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April 30, 1990 | LEE MAY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The notion of this town searching for economic growth seems about as unlikely as Donald Trump begging for dollars on Broadway. Outwardly, Fairhope seems to have everything it needs. An idyllic town on the eastern shore of Mobile Bay, it is graced with flowers on its lamp poles, elegant little shops and the kind of small-town trust that allows its 9,000 residents to leave their doors unlocked.
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April 30, 1990 | LEE MAY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The notion of this town searching for economic growth seems about as unlikely as Donald Trump begging for dollars on Broadway. Outwardly, Fairhope seems to have everything it needs. An idyllic town on the eastern shore of Mobile Bay, it is graced with flowers on its lamp poles, elegant little shops and the kind of small-town trust that allows its 9,000 residents to leave their doors unlocked.
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June 23, 1996 | Trey Ellis, Trey Ellis is a novelist, screenwriter and essayist. He is the author of "Platitudes" (Vintage Contemporaries) and "Home Repairs" (Simon & Schuster) and his screenplays include "The Tuskegee Airmen."
With less than a month before the opening ceremony of the summer Olympic Games, the South, so eager to show the world its shiny new multicultural self, will instead be showing it a more shopworn one. I am not just talking about the more than three dozen black churches burned by arson.
BUSINESS
September 15, 2002 | James Flanigan
Will the great U.S. automotive companies, General Motors Corp. and Ford Motor Co., go the way of the steel industry and become lumbering financial cripples, clinging to survival in the shadow of foreign competitors? That's a serious question asked by many experts these days despite what appears to be another highly successful year of record vehicle sales for the industry. Consumers have never had it so good. U.S. and foreign car and truck producers offer tremendous variety in the U.S.
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