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  1. Calhoun commissioner asks New Orleans for Confederate statueRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | Anniston Star

    A newly re-elected member of the Calhoun County Commission has openly asked the city of New Orleans to give the county a Confederate statute the city pulled down in 2017. Commissioner Eli Henderson last week sent a letter to New Orleans Mayor Latoya Cantrell, saying he has a "tremendous interest" in acquiring the Robert E. Lee statue that once stood on a pedestal in the city's Lee Circle.

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  2. Alabama football: Tide's Ruggs makes it a point to honor friend after each TDRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2018 | Anniston Star

    Laid up in bed with the flu, Henry Ruggs III did his best to ignore the constantly buzzing phone beside him. Riggs, then 17 and not yet an Alabama wide receiver, was effectively shut in and shut out from the rest of the world, barely moving much at all the entire morning of March 3, 2016.

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  3. Broadway came to Jacksonville church last weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2018 | Anniston Star

    The past and the future are strong centerpieces for two October events, but in each event the theme deals with two entirely different sets of people and circumstances. Members of St. Luke's Episcopal Church in Jacksonville gathered Wednesday evening to embark on the church's capital campaign drive, a three-year journey to reflect on the church's past and look towards the future.

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  4. From The Bunker: Dad loved golf and our family most of allRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2018 | Anniston Star

    My father passed away Tuesday, and as I reflect back on the memories, I think of a man who came from humble beginnings and managed to get himself educated enough to get a decent job so he could support us four boys. He was born in Andalusia and lived in one of those houses up on blocks a block from Andalusia High School.

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  5. Op-Ed: Understanding Amendment One -- the Ten Commandments and Religious FreedomRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2018 | Anniston Star

    The Ten Commandments statue, which was removed from Roy Moore's Montgomery, Ala., courthouse, at CrossPoint Community Church in Gadsden in 2012. The Ten Commandments statue, which was removed from Roy Moore's Montgomery, Ala., courthouse, at CrossPoint Community Church in Gadsden in 2012.

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  6. Editorial: Don't do it, Luv GuvRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2018 | Anniston Star

    Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley delivers his State of the State address at the Alabama State Capitol in Montgomery earlier this month. Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley delivers his State of the State address at the Alabama State Capitol in Montgomery earlier this month.

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  7. Phillip Tutor: Sax appeal at Anniston HighRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2018 | Anniston Star

    Anniston High principal Charles Gregory pressure washes during the second day of the Anniston High School clean-up. Photo by Stephen Gross / The Anniston Star Charles Gregory speaks to the Anniston Board of Education after he was named the interim principal at Anniston High School.

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  8. Embattled incumbents win in Republican runoffs in AlabamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2018 | Anniston Star

    With more than 80 percent of precincts in the state reporting by 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, U.S. Rep. Martha Roby, R-Montgomery, held two-thirds of the vote in the race against primary challenger Bobby Bright. Attorney General Steve Marshall was ahead of former attorney general Troy King by a similar margin - again, a broad-enough spread that some news agencies were declaring Marshall the winner.

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  9. Cleburne County Commission OKs extra cleanup dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2018 | Anniston Star

    Commissioner Laura Cobb was absent due to an illness in her family and Commissioner Jake Durham had a work-related class to attend. The county holds two cleanup days each year but there's extra money in the scrap tire grant from the Alabama Department of Environmental Management to hold a third, county engineer Lee Estes said.

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  10. From the Bunker: Golf is a cruel gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2018 | Anniston Star

    As the golf writer for The Anniston Star, everyone expects that I would play a lot of golf, but I do not. Just do not seem to have the time, as my day job keeps me very busy, and I was a baseball/softball player most of my days on the athletic field.

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  11. Calhoun County Girls Tennis Player of the Year: Donoho's Emma WiedmerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2018 | Anniston Star

    Emma Wiedmer helped lead Donoho to third in the Class 1A-3A state tournament. Photo by Stephen Gross / The Anniston Star Emma Wiedmer helped lead Donoho to third in the Class 1A-3A state tournament.

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  12. Calhoun County Boys Tennis Player of the Year: Donoho's Cooper MontgomeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2018 | Anniston Star

    Cooper Montgomery won county and sectional titles in singles and doubles for Donoho. Photo by Stephen Gross / The Anniston Star Montgomery, who just finished his sophomore season, swept both the Calhoun County and Class 1A-3A, Section 4 tournaments at No.

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  13. Congrats ... Garrett McDanielRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2018 | Anniston Star

    Garrett McDaniel, level 10 gymnast and member of the Armory Athletics Men's Gymnastics team of Montgomery, qualified for the 2018 Men's Junior Olympic National Championships held in May in Oklahoma City, Okla. Garrett McDaniel, level 10 gymnast and member of the Armory Athletics Men's Gymnastics team of Montgomery, qualified for the 2018 Men's Junior Olympic National Championships held in May in Oklahoma City, Okla.

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  14. Celebrating the architectural history of AlabamaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2018 | Anniston Star

    The Johnson-Stone House in Talladega was designed by Frank Lockwood and built in 1905. The Johnson-Stone House in Talladega was designed by Frank Lockwood and built in 1905.

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  15. Editorial: The stench of this statue at the Alabama CapitolRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2018 | Anniston Star

    J. Marion Sims may have been a product of his time, a white man who devalued people of color, but that doesn't absolve him of his awfulness. He turned enslaved black women into laboratory mice, performing untested gynecological techniques and surgeries on them without their consent and without anesthesia.

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  16. Eric MackeyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2018 | Anniston Star

    A 2006 photo of Eric Mackey, then superintendent of Jacksonville City Schools. Mackey last month was selected as Alabama's state schools superintendent.

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  17. Phillip Tutor: Why Alabama teachers aren't going on strikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2018 | Anniston Star

    Teachers pack the state Capitol rotunda to capacity on the second day of a teacher walkout to demand higher pay and more funding for education in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, U.S., April 3, 2018. America's teachers are in open rebellion.

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  18. CAST production of - The Wiz' brings community togetherRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2018 | Anniston Star

    Just as spring signals revival, two artforms that originated in the early 1900s are brought into full, colorful life next weekend. The classic children's novel "The Wizard of Oz" was written in 1900, while some buildings in Talladega date back to that same era.

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  19. Bentley's Alabama legacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2018 | Anniston Star

    Alabama Governor Robert Bentley delivers his State of the State address at the Alabama State Capitol in Montgomery. Photo by Stephen Gross / The Anniston Star Alabama Governor Robert Bentley delivers his State of the State address at the Alabama State Capitol in Montgomery.

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  20. An original obituary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2018 | Anniston Star

    If you've never read The New York Times' original obituary for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., published April 5, 1968, you should. "There was little of the rabblerouser in his oratory.

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