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Expansion Management listed Mobile at number 27 on its annual list of “America’s Hottest Cities” in February 2007. S. Navy ship, as well as for civilian vessels. Also in early 2005 EADS CASA North America began construction on a new 13,000-square-foot aircraft service and support facility adjacent to the Mobile Regional Airport. An April 2004 article in the Mobile Register quoted Carl Ferguson, director of the University of Alabama’s Center for Business and Economic Research, as saying that Mobile added 1,700 new jobs from February 2003 to February 2004.

Oktoberfest takes place in September, with vendors serving traditional German fare, as well as allAmerican hamburgers and hot dogs. The Big Spring Jam also takes place in September; it is Huntsville’s largest music festival. Tens of thousands of music lovers from Alabama and surrounding states gather to enjoy 25 Alabama: Huntsville professional acts representing the best of country, rhythm & blues, rock, and jazz. In mid-November, the Huntsville Botanical Garden is home to the Galaxy of Nights Walk Through Nights, where visitors can walk through a winter wonderland of holiday lights, enjoy the sounds of the season, and see real-life nursery rhyme characters, including Santa.

S. Highways, including 72, 231, 431 and an Interstate highway spur, I-565, that links the two cities of Huntsville and Decatur to I-65. Alabama Highway 53 also connects the city with I-65 in Ardmore, Tennessee. Greyhound bus service is available. Huntsville has two active commercial rail lines. The main line is run by Norfolk Southern. Another rail line, formerly part of the Louisville and Nashville Railroad, successor to the Nashville, Chattanooga, and Saint Louis Railroad, is operated by HMCRA (Huntsville-Madison County Railroad Authority).

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