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  • Saturday Feb 28 | via The Paducah Sun Online Edition 

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    That decision was to remain in her seat on the front of a Montgomery, Alabama, bus rather than to follow the driver's order to move to the back.

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  • Friday Feb 27 | via Daily Mountain Eagle 

    Kenneth Edward Herron

    Kenneth Edward Herron, born April 14, 1932 in Natural Bridge, Alabama, passed away Wednesday, February 25, 2015, peacefully in his sleep, at home. He was a devoted husband and father.

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  • Thursday Feb 26 | via WSFA-TV Montgomery 

    Funeral plans set for child struck by SUV in Montgom...

    The family of 6-year-old Aiden Howard is finalizing funeral plans for the boy who was fatally struck by an SUV that authorities say intentionally crashed into the side of an apartment unit on February 12. Visitation is scheduled for Friday afternoon at Ross Clayton Funeral Home in Montgomery. The funeral home says there is no set time, but the visitation will start when family arrives sometime between 2 and 3 p.m. and will last until the funeral home closes that evening.

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  • Wednesday Feb 25 | via WSFA-TV Montgomery 

    Elmore Co. H.S. athletic director remembered with sc...

    The Coach Grady Rowe Scholarship Fund at the Elmore County Community Foundation will provide a deserving senior at Elmore County High School financial assistance for college. Those wanting to contribute to the fun can do so through the Elmore County Community Foundation website .

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  • Tuesday Feb 24 | via WSFA-TV Montgomery 

    Wanted man's charges to be upgraded in Montgomery ch...

    The United States Marshals Service is assisting the Montgomery Police Department in the search for Juan Daniels. Daniels, 28, has been on the run for nearly two weeks.

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  • Tuesday Feb 24 | via Examiner.com 

    Man who lit dog on fire now wanted for killing a child

    A man who beat a dog and then set the dog on fire back in 2007 is now wanted for killing a six-year-old child in Montgomery, Alabama, reported Monday's WFSB News. The young boy died after 28-year-old Juan Daniels intentionally drove his SUV into a Montgomery apartment unit on February 12. The little boy, identified as Aiden Howard, sustained critical injuries on the day of the incident and passed away on Sunday, February 22; Daniels fled the scene.

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  • Tuesday Feb 17 | via The Baltimore Sun 

    Their auntie, Rosa Parks: memories and recipes

    When Rosa Parks refused to relinquish her seat to a white passenger on a segregated bus in December 1955, she would go down in history as the symbolic "mother" of the civil rights movement. Parks was also a beloved mother figure to her large extended family.

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  • Tuesday Feb 17 | via Hometown Annapolis 

    Their auntie, Rosa Parks: memories and recipes

    When Rosa Parks refused to relinquish her seat to a white passenger on a segregated bus in December 1955, she would go down in history as the symbolic "mother" of the civil rights movement. Parks was also a beloved mother figure to her large extended family.

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  • Tuesday Feb 17 | via Florida Today 

    Raymond T. Boudreaux

    Mr. Boudreaux was a native of Montgomery, AL and was an avid golfer, boater and loved spending time with his family.

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  • Thursday Feb 5 | via The Age 

    'I wanted to see him kill a Ku-Kluxer': Artifacts sh...

    Washington: When Rosa Parks was a little girl in rural Alabama, she would stay up at night, keeping watch with her grandfather as he stood guard with a shotgun against marauding members of the Ku Klux Klan . Klansmen often terrorised black communities in the early 1900s, and Parks' grandfather, Sylvester Edwards, the son of a white plantation owner, had their house boarded up for protection.

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  • Wednesday Feb 4 | via Christian Science Monitor 

    'Go Set a Watchman': more discussion, questions abou...

    Harper Lee attends a ceremony honoring the four new members of the Alabama Academy of Honor at the Capitol in Montgomery, Ala. in 2007.

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  • Wednesday Feb 4 | via Linn's Stamp News 

    Born Feb. 4: Rosa Parks

    Civil rights pioneer Rosa Parks was honored on a United States forever stamp issued Feb. 4, 2013, marking her 100th birthday. She married barber Raymond Parks in 1932 and attended college in Montgomery, Ala., in the 1930s.

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  • Wednesday Feb 4 | via The Spokesman-Review 

    Rosa Parks archives reveal fuller picture of legend ...

    Rosa Parks' status as a civil rights heroine has taken on a new dimension this week with the release of thousands of personal letters, photos and other items that promise to paint a fuller picture of the woman who refused to give up her seat on a bus for a white passenger. The Library of Congress will give scholars formal access to 7,500 manuscripts and 2,500 photographs today, her birthday.

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  • Tuesday Feb 3 | via Los Angeles Times 

    Rosa Parks archives reveal fuller picture of the civ...

    Rosa Parks' status as a civil rights heroine has taken on a new dimension this week with the release of thousands of personal letters, photos and other items that promise to paint a fuller picture of the woman who refused to give up her seat on a bus for a white passenger. The Library of Congress will give scholars formal access to 7,500 manuscripts and 2,500 photographs on Wednesday, her birthday.

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  • Tuesday Feb 3 | via The Chronicle-Telegram 

    Annie Mae Henderson

    Annie Mae Henderson, 87, born in Shellhorn, Alabama, on October 17, 1927, peacefully entered into rest on Saturday, January 31, 2015 in Elyria. She was employed as a nurses aide, factory worker and was once a business owner.

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  • Monday Feb 2 | via Sporting Goods Business 

    OBIT: Bill Joiner

    Bill Joiner, who served two terms on the NSGA board of directors and founded Olympia Sporting Goods in Montgomery, AL, passed away Sunday at age 83. Joiner made a successful transition from high school coaching to the sporting goods industry when he opened Olympia in 1973. Joiner was a member of the NSGA Board from 1993-98 and he kept working for Olympia until he sold the company last May. "We are deeply saddened about the passing of Bill Joiner and we extend our sincerest condolences to his family," said NSGA President and CEO Matt Carlson.

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  • Monday Feb 2 | via MLive.com 

    Wisdom from Rosa Parks on the Anniversary of Her Birth

    On December 1, 1955, after working as an assistant tailor at a Montgomery, Alabama department store, a 42 year-old woman named Rosa Parks got on the Cleveland Avenue bus, sat down and was told to give up her seat for a white man who was standing. Parks calmly refused.

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