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  1. A late introduction to Jimmy BreslinRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas

    ... felt it an honor to dig the grave of President John F. Kennedy. Then I read Breslin's account of the 1965 March from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama. And I knew I had read all I needed for a column, because I had read what might be the most perfect ...

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  2. Today's Dothan City Commission MeetingRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 21 | RickeyStokesNews.com

    ... of $3,900.00 for student officers successfully graduating from the Alabama Criminal Justice Training Center (ACTJC) in Selma, Alabama. Res. No._________Entering into contract with Praestare Engineering in the amount of $35,000.00 to provide ...

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  3. March 21, birthdays for Rosie O'Donnell, Ronaldinho, Adrian PetersonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 21 | The Brooklyn Daily Eagle

    ... born in 1980. More than 3,000 civil rights demonstrators led by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. began a four-day march from Selma, Alabama, to Montgomery to demand federal protection of voting rights. There were violent attempts by local police, using ...

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  4. 'No Grey Area' campaign targets underage drinking in Dallas CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 20 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    The Council on Substance Abuse and the City of Selma came together Monday afternoon to film the first public service announcement for the "No Grey Area" campaign. COSA used grant funds to start the campaign in Dallas County in January in an effort to raise awareness about underage drinking.

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  5. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 17 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    While the 'Sweet 16' college basketball teams are gearing up for the toughest part of the championship run, a small college in Selma has already earned its shiny championship trophies. Meet the Concordia College men's and women's basketball teams; two national champions in the same year from the same school! Concordia College is a member of the United States Collegiate Athletic Association or USCAA.

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  6. Multiple gang members arrested after string of Selma area shootingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 17 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Selma Police Chief Spencer Collier announced the arrests in a series of violent shootings surrounded by fellow officers and city leaders. A number of high-profile arrests were announced by Selma Police Chief Spencer Collier on the steps of the police department downtown Friday afternoon.

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  7. Climate activist reacts to Middlebury College controversyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 17 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    ... students." Instead of shouting down Murray, McKibben suggested they should have followed the example of a reverend in Selma, Alabama, who led a boycott and walkout against a controversial speaker but did not block his talk. After screaming down ...

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  8. LETTER: Weary of those who seek offense everywhereRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 15 | Jacksonville Daily News

    ... me of Rep. John Lewis of Georgia whose claim to fame is getting hit in the head with a projectile at the bridge in Selma, Ala., when he marched with the great Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Someone needs to remind Lewis that it was a fellow Democrat who ...

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  9. Push underway to turn Selma landmark into museumRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 14 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... The structure has been vacant for many years. "This is definitely a cause for the Civil Rights Movement here in Selma and we're excited that the Gateway Foundation is working to restore this site. It is one of the most important sites in Selma and ...

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  10. Push underway to turn Selma landmark into museumRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 12 | WTVM

    ... The structure has been vacant for many years. "This is definitely a cause for the Civil Rights Movement here in Selma and we're excited that the Gateway Foundation is working to restore this site. It is one of the most important sites in Selma and ...

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  11. Feature Pictures of the WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 14 | The Montgomery Advertiser

    ... Tuesday, March 7, 2017. A Alabama State Trooper checks the Edmund Pettus Bridge for explosives before the 52nd Annual Selma Bridge Crossing Jubilee and Commemoration of Bloody Sunday March in Selma, Ala., on Sunday, March 5, 2017. A city employee ...

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  12. The Grove, a witness to slavery, war and civil rights opensRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 14 | ABC News

    ... segregation was morally wrong. While working for the administration of President Lyndon Baines Johnson, he was sent to Selma, Alabama . A picture of him walking alongside Martin Luther King Jr. and Andrew Young was used against him by opponents when ...

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  13. Singing Ghosts Appear in NYC for Reading of New MusicalRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 14 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Open Doors Productions & Theatricals will present an Industry Reading of 13 Alabama Ghosts and Jeffrey, the Musical with Book by Alabama Playwright and Actor, Don Everett Garrett and Music by Kevin Francis Finn. A Spirited cast of 13 boasts the haunting tale set in Nineteen Ninety's, Selma, Alabama.

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  14. Suspect arrested in multiple Selma shooting casesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 13 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    A suspect has been arrested in connection with several shooting cases in the Selma area, according to Dallas County District Attorney Michael Jackson. Selma Police Chief Spencer Collier says there have been a string of incidents whereby homes with people inside have been shot into.

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  15. New Musical '13 Alabama Ghosts' Gets Reading in NycRead the original story

    Monday Mar 13 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Open Doors Productions & Theatricals will present an industry reading of 13 Alabama Ghosts and Jeffrey, the Musical - a ghostly original Off-Broadway-bound musical that was originally built to be like the blockbuster musicals harking back to the days of Zeigfeld - with book by Alabama playwright and actor Don Everett Garrett and music by Kevin Francis Finn. The haunting tale, set in 1990s Selma, Alabama, boasts a spirited cast of 13. Post-Civil Rights, a southern storyteller captures the imagination of neighborhood tricksters one Halloween night as she uses her gift to take them on a spellbound journey exploring 13 chilling events from the history books of Alabama, ones where the spirits aren't at rest.

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  16. 45 photos of Common in all his 'Glory'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 13 | USA Today

    If you aren't a fan of Common, it's time to come to 'The Light.' Over the course of his storied career, the artist has released 11 albums, scoring two Grammys and one Oscar for the John Legend-assisted track 'Glory' from 2014 historical drama, 'Selma.'

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  17. Broadcast Pioneer Bryant Kent "Ken" Hawkins Dead At 77Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 12 | Radio Ink

    ... which liberalized TV ownership, he leveraged his contacts and great reputation as a television general manager in Selma, Alabama, into becoming a founding partner of Raycom Media, which bought dozens of TV stations from Ellis Communications, Federal ...

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  18. The Grove, a witness to slavery, war and civil rights opens Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 11 | The Daily Commercial

    ... segregation was morally wrong. While working for the administration of President Lyndon Baines Johnson, he was sent to Selma, Alabama. A picture of him walking alongside Martin Luther King Jr. and Andrew Young was used against him by opponents when ...

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  19. Ap Photos: a selection of pictures from the past weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 11 | The Progress

    An Alabama State Trooper and a K9 dog check the Edmund Pettus Bridge for explosives before the annual re-enactment of a key event in the civil rights movement in Selma, Ala., Sunday, March 5, 2017. Sunday marked the 52nd anniversary of the march across the Edmund Pettus Bridge over the Alabama River in Selma.

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  20. This day in historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 10 | Boston.com

    ... J. Reeb, a white minister from Boston, died two days after being beaten by whites during civil rights disturbances in Selma, Ala. In 2011, a magnitude-9.0 earthquake and resulting tsunami struck Japan's northeastern coast, killing nearly 20,000 ...

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