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  1. Selma man gets decades in prison for teen girl's murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... a Dallas County courtroom. A jury convicted Hunter in May for the shooting death of Alexis Hunter, an 'A' student at Selma High School. She was murdered not far from the school in December 2013. Investigators said she was shot in the head over a ...

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  2. Killer sentenced to prison in death of straight-A student over cell phoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Alabama Live

    A 22-year-old man convicted in the fatal shooting of a teen girl who was killed nearly five years ago over a cell phone has been sentenced to prison. Larry Hunter Jr., who was 18 at the time of his arrest in 2013, was found guilty in May in the death of Alexis Hunter, who was killed outside of Selma High School.

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  3. Review: 'Leadership in Turbulent Times,' by Doris Kearns GoodwinRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | Star Tribune

    ... police and Sheriff Jim Clark's mounted posse against peaceful protesters walking across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Ala., and "the ensuing national humiliation" to expedite passage of a historic voting rights bill. Goodwin downplays or ...

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  4. Selma 'Spider-Man' robber sentenced to prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | Alabama Live

    A convicted robber who wore a Spider-Man mask in two armed holdups in Selma has been sentenced to prison. The 32-year-old Montgomery man - Eric Bernard Robinson - pleaded guilty in May to two counts of first-degree robbery for crimes committed in 2013 at a Selma ABC Store and a Save-A-Lot grocery store.

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  5. The overcast skies match the mood inside Benjamin Russell High SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 10 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... 1. BRHS officials say the junior varsity game tonight against Opelika has been canceled but the varsity match-up with Selma will be played.

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  6. Selma police are investigating a homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 5 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Selma police are working to find two suspects responsible for a weekend shooting that left a 37-year-old man dead. According to Selma Police Chief Spencer Collier, officers responded to the 1600 block of St. Ann Street after a call of a possible homicide.

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  7. 37-year-old man dies from gunshot wound to the throat in SelmaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 9 | Alabama Live

    ... front of a house and was pronounced dead on the scene. Jackson said the killing may have happened during a dice game. Selma police are questioning several people, but no arrests have yet been announced. Jackson said he has ordered an autopsy through ...

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  8. Local artist's works to be donated to Jalen Rose Leadership AcademyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 6 | Brunswick News

    Golden Isles College and Career Academy CEO Rick Townsend, left, and career specialist Tom Alexander look over three pieces of art by GICCA instructor Kevin Pullen. The paintings, depicting the civil rights march in Selma, Alabama, Louis Armstrong, and Martin Luther King, Jr. are being sent to Detroit as a gift to the Jalen Rose Leadership Academy.

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  9. Arming the ConfederacyRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 5 | HistoryNet

    ... erected 18 arsenals, with the major facilities in Richmond; Fayetteville, N.C.; Atlanta, Augusta and Macon, Ga.; and Selma, Ala. The Richmond Arsenal served as headquarters for the Ordnance Bureau and produced nearly half of the Confederacy's ...

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  10. Man held on $2.5 million bond after Selma shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 4 | Alabama Live

    Shaquille Tyus is charged with two counts of attempted murder. The shooting happened midday Monday in the 1300 block of Highland Avenue near the Junebug Flea Market.

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  11. 2 Selma officers fired on in ambush; chief lividRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 2 | Alabama Live

    Two Selma police investigators were fired on at a public housing community Monday night in an apparent ambush, and the chief is livid. The gunfire erupted about 10 p.m. at George Washington Carver Homes.

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  12. Fever Star Athlete of the Week 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 3 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... James) - Amerson rushed for 192 yards and 4 touchdowns in the Trojans' win over Straughn on Friday. Amarian Moletee (Selma) - Molette rushed for 167 yards and 2 touchdowns in the Saints' win over Southside-Selma on Friday. Jamari Smith (Success ...

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  13. 13 things you probably didn't know about AlabamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 2 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... House, but we did send a vice president there (briefly). William Rufus King was more famous for being a founder of Selma than he ever was as President Franklin Pierce's veep. He died just a month into office in 1853. It only makes sense that when he ...

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  14. Selma woman's attorney will ask for Stand Your Ground hearing if she's indictedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 31 | Alabama Live

    Jacqueline Dixon is facing a murder charge after police say she shot and killed her husband in July outside her home in Selma A Selma woman is facing charges of killing her husband, but her attorney said he'll ask a judge to hold a Stand Your Ground hearing if she's indicted. Jacqueline Dixon, 38, was charged with murder after fatally shooting her husband.

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  15. Bickerstaff, SusieRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 30 | Dayton Daily News

    BICKERSTAFF, Susie E. 84, transitioned to her heavenly home on Saturday, August 25, 2018 at . She was born November 25, 1933 in Lowndes County, AL and raised in Selma, AL.

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  16. a Taking the Selma marchers' struggle for grantedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2015 | CBS News

    Alabama State Troopers swing billy clubs to break up a civil rights voting march at the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, March 7, 1965. It is hard not to be moved by the experience when you walk across that bridge, as I just did with John Lewis.

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  17. Beto O'Rourke to appear on Ellen after viral response to NFL kneelingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 28 | KCEN

    ... died in the church bombing, those who were beaten within an inch of their life crossing the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, with John Lewis, those who were punched in the face, spat upon, dragged out by their collar at the Woolworth lunch ...

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  18. No 'Stand Your Ground' for Black Women?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 27 | FindLaw

    ... violence situation would not be prosecuted for shooting their assailant. If you think that, you're dead wrong. In Selma Alabama, Jacqueline Dixon fatally shot her estranged husband in the front yard of her home with a small caliber handgun. She ...

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  19. Selma Rotary Club partners with schools to combat violence, povertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 22 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    The Rotary Club of Selma and Selma City Schools are declaring a war on youth violence, gangs, and poverty by developing a new partnership. According to Selma officials, the new partnership will include programs and strategies like Youth Serve and Shadow, Adopt a School, Bike & Likes and more.

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  20. Doctor who delivered nearly 1,500 babies is missedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 25 | Daily Times

    ... married in 1947 in Memphis, where he was in medical school. From there, they spent two years on a military base in Selma, Ala. Dr. Isbell served as a flight surgeon. Then it was back to Memphis for a year before the couple chose Blount County to ...

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