding for Alabama highways. But in the rear view, the road is littered with neglect stretching back 23 years.

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Setting a New Standard in Health I/T

Setting a New Standard in Health I/T

UAB’s new Informatics Institute works to put the power of big data into patients’ medical records.

City Center for the Suburbs

City Center for the Suburbs

In Liberty Center, Hoar Construction created an urban oasis for suburban North Cincinnati, including a landscaped green roof that has become a magnet for West Chester Township community events.

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Spotlight on Pike, Barbour & Bullock Counties

Spotlight on Pike, Barbour & Bullock Counties

More Magic in Birmingham

More Magic in Birmingham

The most recent downtown Birmingham magic conjured an eyesore rail bed, The Cut, into a pedestrian park that attracts downtown workers, as well as runners and bikers.

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