Top Headlines: Remington bankruptcy in Alabama court, Woodfin to speak at DNC

Remington bankruptcy in Alabama court Tuesday
A proposed bankruptcy plan for Remington Arms, which could sell off the company in pieces, is slated for hearing Tuesday before Federal Judge Clifton Jessup in Decatur. Families of Sandy Hook shooting victims claim the proposal would intentionally prevent them from every holding the arms maker to account. The century-old Remington has had a plant in Huntsville since 2014.  — CNBC 

Birmingham Mayor tapped to speak at Democratic National Convention
Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin is among the “rising stars” selected to participate in the opening keynote address at the Democratic National Convention Tuesday. Woodfin will be one of 17 participating in a group speech on leadership. — Birmingham Times

Encouraged by Black Belt resilience
Chris Caldwell, co-chair of the Delta Regional Authority, writes an op-ed, praising the economic resilience he’s seen in Alabama’s Black Belt and the Mississippi River Delta Region, in the wake of the pandemic. — Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette

Media Fusion chosen for NASA contract
Huntsville-based Media Fusion, a technology solutions provider, has been awarded a NASA contract for strategic research and analysis, communications and exhibits services. Among projects under the $57 million contract will be services at Marshall Space Flight Centre in Huntsville.  — Aerospace Technology 

Upton Group partners with Acrisure
Guntersville insurance firm The Upton Group has partnered with Acrisure global insurance broker. Upton Group specializes in franchise insurance options, particularly for pizza and food courier delivery services. — Upton Group

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