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Top News Links: Thursday, Dec. 19

Dolphins suffering from lung disease related to oil spill

"Finally, we get the truth," said Casi Callaway, executive director of Mobile Baykeeper, an environmental group on Alabama's coast. "Having this information gets us started on the path toward a solution, toward fixing what has been broken for 3½ years.” – Wall Street Journal

Former BP engineer convicted on spill-related obstruction

Kurt Mix was convicted Wednesday of deleting text messages from his cell phone to obstruct a federal investigation of the company's massive 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. – Huffington Post

Mercedes opens massive auto parts hub in Vance

Mercedes-Benz opened a new logistics center Wednesday in Tuscaloosa County covering more than 900,000 square feet. – al.com

'Sleepy' Huntsville’s aerospace talent may land Boeing 777X

Huntsville’s large pool of engineering talent, low taxes and available land cited as strong attractions in site race, according to a Seattle Times analysis. – al.com

S&P cuts some ratings on Alabama county's debt

Standard & Poor's reduced to "D" from "B" its credit ratings Wednesday on some Jefferson County debt. – Reuters

Moviemakers returning to Mobile in June

The creative team of “Tokarev,” with scenes shot in downtown Mobile, will be back in June to film “USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage.” – Variety

Governor says ASU needs president with authority

Gov. Robert Bentley said he hopes the Alabama State University board of trustees can pick a strong president. – ABC News

Community college system wants your success story

To mark the 50th anniversary of its founding, the Alabama Community College System (ACCS) is launching a scholarship contest that aims to capture inspiring real-life stories of success from former students of its 26 colleges. The deadline to submit is Jan. 10. – Alabama Community College System

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