Top News Links: Wednesday, May 25
Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard went on trial Tuesday on felony ethics charges that could result in his removal from office, with a prosecutor telling jurors the powerful Republican legislator illegally made $2.3 million off his state position and GOP chairmanship despite promising to clean up corruption in the Statehouse. — AP News
In a Madison County courtroom on Tuesday, Huntsville City Schools Superintendent Casey Wardynski testified in defense of teacher rankings that led to a lawsuit filed by a teacher's organization, the Huntsville Education Association. — AL.com
Marquee Dental Partners, a leading dental support organization, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of five practices in the state of Alabama. — Business Wire
A survey conducted by 24/7 Wall St. lists Alabama as the 46 worst run state in the country, measured by debt per capita, credit rating, unemployment rate, median household income and the poverty rate. — 24/7 Wall St.
GATR is known for its lightweight, inflatable satellites which are gunfire-resistant in combat situations. — TechAlabama
Jason Greene has been named Dean of The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) College of Business Administration. He begins his duties on July 18. — UAH News
Macon County middle school students and teachers will soon take their knowledge to new heights with help from Tuskegee University. An exciting project led by Tuskegee will introduce an innovative approach to teaching and learning science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) in area schools. — AviationPros