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  1. If UAB can't stay in Conference USA, who could take them in?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Business Journal

    The University of Alabama at Birmingham will find out its Conference USA fate in June , when the conference's executive committee meets in Dallas to decide if its bylaws will be amended to allow schools without football programs to remain as members. But if Conference USA kicks UAB out - keeping in mind that it's still possible football could return after 2015 - where will the Blazers land? The answer is most likely in one of the following mid-majors.

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  2. The 3 ingredients Bham would need to land a major pro sports teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Business Journal

    Last week, our parent company unveiled a study that determined Birmingham has the financial capacity to support teams in four of the five major U.S. professional sports leagues. For Birmingham, the reality is that there's a big difference between having the buying power to support a team and its relative likelihood of getting a team - which is low, thanks to a number of factors, many of which have little to do with Birmingham .

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  3. Shelby County blogger ordered to pay $3.5M following defamation lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Business Journal

    A Shelby County man has been ordered to pay $3.5 million in a defamation lawsuit after his blog accused Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange of having an extra-marital affair. Robert Shuler , who spent five months in jail before he also agreed to remove stories from his website Legal Schnauzer about the son of the former governor in addition to the stories concerning Strange, according to a report from AL.com.

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  4. Report: Birmingham's economy shows signs of improvementRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Business Journal

    Porter , White & Co. recently released its third edition of the quarterly Birmingham Area Economic Report , highlighting the current state of the local economy.

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  5. Behind the deal: How Birmingham leaders scored the 2021 World GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Business Journal

    Birmingham has six years to get ready for the World Games to descend on the city - and local organizers are not hanging back waiting for its arrival. Edgar Welden , chairman of the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame and games committee leader, told the Birmingham Kiwanis Club Tuesday the group has a lot of planning ahead, including raising $75 million.

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  6. NobleBank & Trust branch opens in BirminghamRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Business Journal

    The Anniston-based bank's first local branch is at 361 Summit Boulevard in Cahaba Heights. The bank is one of several Alabama banks headquartered outside of the Magic City that is making a growth play in Birmingham - a trend we'll explore in an upcoming Cover Story.

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  7. Chris Hastings in ongoing negotiations with Empire Hotel developerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Business Journal

    Acclaimed Birmingham chef Chris Hastings has played a critical role in the design of the full-service restaurant and kitchen that will be part of the redevelopment of downtown's Empire building and the adjoining former Alagasco headquarters. Developers are hopeful he will play a larger role.

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  8. Pair of Birmingham Walgreens stores sold for $12 million totalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Business Journal

    Two weeks ago, R.K.M. 'Bama Inc. sold the Center Point Walgreens to Susan M. Moxon , a Mill Valley, Calif.-based investor, for more than $5 million, according to Jefferson County public records. The Walgreens at 1560 Montclair Rd. is 15,000 square feet on 1.3 acres built in 2002 and was sold by 540-A-Highlands Inc. to Hollywood Birmingham Montclair LLC for $7.5 million last week at a price of over $500 a foot, public records show.

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  9. Bham's Big Spenders: ZIPs that spend the most at restaurantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Business Journal

    Residents of ZIP code 35242, which includes large parts of downtown Birmingham, outspend average U.S. residents by more than 70 percent when it comes to dining out. If your paychecks were larger, would you eat more meals out on the town? Many wealthy residents in Birmingham are doing just that, according to recent spending data.

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  10. UAB will find out Conference USA eligibility in JuneRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Business Journal

    The executive committee of Conference USA will meet in Dallas on June 8 to decide if the University of Alabama at Birmingham will be able to remain in the conference despite not having a football program. The bylaws of Conference USA dictate that all universities must have a Division I football team, and when UAB killed its program late last year, it put it's future as a Conference USA member in jeopardy.

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  11. Which Birmingham companies got NIH funding in 2014?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Business Journal

    It should come as no surprise that the University of Alabama at Birmingham received the most funding from the National Institutes of Health during the 2014 fiscal year. Alabama's research engine received 482 NIH grants totaling nearly $225 million last year, and as I've previously reported , that broke a 12-year decline.

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  12. City set to vote on World Games organizer agreementRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Business Journal

    The City of Birmingham will host World Games 2021 in six years, but the organization and financing for the event will begin immediately. The City of Birmingham will host World Games 2021 in six years, but the organization and financing for the event will begin immediately.

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  13. Trustees approve tuition hike for graduate programs at UABRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | Business Journal

    In-state and out-of-state tuition increases for three graduate programs at the University of Alabama at Birmingham were approved today by the system's board of trustees. The in-state tuition for UAB medicine increased by $892.

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  14. Study says Birmingham could support a major pro sports teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | Business Journal

    Major League Soccer is the best hope for Birmingham to land a major professional sports franchise. But it's not the only professional league the Magic CIty has the buying power to support, according to new research by American City Business Journals.

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  15. Top of the List: Birmingham's wealthiest ZIP codesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | Business Journal

    Where do Birmingham's wealthiest residents call home? Our most recent List has the answer, along with figures for how residents are spending their cash. We reached out to Esri , a leading geographic information supplier, for the most recent data on the wealthiest ZIP codes in Birmingham as of 2014.

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  16. Avondale Brewing Co. expands to south AlabamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | Business Journal

    The Birmingham brewer has partnered with Budweiser-Busch Distributing to make its beer available in south Alabama starting April 10, AL.com reports.

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  17. Sanders Trust acquires North Carolina medical office building for $11.6 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Business Journal

    Birmingham-based The Sanders Trust has partnered with Harrison Street Real Estate Capital to acquire a large medical office building in Ashville, N.C. The healthcare real estate investment company closed on 20 Medical Park Drive for $11.6 million, according to a release from the firm. "20 Medical Park Drive is a prized addition to our portfolio, especially considering its premier oncology services and strategic location serving over 25,000 residents," said Rance Sanders , president and CEO of The Sanders Trust.

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  18. DiscoveryBioMed receives $1.6M grant to fight metabolic diseasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Business Journal

    Joe Ritchie, staff scientist ane head of business development at DiscoveryBioMed, pipetts a human cell culture for a drug discovery bioassay. Birmingham biotech firm DiscoveryBioMed has received a $1.6 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to fight multiple diseases caused by high blood pressure, such as type 2 diabetes and obesity.

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  19. Three questions with Medical Properties Trust CEO Ed AldagRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Business Journal

    For Medical Propertes Trust CEO Ed Aldag , building his company from the ground up has been a full-circle experience. As a kid, he remembers when his grandfather took him to the floor of the New York Stock Exchange and told him this is where dreams come true.

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  20. Tampa firm involved in one of nation's largest 1Q law firm mergersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | Business Journal

    Alabama-based Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP expanded into Florida in January with the addition of 12 lawyers from Glenn Rasmussen PA in Tampa. Close to 30 law firm mergers and acquisitions occurred in the first quarter, and a Tampa Bay area firm was a player in one of the largest deals.

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