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  1. Tuskegee Alum honored at Kennedy CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 11 | Black Engineer

    Lionel Richie, who graduated from Tuskegee University with an economics degree in 1974, was honored on Sunday, Dec. 3 by the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. "The Kennedy Center Honors spotlights the extraordinary careers of five artists whose talent and ingenuity have enriched and shaped cultural life in America," Kennedy Center Chairman David M. Rubenstein said.

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  2. First Alert: Wintry weather continues across AlabamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 8 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... and sleet now could deal with some snow this evening and tonight. This would include areas like Auburn-Opelika, Tuskegee, Montgomery, and surrounding areas. There could also be some accumulation on grassy and elevated areas for these locations this ...

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  3. First Alert: Wintry mix likely FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 7 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... quick burst of snow that could drop an inch or two of slushy snow. Farther south, for places like Montgomery, Troy, Tuskegee, Luverne and Andalusia, we think most of what falls will likely be rain or a rain/snow mix. That should minimize the ...

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  4. South Berwick sister city delegation welcomed to Tuskegee, Ala.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 7 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    TUSKEGEE, Ala. - At midnight, Tuskegee Mayor Lawrence “Tony” Haygood texted the South Berwick visitors "LWCDR, See you tomorrow morning."

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  5. The Photography of P.H. Polk and Chester Higgins Offers a Glimpse of Black HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 5 | Style Weekly

    ... essay written by the Black Photographers Annual's editor and publisher, Joe Crawford, who stated that a number of Tuskegee students had told him that "looking at the works of P.H. Polk was like a study in black history." While Higgins, who went on ...

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  6. Tuskegeea s Lionel Richie among Kennedy Center honoreesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 4 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    Musician Lionel Richie, a native of Tuskegee, Ala., was among a group honored Sunday by the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. According to a story on the Tuskegee University website, https://www.tuskegee.edu/ , he was one of five artists chosen for the 2017 Kennedy Center Honors.

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  7. Schools on lockdown in Tuskegee due to nearby manhuntRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 4 | WTVM

    Superintendent Jacqueline Brooks said investigators were looking for two escapees from the Three Springs facility on Highway 29 South. Brooks said students were safe and being fed lunch.

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  8. Tuskegee Truth TellerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 3 | The American Scholar

    ... 40 years, the U.S. Public Health Service had deceived and exploited hundreds of poor black men with syphilis near Tuskegee, Alabama, using free meals and burial insurance to lure them into an experiment in which they would receive no treatment for a ...

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  9. Lionel-Richie-9457816-1-402Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2014 | BIO

    ... hits, both with band the Commodores and on his own. Born in 1949, singer-songwriter Lionel Richie grew up in Tuskegee, Alabama. He was a founding member of the Commodores, a top R&B act of the 1970s. In 1982, Richie's self-titled solo debut album ...

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  10. Photos: Rosa Parks arrested for refusing to give up her bus seat to a white man on Dec. 1, 1955Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 1 | The Press-Enterprise

    ... buses by African Americans. "The mother of the civil rights movement," as Rosa Parks is known, was born in Tuskegee, Alabama on Feb. 4, 1913. Parks died on Oct. 24, 2005 at the age of 92. A Montgomery (Ala.) Sheriff's Department booking photo of ...

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  11. Photos: Rosa Parks arrested for refusing to give up her bus seat to a white man on Dec. 1, 1955Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 1 | Whittier Daily News

    ... buses by African Americans. "The mother of the civil rights movement," as Rosa Parks is known, was born in Tuskegee, Alabama on Feb. 4, 1913. Parks died on Oct. 24, 2005 at the age of 92. A Montgomery (Ala.) Sheriff's Department booking photo of ...

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  12. People & Places, 11/30Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 30 | Living Church

    ... Jackson is an honorary canon of St. Mark's Cathedral, for his long ministry as producer of the TV Eucharist. Tuskegee University - The Rev. Liston A. Garfield , a retired Army colonel, has been inducted into Tuskegee's ROTC Hall of Fame for ...

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  13. Lionel Richie can't slow down, and we're all the richer for itRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 29 | The Washington Post

    ... To understand Lionel Richie - his optimism, his aversion to conflict - you have to understand his home town of Tuskegee. An outsider glancing at a map might peg the city the last place a young, African American kid would want to grow up. Alabama was ...

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  14. 1 arrested after Montgomery man shot to death in MillbrookRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 22 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Millbrook Police Chief P.K. Johnson said the suspect, Kishawn Powell, 24, of Tuskegee, and the victim, Xavier May, 25, of Montgomery, were playing video games when a verbal altercation started, then escalated. Millbrook police responded to reports of a person shot shortly after 6 p.m. Sunday at Park Place Apartments.

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  15. Volunteers build nation's newest Kaboom! park in TuskegeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 23 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... rally Alabama and Auburn fans one day before the Iron Bowl to erect a durable, all-weather playground for those in Tuskegee. "We found that Tuskegee had a real need for safe places for children to play," said Joanna Aguirre who is in charge of ...

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  16. LISTEN: Former Alabama QB John Parker Wilson talks Iron Bowl with RBRRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 22 | Roll Bama Roll

    I had the luxury of speaking recently with former Tide QB John Parker Wilson , a key leader of the 2008 squad that kicked off this incredible run. John is joining Allstate and former Auburn RB Ronnie Brown going #AllHandsIn this weekend , helping to build a new playground at Tuskegee Public School as part of a nationwide effort to battle childhood obesity.

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  17. Sheriff: Men likely slain outside county where bodies foundRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 21 | WSB-TV

    ... Visit us and sign in to update your profile, receive the latest news and keep up to date with mobile alerts. TUSKEGEE, Ala. (AP) - An Alabama sheriff says he believes an Atlanta-based rapper and a music promoter were slain outside of the county ...

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  18. JSU women: Morrison pours in nine 3-pointers to pace Gamecocks' winRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 20 | Anniston Star

    ... (a 67-37 loss) and the Gamecocks on Monday. That's one 3-pointer less than the school-record 10 she hit against Tuskegee two years ago. "They told me afterward that I was 9 out of 18," said Morrison, a 5-foot-8 senior guard. "I didn't know until ...

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  19. South Berwick resident traveling to Sister CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 20 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    The mayor's office in Tuskegee, Ala., is busy planning receptions, meetings, meals and road trips for a small group of visitors expected to arrive there from 1,300 miles away in South Berwick, Maine. Nine residents from this southern Maine community will be going to Tuskegee Dec. 3 to 6 to launch a relationship that began in April when the two communities became Sister Cities.

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  20. Left: 30-year-old Kendrick Stokes, Right: 29-year old Edward ReevesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 20 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... be holding a press conference about this investigation Monday at 9 a.m. CST at the Macon County Sheriff's Office in Tuskegee.

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