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UAB receives nearly $50M in grants to advance research

UAB’s Center for Clinical and Translational Science has been renewed for another five years, with three linked grants totaling nearly $50 million from the National Center for Advancing Translational Science, part of the National Institutes of Health. ...

A woman of influence: Denise Miles goes beyond telling the story

Editor's note: The Silicon Valley Business Journal is honoring 100 Women of Influence on May 16 for their impact on their professions and in their community. This is a profile of one of the women being recognized. Click here to read all of the profiles...

With Fishel gone, WRAL to keep Maze, Gardner in same slots

Mike Maze will remain the main evening meteorologist and Elizabeth Gardner will continue to be a mainstay of the morning team as WRAL announced its new weather lineup going forward. The Capitol Broadcasting station was rocked earlier this year when Ch...

Amazon wants to foster tech talent, and it’s starting young

Amazon.com Inc. pointed to Greater Washington's existing tech talent as a big reason why it choose Arlington for its second headquarters, but that doesn't necessarily mean there's enough software developers to go around. The company is working to incr...

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1705, 2019

Say Yes Buffalo endowment receives $1M from Delaware North

May 17th, 2019|Comments Off on Say Yes Buffalo endowment receives $1M from Delaware North

Delaware North and the Jacobs family, longtime supporters of Say Yes Buffalo, have doubled that support today with a $1 million gift. The gift, which follows an initial donation when Say Yes launched in 2012, supports a five-year, $100 million endowme...

1605, 2019

Son of California businessman caught in college cheating scandal sues Georgetown

May 16th, 2019|Comments Off on Son of California businessman caught in college cheating scandal sues Georgetown

The son of a wealthy Los Angeles businessman who was admitted to Georgetown University after his father paid a $400,000 bribe to have his son get into to the college is now suing the school. Georgetown junior Adam Semprevivo sued the university in U.S...

1905, 2019

Broken Alliance: Inside the Alliance of American Football’s stunning collapse

May 19th, 2019|Comments Off on Broken Alliance: Inside the Alliance of American Football’s stunning collapse

“It’s a betrayal and a question of integrity,” said Jonathan Farahi, a lawyer representing the former AAF players. “It’s pulling the rug out from under people. It’s crazy.”

1905, 2019

The Power 100: The complete list of 2019’s most influential leaders

May 19th, 2019|Comments Off on The Power 100: The complete list of 2019’s most influential leaders

Part of our mission at Columbus Business First is to help be a guide to the people you should know in the community through our daily news coverage and our various awards and recognition programs. Here is the complete list of our inaugural Power 100. ...

1905, 2019

Need to know: Google’s secret, another big sale and a famed architect

May 19th, 2019|Comments Off on Need to know: Google’s secret, another big sale and a famed architect

Hello, and welcome to another edition of the Business Journal Untucked, where we catch you up on the week that was, and take a look at the coming week. Aerospace reporter Andrew McIntosh explores the future of electric flight in our cover story, whi...

Health

New report shows which Arizona hospitals are the safest

May 19th, 2019|

Arizona ranks No. 34 in the nation on a hospital safety report card issued by the Leapfrog Group. The ranking, released May 15, comes as Leapfrog found 161,000 avoidable deaths occur in hospitals nationwide each year. The report doesn't break out the ...

Sports

Scenes from the 2019 Preakness Stakes (PHOTOS)

May 19th, 2019|

War of Will claimed the Preakness Stakes Saturday, capping off a day of horse racing that brought in a record handle at Pimlico Race Course in what could be the penultimate year at the track for the Triple Crown's second jewel. The Preakness drew a cr...

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UAB receives nearly $50M in grants to advance research

UAB’s Center for Clinical and Translational Science has been renewed for another five years, with three linked grants totaling nearly $50 million from the National Center for Advancing Translational Science, part of the National Institutes of Health. ...

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Scenes from the 2019 Preakness Stakes (PHOTOS)

War of Will claimed the Preakness Stakes Saturday, capping off a day of horse racing that brought in a record handle at Pimlico Race Course in what could be the penultimate year at the track for the Triple Crown's second jewel. The Preakness drew a cr...

By | May 19th, 2019|Categories: Sports|