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Top News Links: Monday, Jan. 14

Trinity gets court approval for move

Trinity Medical Center won approval from the state appeals court for its move to Highway 280, a move that Brookwood Medical Center and St. Vincent's Hospital have sought to prevent. — Trinity PR

Steel slips, companies sell assets

As demand for steel continues to slip in Europe, major players ThyssenKrupp and ArcelorMittal seek to sell assets. — Wall Street Journal

ThyssenKrupp's Brazilian mill still operating

Despite a dispute over whether it has an operating permit, ThyssenKrupp's Rio de Janiero mill is still in operation, the company says. — Mining Weekly

BBVA Compass Bowl generates $21 million for economy

Birmingham's BBVA Compass Bowl attracted 59,000 fans to Legion Field, 2.7 million TV viewers and had a $21.4 million economic impact on Birmingham, according to the Convention & Visitors Bureau. — BBVA Compass Bowl PR

Airbus order backlog at 7 years

Airbus, which plans to open an aircraft assembly plant in Mobile, currently faces an order backlog of seven years for the single-aisle craft it will build in Alabama; first Alabama planes due to roll out in 2016. — Airline Fleet Management

Alabama-built Acura prototype to debut Tuesday

A prototype version of the new Acura to be built in Alabama will be unveiled at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit tomorrow. — Birmingham News

Drought could trim corn, soybean prices

Agriculture experts warn farmers that prices could dip this year due to weather, economy and more. — Southeast Farm Press

Ingalls says it overcharged government

Ingalls Shipbuilding says it has uncovered billing errors that led it to overcharge the government for shipbuilding contracts and is working to correct errors. — Mobile Press-Register

Merchant Capital ranks first for bond managers

Merchant Capital, based in Montgomery, ranks as the state's number one municipal bond institution, and ranks 26th in the nation. — Montgomery Advertiser

Small business loans available

Loans for small businesses affected by Christmas Day storms are now available through the U.S. Small Business Administration. — SBA PR

Magnet Paints moving to Cullman County

New York-based Magnet Paints and Shellac has announced plans to relocate to a $2 million facility in West Point, Cullman County. — Cullman Times

Time Inc. layoffs planned, Variety says

Trade paper Variety says Time Inc. — publisher of Birmingham-based Southern Living, Coastal Living and others — plans to lay off 700 people; Variety blames company's efforts to "transform famous titles and massive market share into a digital profit center." — Birmingham News

Hiatus for Black & White

Birmingham's alternative weekly paper Black & White is taking a publication break while it reviews options in a market that's ever more digital. — Birmingham News

Viper resumes trading

A "deposit chill" that had prevented trading for Viper Powersports Inc. has been lifted, allowing shareholders to trade as usual, CEO says. — Viper PR

Regions picks Prudential for wealth management

Regions has selected Prudential to handle wealth management strategies for affluent and institutional investors. — Regions PR

Walmart plans multiple markets in Huntsville

As work starts on Huntsville's first Neighborhood Walmart grocery store, the firm plans several additional stores, city officials says. — Huntsville Times

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