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Top News Links: Wednesday, Dec. 19

ThyssenKrupp leader looks to reshape company

Facing $6 billion in losses, German industrial giant ThyssenKrupp looks for ways to cut its losses and change its focus. — Wall Street Journal

Jury holds Thomas Hospital, transcription company liable for fatal errors

A Baldwin County jury found Thomas Hospital and its outsourced medical transcription company liable for the death of a patient who was given 10 times the prescribed dosage of medication, assessing $140 million in the wrongful death verdict. — PR Newswire

HealthSouth to appeal arbitration decision favoring accountants

HealthSouth announced today that an arbitration panel dismissed the health care organization's claims against its former auditor, Ernst & Young; HealthSouth officials said they would appeal the decision. — HealthSouth PR

Daewon America to expand in Opelika

Auto supplier Daewon America has announced plans for a $16 million expansion, adding about 30 employees for its coil spring line. — City of Opelika PR

´┐╝Development planned near Birmingham's Railroad Park

Inland American Communities Group Inc. has announced plans for a 245-unit, $33 million development near Birmingham's new Railroad Park. — Birmingham News

Doster picked for UA parking garage

Birmingham's Doster Construction has been selected to build an $11 million parking structure at the University of Alabama. — Birmingham Business Journal

Macon County casino reopens

VictoryLand casino reopened yesterday with owner saying gambling machines meet Alabama's laws; attorney general describes action as "path of confrontation." — al.com 

Moody's upgrades Regions Financial

Citing improvements in Regions Financial assets, Moody's Ratings Service announced upgrades to ratings for Regions' senior debt, long- and short-term deposits. — al.com

Permian Basin exploration key to Energen's 2013 strategy

Birmingham-based Energen released its 2013 outlook, saying it will continue to focus on exploration and development in the Permian Basin of Texas. — Daily Finance

State's new business in 2012 tops 2011 numbers

Alabama Commerce Secretary Greg Canfield says the numbers are still being crunched but all signs indicate that 2012, headlined by Airbus, brought more announcements of new and expanded business than did 2011. — Birmingham News

New auto supplier headed to Auburn

German auto parts maker Rausch & Pausch will open a plant and a North American headquarters in Auburn Technology Park West, investing $18 million and employing about 100 people making solenoid valves and control packs. — Birmingham News

State grant for Autaugaville water company

The state has awarded a $300,000 community development grant to help Atagi Water develop a 100-employee plant to bottle and distribute artesian well water. — ADECA PR

UAB search goes to chancellor

Recommendations from a team searching for a new president at University of Alabama at Birmingham are headed for the system's chancellor with a selection expected in early February. — Birmingham Business Journal

Team Health to staff two Mobile Infirmary ERs

Tennessee-Based Team Health will provide staffing for emergency rooms at Mobile Infirmary Medical Center and that hospital group's North Baldwin Infirmary in Bay Minette.  — Team Health PR

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