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Top News Links: Tuesday, April 9

Airbus breaks ground in Mobile

Crowds turn out for Airbus ground breaking at Brookley Aeroplex; Airbus CEO says that with addition of the new plant, the sun will never set on Airbus. — Mobile Press-Register

JetBlue CEO Dave Barger announced at the Airbus groundbreaking Monday that his company has agreed to take delivery of the first plane off the Mobile Airbus assembly line; local officials hope to convince the low-cost carrier to provide service in Alabama — Mobile Press-Register

Nasdaq airs video recapping Airbus' selection of Mobile for new assembly line.  — Nasdaq

Alabama has third highest per capita rate for new bankruptcies

While bankruptcy rates dropped 16 percent nationwide in the first quarter, Alabama ranked third among states for its per capita filing rate of 5.71, behind Tennessee and Georgia. — American Bankruptcy Institute

Rocket-spacecraft connector passes design review

Boeing's connector system to link the Crew Space Transportation-100 spacecraft to the Atlas V rocket has passed design review, described by the company as "another step toward the return of humans to space on a U.S. vehicle." — Boeing PR

New phone app simplifies basic banking for Regions customers

Regions has introduced a new phone app that allows customers to deposit checks and load prepaid cards by taking a picture of the check; app works on iPhone, iPad and Android platforms. — Regions PR

Tuskegee grads donate nearly $500,000

During Founder's Day celebrations at Tuskegee Institute, alumni representatives presented donations totaling more than $497,000. — Tuskegee PR

Martin leaving Montgomery Advertiser

Samuel Martin, president and publisher of the Advertiser Media Group, has announced his resignation; Scott LaFuria will be on-site manager until a replacement is named. — Montgomery Advertiser

Nelson Brothers plans $17 million plant in Kentucky

Birmingham-based Nelson Brothers LLC has announced plans for a $17 million plant in Lewis County, Ky., to make emulsion for the surface mining industry. — Lane Report

Ramage succeeds father at helm of First National Bank, Brundidge

John Ramage was elected president and CEO of First National Bank in Brundidge, succeeding his father, who stays on as board chairman; Rhonda Peters was named chief financial officer. — First National Bank PR

´┐╝State funds help private solar business in Gurley

Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs has awarded a $142,000 loan to a husband-and-wife team building a solar energy project at their Cozy Cove Farm in Gurley. — ADECA

Marathon Equipment realigns business units

Vernon-based Marathon Equipment Company has announced plans to reorganize its business into three groups focusing on compaction, recycling and renewable energy. — Solid Waste & Recycling

I-9 workshops planned

Workshops are planned to help farmers and small business owners comply with new I-9 form requirements. — Southeast Farm Press

Fungus endangers endangers bats

Alabama's massive gray bat colony is in jeopardy from an invasive strain of fungus. — Nashville Public Radio

Magazine picks UAB as great place for postdocs

University of Alabama at Birmingham ranks eighth among best career posts for people pursuing post-doctoral research, in a new ranking by Scientist Magazine.  — The Scientist

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