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  1. 9 new civil rights martyrs. Will America finally learn?Read the original story

    Friday Jun 26 | GantDaily.com

    ... their names: the martyrs of civil rights. Jimmie Lee Jackson, shot by a state trooper, died February 26, 1965, in Marion, Alabama; Medgar Evers was killed June 12, 1963, in Jackson, Mississippi; Emmett Till was killed August 28, 1955, in Money, ...

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  2. 'This Little Light:' One-woman play about Civil Rights icon Hamer to be presented SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | Alabama Live

    ... Choctaw County who is an artist in residence and associate professor at fine and performing arts at Judson College in Marion, Ala. Her accolades include being selected as a MacArthur Fellow (often called the "genius grants) in 1984 by the MacArthur ...

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  3. Proposed Highway 158 project completion date set in 2019Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | WALA

    ... has a grisly reputation. "Hopefully so many lives will be saved. My daughter was killed in an automobile accident in Marion, Alabama 28 years ago, and I have a first-hand reflection of how this can affect a family and what it does to people in this ...

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  4. Holloway signs with Marion Military Institute tennisRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 10 | The Pilot News

    Plymouth senior Max Holloway has announced he will continue his education and tennis career at Marion Military Institute in Marion, Ala. Marion is a military junior college, and Holloway hopes to ultimately qualify to get into the Coast Guard.

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  5. Max Holloway Signs Loi to Play Tennis at Marion Military InstituteRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 9 | WTCA-AM Plymouth

    Max Holloway, a member of the 2015 class at Plymouth High School has announced he will continue his education and tennis career at Marion Military Institute in Marion, Alabama. Marion is a military junior college.

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  6. Hopkins signs with Marion MilitaryRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2015 | Hartselle Enquirer

    Weston Hopkins, shortstop for the Priceville Bulldogs, signed a letter of intent to play baseball at Marion Military Institute in Marion Thursday.

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  7. The public and private homes of Alabama's earliest governorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2015 | Alabama Live

    ... occupied by Andrew Barry Moore, Alabama's first governor during the Civil War, is located on Green Street in downtown Marion, according to the Perry County Chamber of Commerce . It was built in the 1830s and is used as a private residence today. The ...

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  8. 3 armed suspects on loose after shooting, home invasion in BirminghamRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2010 | ABC 33/40

    ... Sheriff's Department will continue the search for at least four mariners. Today, Sight Savers America will be in Marion, Alabama providing free eye exams and glasses to 112 children. The children have been pre-screened. I Today, Sight Savers America ...

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  9. Sight Savers to give exams to Marion children todayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2010 | ABC 33/40

    Today, Sight Savers America will be in Marion, Alabama providing free eye exams and glasses to 112 children. The children have been pre-screened.

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  10. Montgomery school district to vote on virtual school programRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2010 | ABC 33/40

    ... Sheriff's Department will continue the search for at least four mariners. Today, Sight Savers America will be in Marion, Alabama providing free eye exams and glasses to 112 children. The children have been pre-screened. I Today, Sight Savers America ...

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  11. Search continues for missing boaters in Mobile BayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2010 | ABC 33/40

    ... Sheriff's Department will continue the search for at least four mariners. Today, Sight Savers America will be in Marion, Alabama providing free eye exams and glasses to 112 children. The children have been pre-screened. I Today, Sight Savers America ...

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  12. Alabama ranks No. 1 in most violent tornadoes. When and where have they struck?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2015 | Alabama Live

    ... northern Alabama counties have been struck three times by F5/EF5 twisters: Lawrence, Limestone, Morgan, Madison and Marion. Tuscaloosa Tuscaloosa, home to the University of Alabama, has been repeatedly struck by deadly F4 tornadoes, including in ...

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  13. Mobile County deputy accidentally releases 'Military Mistress'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... Ann had two outstanding felony warrants but that information was not given to the deputy by the dispatcher." The Marion County Sheriff's Office out of Oregon says the couple is wanted in multiple states including Colorado and Oklahoma for an alleged ...

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  14. UUA rededicates Selma memorial at Boston HQRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2015 | U.U. World

    ... fatally shot February 18, 1965, by an Alabama state trooper after police violently disrupted a civil rights march in Marion, Ala. Reeb, a white Unitarian Universalist minister from Boston, was among the ministers who went to Selma after police ...

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  15. Legislative chat leaves Marionites more concerned than informedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | Marion County Record

    Marion County Commission Chairman Dan Holub has had it with area state legislators after a question-and-answer session Saturday at the community center in Marion.

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  16. Staying on the March Right NowRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | Hudson Valley Press

    ... to protest the tragic death of Jimmie Lee Jackson, a 26-year-old Black church deacon and military veteran killed in Marion, Alabama when he, his mother, sister, and 82-year-old grandfather attended another nonviolent voting rights demonstration ...

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  17. Victim's condition upgraded after Montgomery stabbingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | WTVM

    ... robbed a person at a Super 8 Hotel on US 280. (Source: Phenix City Police Department) In 1965 Reverend Jim Bryant of Marion, Ala. marched from Selma to Montgomery after being present when Jimmie Lee Jackson was shot and killed. Fifty years later, ...

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  18. Missing SC toddler found in GeorgiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | WTVM

    ... and how to have a clear understanding about what that other person is really like. In 1965 Reverend Jim Bryant of Marion, Ala. marched from Selma to Montgomery after being present when Jimmie Lee Jackson was shot and killed. Fifty years later, his ...

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  19. Columbus women and family take part in 50th anniversary Selma to Montgomery marchRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | WALB-TV Albany

    In 1965 Reverend Jim Bryant of Marion, Ala. marched from Selma to Montgomery after being present when Jimmie Lee Jackson was shot and killed.

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  20. Goodwill on the Go career services event helps job seekersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | WTVM

    ... organization held its first ever "Goodwill on the Go" event in Auburn on Wednesday. In 1965 Reverend Jim Bryant of Marion, Ala. marched from Selma to Montgomery after being present when Jimmie Lee Jackson was shot and killed. Fifty years later, his ...

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