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ProAssurance: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

Feb. 27, 2024 18:16 PM EST

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — ProAssurance Corp. (PRA) on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $6.4 million. On a per-share basis, the Birmingham, Alabama-based company said it had profit of 12 cents. Losses, adjusted for investment gains, were 5 cents...

Alabama seeks to carry out second execution using controversial nitrogen gas method

Feb. 21, 2024 21:15 PM EST

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama is seeking to put a second inmate to death using nitrogen gas, a move that comes a month after the state carried out the first execution using the controversial new method. Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall's office asked the state Supreme...

Medical Properties: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

Feb. 21, 2024 08:23 AM EST

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Medical Properties Trust Inc. (MPW) on Wednesday reported a key measure of profitability in its fourth quarter. The results topped Wall Street expectations. The Birmingham, Alabama-based real estate investment trust said it had...

Vulcan: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

Feb. 16, 2024 07:32 AM EST

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Vulcan Materials Co. (VMC) on Friday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $227.5 million. On a per-share basis, the Birmingham, Alabama-based company said it had net income of $1.70. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring gains, were...

Francis Marion's Taylor sets NCAA single-game record with 44 rebounds

Feb. 15, 2024 22:46 PM EST

FLORENCE, S.C. (AP) — Francis Marion center Lauryn Taylor set the NCAA record for all divisions with 44 rebounds in the Patriots' 85-62 win over North Greenville on Thursday night. Taylor is a 5-foot-11 senior who pulled down 30 defensive rebounds and 14 on the offensive boards in...

Encompass Health: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

Feb. 07, 2024 18:26 PM EST

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Encompass Health Corp. (EHC) on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $87.6 million. The Birmingham, Alabama-based company said it had net income of 86 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted to account for discontinued...

Man fleeing police caused crash that injured Gayle Manchin, authorities say

Jan. 31, 2024 19:22 PM EST

HOMEWOOD, Ala. (AP) — A man fleeing police caused the Alabama car crash that injured Gayle Manchin, head of an economic development partnership of the federal government and 13 state governments and the wife of U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, along with a colleague of hers, authorities said Wednesday. ...

US Sen. Joe Manchin’s wife Gayle, who leads economic development group, hospitalized after car crash

Jan. 30, 2024 19:23 PM EST

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Gayle Manchin, U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin's wife, who leads an economic development partnership of the federal government and 13 state governments, and a colleague of hers have both been hospitalized following a car crash in Alabama. Gayle Manchin, 76, and Guy...

ServisFirst: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

Jan. 29, 2024 17:21 PM EST

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — ServisFirst Bancshares Inc. (SFBS) on Monday reported earnings of $42.1 million in its fourth quarter. On a per-share basis, the Birmingham, Alabama-based company said it had net income of 77 cents. Earnings, adjusted for...

Families of those killed in the 2002 Bali bombings testify at hearing for Guantanamo detainees

Jan. 24, 2024 19:03 PM EST

FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — Relatives of some of the 202 people killed in a pair of bombings on the resort island of Bali testified Wednesday of lives wrecked and families shattered in the attacks more than 20 years ago, speaking at a U.S. sentencing hearing at Guantanamo Bay for two Malaysian men in...