This morning at Children’s Hospital of Alabama, Gov. Robert Bentley shared his thoughts on the potential AL lottery.
“When you look at this you say: ‘Which is the most immoral: buying five lottery tickets with money you earned or allowing a child to die?’ I don’t think there’s even a choice there, so we must fund Medicaid, we must take care of our sick children, our disabled people, those in nursing homes, those with mental illness,” Bentley said regarding his “one best option” lottery.
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Businesses come and go, thrive and fall, and it never fails to disappoint a community when a local giant drops to its knees.
Continue reading “Birmingham Golf Courses Close…”
Megan Miller, from the Trussville Tribune proclaims,
“Co-owner Charlene Scharf said due to her husband’s health, the family is pulling back and closing the doors to its Trussville location, while the Oneonta location will remain open.”
Cafe on Main to Close Due to Family Matters…
Good luck to the Scharf family, best of luck to you.
It’s Summer time, so you know it’s been hot and humid here in Birmingham. If you’re looking to do some fun exercise without burning up, head over to First Avenue Rocks, Birmingham’s premiere rock climbing gym. The gym has climbing routes for all skill levels, so there’s no fear walking in as a first time climber.
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160,000 people could be impacted by significant rate hikes announced by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama, the only company offering individual insurance through the federal exchange.
“‘H&M is especially excited to expand its reach in Alabama, a growing market for the retailer,’ the company said in a release earlier this year.”
Who knew that Alabama exports over $4B in goods to Canada each year?
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With 250 operating locations, and 23 of those in Alabama, the Nashville steakhouse chain looks to “restructure” its balance sheet.
Continue reading “Bankruptcy Filed: Logan’s Roadhouse closing 18 locations…”
“In Birmingham, as a community, to grow the tech community, what local entities need to be involved, what can we do to be successful?”
-Kevin McLendon, CEO, Telegraph
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It is great that Alabama was able to attract Google’s datacenter. It would be even better, however, if Alabama could attract actual development of Google’s software. Bring more clean tech jobs to Alabama!
This excerpt is going to be about innovation, yet again.
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44 states host lotteries and one of the remaining 6 is Alabama…
So, is Alabama behind the ball, or simply staying true to its southern values?
Lets hear it! What do you think the state should do?
Take our 7 question survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/J6VKKLG
What if I told you that a 2 year old, Magic City born company is going head to head with a multi-billion dollar giant based out of the Silicon Valley?
Would you believe it?
See for yourself what the future “Silicon Valley” is producing.
“At first the company started selling in places where Instacart and other big entrants into the food delivery market weren’t.”