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Top News Links: Monday, Nov. 7

Sessions seen as transition chief if Trump victorious

The final NBC News|SurveyMonkey weekly tracking poll before the election has Clinton maintaining her slight edge. Should Donald Trump be victorious, Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions, a loyal supporter, has taken a major role managing the transition effort, as the official transition chief. – NBC

Volkert awarded huge building project in Philippines

A Mobile-based company was awarded a program management contract on a massive project to develop more than three million homes in and around the Philippines. The humanitarian project is one of three that Volkert Inc.'s Global Design and Engineering Firm was awarded last month by the United Nation's Global Infrastructure Development & International Finance Agency (GIDIFA). – AL.com

Gwendolyn Boyd apparently out at Alabama State

The Alabama State University Board of Trustees placed university president Gwen Boyd on administrative leave during a meeting Friday. At the beginning of the meeting trustee Herbert Young moved to add a new item to the agenda, which was to place Boyd on administrative leave. Boyd was asked to leave the building after the 8-6 vote passed. – Montgomery Advertiser

Blast-damaged pipeline back in business

A gas pipeline that exploded in Alabama last week is back in service, the pipeline company said Sunday. Service was restarted at 5:45 a.m. Sunday on the pipeline that transports gasoline from the Gulf Coast to New York City, according to Colonial Pipeline Co. – AP/CTV News

Energy industry worth to state measured at $13.2B

Alabama's energy industry powers Alabama's economy to the tune of $13.22 billion, according to what may be the first comprehensive review of its scope. A report from Auburn University at Montgomery and the Energy Institute of Alabama is offering a window into the industry. – AL.com

Blunt response to governor’s remarks about schools

Gov. Robert Bentley has drawn the ire of a former East Alabama superintendent for his public remarks that “our education system in this state sucks.” Larry DiChiara, former Phenix City Schools superintendent, posted this in letter to the governor, public figures and legislators last week:  “Have you all lost your damn minds? Do you even have a clue? Are you blind? Are you stupid?” – Ledger-Enquirer

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