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Changing the Rules on the Family Farm

Changing the Rules on the Family Farm

The small businesses that produce Alabama’s largest agriculture crop are hoping to get some protection against the big businesses they supply.

December 2011

Franchise Tax Sinks Alabama to Bottom of Competitiveness Ranking

Alabama lags in rankings

June 2011
Tragedy And Aftermath

Tragedy And Aftermath

Mammoth tornadoes that swept through the South on April 27 hit Alabama the hardest, leaving 238 dead and thousands homeless.

June 2011

A Little Silver in the Lining

Alabama’s economy is slowly digging its way out of the recession, with exports and tax receipts slightly rising in 2011.

June 2011
Who’s on First in Hard Times?

Who’s on First in Hard Times?

The recession has been a tricky changeup for Alabama’s minor league baseball franchises. But a day at the ballpark is still a winner in the price-driven family entertainment game.

May 2011
Alabama's Best - And First Cut

Alabama's Best - And First Cut

First and deepest cuts in the state budget went to what are clearly some of the state’s best resources—the natural kind. As an exercise in remembering who we are, take a look again at Alabama’s most popular 10 parks and natural destinations.

May 2011