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Top News Links: Thursday, Oct. 18

Hopes dims for Cooper Green Hospital

Birmingham city officials hoped to force Jefferson County officials to maintain services at Cooper Green Hospital, which provides much of the area's indigent care, but the bankruptcy judge overseeing the county's finances sided with the county. — al.com

Paul Allen talks Stratolaunch, history and getting back in the space game

Fascinated by space and computers since his youth, Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen hopes his new Stratolaunch, headquartered in Huntsville, will contribute to the future. — Huntsville Times

Trade magazine blasts ThyssenKrupp planning

Supply Chain News says it will consider ThyssenKrupp's grand plans for its Brazilian and U.S. steel plants for its next round of "Greatest Supply Chain Disasters of All Time," since the company has lost billions in just a few years. — Supply Chain News

Alabama tops for competitive labor costs

Area Development Magazine ranks Alabama among the top five states with the best business climates, ranking Alabama first for low-cost labor and fourth overall, based on taxes, incentives, training and more.  — Area Development

Casino construction halted

The Poarch Band of Creek Indians have stopped construction of a new casino at Wetumpka, while they work out disputes with another Creek group that considers the site sacred. — Montgomery Advertiser

Norfolk Southern intermodal facility opens at McCalla

Railroad officials joined local dignitaries Wednesday to celebrate the opening of Norfolk Southern's $97 million intermodal facility near Birmingham. — Railway Age

Alabama A&M tops loan debt list

While average student loan debt continued to climb, a new study says Alabama A&M graduates have the highest average debt among public colleges. — CNBC

First Chantix case settles

Days before a trial over Pfizer's stop-smoking drug Chantix was to begin in Florence, the drug maker and the woman suing over her husband's suicide reached an undisclosed settlement; a similar case is set for trial in January. — al.com

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