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  1. The Latest: Police end sit-in over attorney general nomineeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 3 | Star Tribune

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - The Latest on the NAACP demonstration to protest nomination of Sen. Jeff Sessions as attorney general : Video broadcast on an NAACP social media site shows police officers have handcuffed and led off several protesters after the group staged a sit-in at an Alabama office of Sen. Jeff Sessions, the nominee for U.S. attorney general.

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  2. Alabama town expanding Harper Lee attractionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 27 | Star Tribune

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Nearly a year after the death of Harper Lee, a group in south Alabama hopes to develop new attractions and bring more tourists to the novelist's hometown of Monroeville, which helped inspire both "To Kill a Mockingbird" and "Go Set a Watchman."

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  3. AMC gets federal approval to buy Carmike CinemasRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 20 | Star Tribune

    A patron walked into a Carmike theater in Atlanta. AMC, the chain bought by Chinese conglomerate Dalian Wanda in 2012, is acquiring rival Carmike Cinemas for $1.2 billion, including debt.

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  4. College football roundup: San Diego State's Pumphrey sets NCAA career rushing record in bowl winRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2016 | Star Tribune

    San Diego State running back Donnel Pumphrey celebrated the Las Vegas Bowl win and his all-time NCAA rushing record. Donnel Pumphrey broke the NCAA career rushing record Saturday in his college finale, running for 115 yards and a touchdown in San Diego State's 34-10 victory over Houston in the Las Vegas Bowl.

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  5. After saying education system 'sucks,' gov lauds schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2016 | Star Tribune

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - A day after causing an uproar by saying Alabama's education system "sucks," Gov. Robert Bentley released a video message saying he knows there are "amazing things going on inside our classrooms every day."

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  6. Review: 'Blood at the Root' examines 1912 racial turmoilRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2016 | Star Tribune

    In 1912, the black residents of Forsyth County, Georgia, were driven from their homes by violence and threats of violence from their white neighbors. More than 1,000 people fled the county, leaving it virtually all white for the next seven decades.

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  7. Edwin Meese backs death row inmate's effort for case reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2016 | Star Tribune

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Former U.S. Attorney General Edwin Meese is urging the U.S. Supreme Court to hear the case of an Alabama death row inmate he says could be "very likely actually innocent."

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  8. Two Rivers native serves natural disaster victims with FEMARead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2016 | Star Tribune

    Since joining FEMA Corps in February, Kevin Schiman has found himself in California, Louisiana, West Virginia and 15 other states, serving those dealing with tragedy in the wake of natural disasters. "I wanted to jump outside of my comfort zone," Schiman, 23, told the Herald Times Reporter .

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  9. The Latest: Alabama chief justice blames 'radical groups'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2016 | Star Tribune

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - The Latest on Chief Justice Roy Moore's removal from Alabama Supreme Court bench over gay marriage : Moore is calling his punishment Friday by Alabama's Court of the Judiciary the result of a "politically motivated effort by radical homosexual and transgender groups," who targeted him because of what he calls his "outspoken opposition to their immoral agenda."

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  10. Memorial to confront South's troubled history of lynchingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2016 | Star Tribune

    Southern states have long welcomed tourists retracing the footsteps of the late Martin Luther King Jr. and others who opposed segregation. Now the Alabama city that was the first capital of the Confederacy is set to become home to a privately funded museum and monument that could make some visitors wince: a memorial to black lynching victims.

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  11. Nation/world briefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2016 | Star Tribune

    President Obama commuted the sentences for 111 inmates, the latest in his push to ease harsh penalties given to nonviolent drug offenders. Earlier this month, he commuted the sentences of 214 other inmates, setting a single-day record for his administration.

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  12. Accounting giant, mortgage company lawyers reach settlementRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2016 | Star Tribune

    Lawyers for accounting giant PricewaterhouseCoopers and a defunct mortgage company's creditors and investors have reached a settlement in a lawsuit involving audits at a failed Alabama bank. Attorneys from both sides confirmed via email Friday that the case involving the $5 billion lawsuit was settled "to the mutual satisfaction of the parties."

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  13. Lawsuit over audits seeks $5B from PricewaterhouseCoopersRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2016 | Star Tribune

    Accounting giant PricewaterhouseCoopers is squaring off in a Miami courtroom with lawyers for a defunct mortgage company over a $5.5 billion lawsuit involving audits at a failed Alabama bank. Opening statements are scheduled Tuesday in the case.

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  14. The Latest: Paroled denied for Birmingham church bomberRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2016 | Star Tribune

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - The Latest on the parole hearing of a one-time Ku Klux Klansman convicted in the Birmingham church bombing.

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  15. C.J.: Fox 9's Jonathan Choe has taken his talent and sartorial style home to BostonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2016 | Star Tribune

    "It was so covert," said Choe when I complained that he left without a goodbye. I never saw him around the Fox 9 studios because he came in after my morning appearances at the station.

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  16. Poll: After education, young people diverge on 2016 issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2016 | Star Tribune

    When it comes to picking a new president, young people in America are united in saying education is what matters most. But there's a wide split in what else will drive their votes.

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  17. Montgomery looking into arrest after video sparks outrageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2016 | Star Tribune

    City investigators in Montgomery, Alabama, are looking into the procedures used by two police officers during a videotaped arrest of two black people that was circulated online. A video posted on Facebook shows two officers - one white and one black - arresting a black man and woman in a parking lot Wednesday, accusing them of interfering with governmental procedures.

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  18. World's oldest person dies in New York at age 116Read the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | Star Tribune

    Robert Young, a senior consultant for the Gerontology Research Group, says Jones died at a senior home in Brooklyn Thursday night. He said she had been ill for the past 10 days.

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