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  1. American Eagle flight makes emergency landing in AlabamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    An American Eagle flight with 65 passengers on board made an emergency landing in Selma, Alabama, after the pilot noticed a burning smell in the cabin and cockpit.


  2. Burning smell forces emergency landing for New Orleans to D.C. flightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 |

    ... Orleans International Airport to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport but was instead diverted to Craig Field in Selma, Alabama. The aircraft landed safely in Selma around 11:40 a.m., according to American Airlines, and all passengers and crew ...


  3. American Eagle flight makes emergency landing in AlabamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | Newsday

    ... connected to an active subscriber account. To verify your subscription information, click the Connect Account button. SELMA, Ala. - (AP) -- An American Eagle flight with 65 passengers on board made an emergency landing in Selma, Alabama, after the ...


  4. Rap artist Oblivion drops new twin singles release 'Fame and Struggles'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | PR Log

    SELMA, Ala. - June 20, 2017 - PRLog -- The rapper and producer of hip hop known as Oblivion has released his new single and B-side track collectively titled, "Fame and Struggles."


  5. Clifford P. FitzGerald, 78, of Mattapoisett, pilotRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2017 | Boston Herald

    Mr. FitzGerald completed his pilot training at Craig Air Force Base near Selma, Ala., as second lieutenant and flew with the Strategic Air Command and the Tactical Air Command in Plattsburg, N.Y., and Columbus, Ohio. He worked for Delta Airlines as an engineer and worked his way up to captain of the Boeing 757/767.


  6. Bobbie Ames Recipient of the 2016 Dr. Robert Dreyfus Courageous Christian Leadership AwardRead the original story

    Jun 13, 2017 | Christian Newswire

    ... College (now East Carolina University), majoring in elementary education. She married John Ames in 1950 and lived in Selma, Alabama, and later in Marion, Alabama, while raising their five children. Today there are 12 grandchildren and five ...


  7. Dallas County's jobless rate hits 17-year lowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2017 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... of the Great Recession in 2009. Then, it was at a grim 21 percent. "The best it's been since I can remember," admitted Selma-Dallas County Economic Development Authority Executive Director Wayne Vardaman. The latest numbers from the Alabama ...


  8. In New York, Civil Rights Icon John Lewis Urges People to Get Into 'Necessary Trouble'Read the original story

    Jun 13, 2017 | The New York Observer

    ... recalled getting attacked by Alabama state troopers in the "Bloody Sunday" showdown on the Edmund Pettus Bridge into Selma, Alabama at the age of 25, a brutal confrontation that helped inspire the passage of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. "Yes, I ...


  9. Jeff SessionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2017 | BIO

    ... majority, held that the act of burning a flag is free speech. Well, I don't agree." Born on December 24, 1946 in Selma, Alabama, Jeff Sessions went on to work as U.S. attorney for his home state before receiving a district court judge ...


  10. Waltisms: Missing the Old ManRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2017 | The Montgomery Advertiser

    ... That's self-explanatory. But it was said when I was a wee lad walking around Riverfront Market Day on Water Avenue in Selma. There were two booths selling cookies, cakes, pies and such. One had a line stretching a block. The other booth you could ...


  11. New Temporary Exhibit Explores Selma Protest MarchesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2017 | City of Temple

    A new temporary exhibit entitled March to Freedom will be on display at the Temple Railroad and Heritage Museum from June 6th to August 26th, 2017. March to Freedom features the photographs of James "Spider" Martin, which cover the events during the March,1965 protest marches in Selma, Alabama.


  12. "John Lewis - Get in the Way" chronicles more than a half century of one man's non-violentRead the original story

    Jun 8, 2017 |

    ... where the Rev. Martin Luther King told the crowd, "I have a dream." In 1965, Lewis led the Bloody Sunday March in Selma, Alabama, where he and many others were beaten by police and television cameras carried the cruelty into American living rooms. ...


  13. Former Attorney General Holder honored by civil rights groupRead the original story

    Jun 7, 2017 | Greenwich Citizen

    In this March 8, 2009 file photo, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, left, shares a moment with Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., prior to being introduced at the Brown AME Chapel in Selma, Ala., on the 44th anniversary of the Voting Rights March. Holder is being honored for his service to the cause of civil rights from the Washington Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs on Wednesday and Lewis will present the award to Holder.


  14. Gun thefts from police evidence investigated in AlabamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | The Decatur Daily

    State and federal law enforcement agencies are conducting a joint investigation into current and past employees of the Selma Police Department after a large number of guns were taken from the department's evidence vault, including one later connected to a homicide. Selma police Chief Spencer Collier said he asked the attorney general's office and the Federal Bureau of Investigation for assistance given the complexity of the case.


  15. Michelle Obama just made her WWDC debut, and she dropped some major wisdomRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | Mashable

    ... in the White House. Michelle reflected on how inspiring the 50th Anniversary of the March on Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama was for her family, reflecting on how the country has come. "Just 50 years ago there was segregation and deep racism ...


  16. Why am I a Pittsburgh Steelers Fan?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2017 | Behind The Steel Curtain

    Now I wasn't born in Pennsylvania however, being a young man growing up in Selma, Alabama in the Mid-60's and with older brothers who watched football, my brother that's 7 years older than me, sat me down and said I want you to watch this team in the Black and Gold, well we know it yellow but anyway, I did and that day I feel in love with the colors, the team wasn't very good but I stuck with them anyway. Well a few years later during the draft, Mean Joe green was drafted, then Terry Bradshaw from Louisiana Tech, I watched him bring his college team back in the second half of that Bowl Game and tie it up and when we drafted him I knew things were looking up.


  17. Selma pastors asked to 'adopt' a gang memberRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    A bold challenge has been issued to church leaders in Selma as part of a new program to combat violence and crime. Pastors from churches across the city met with Dallas County District Attorney Michael Jackson at the Selma Convention Center Thursday afternoon to discuss the new initiative.


  18. Selma police investigate after man shot in neck, headRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    At around 1 a.m. on Wednesday, officers responded to the Vaughan Hospital E.R. in reference to a gunshot victim. They discovered on arrival that the victim, a Selma man in his fifties, was being treated for multiple gunshot wounds to his neck and the side of his head.


  19. Alabama DA challenges pastors to 'Adopt A Gang Member' to curb street violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 | Alabama Live

    Members of Alabama's 4th Circuit Drug Task Force arrest a man during a 2015 operation in the Selma area. (Ian Hoppe Michael Jackson, the district attorney for the state's 4th Judicial Circuit which includes Dallas, Bibb, Hale, Perry and Wilcox counties, held a summit Thursday with about 50 pastors to present his plan for "Adopt A Gang Member."


  20. TxDOT Sets in Motion $264M Southern Gateway ProjectRead the original story

    May 23, 2017 | Construction Equipment Guide

    North Texans will soon begin seeing improvements to one of the state's most congested roadways, due to the decision by the Texas Transportation Commission to select Pegasus Link Constructors as the design-build contractor for The Southern Gateway project. The $565 million Southern Gateway project will rebuild and widen Interstate 35E south of downtown Dallas, which is currently the 17th most congested roadway segment in Texas, according to the Texas A&M Transportation Institute.


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