Top Headlines: Curbside service becomes a fixture, Wind Creek casinos reopening

Airbus’s Global Footprint Becomes a Burden as Sector Shrinks
As the aviation industry enters its most dramatic downturn ever, Airbus SE is finding that broad reach turning from an asset into a burden. — Bloomberg

Gulf Coast Republicans oppose conservation bill
Gulf Coast Republicans concerned about offshore revenue sharing and federal land acquisitions could block passage of measure that would fully fund the Land and Water Conservation Fund at $900 million per year. Senate Appropriations Chairman Richard C. Shelby says he is concerned that the bill could undercut Alabama’s share of revenue from offshore drilling, money vital for the Gulf’s coastline preservation and restoration, a spokesperson told CQ Roll Call. — Roll Call

Curbside service becomes a fixture as sales start to pick up
Shoppers have been coming back to buy from stores across Alabama since most were allowed to open their doors to customers at the end of April. But more people are making those purchases without ever stepping inside, a trend that shows signs of continuing well past the pandemic. — Montgomery Advertiser 

Wind Creek casinos reopen Monday
Wind Creek Hospitality said that all three Alabama casinos will reopen with safety changes. Masks or face coverings will be required for everyone. — Macon Telegraph

UAB Hospital Again Named to 100 Great Hospitals List
For the eighth year in a row, UAB Hospital has been listed on Becker’s Hospital Review’s 2020 list of 100 Great Hospitals in America. — Alabamawx 

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Iowa Liquid Transfer Equipment Maker Acquires Alabama Fittings Manufacturer
Liquid transfer equipment manufacturer Puck Enterprises earlier this month announced its acquisition of an Alabama producer of hose connections and fittings, U.S. Coupling & Accessories. U.S. Coupling’s staff and leadership will remain in place in Dothan. — Thomasnet

Medical Properties Trust, Inc. Appoints Head of Corporate Communications
Medical Properties Trust, Inc. (the “Company” or “MPT”) (NYSE: MPW) today announced the addition of Drew Babin, CFA to head the Company’s corporate communication strategy. — Businesswire

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