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Top News Links: Monday, Nov. 12

Autos and steel lead Alabama exports

Alabama exports are up this year, led again by autos, plus an 84 percent increase in iron and steel shipments, mostly to Mexico. — al.com

Supreme Court to hear Shelby County voting rights case

The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Friday to hear Shelby County's appeal of voting rights regulations. — Reuters

Incentive money ready in less than a year

The voter-approved Amendment 2 should supply some $150 million of taxpayer money for industrial incentives within the year, Commerce Secretary Greg Canfield says. — al.com

Lawsuits, settlements in offing over bad audits

Forbes analysis looks at lawsuits over bad audits, including the audit of Taylor Bean & Whitaker and Colonial Bank that led to the firm's collapse. — Forbes

Will the F-1 fly again?

Huntsville's Dynetics and partner Pratt & Whitney working to liquidize F-1 booster rocket for a return to space. — NASA Spaceflight

Kamtek moving to Isuzu truck plant site

A building created for Del Monte, then sold to Isuzu for a truck plant that never materialized, has been purchased by auto supplier Kamtek, but no plans for its use have been announced. — al.com 

Airbus impact expected to ripple across Alabama

Airbus Americas chair Allan McArtor told Birmingham officials last week that they will feel the economic impact of a new Airbus plant in Mobile -- possibly through supplier businesses, possibly through collaboration  with university researchers. — al.com 

Long-term care costs rise, pay for Alabama workers stays low

While costs of long-term care jumped 3.7 percent this year, to a national average of $222 a day, pay for long-term care workers in Alabama continues to be near the bottom nationwide. — Healthcare Finance News

Wyle's CAS group building $18 million facility in Cummings Research Park

Copter Properties is building a new $18 million facility for Wyle's CAS group at Cummings Research Park, to house project work, finance and laboratories. — al.com 

Fairhope developer indicted for filling wetlands

Fairhope developer William Miller has been indicted by a federal grand jury for filling wetlands in Hancock County, Miss., without a permit. — U.S. Department of Justice

UA grad chosen as leader at Lockheed Martin

University of Alabama graduate Marillyn Hewson chosen to replace outgoing Lockheed Martin president and COO Christopher Kubasik,who  resigned after breaking a company policy forbidding personal relationships with subordinate employees. — Wall Street Journal

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