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Top News Links: Thursday, July 3

Forbes interviews doc-in-box pioneer

“Health care has been treated like a rare commodity in this country. The dirty little secret is that denying access has long been the best way to keep costs down,” says an Alabama-raised physician. Dr. Bruce Irwin, CEO and Founder of American Family Care, found a better and cheaper way to deal with sick people. – Forbes

Boeing selected for SLS core

NASA has selected Boeing to develop the core stage of the Space Launch System, the most powerful rocket ever built, for America’s return to human exploration of deep space.  The contract is worth $2.8 billion. – News release

First A320neo rolls out in Toulouse

Airbus is looking to begin a flight-testing campaign with its re-engined A320neo passenger jet in September. The French airframe manufacturer on Tuesday finished assembling the first member of the A320neo family, MSN61, which will be the first aircraft to join its development fleet. – Aviation Today

Bruno to manage 2017 Senior Open

Bruno Event Team, a Birmingham-based sports marketing company, will manage the 2017 U.S. Senior Open Championship at Salem Country Club outside of Boston.  This will mark the 21st United States Golf Association Championship that BET has managed in different markets over the last 15 years. – Press release

Subcontractors may face new threat

Even though the Alabama Supreme Court recently issued an opinion in a case that confirmed coverage for construction defects under state law, subcontractors in Alabama are facing another threat to the coverage for which they pay premiums, according to a new analysis. – Insurance News Net

ALFA wants members to go off-road

A new Farm Bureau Member Advantage program with Polaris Industries Inc., available to eligible members, offers between $200 and $300 off on Polaris off-road vehicles. – News release

B&G finishes Resolute Health Hospital

Brasfield & Gorrie Wednesday announced the on-schedule completion of the $120 million Resolute Health Hospital in New Braunfels, Texas. The four-story, 364,000-square-foot hospital includes 22 emergency department exam rooms, three trauma rooms, four operating rooms and 16 intensive care unit rooms. – News release

Target: Please leave your gat home

Target is “respectfully” requesting that customers no longer bring firearms into its stores—even in communities where doing so is permitted by law. Gun activists have been demonstrating at Target stores in Texas, Alabama, North Carolina, Washington, Wisconsin, and Virginia. – Businessweek

SeaPort Airlines to operate in Shoals

Officials at the Northwest Alabama Regional Airport in Muscle Shoals have chosen a new airline to provide passenger service. SeaPort Airlines was picked from three airlines that submitted proposals to provide subsidized commuter air service. – TimesDaily

Agreement opens retail space in Madison

Critical retail development for the city of Madison got a boost Wednesday after the Madison County Commission approved Tax Improvement District for about 700 acres between Zierdt Road and Wall Triana. – AL.com

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