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Top News Links: Friday, Sept. 7

New German auto supplier for Vance

Boysen, a German company that makes exhaust systems for Mercedes, announced plans Thursday for a $34 million plant near Vance, expected to employ nearly 100 people. — Tuscaloosa News

Tests confirm tar balls are from BP spill

Tests of tar balls and oil washed onto Louisiana beaches by Hurricane Isaac have been matched to the BP by LSU scientists. — Bloomberg Businessweek

Spill claims coming in slowly

Businesses and individuals damaged by BP spill begin to file claims under class action suit. — Houston Chronicle

Fraud conviction for Century man

James Craft, who promised hundreds of jobs in Century and teamed with local officials for a 2010 ribbon cutting, has been convicted of fraud. — NorthEscambia.com

Money available for 2011 tornado victims

State officials say that victims of last year's tornadoes who have not received other help may be eligible for rebuilding funds. — Tuscaloosa News

Anniston considers "urban homesteading"

Run down properties could be revitalized under "urban homesteading" program, Anniston official suggests, citing success in other cities. — Anniston Star

Union struggles

Boeing threatens to move engineering out of Seattle if engineers' union won't agree on wages;  says jobs could go to less costly regions including Alabama. — Chicago Tribune

School bus belts too costly

Minnesota school buses have no seat belts, in part because of 2010 Alabama study showing that it would cost $32 million or more  to install  seat belts with a likelihood of saving only one life. — CBS 4, Minnesota

California firm to manage six Birmingham area properties

Los Angeles-based CBRE Group will manage office properties at the Colonnade, Colonial Plaza and others after Colonial Properties Trust sold its share in the properties. — Birmingham Business Journal

Farm irrigation tax credits coming into focus

Alabama officials have completed the final regulations for new farm irrigation tax credits. — Southeast Farm Press

ServisFirst moves into Mobile

ServisFirst Bank is opening offices on Royal Street in downtown Mobile, with Alex Arendall and Jay Weber joining as vice presidents for commercial banking. — ServisFirst PR

Tax decision allows break for Coca-Cola Enterprises Inc.

Complex Alabama tax case yields win for soft drink giant. — Bloomberg BNA

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