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See Saturday’s AHSAA basketball area tournament scores

The 2019 AHSAA area tournaments continued and concluded Friday night. Mountain Brook's Trendon Watford and Mountain Brook ran away with the Class 7A, Area 6 title by beating Vestavia Hills 63-36, and Columbia erased a 12-point deficit in the fourth quarter to beat Columbia 67-63 in the 6A, Area 15 final. Remember, all area tournament [...]

Skullduggery: The Power of Vice

“Skullduggery,” co-hosts Michael Isikoff and Dan Klaidman welcome two filmmakers to the podcast. First up, Jonathan Alter, journalist (and co-director of the upcoming HBO documentary “Breslin and Hamil: Deadline Artists”), for a discussion about the latest developments in the Trump-Russia story, including the recent BuzzFeed article that was criticized by special counsel Robert Mueller. Then [...]

Pastor Mondell Beck, Jr.

On January 5th, 2019, surrounded by close family, Pastor Mondell Beck, Jr. entered into eternal peace after being a faithful servant in the church as a deacon and pastor the majority of his adulthood. He was a loving husband, son, brother, uncle, nephew, cousin, friend, and “the best father and GRANDFATHER his children could ever [...]

Berkadia Lands $37M for TX Asset

Emery Bay at Lakepointe After closing a $327 million financing for Brookdale Senior Living, Berkadia has arranged financing for the acquisition of Emery Bay at Lakepointe, a 360-unit community in Lewisville, Texas. Fannie Mae provided a $36.6 million 10-year, fixed-rate loan with full-term, interest-only through its Green Reward program. Berkadia worked on behalf of the [...]

U.S. Sanctions Target North Korea’s Vast International Finance Network

Though North Korea has faced one of modern history’s most comprehensive sanction regimes, Pyongyang still raises cash overseas through a sophisticated network of agents tapping markets around the world. Revenue from dozens of countries, including Russia, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Myanmar, Syria, Malaysia and many others collectively represent a major challenge to the U.S. pressure campaign [...]

Minnesota med-tech industry seeks China tariff relief

WASHINGTON — Minnesota’s economically critical medical technology sector is battling to extract itself from a potential tariff and trade war with China that it says could hurt state businesses and cost patients relying on medical devices. Fearing higher material costs and retaliation, state and national trade groups representing virtually all of Minnesota’s major tech players [...]

Candidate Q&A: Flower Mound mayor

Election Day for the Flower Mound mayor and Town Council will take place May 5. Early voting runs from April 23 to May 1. Go to votedenton.com for voting locations. Below is a questionnaire for the mayoral candidates: Mayor Steve Dixon Insurance and finance: Health insurance and home mortgage 18 years in Flower Mound What [...]

Projected Auburn depth chart after second spring scrimmage

JaTarvious Whitlow is competing for Auburn's running back job. ( Auburn has reached the last third of spring practice. Ten practices, including two scrimmages, are complete and five remain for the Tigers, including Saturday's A-Day game. For each of the remaining two weeks of spring practice AL.com will project the team's depth chart. Injuries and [...]