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Huntsville, AL, United States

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Past articles by Lee:

US Space Command headquarters coming to Huntsville, Alabama

Huntsville, Ala., has won a multistate competition to house the headquarters of the new U.S. Space Command → Read More

Tennessee mayor won’t require COVID masks until Holy Spirit says so

The mayor of Lincoln County on Alabama's northern border says he won't order masks to protect against COVID-19 until the Holy Spirit says he should → Read More

Birmingham Civil Rights Institute cancels plan to honor Angela Davis

The Birmingham Civil Rights Institute has canceled its plan to honor civil rights activist Angela Davis with its highest annual honor. → Read More

Alabama Rep. Mo Brooks hit for blaming rising seas on falling rocks

'I've never been skeptical of climate change. The climate is always changing. The planet is always either heating up or cooling down.' → Read More

Travel ban won't keep California rocket team from competition

The pressure has apparently paid off and a new vote is scheduled. → Read More

Huntsville takes next step to landing spaceship at airport

Local leaders see the license as a step toward making the city a hub for the growing commercial space industry. → Read More

Noose found outside historic, black Alabama church

Authorities say the noose was found hanging outside St. John Primitive Baptist Church, near the city of Florence. → Read More

Charles Bolden 'blunt' about Trump and space, says president 'talks a lot'

'Doesn't put any money on it, but talks a lot about it,' Bolden said in an interview. → Read More

Study: HudsonAlpha biotech campus worth $1.85B to Alabama economy

In the past two years alone, a study says, the economic impact has topped $500 million. → Read More

Black Friday 2016 freebies, best airport in AL.com business report

Ideas to turn the possible economic changes ahead into money-making opportunities → Read More

Black Friday 2016 best deals, Crossplex aims higher in AL.com business news

Thanksgiving and Black Friday sales are only days away, but not all deals are created equal → Read More

Change on old newspaper site, drought crisis in AL.com business report

Also, President-elect Donald Trump is shaking up his transition team, but Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions is on the team → Read More

See Supermoon 2016 through the University of Alabama's big telescope

If you're in the Tuscaloosa area Monday night, you can get a super view of the closest Supermoon to Earth in 68 years → Read More

Deals for vets, seasonal jobs, Black Friday ads in AL.com business report

Also, read more of Jay Grinney's incredible battle to bring HealthSouth back from an accounting fraud scandal → Read More

Donald Trump, Mobile cruises, Vulcan stock in AL.com business report

Also, we're starting to see some of the best Black Friday deals and offers coming this year → Read More

Election Day freebies, Kroger jobs, energy payoff in AL.com business news

After voting, America's retailers hope you'll reward yourself by buying something nice just for you → Read More

Is Obamacare working for anyone in Alabama in 2016?

"Yes" if the yardstick is having insurance when you didn't, "no" if the yardstick is confidence the price won't keep rising. → Read More

Cyber attack hits Internet, Regions downsizing in AL.com business news

The White House described the disruption as malicious. → Read More

Sonata recall, beaches, food truck finale in AL.com business news

The last food truck rally in Huntsville on Friday night will boast 30 trucks. → Read More

T-town flights, clown masks, tech jobs in AL.com business news

Also, if you want a creepy clown mask this Halloween, Target is not your destination → Read More