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Top News Links: Thursday, April 12

Birmingham, Montgomery tops for sales tax

The Tax Foundation says Birmingham and Montgomery's 10 percent sales tax rates top the nation. — Reuters

Alabama not following its dollars

The Pew Center on the States lists Alabama among states that are careless in following the effects of their tax incentives. — Athens News Courier

Budget blues

Huntsville Hospital anticipates service cuts under new state budget. — Huntsville Times

Infosys whistleblower tells his story

CBS reviews illegal worker case instigated by Huntsville Infosys employee whose own civil case against the company is due in court this summer. — CBS News

BBVA Compass Bowl set for Jan. 5

The seventh annual BBVA Compass Bowl, which pits Big East and SEC teams, has been set for Jan. 5 in Birmingham. — BBVA Compass Bowl

Rumbles from Birmingham to Europe

Cities around the world - like Birmingham — suffer from effects of financial dealings that made big profits for money managers, big losses for clients. — Bloomberg

Green flag for bankruptcy challenge

Federal judge gives creditors ok to challenge Jefferson County's $4.23 bankruptcy. — Reuters

HealthSouth-related case back in play

Court decision in Michigan could re-opened case against Alabama health care firm. — Birmingham News

Manufacturing boom draws national press

CNN Money writer reviews recent manufacturing successes in Alabama — CNN Money

Business group promotes immigration law changes

Business Council of Alabama has asked members to back the revised immigration law now under consideration by state government. — Birmingham Business Journal

Alabama's Pre-K program lauded

Alabamas state-funded program wins kudos for quality, queries about accessibility. — Huntsville Times

Surprise

Cleaning woman finds meth lab in Boaz Walmart restroom. — WHNT-TV

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