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May 2013

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Top News Links: Friday, May 31

Flashback: Health Startup Still Thrives

Flashback: Health Startup Still Thrives

Top News Links: Thursday, May 30

Woman Pushed Earthmover Auctioneer to Top Ranks

Woman Pushed Earthmover Auctioneer to Top Ranks

Brenda Wood broke into a man’s world to continue forging J.M. Wood into the country’s fourth largest auctioneer of heavy construction machinery.

Top News Links: Wednesday, May 29

Top News Links: Tuesday, May 28

Public Money for Banks Only?

Public Money for Banks Only?

Alabama credit unions fight for Alabama to become the 34th state to allow credit unions to receive public deposits. Their usual adversary: Alabama banks.

Top News Links: Friday, May 24

Top News Links: Thursday, May 23

Increasingly Vital Business Lending

Increasingly Vital Business Lending

Credit unions have long been the source of micro loans to small businesses. With the 2008 financial crisis, they have substantially grown that role to fill the gap in business lending.

Top News Links: Wednesday, May 22

Top News Links: Tuesday, May 21

Top News: Monday, May 20

Belle Adds Childcare to the Grocery Sack

Belle Adds Childcare to the Grocery Sack

Company Kudos, May 2013

Company Kudos, May 2013

Top News: Thursday, May 16

Alabama's Largest Credit Unions

Top News: Wednesday, May 15

Alabama Small Business Guide

Top News: Tuesday, May 14

American Family Buys into #2 Doc-in-Box Slot

American Family Buys into #2 Doc-in-Box Slot

Top News Links: Monday, May 13

Top News Links: Friday, May 10

Get Ready for Crowdfunding — Free Enterprise with a Shadow Side

Get Ready for Crowdfunding — Free Enterprise with a Shadow Side

The SEC is close to issuing its final rules on equity crowdfunding under the JOBS Act. It could be the Internet portal to jobs and free enterprise, or it could open a floodgate of scams and frauds.

Career Notes, May 2013

Career Notes, May 2013

Top News Links: Thursday, May 9

Who I Went to When I Needed Help

Who I Went to When I Needed Help

Often the best lessons in business come from challenges that require collaboration with experts. Four Alabama businesses share their go-to experiences.

Top News Links: Wednesday, May 8

President Obama suggests privatizing TVA

President Obama suggests privatizing TVA

Culture and Recreation

Culture and Recreation

Top News Links: Tuesday, May 7

Not Big Enough to Succeed

Not Big Enough to Succeed

Big government is a shame, but some government functions are “essential,” says Chief Justice Roy Moore, lobbying for a rollback in “budget cuts that have crippled the court system.”

Health Care

Health Care

Community Development

Community Development

Higher Education

Higher Education

Top News Links: Monday, May 6

Career Veer to Home Grown

Career Veer to Home Grown

The pull of family land brought California jazz singer Sandra Simone back to Talladega County, but her success has been a studied harmony of contemporary farm market skills.

Mercedes Grows Again, Adds New Worker Health Program

Mercedes Grows Again, Adds New Worker Health Program

Top News Links: Friday, May 3

New & Expanding Industries Totals

Top News Links: Thursday, May 2

Upstart Startups

Upstart Startups

Meet three young entrepreneurs erupting with fresh ideas, energy and enthusiasm.

UAW Organizing Alabama, with German Help

UAW Organizing Alabama, with German Help

Top News Links: Wednesday, May 1

Two New Med Schools

Two New Med Schools

An osteopathic medical school in Dothan is recruiting students for its first class. Another osteopathic school is planned for Auburn. Together they say they’ll reduce Alabama’s shortage of rural and primary care doctors.

Airbus Breaks Ground in Alabama

Airbus Breaks Ground in Alabama

Lamar to Lead Mobile Office of ServisFirst

Lamar to Lead Mobile Office of ServisFirst

Economic Engines

Economic Engines

Spotlight on Madison County

Spotlight on Madison County

Spotlight on Madison County

Movers & Shapers, May 2013

Movers & Shapers, May 2013

Spotlight on Madison County

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