Alabama
10:01 am
Mon June 21, 2004

Wachovia Buys SouthTrust

Charlotte, NC – Banking giant Wachovia will buy Birmingham-based competitor SouthTrust in a 14-point-three billion dollar deal. SouthTrust has 717 financial centers in nine states. The combination will create the largest bank in the southeastern United States. Officials say that will give Wachovia new leverage in the large Texas banking market...as well as in a number of other high-growth states. Wachovia is based in North Carolina. It's the nation's fourth largest bank with assets of 411 billion dollars.

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Alabama
3:47 pm
Fri June 18, 2004

Charges Expected In Bham Police Killings

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Alabama
3:04 pm
Fri June 18, 2004

UA Students Could Face Tuition Increase

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Alabama
9:47 am
Fri June 18, 2004

Alabama's U.S. Senators Pass Legislation

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Alabama
2:52 pm
Thu June 17, 2004

Tutu's Canceled Visit Controversial

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Alabama
2:02 pm
Thu June 17, 2004

Elevators Get New Standards

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Alabama
10:12 am
Thu June 17, 2004

Three Birmingham Officers Killed

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Alabama
9:34 am
Thu June 17, 2004

House Personal Wealth Reports Released

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Alabama
4:12 pm
Wed June 16, 2004

MadisonCo Commissioner May Run For Lt. Governor

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Top Stories
12:22 pm
Wed June 16, 2004

Changes Along Tuscaloosa's Strip

The Cycle Path along Tuscaloosa's Strip advertises its space for rent. The business is relocating to another area of the city.

Tuscaloosa, AL – As the University of Alabama slips into its summer routine, noticeable changes are happening right off of campus. The area known simply as The Strip is losing some of its old flavor while at the same time gaining some big improvements. Can this area where students and others from the Tuscaloosa community come to eat, drink and be merry hold on to its unique identity? Alabama Public Radio's Kerri Gentine reports.

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