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Top News Links: Monday, October 3

Lockheed wins $149M contract from Navy

Lockheed Martin has won a potential three-year, $149 million contract to produce AN/SLQ-32 electronic warfare systems and subsystems for the U.S. Navy. Lockheed’s mission systems and training business will perform work in New York, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Minnesota, Alabama and the U.K., through November 2019, according to DoD. – GovConWire

Anniston’s Hotel Finial now open for guests

Pay a visit to Anniston's Hotel Finial, and your first stop will be the old Carriage House – now the check-in desk and hotel bar. Just behind a wall are the original horse stalls, a reminder of the hotel's beginnings. And a few steps inside, you'll see its distinctive Red Oak table. The table is a cross-section of a large tree trunk, finished to a shine, with enough chairs around it to seat a large party. – AL.com

Air Force awards $860.8M contract to ULA

United Launch Alliance has received an $860.8 million contract modification to help the U.S. Air Force carry out Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle missions in fiscal year 2017. The Boeing and Lockheed Martin joint venture will continue to provide Delta IV and Atlas V rockets as well as perform systems engineering, integration, launch infrastructure sustainment and base and range operations support under the EELV program, the DoD said Friday. – GovConWire

Compass Bank gift to benefit AIDS research

BBVA Compass has awarded $300,000 to the Elton John AIDS Foundation, a global leader in the fight to end AIDS, in the bank's largest show of support for a foundation targeting HIV. The funds will support the foundation's ongoing work in the Southern U.S. – PRNewsWire

Birmingham’s Ralph Smith now president of Rhodes Scholar group

The Association of American Rhodes Scholars has elected its first president from Alabama. Ralph H. Smith, who owns a consulting company in Birmingham bearing his name, has served on the board for the group since 2006. Smith was elected as a Rhodes Scholar in 1973. – AL.com

Alabama’s website recognized for excellence

The state of Alabama received international recognition for its website, Alabama.gov. The website received a 2016 Government Standard of Excellence Award from the Web Marketing Association’s WebAward program. – BusinessWire

Nissan sales rise in September with truck sales

Nissan Motor Co.’s U.S. sales rose 4.9 percent to 127,797 in September on higher discounts and demand for trucks, SUVs and crossovers. Volume increased 4.3 percent at the Nissan Division and 12 percent at Infiniti. The company said overall sales of Nissan brand crossovers, trucks and SUVs rose 20 percent to 56,703, a September record. – Automotive News

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