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Fed study says Alabama economy one of worst

Colby Leopard

November 7, 2012

Alabama has the worst economy in the Southeast, according to research conducted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. For two years, Alabama has had the worst economy in the region, based on the state’s total number of...

Pay gap between men, women in Alabama among worst in nation

CW Staff

November 6, 2012

Alabama’s gender wage gap is among the worst in the nation, according to a recent study by the National Women’s Law Center. “There are a few things that we usually see in the states [with higher gender wage gaps],” Kate Gall...

Sigma Chi, football player named in lawsuit

Stephen N. Dethrage

September 26, 2012

A one-time pledge of The University of Alabama’s Iota Iota chapter of the Sigma Chi fraternity filed a federal lawsuit last Friday against the fraternity and UA football player Kelly Johnson, alleging that during a “pledge ev...

Ph.D student wins international award

Emily Luker

September 25, 2012

A University of Alabama student and faculty member won two awards at a prestious conference for people in the microelectronics and packaging society earlier this month. The International Microelectronics and Packaging Society i...

Out-of-state count rises

Out-of-state count rises

September 25, 2012

Apple debuts long-awaited iPhone 5

Kris Mitchell

September 13, 2012

Technology company Apple debuted its sixth iPhone model, the iPhone 5, on Wednesday. The newest model in the Cupertino, Calif., company’s cell phone line has a four-inch screen — the biggest yet for the iPhone line-up. The phone...

Increasing amount of jobs requiring bachelor’s degree

Mazie Bryant

September 9, 2012

With student debt at an all-time high and no guarantee of post-graduate jobs, a recent study by Georgetown University found that a bachelor’s degree may be the only saving grace to help students weather the economic downpour. Relea...

Gun rights organization plans to hold convention

Katherine Owen

July 18, 2012

Eddie Fulmer, a regional coordinator for Alabama Open Carry and the organizer for the Alabama Gun Rights Tuscaloosa Meet Up on Saturday, July 21 at the Northport Civic Center, said he was upset the shooting in downtown Tuscaloosa ha...

State and county unemployment rates rise

Benjamin Smith

June 27, 2012

A new report by the Alabama Department of Industrial Relations shows that, for the first time this year, unemployment both on a state level and in Tuscaloosa County has increased. The seasonally adjusted data, which takes int...

Graduates face slowly improving job market

Katherine Owen

June 20, 2012

With constant reminders of a struggling unemployment rate, but also constant talks of a brightening job market, the future for recent college graduates is uncertain. Travis Railsback, executive director for the University of Alabam...

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