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  1. Katrina: Ten years later, family of survivors builds new life in new cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | WALB-TV Albany

    This is the view Nikki Clark and the children woke up to after spending the night on the Interstate, - Carolyn Clark just doesn't get all this Katrina 10th anniversary foolishness going on in New Orleans this week. "What? You think I want to go back to where I sat on a box outside the Superdome for five days? To go to a party?" she said at her home in Montgomery, AL, where she and her family moved after the storm destroyed their city and their lives.

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  2. Amelia Boynton Robinson noted as fearless, tireless leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | WALB-TV Albany

    A newspaper photo of a woman who was beaten unconscious by law enforcement during a march across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, revealed to a wider audience the struggles and violence black people faced while fighting for the right to vote. Fifty years after the beating, the activist in the photograph, Amelia Boynton Robinson, held hands with the first black president of the United States as she was pushed across the bridge in a wheelchair, trailed by many others including some who were also attacked on March 7, 1965. 1 comment

  3. CDC names Columbus most sexually diseased city in GeorgiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2015 | WALB-TV Albany

    According to numbers from the CDC, Columbus ranks as the most sexually diseased city in the state of Georgia and 40th nationally. The number is based off of a 2013 CDC report, which is the newest available data on STDs in the U.S. Based on the numbers, nearly one person out of every 100 in the Fountain City has a sexually transmitted disease.

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  4. Woman rescues injured puppy kicked in street by teensRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2015 | WALB-TV Albany

    A Good Samaritan sprung into action in Montgomery to save a wounded puppy she saw being beaten in the street by three teenagers. The incident has tugged on heartstrings in the capital city and there's been an outpouring of support to get the dog the help it needs.

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  5. Families affected by early Alzheimer's seek better treatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2015 | WALB-TV Albany

    Sa... . Dean DeMoe, center, with his wife, Deb DeMoe, left, and their daughter McKenna DeMoe, 19, right, attend the Alzheimer's Association International Conference in Washington, Saturday, July 18, 2015.

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  6. Families hit by rare early Alzheimer's push for researchRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2015 | WALB-TV Albany

    Sa... . Dean DeMoe, center, with his wife, Deb DeMoe, left, and their daughter McKenna DeMoe, 19, right, attend the Alzheimer's Association International Conference in Washington, Saturday, July 18, 2015.

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  7. Two new film projects slated to start in SavannahRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2015 | WALB-TV Albany

    There are new details now on two film projects slated to start in Savannah, and they are looking for extras and crew members for both. The first episode of a new scripted series is being filmed in the Hostess City.

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  8. BP to pay record $18.7 billion to states affected by spillRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2015 | WALB-TV Albany

    BP and five Gulf states an... . Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood announces the details of a proposed settlement by BP for the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster at a news conference in his Jackson, Miss., office, Thursday, July 2, 2015.

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  9. Nearly half of states expect to confront big budget gapsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2015 | WALB-TV Albany

    Marisa Whitman, of Prattville, Ala., processes fines through a panel of glass at the Alabama Circuit Court Clerk Criminal office, Thursday, May 7, 2015, in Montgomery, Ala. A trend is emerging among the states like Alabama sh... .

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  10. Rituals of Passover, Easter share common symbols for Jews, ChristiansRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2015 | WALB-TV Albany

    Passover, which is celebrated by Jews and Christians, has its origins in the Bible's book of Exodus where God tells Moses how the Israelites will be delivered from persecution by the Egyptians. After a series of supernatural plagues, the Lord hardened Pharaoh's heart and he would not let the people of Israel to leave Egypt and 400 years of bondage, according to the Old Testament account in Exodus .

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  11. Selma-to-Montgomery re-enactment march to arrive at CapitolRead the original story

    Mar 13, 2015 | WALB-TV Albany

    A group retracing the steps of the 1965 Selma-to-Montgomery Voting Rights March is set to arrive at the Alabama Capitol. Marchers will hold a voting rights rally on the Capitol steps Friday afternoon.

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  12. About 100 set out to retrace Selma-to-Montgomery marchRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | WALB-TV Albany

    People cross Edmund Pettus Bridge marching towards Montgomery, Monday, March 9, 2015, in Selma, Ala.to mark the 50th anniversary of "Bloody Sunday," a civil rights march in which protesters were beaten, trampled and tear-gassed b... . People cross Edmund Pettus Bridge marching towards Montgomery Monday, March 9, 2015, in Selma, Ala., to mark the 50th anniversary of "Bloody Sunday," a civil rights march in which protesters were beaten, trampled and tear-gassed ... .

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  13. Bloody Sunday 50th anniversary: Thousands crowd Selma bridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2015 | WALB-TV Albany

    President Barack Obama, center, walks as he holds hands with Amelia Boynton Robinson, who was beaten during "Bloody Sunday," as they and the first family and others including Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga,, left of Obama, walk acro... . President Barack Obama hugs Rev.

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  14. Bloody Sunday commemoration continues in SelmaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | WALB-TV Albany

    President Barack Obama speaks near the Edmund Pettus Bridge, Saturday, March 7, 2015, in Selma, Ala. This weekend marks the 50th anniversary of "Bloody Sunday," a civil rights march in which protestors were beaten, trampled and ... President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama and about 100 members of Congress are converging on Selma, Alabama, on Saturday for the 50th anniversary of a landmark event of the civil rights movement.

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  15. Selma civil rights milestone marked by first black presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2015 | WALB-TV Albany

    6, 2015, in Selma, Ala. This ... . FILE - In this March 1965 file photo, Martin Luther King, center, leads a march from Selma to Montgomery, Ala.

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  16. Selma marchers awarded Congressional Gold MedalRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2015 | WALB-TV Albany

    President Barack Obama signed HR 431 into law on Saturday while aboard Air Force One, awarding Congressional Gold Medals to those who marched in Selma in 1965 Obama was flying to Selma, AL, to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the "Bloody Sunday" marches that took place on March 7, 1965. The foot soldiers who marched across Selma's Edmund Pettus Bridge were met with violence and brutality that galvanized a nationwide movement and led to the passage of of the Voting Rights Act of 1965.

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  17. Remembering Selma 50 years laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | WALB-TV Albany

    In early 1965, King's Southern Christian Leadership Conference began a series of marches as part of a push for black voting ... . FILE - In this Feb. 17, 1965 file photo, African Americans stand in line in the rain to try to register for a voter registration test in Selma, Ala.

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  18. Alabama justices: Until high court rules, we're in chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | WALB-TV Albany

    Alabama's stand against same-sex marriage regained ground Wednesday after the state's... . Ben Cooper, chairman of Equality Alabama pauses after speaking to the media about the decision to halt same sex marriages, Wednesday, March 4, 2015, in Birmingham, Ala.

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  19. A defiant Alabama regains ground against gay marriageRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | WALB-TV Albany

    Th... . FILE - In this Feb. 17, 2015, file photo, Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore poses in front the the American flag in Montgomery, Ala.

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  20. Same-sex rulings stop all marriages in parts of AlabamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | WALB-TV Albany

    Th... . FILE - In this Feb. 17, 2015, file photo, Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore poses in front the the American flag in Montgomery, Ala.

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