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Selma, Alabama is located in Dallas County. Zip codes in Selma, AL include 36702, 36701, and 36703. The median home price in Selma is $114,000. More Selma information.

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Tuesday | WSFA-TV Montgomery

Man shot and killed during attempted robbery in Selma

According to a news release from the police department, officers and EMTs responded to the 1700 block of St. Phillips St., at 12:25 a.m. Tuesday in reference to shots being fired.

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Tuesday | Towleroad

'That Book' and the Credit for Equality

Since she is not in the history books, most people have never heard of her. Ms. Liuzzo was a white Detroit mother of five who went to Selma, Alabama after the horrific attack by police on voting rights protesters on Edmund Pettus Bridge in 1965.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Byron Williams: LBJ's partnership in civil rights struggle enhance his legacy

The 1964 Civil Rights Act is 50 years old. The majority of commemorations have focused on the legislative prowess of President Lyndon B. Johnson.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

OhNoTheyDidnt

Keith Stanfield, Black Excellence from Short Term 12, Joins Ava DuVernay's MLK Movie 'Selma'

Fresh off an Independent Spirit Award nomination for his breakout performance in "Short Term 12," Keith Stanfield has joined the cast of Ava DuVernay's MLK movie "Selma," TheWrap has learned.

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The Montgomery Advertiser

Flash flood watch, cooler temperatures forecast for tri-county area

Lisa Allen of Prattville pretty well summed up the reaction of most people in the tri-county area to the weather system that is moving through today and Wednesday.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

WAFF-TV Huntsville

Atlanta Public Schools hires new superintendent

Carstarphen, a native of Selma, Ala., was announced as the sole finalist for the position in late March.

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The Las Vegas Sun

Police with dogs remind of the past

The TV scenes of heavily armed federal police with their dogs ferociously barking at Bundy Ranch protesters are eerily reminiscent of the Selma, Ala., police with their dogs menacing and attacking demonstrators during the civil rights movement in the 1960s.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Montgomery Advertiser

State briefs: Death of female jail inmate under investigation

Sheriff Harris Huffman said 39-year-old Sandra Hudson was found unresponsive in her cell Monday morning after she refused to eat her breakfast.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

DNAinfo.com

Park Ave. Armory Photo Show Features Rare Images from Around the World

Images of Hiroshima 20 years after the atomic bomb was dropped; pictures that capture day and night at some of New York's most iconic locations in a single image; previously unseen photographs from the Civil Rights March in Selma, Alabama: all of these are on display through Sunday at the Park Avenue Armory .

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WSFA-TV Montgomery

6 arrested in drug, gang operations in AL prisons

Search crews will for the first time send a sub deep into the Indian Ocean to try and determine whether faint sounds detected by equipment on board an Australian ship are from the missing Malaysia Airlines... For the fifth time in recent days, an underwater sensor detected a signal in the same swath of the southern Indian Ocean on Thursday, raising ... (more)

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WSFA-TV Montgomery

Chambers Co. authorities investigate alleged murder/attempted suicide

Search crews will for the first time send a sub deep into the Indian Ocean to try and determine whether faint sounds detected by equipment on board an Australian ship are from the missing Malaysia Airlines... For the fifth time in recent days, an underwater sensor detected a signal in the same swath of the southern Indian Ocean on Thursday, raising ... (more)

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WSFA-TV Montgomery

Hearing being held for Dallas Co. pastor charged with multiple sex crimes

A Dallas County pastor who was arrested and charged with multiple sex crimes is being arraigned in a Selma courtroom.

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The White House

Marking the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act at the LBJ Presidential Library

Ed. note: Tune in to whitehouse.gov/live at 11:50 am ET to watch President Obama's remarks at the LBJ Presidential Library to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Civil Rights Act.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

The Montgomery Advertiser

Al Benn's Alabama: Long-gone educator's name lives on in Selma

Richard Bryan Hudson was born a year after the Civil War ended, leaving the South, especially Selma, in ruins and former slaves wondering what would happen to them.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

Alabama Live

Police: Man admits to setting fire to Selma home in retaliation of brother's death

Selma police have charged a local man with setting fire to a home in the 2300 block of Main Street in retaliation of his brother's death.

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The Montgomery Advertiser

Autauga officials call for evacuations of river areas, flood warnings in place throughout region

Autauga County officials are urging evacuations along the Alabama River in Autaugaville due to rising waters.

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

Daily Mail

Health teacher, LaTangela Williams, is jailed for 14 months after she ...

Health teacher, 36, is jailed for 14 months after she admitted having sex with two students and taking lewd photos The 36-year-old pleaded guilty to engaging in sex with two students from Selma High School in Selma, Alabama Williams was charged with having images of a juvenile engaged in obscene acts and having sexual contact with a student Guilty: ... (more)

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

WSFA-TV Montgomery

Fmr. Selma teacher pleads guilty to sexual relations with students

Former Selma High School teacher LaTangela Williams pleaded guilty in a Dallas County court Friday following an investigation last fall that led to charges against her for having sexual relations with two students.

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Shutterbug

The Photography Of Vivian Maier: From The Shadows Into The Limelight

Vincent van Gogh once said, "Stars are the souls of dead poets, but to become a star you have to die."

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

Alabama Live

Alabama woman, her boyfriend charged with severely burning twin toddlers with clothes iron

A Selma mother and her live-in boyfriend are behind bars after being charged with severely burning 21-month-old twin girls with a clothes iron.

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