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Top News Links: Friday, March 28

Airbus picks up $10.2B in China deals

Airbus says China has agreed to buy a total of 70 aircraft including 43 A320-family airplanes and has unfrozen orders for 27 Airbus A330 aircraft - deals worth a combined $10.2 billion at catalogue prices. – Reuters

State paying consultant to fix Tutwiler

The Alabama Department of Corrections is planning to pay a national consulting firm $499,900 to help improve conditions at the Julia Tutwiler Prison for Women in Wetumpka. – Corrections.com

Alagasco says time’s run out on station

Advocates trying to save an historic train station in downtown Birmingham from the wrecking ball said viable options are being presented to owner Alagasco but the utility company is rejecting them, claiming there isn’t enough time. – al.com

In Alabama, you have to be a patient patient

Alabama follows only Mississippi as having the longest wait time, averaging 24 minutes, 18 seconds, to see a physician. Rounding out the bottom five were Tennessee, West Virginia and Louisiana. Wisconsin had the shortest wait, according to a study by Vitals Index. – BusinessWire

Funeral Sunday for Elizabeth Ann Heflin

A funeral is planned Sunday in northwest Alabama for Elizabeth Ann Heflin, the widow of U.S. Sen. Howell Heflin of Tuscumbia, who died Wednesday at her home in Tuscumbia. She was 88. – Alabama's 13

Avion among winners of OASIS contract

Avion Solutions in Huntsville announced Thursday it is among 123 small businesses to be placed on a 10-year, $60 billion One Acquisition Solution for Integration Services (OASIS) contract. – al.com

State ranks highly in women-owned businesses

Alabama ranks No. 8 in the nation in the growth of women-owned businesses over the past 17 years, a new report shows. – al.com

Sys-Con owner Su Yong Sim dies

Sys-Con owner and CEO Su Yong Sim died Thursday after a long battle with cancer. The Korean businessman’s company built several major facilities, including the $65 million Hyundai Heavy Industries plant in Montgomery. – Montgomery Advertiser

Lowndes County opens new career center

Help has arrived for Lowndes County, which has experienced double-digit unemployment rates since 2009, in the form of a new career center. – Montgomery Advertiser

Westervelt gets work restoring wetlands

Alabama River Mitigation Bank, a project by private mitigation company Westervelt Ecological Services, has been approved by agencies to restore plant and animal habitat on 971 acres in Wilcox and Monroe Counties. – BusinessWire

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