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  1. Examine the impact of 'To Kill A Mockingbird' by Harper LeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Alabama Live

    As Alabama's greatest literary export, the cultural impact of To Kill a Mockingbird cannot be understated. The novel is read in schools worldwide as an important parable of race, inequality, family, poverty and justice.

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  2. Alabama Hospital Association taps new officers, board membersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Alabama Live

    Glenn Sisk, CEO of Coosa Valley Medical Center in Sylacauga, was named board chairman at the group's annual meeting in June. Huntsville Hospital Health System CEO David Spillers is the chair-elect.

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  3. The mural of the story: Joe Wilson's paintings add colorful art to Mobile schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | Alabama Live

    With students gone for the summer, the only sounds coming from the cafeteria at Leinkauf Elementary School, usually a hub of activity, are the hum of the giant air-conditioning units outside, music from a boom box in the corner and the scratching noises of an artist's brush as he applies paint to the design he sketched on the back wall, of Bellingrath Gardens and Home. Joe Wilson is almost finished with the mural that wraps around three walls of the school cafeteria, which doubles as an auditorium thanks to the stage along the front.

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  4. Letters written by Harper Lee fail to sell at auctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | Alabama Live

    Six letters by "To Kill a Mockingbird" author Harper Lee to one of her close friends failed to sell at auction Friday. The archive had been expected to bring as much as $250,000 at Christie's, which said the bidding did not reach the reserve price.

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  5. Monroeville man arrested on jury tampering charges in Kim Hastie caseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2015 | Alabama Live

    Authorities arrested a 42-year-old Monroeville man on Wednesday on jury tampering charges related to the tax evasion case against Mobile License Commissioner Kim Hastie and her husband John. The arrest comes less than a week after a federal judge declared a mistrial in the case, which was preceded by allegations of jury tampering, because the jury was unable to reach a verdict.

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  6. Harper Lee starts nonprofit to keep 'To Kill a Mockingbird' play in MonroevilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2015 | Alabama Live

    "To Kill a Mockingbird" author Harper Lee has started a nonprofit company that will produce a play about the book, ending a dispute that threatened to derail the long-running performance, a publishing group said Saturday. Dramatic Publishing Co.

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  7. 'Mockingbird' play killed in Monroeville, in AL.com opinion hotsheetRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | Alabama Live

    The Mockingbird Players perform "To Kill a Mockingbird," in Monroeville, Ala. on Wednesday, April 8, 2015.

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  8. Monroeville board: No more 'To Kill a Mockingbird' after this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | Alabama Live

    It is the self-described Literary Capital of the World, where writers buy bottles of water just for the hope that some magic will seep in. It's a place where you can buy a burger at a restaurant named Radley's, where you are introduced to people by name, and by the character they played in the community production of "Mockingbird."

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  9. In Alabama, government doesn't fund the courts, courts fund the govermentRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2015 | Alabama Live

    A judge's gavel is seen in the foreground of this photograph made inside the Old Courthouse Museum in Monroeville, Ala. The courtroom has been restored to its 1930s appearance.

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  10. Georgia-Pacific inks deal with RoyOMartin to operate Monroe County wood manufacturing...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | Alabama Live

    Georgia-Pacific said it expects to soon close on a deal to begin operating a wood manufacturing facility in Monroe County. The plant based in Mexia, Ala., an unincorporated community west of Monroeville, is owned by Louisiana-headquartered RoyOMartin.

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  11. Golfing with Harper Lee: Decades later, Birmingham native shares memories of reclusive authorRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | Alabama Live

    Birmingham native Rod Kendrick has crossed paths with beloved novelist Harper Lee multiple times in his 82 years. He talked about those encounters during an interview with al.com in Birmingham, Alabama March 11, 2015.

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  12. Harper Lee appears to be fully lucid: She just told me to 'go away' via snail mailRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | Alabama Live

    Harper Lee responded to a letter I sent her with four handwritten words and a single punctuation mark. to Harper Lee below.

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  13. The favorite thing I ever read about Harper LeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | Alabama Live

    About the writer John Archibald is a columnist for the Alabama Media Group. His work appears in the newspaper on Sundays, Wednesdays and Fridays, and online here all the time.

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  14. Harper Lee's new book is the talk of the town in her native MonroevilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | Alabama Live

    As 88-year-old author Harper Lee "trended" on the internet Tuesday morning, her hometown of Monroeville was also abuzz with the news that the reclusive author known around town as "Miss Nelle" has written a second book that will be released July 14 . According to a statement from Lee released by the publisher Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins, the book, "Go Set a Watchman," was written before the Pulitzer Prize-winning "To Kill a Mockingbird," which was published in 1960 and, until now, was Lee's only novel.

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  15. 'To Kill A Mockingbird' author Harper Lee to publish second novelRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | Alabama Live

    Publisher Harper announced Tuesday that "Go Set a Watchman," a novel the Pulitzer Prize-winning author completed in the 1950s and put aside, will be released July 14. Rediscovered last fall, "Go Set a Watchman" is essentially a sequel to "To Kill a Mockingbird," although it was finished earlier. The 304-page book will be Lee's second, and the first new work in more than 50 years.

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  16. Why aren't Alabama residents wearing seat belts?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | Alabama Live

    That same year, 59 percent of people who died in car accidents in Alabama were not buckled up, according to accident reports. Just as 2015 began, the deaths of a teenage couple gripped the Monroeville and Frisco City communities after a single-vehicle car accident near Bay Minette.

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  17. Female teen killed in car accident, 3 injured, seat belts not usedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2015 | Alabama Live

    A single-vehicle crash Saturday, Jan. 24, claimed the life of a Frisco City teen and injured another person at approximately 10 a.m. according to Alabama State Troopers. Allison B. McKinley, 17, was critically injured when the 2013 Nissan Maxima in she was a passenger in left the roadway, struck a utility sign and a utility pole.

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  18. In her will, Alice Lee leaves books, belongings to sister Harper LeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2015 | Alabama Live

    The late sister of "To Kill A Mockingbird" author Harper Lee has left books and other personal items to the famed writer. The will of Alice Lee says Harper Lee is to dispose of the belongings to relatives, libraries or other institutions.

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  19. Remembering Alice Lee: Alabama Supreme Court justice, former Circuit Court judge share...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | Alabama Live

    "I never knew a time when she wasn't very respected as a lawyer." -- Alabama Supreme Court Justice Lyn Stuart.

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