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Commerce Department’s Linda Swann named ‘rising star’ by ACE

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The Alabama Communities of Excellence (ACE) presented the 2013 ACE Star Awards at the annual Alabama Community Leadership Network Conference Award Luncheon on Oct. 8 in Auburn. The ACE Star Awards recognize those individuals who have performed above and beyond the call of duty...

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Mims Management Group to create 50 jobs with Montgomery headquarters project

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MONTGOMERY, Alabama – Mims Management Group, a pharmacy service company, today marked the official opening of its new headquarters in Montgomery, a project that involves a capital investment of $1.7 million and the creation of at least 50 jobs. Mims Management Group, founded by...

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Ted Koppel: “Alabama has taken its place among the great states”

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BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Nearly 50 years after walking alongside Martin Luther King Jr. and thousands of others while reporting on the civil rights march in Selma, veteran journalist Ted Koppel says the Alabama of today is a "totally different place" than the Alabama of 50...

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Area Development ranks Alabama a top state for business, touts labor force

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MONTGOMERY, Alabama -- Leading site consultants from around the nation again picked Alabama as a top state for business, citing its competitive labor costs and ranking it highly in numerous other categories that are key to economic developers, according to a survey in Area...

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Alabama market briefings to promote exports to Southeast Asia

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MONTGOMERY, Alabama -- The Alabama Department of Commerce and the U.S. Department of Commerce's Export Assistance Center along with other Export Alabama Trade Alliance members will present a series of market briefings on Southeast Asia, featuring speaker Wanwemol Charukultharvatch, senior commercial specialist at the U.S.

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Alabama gets high marks in economic development magazine’s rankings

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MONTGOMERY, ALABAMA – Alabama ranked in the Top 10 in six different categories in Business Facilities' 2013 Rankings Report, an annual report card of how U.S. states are performing in economic development. The publication targets site consultants and economic developers. This year, the magazine...

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Alabama unemployment rate declines in June as labor force expands

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MONTGOMERY, Alabama – Alabama's unemployment rate moved lower in June as the state's labor force continues to grow from the levels of a year ago. Jobs were gained in sectors including construction and transportation. Governor Robert Bentley today announced that Alabama’s preliminary June unemployment...

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Alabama earns spot as Top 10 state for business in Pollina survey

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CHICAGO — Alabama has been ranked a Top 10 state for business by Pollina Corporate Real Estate and the American Economic Development Institute, thanks in part to economic development efforts that demonstrate how state officials understand the needs of businesses. The Corporate Top 10 Pro-Business States...

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Alabama showcases high-tech capabilities at trade conference in Canada

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MONTGOMERY, Alabama – From a sustainable energy research firm based in Brownsboro to a materials management company headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama’s delegation at this week’s trade conference in Canada will demonstrate the state’s high-tech economy. A delegation of 19, including economic development leaders and...

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