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Top News Links: Monday, October 10

Martha Roby, Bradley Byrne ask Trump to step aside

Two Republican representatives from Alabama are calling for Donald Trump to step aside from the GOP ticket in the wake of his comments about women. U.S. Reps. Martha Roby and Bradley Byrne on Saturday called for Trump to step aside. – Decatur Daily

Lawsuit to challenge hiring of schools chief

A group of education advocates is taking legal action against the Alabama Board of Education. In a pending lawsuit, 40 plaintiffs are suing the state board to rescind the hiring of Michael Sentance as the new state superintendent of education for the state, claiming his hiring was illegal. – WVTM

Bradley Arant expanding to Lone Star State

The prominent Birmingham law firm Bradley Arant Boult Commings LLP is expanding into the Lone Star State with a new office. The Birmingham law firm has opened in office in Houston for construction and energy lawyers. It's the firm's ninth office. – AL.com

Australia’s lack of incentives leads to industry loss

In Australia, car makers have come to be seen by many as more of a cost than a benefit, a failing industry that was too reliant on government handouts. But in the United States, many state governments have attracted foreign investment that has provided ongoing economic security. Now the end of car manufacturing in Australia is fast approaching. – EconoTimes

State automakers rely heavily on their test tracks

Before Alabama-made vehicles hit city streets and neighborhood roads, they get a workout on the test tracks at the state’s three auto assembly plants. Banked curves, bumpy asphalt, smooth straightaways and skid pads are just some of the features that help put the models through paces that are designed to simulate all kinds of driving conditions. – Made In Alabama

State suing Oxford Water Works over formaldehyde

Alabama is suing a water utility in the state for alleged pollution violations, including discharging water with high levels of formaldehyde. Oxford Water Works & Sewer Board is facing a lawsuit from the Alabama Attorney General’s office and the state Department of Environmental Management, according to The Anniston Star. The utility operates three plants in Oxford. – Water Online

State’s Accountability Act not working as designed

Thousands of Alabama children are attending private schools thanks to Accountability Act scholarships, but very few of those students transferred out of a failing public school. The state program provides private school scholarships to help low-income students attend private schools. – Alabama Public Radio

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