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  1. Inmate who escaped twice in 3 weeks recapturedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | CBS News

    The Coosa County Sheriff's office in Alabama said early Wednesday that 27-year-old Shane Anthony Vernon was taken into custody late Tuesday in DeKalb County, Georgia, just east of Atlanta. Coosa County Sheriff Terry Wilson said the inmate's most recent escape happened Sunday afternoon, when he "physically circumvented the security of the jail."

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  2. Roy Moore's base remains committed in AlabamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 19 | CBS News

    CBS News Correspondent Dean Reynolds reports from Birmingham, Alabama where voters are three weeks away from deciding whether or not Roy Moore goes to the Senate.

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  3. Roy Moore promises contradictory evidence is comingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 12 | CBS News

    Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore says in the coming days he will present evidence that will raise questions about the sexual misconduct allegations against him. The accusations - going back decades - surfaced weeks before a special election in Alabama.

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  4. How Oregon's second-largest city disappeared in less than an hourRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 2 | CBS News

    When most people think of Portland, Oregon they think of "Portlandia," a liberal -- sometimes comically hipster -- haven in the Pacific Northwest. What most people don't realize, however, is that the roots of racism and white supremacy in Portland run deep.

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  5. Trump-backed candidate loses Alabama GOP Senate runoffRead the original story

    Sep 27, 2017 | CBS News

    Conservative firebrand Roy Moore beat the President Trump-supported Luther Strange in the Alabama Republican special election runoff for the U.S. Senate Tuesday night, according to The Associated Press. The defeat of Strange -- who currently holds the seat up for grabs -- is widely considered a blow to the president and a win for many of the most conservative members of his base.

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  6. Alabama special election results - live updatesRead the original story

    Sep 26, 2017 | CBS News

    Conservative Roy Moore is leading the President Trump-supported Luther Strange in the Alabama Republican special election runoff for the U.S. Senate Tuesday night, in what would be a blow to the president and a win for many of the most conservative members of his base. The Alabama Secretary of State's website was so inundated with traffic that it all but crashed the site, but other metrics showed Moore with an early lead.

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  7. Confederate monument debate continues in the South as statues are torn down and hiddenRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2017 | CBS News

    In Birmingham, Alabama, workers raised a plywood wall around the city's Confederate memorial. The city's mayor, William Bell, said the monuments don't belong in his city - a debate playing out across the South.

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  8. Why Is NYSE Selling? It's A Matter Of PenniesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2011 | CBS News

    While executives were finishing a deal to sell the New York Stock Exchange to a German rival, the NYSE was locked in a separate, smaller battle with three dozen competitors. The prize was the right to deliver shares of Coca-Cola stock to an investor who wanted 400 of them.

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  9. Suspected tornado flattens businesses in AlabamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2017 | CBS News

    A suspected tornado near Birmingham, Alabama, flattened businesses and injured one person Thursday, while the mayor of a coastal Louisiana town urged residents to evacuate ahead of a rising tide -- two lingering effects of a weakening A liquor store and a fast-food restaurant were among the damaged businesses in Fairfield, Alabama, west of Birmingham, said meteorologist Jason Holmes of the National Weather Service . Dean Argo, a spokesman for the Alabama Alcoholic Beverage Control Board, said one employee of the liquor store was hurt.

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  10. Kerry James Marshall: Depicting the world as he sees itRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2017 | CBS News

    Currently "On Display" in an exhibit that's traveling the nation: the works of an artist who wants us to view the world with new eyes. Alex Wagner is our guide: "My introduction to art history was like everybody else's," said Marshall.

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  11. Ahead of speech in Saudi Arabia, revisiting Trump's past statements about MuslimsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2017 | CBS News

    Favoring fiery language and vowing to put "America first," Mr. Trump would regularly criticize his political opponents for appearing soft on terror - but moreover, his vow to ban Muslims from entering the United States both invigorated many among his base, while inflaming his critics. His inflammatory rhetoric on Islam was backed up by two subsequent attempts to implement a travel ban affecting a small number of Muslim-majority countries, both of which were held up by legal challenges.

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  12. Condoleezza Rice on Russia, Putin and TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2017 | CBS News

    This morning Jane Pauley has questions for, and answers from, Condoleezza Rice, a first-hand eyewitness to huge changes overseas and here at home: Her eight years in the White House, as National Security Advisor and Secretary of State, were perhaps preordained. From the age of four, Condoleezza Rice was president of her family.

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  13. Interior secretary says executive order won't jeopardize public landsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2017 | CBS News

    Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke says the executive order President Trump will sign Wednesday won't jeopardize monuments or public lands for the purposes of developing oil, gas, coal, drilling. Zinke briefed reporters on the "Review of Designations under the Antiquities Act," which Mr. Trump will sign Wednesday in his office at the Department of Interior.

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  14. Trump seeks to review national monuments after Obama set record with designationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2017 | CBS News

    President Trump is expected to sign several executive orders this week, ahead of his 100th day in office on Saturday, including one aimed at reviewing the prior designations by presidents of "National Monuments." The order notes that the Antiquities Act of 1906 authorizes the president to declare federal lands of historic of scientific value to be "National Monuments," which then restricts the use of those lands.

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  15. Carjacked woman reveals how she escaped from car trunkRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2017 | CBS News

    A woman who escaped a carjacker by jumping from the trunk of her moving car says she used the light on her insulin pump to find the latch that allowed her to flee. Alabama nursing student Brittany Diggs told NBC's "Today" show Monday that the man who abducted her threatened to kill her repeatedly before she got away.

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  16. Alabama 8-year-old writes best seller on dealing with "annoying" little brothersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2017 | CBS News

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Nia Mya Reese thought she knew so much about the care and feeding of little brothers, she could write a book .

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  17. Video: Woman jumps from trunk to escape alleged kidnapperRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2017 | CBS News

    Police say a 25-year-old Alabama woman jumped from the trunk of her car to escape an alleged kidnapper in an incident caught on surveillance video obtained by CBS affiliate WIAT. Surveillance video shows a woman jumping from the trunk of her car to escape a kidnapping at a Birmingham, Ala.

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  18. Trump welcomes first White House tours since his inaugurationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2017 | CBS News

    President Trump showed up to surprise a White House tour Tuesday for a few minutes Tuesday, on the first day the White House has been open to tourists since Inauguration day. Mr. Trump emerged from behind a French screen to a throng of cheering tourists - many of them fifth graders from Briarwood Christian School in Birmingham, Alabama - who had packed into the East Wing of the White House, hoping to catch a glimpse of the 45th president.

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  19. Wild Trump-themed merchandiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | CBS News

    A fan T-shirt featuring the incoming president, sold from the Etsy shop GoodTimeThreads for $27. "Yes, Trump sales have gone way up since after being elected!" the shop owner said.

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  20. Historic civil rights district in Alabama designated national monumentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | CBS News

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- President Barack Obama signed an order Thursday designating an historic civil rights district in Alabama as a national monument, placing several blocks of a city once rocked by racial violence on par with landmarks including the Grand Canyon.

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