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  1. McLoyd speaks on anniversary of Civil Rights ActRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 15 | Herald Star Online

    As a teenager growing up in the 1960s in Columbia, Ala., the Rev. Calvin McLoyd could have easily turned to hate.

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  2. Historic Walking Trail Opens in ColumbiaRead the original story

    Feb 28, 2014 | RickeyStokesNews.com

    The "What Was Here" walking trail in Columbia, Ala., sponsored by the Columbia Historical Society, is opening in April 2014.

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  3. Are you satisfied with Alabama or do you feel I can't get no satisfiction?Read the original story

    Feb 18, 2014 | Alabama Live

    ... just that question (and one more) in 2013 of 178,068 Americans spread across all 50 states and the District of Columbia. At least 500 residents of every state were asked the question. In 41 states 1,000 or more residents were surveyed. The survey ...

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  4. Firing on Columbia Civil War re-enactment planned for SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2014 | The State

    ... used six pound and ten pound cannons. The Wade Hampton Camp of the Sons of Confederate Veterans held a firing on Columbia, Saturday afternoon. The reenactment illustrates the actual day of Sherman's firing on Columbia on Feb. 16, 1865. Cannons on ...

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  5. Firing on Columbia Civil War re-enactment planned for SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2014 | The State

    ... used six pound and ten pound cannons. The Wade Hampton Camp of the Sons of Confederate Veterans held a firing on Columbia, Saturday afternoon. The reenactment illustrates the actual day of Sherman's firing on Columbia on Feb. 16, 1865. Cannons on ...

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  6. ACLU responds to AL chief justice's entry into gay marriage debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2014 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... by three-fourths of the states in order to become part of the Constitution. Seventeen states and the District of Columbia allow gay marriage. "I think this is the only way. I think this is the last way we've got in this country. We've seen judges ...

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  7. Students weigh in on smoking age billRead the original story

    Feb 6, 2014 | The WSU Signpost

    Utah is one of four states to set the legal smoking age to 19 years old. But the District of Columbia, Alabama, Alaska, New Jersey and Utah are now home to the strictest policy regarding legal smoking age.

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  8. Chattahoochee River Bridge in Columbia is Closed Due to AccidentsRead the original story

    Jan 30, 2014 | WTVY Dothan

    "I'm headed to Cedar Spring GA to the paper mill and it was just about three vehicles ahead of me when it happened so I have been here a while and they closed the bridge so I have go down 84 to Gordon."

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  9. 12,000 without power across AlabamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2014 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... to be restored to the remaining customers by midnight. Warming stations are also available in Ashford, Webb, Columbia, Cottonwood and Kinsey. Buses may be available for transportation. If you need assistance making your way to the warming station, ...

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  10. Thousands without power in AlabamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2014 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... Wiregrass Electric customers without power in Houston County. Warming stations are also available in Ashford, Webb, Columbia, Cottonwood and Kinsey. Buses may be available for transportation. If you need assistance making your way to the warming ...

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  11. Thousands without power in Southeast AlabamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2014 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... Wiregrass Electric customers without power in Houston County. Warming stations are also available in Ashford, Webb, Columbia, Cottonwood and Kinsey. Buses may be available for transportation. If you need assistance making your way to the warming ...

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  12. About Electrical Power Outages and Warming Stations From Dothan - Houston County EMARead the original story

    Jan 29, 2014 | RickeyStokesNews.com

    ... at Taylor Senior Citizens Center and Wicksburg Fire Station. Warming stations area also available in Ashford, Webb, Columbia, Cottonwood and Kinsey. Buses may be available for transportation. If you need assistance making your way to the warming ...

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  13. NRC inspecting Farley Nuclear in southeast ALARead the original story

    Jan 22, 2014 | Chattanooga Times Free Press

    COLUMBIA, Ala. - Federal regulators are conducting a special inspection at Farley Nuclear Plant in southeast Alabama following an electrical failure earlier this month.

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  14. NRC Inspecting Farley Nuclear PlantRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2014 | WTVY Dothan

    ... of some electrical circuits on Unit 2 during testing earlier this month. The two-unit Farley plant is located near Columbia, Ala., about 18 miles east of Dothan. The circuits that failed the test would automatically start one group or train of ...

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  15. Lawmakers seek reform on 'unsafe' rail carsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2014 | North County Public Radio

    ... and North Dakota Republican Kevin Cramer cite recent derailments and, in some cases, massive explosions, in British Columbia, Alabama, North Dakota, and Lac Megantic, Quebec as "warning signs" that railways lack "adequate protections". The ...

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  16. a-oAshford Mayor To Terminate 5 Police DispatchersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2014 | RickeyStokesNews.com

    ... Sheriff Department handles dispatch for all Houston County Sheriff Deputies, all municipalities ( Kinsey, Webb, Columbia, Gordon, Cottonwood and Taylor ) located in Houston County except the City of Dothan and Ashford. The Sheriff Department ... 1 comment

  17. Yanyi K. Djamba: Alabama facing elder explosionRead the original story

    Jan 3, 2014 | The Montgomery Advertiser

    That figure represents just 1.55 percent of the U.S. population. Compared to the other 49 states and the District of Columbia, Alabama ranked 23rd in population size in 2010.

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  18. Town of Gordon Held Their Christmas ParadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2013 | RickeyStokesNews.com

    ... Parade in Gordon. The parade route went down in front of the Gordon Town Hall. The parade had units from Webb Fire, Columbia Fire, Gordon Fire, Dothan Houston County EMA, Webb Police, Gordon Police, and Gordon Fire to name a few. The Mayor from ... 1 comment

  19. Celebrating the success of the 'Goal for Peace' ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2013 | Carrickonshannon Today

    Gordon Burke, Goal for Peace Project Coordinator, David Graham, Board Member of International Fund for Ireland, Nollaig White, Goal for Peace Project Coordinator with Conor Richardson of Belleek Controlled Primary School and Cillian Murray of St. Columbans Primary School, Belcoo.

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  20. Columbia Annual Christmas ParadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2013 | RickeyStokesNews.com

    Columbia, Alabama will have their annual Christmas Parade on Saturday, December 7, 2013.

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