Top Headlines: UAB tops best employers list, DC Blox wins new certification

UAB tops Forbes’ best employers list, Boeing second
Forbes’ list of Alabama’s best employers ranks University of Alabama at Birmingham at the top, followed by Boeing, with COLSA in Huntsville, Polar Inc. in Huntsville and United Launch Alliance in Decatur rounding out the top five. — Forbes

Fitch gives A+ to Alabama Power senior notes
Alabama Power Co.’s new senior notes, issued to raise $600 million for continued construction and procurement of additional generating capacity, earned an A+ rating from Finch Ratings. — Fitch Ratings 

DC Blox wins new certification
The DC Blox data center in Birmingham has achieved Tier III certification from Uptime Institute, recognizing its reliability and based on live system demonstrations under real-world conditions. — BusinessWire 

Clanton convenience stores bought by Circle K
Wadsworth Oil Co. of Clanton has been purchased by Circle K Stores Inc. Two stores in Clanton plus stores in Moody, Pell City, Bessemer, Pelham, Calera, Cullman, McCalla and Jemison are included in the deal. — CSP Daily News

Carnival Fantasy headed for scrapyard?
The Carnival cruise ship Fantasy, which once sailed from Mobile, appears headed to the scrap yard, along with several others from the Carnival fleet. — The Points Guy

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