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GADSDEN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: May 2019 Education Briefs from Gadsden State

Gadsden, Ala.—The opening reception for the 2019 Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition will be from 5 to 7 p.m.

Alabama building permits: November 2018

Alabama issued 1,111 building permits for privately owned housing during November, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau.

Analysis: University of Alabama-Birmingham ranks 30th best for medical research in the nation, study finds

University of Alabama-Birmingham finished in a tie for 30th in a ranking of best medical schools for research by U.S. News that examined 120 campuses around the nation.

Analysis: IRS audit rate for Green County residents is highest in Alabama

Green County residents were audited by the Internal Revenue Service at a greater rate than similar jurisdictions in Alabama, according to an analysis by the website 24/7 Wall St.

Analysis: Which college baseball program grossed the most in the U.S.

University of Alabama at Birmingham, Samford University and Auburn University top the list of highest grossing college baseball programs nationwide in 2016

U.S. Term Limits Praises Michael Fritz for Signing Pledge

Alabama state house candidate Michael Fritz (district 74) has committed support for term limits on Congress by signing the Term Limits convention pledge. The special primary election to fill a vacant seat will take place on June 11, 2019.

Analysis: University of Alabama-Birmingham medical school ranks 35th best for primary care in the nation

University of Alabama-Birmingham finished in a tie for 35th in a ranking of best medical schools for primary care by U.S. News that examined 120 campuses around the nation.

Mexico is the top destination for Tuscaloosa, AL metro area exports in 2017

Tuscaloosa, AL exported $228.3 million to Mexico in 2017, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce International Trade Administration (ITA), an increase of 28.8 percent from $177.21 million in 2016.

EASTERN SHORE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Memorial Day Weekend Fireworks Celebration

Join us in Downtown OWA, Saturday, May 25 for an epic Memorial Day weekend fireworks show!

GADSDEN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Gadsden State director receives award to attend seminar in Pakistan

Gadsden, Ala.— Becky Duckett will participate in a development seminar in Pakistan thanks to a program award from the Council of American Overseas Research Centers.

Analysis: Alabama posts 17th highest foreclosure rate in first quarter

One in 945 properties in Alabama started the foreclosure process during the first quarter of the year -- the 17th highest foreclosure rate in the nation, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property data.

Analysis: Mobile area posts 52nd highest foreclosure rate in first quarter

One in 640 properties in the Mobile area started the foreclosure process during the first quarter of the year -- the 52nd highest foreclosure rate among metropolitan statistical areas nationwide, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property data.

Bill Hightower Pledges Support for Term Limits on Congress

U.S. Term Limits (USTL), the leader in the non-partisan national movement to limit terms for elected officials, praises Bill Hightower, U.S. House candidate from Alabama congressional district 1, for signing the pledge for an amendment to term limit Congress.

8 Fred’s stores to close in Alabama

The discount chain Fred’s Inc. will close 104 more underperforming stores, including eight stores in Alabama, by the beginning of summer, the Memphis-based company said this week.

Analysis: Auburn University's engineering program ranks 69th best in the nation, study finds

Auburn University finished in a tie for 69th in a ranking of best engineering programs by U.S. News that examined 199 campuses around the nation.

MONTGOMEY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Hyundai Motor America Announces $250,000 donation to Montgomery Public Schools for STEM Education

MONTGOMERY, AL – May 21, 2019 – Hyundai Motor America continues its commitment to education through expanding its signature Hyundai ST Math Initiative with the MIND Research Institute.

MONTGOMEY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Montgomery Selected for New Military Software Development Project

Montgomery, Ala. – May 22, 2019 – Today, TechMGM, the Montgomery Area Chamber of Commerce’s (MACC) initiative to connect and leverage Montgomery’s unique technology assets, announced a partnership with the Air Force Business and Enterprise Systems Directorate Program Executive Office to host a new Air Force software development project that will offer private sector collaboration called BESPIN.

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