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Top News Links: Tuesday, Sept. 11

Alabama requests No Child Left Behind waiver

Alabama has formally requested a waiver from federal standards that require all children to meet reading and math standards by 2014. — Mobile Press-Register

AG asks for a second look at immigration law

Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange has asked a federal court to reconsider its decision against several key provisions of Alabama's new immigration law. — Montgomery Advertiser

Tasus to open in the Shoals

Japanese auto parts maker Tasus is planning a plant in Florence, expecting to employ 135 people. — Florence Times Daily

Airbus A380s face tough sell

Airbus chairman says company may have trouble meeting sales goal for big planes until it reaches definitive fix for hairline wing cracks, expected in 2014. — WKZO

Stock analysis marks PNC to "outperform"

Pennsylvania-based PNC should claim bigger market share in Southeast after acquisition of RBC holdings, Oppenheimer analyst predicts. — CNBC

Mobile home park faces discrimination charges

The Department of Justice has filed suit against a Montgomery mobile home park, saying it illegally discriminates against African Americans. — WSFA

Radio stations change hands

Jacobs Broadcast Group is selling stations in Anniston, Oxford and Talladega to Jeff Beck Broadcasting Group for $745,000. — All Access

Food distributor bought out

Glover-Auten Foods, a Georgia firm that distributes food in portions of eastern Alabama, has been purchased by U.S. Foods. — WRBL

News analysis of BP spill issues

Florida's Bradenton Times offers news analysis of BP spill, response and government reactions. — Bradenton Times

Running into Rove at Dem convention

Dana Siegelman, daughter of former Gov. Don Siegelman, reports that she met Karl Rove at the Democratic convention; Siegelman blames Rove for provoking charges against him. — Mobile Press-Register

From Dana Siegelman's perspective. — The Brad Blog

Writing about Alabama

Author Hanna Rosin examines women's adaptability, men's failures in Auburn and Opelika in new book. — New York Times

Travel writer reports on Mobile and the impending Airbus arrival. — Gadling

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