In this story from the APR archives, Pat Duggins looked at the possible economic bump from the rebuilding effort following the tornadoes that struck Alabama on April 27, 2011.
Sunday marked three years since devestating tornadoes struck Alabama, including Tuscaloosa. The Alabama Public Radio news room is collaborating with journalism students at the University of Alabama who created a website as a class project. It contains news accounts and eyewitness accounts of the storm. APR contributed archival material of the newsroom's coverage.