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Top News Links: Monday, May 9

Roy Moore once again suspended from judgeship

For the second time in his career, Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore faces charges before the Alabama Court of the Judiciary and potential removal from office. Until that court hears and rules on those charges, Moore will be suspended with pay from his position atop the state's highest court. – AL.com

Phoenix Energy may buy abandoned nuke plant

A Nevada company says it wants to buy an unfinished nuclear power plant in northeast Alabama. Tennessee Valley Authority owns the Bellefonte Nuclear Plant in Hollywood and started construction in 1974. Phoenix Energy of Nevada says it wants to buy to the plant to produce power through an electromagnetic induction process, said be far cheaper than nuclear power. – WBHM

Remington closing Kentucky plant, may add jobs here

Some additional jobs could be added to Huntsville's Remington plant following the company's announcement a facility in Mayfield, Kentucky will close. Remington Outdoor Company announced Thursday its Mayfield plant will close, impacting roughly 200 employees. – WHNT

First drive: New Ridgeline has more power

Honda, one of America’s favorite car brands, is about to take a second swing at building one of America’s favorite vehicles: the pickup truck. The all-new Honda Ridgeline pickup due to hit dealerships in June has more power, better fuel economy and a lower starting price than Honda’s first pitch to U.S. drivers. – Freep.com

Lawsuit moving forward against Pilot/Flying J

Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam has agreed to be deposed under specific conditions in civil lawsuits against the truck-stop chain owned by him and his brother, Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam. Jimmy Haslam was ordered deposed next Wednesday in a lawsuit filed by Mobile-based Wright Transportation. – Fox8

Sam Jackson’s Emporium closing after 100 years

A century-old business in Tuscaloosa will reportedly close later this month. The Sam Jackson Co., a gift emporium on Queen City Ave., plans to close May 31 after operating in Tuscaloosa since 1914. Sam Jackson, the son of the original company founder, died shortly after the shop held its centennial celebration and the store's inventory is currently sold by Jackson's estate. – BizJournals.com

Airbus partners with universities to ramp up workforce

One of the ways Airbus is putting down roots in Alabama is through partnerships with local universities that aim to help shape the next generation of industry leaders. The aerospace giant has donated large airplane components to engineering departments at the University of South Alabama and Auburn University for students and faculty members to use in their studies. – Made In Alabama

May need a while to personally return your call

A Florida personal injury attorney, popular for his anti-DUI commercials, was arrested for driving under the influence early this morning, local station WEAR reported. Escambia County, Florida, sheriff's deputies pulled over a Lamborghini around 2 a.m. Sunday morning after observing the car speeding along a Pensacola Beach road. The Lamborghini's driver was David J. Maloney, a 49-year-old attorney that serves the Gulf Coast area. – AL.com

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