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  1. Walker's versatile Nix signs with MMIRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Mountain Eagle

    Walker's Logan Nix signed a letter-of-intent with Marion Military Institute last week. Nix will play baseball at the junior college.

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  2. Nurturing a link to lessons of the pastRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Journal Gazette

    ... Lillie Curry, grew up with Coretta Scott King, the wife of Martin Luther King Jr., in the rural outskirts surrounding Marion, Alabama. She actually lived with the Scott family for a year, just to make the trek to Lincoln High School through the ...

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  3. Who Killed Jimmy Lee Jackson?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Sojourners

    Deep into the winter night of Feb. 18, 1965, a procession of maybe 500 people filed from the sanctuary of Zion United Methodist Church in Marion, Alabama. They walked toward the city jail where they planned to sing freedom songs to protest the incarceration of a young civil rights worker.

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  4. Eyewitness: What 'Selma' Got RightRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 10 | TheDailyBeast.com

    The new movie, Selma shows that the past is still relevant to the present, and that progress is never guaranteed. On the night of Feb. 18, 1965, I was a TV journalist covering a peaceful night-time march from a local church to a prison in Marion, Ala., as part of a protest movement against the disenfranchisement of black voters in the Deep South.

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  5. Eyewitness: What - Selma' Got RightBy Richard ValerianiRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 10 | The Daily Beast

    The new movie, Selma shows that the past is still relevant to the present, and that progress is never guaranteed. On the night of Feb. 18, 1965, I was a TV journalist covering a peaceful night-time march from a local church to a prison in Marion, Ala., as part of a protest movement against the disenfranchisement of black voters in the Deep South.

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  6. Late Kathryn Tucker Windham, who broke ground as female reporter, to be inducted into...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | Alabama Live

    ... when she is inducted into the Alabama Women's Hall of Fame in March. The Hall of Fame, based at Judson College in in Marion, announced Windham will be the only inductee this year at its March 5 banquet. "We're honored and delighted she's being ...

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  7. 'Selma': Fact-checking the filmRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 2 | Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

    ... state trooper while trying to protect his mother and grandfather from being beaten during a nighttime march in Marion, Ala. Real life: Jackson, 26, was shot twice by a trooper inside a restaurant he and his mother and grandfather had slipped into ...

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  8. Rep. John Lewis reflects on 'Selma,' memories it brings to lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 30 | Daily Herald

    ... civil rights movement. Lewis, a student leader of the movement at the time of Jackson's death, was in the pews of a Marion, Alabama church and listened then as the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered the eulogy for Jackson in February 1965. ...

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  9. John RasberryRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 28 | Florida Today

    He was born in Mobile, AL and raised in Bay Minette, AL. He met Joy, the love of his life, in Marion, AL, and they have been married over 62 years.

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  10. Rep. John Lewis on 'Selma' and the memories it brings to lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 25, 2014 | The Washington Post

    ... civil rights movement. Lewis, a student leader of the movement at the time of Jackson's death, was in the pews of a Marion, Ala., church and listened then as the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered the eulogy for Jackson in February 1965. Jackson, ...

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  11. John Lewis on a Selmaa and the memories it brings to lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 25, 2014 | The Washington Post

    ... civil rights movement. Lewis, a student leader of the movement at the time of Jackson's death, was in the pews of a Marion, Ala., church and listened then as the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered the eulogy for Jackson in February 1965. Jackson, ...

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  12. At 10: Wes Wyatt tracks soaking rain and flooding issues overnightRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... counties in the FOX6 viewing area. Now, the main concern is flooding. According to radar estimates, Jefferson, Lamar, Marion and Winston counties experienced the heaviest rainfall with several local reports of flooding along secondary streets. There ...

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  13. Newborn Baby Found In Trash Can, HospitalizedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | CBS Local

    ... on the AM dial in Atlanta. With one of the largest, most veteran local news staffs in the country, WAOK [] MARION, Ala. (AP) - Prosecutors in west Alabama say a 20-year-old woman who dumped her newborn baby in a trash can outside her mother's house ...

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  14. Woman convicted of shooting at state trooper in plot to kill judge, investigatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | Alabama Live

    Alabama's attorney general says a Perry County woman has been convicted of attempted murder for firing a rifle at a state trooper. Attorney General Luther Strange said in a statement that 47-year-old Janice Green of Marion was found guilty by a jury Friday on afternoon.

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  15. Marion Military Institute Relies on Meru Education Grade (MEG)...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | Market Wire

    "The Meru 802.11ac access points can handle twice as many devices as the 802.11n access points and gives us more than three times the throughput," said McArthur Crittenden Jr., network administrator at Marion Military Institute. "Meru's Virtual Cell technology was one of the biggest selling points for us, because we wanted students to be able to walk from building to building and stay connected without any intervention on their part."

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  16. City clerk's husband accused of assaulting Marion mayor with phoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Police in Marion say a 31-year-old man assaulted Mayor Tony Long in the mayor's office at city hall Tuesday. Investigators say Lionel Hinton walked into Long's office and allegedly struck him on the head twice with a land line telephone.

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  17. Prattville pastor becomes president of Baptist ConventionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | The Montgomery Advertiser

    ... 78 missionaries and for its higher education entities, which include the University of Mobile, Judson College in Marion, Alabama and Sanford University in Birmingham, in addition to multiple separate ministries. "We recognize that we are living in a ...

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  18. Apple to donate iPads, Macs and more to 2 Alabama schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2010 | ABC 33/40

    Two schools in Alabama's 7th Congressional District will get high tech equipment for their classrooms, thanks to Apple. Albert Turner Sr. Elementary School in Marion, Alabama and J.E. Hobbs Elementary School in Camden, Alabama will get an iPad for every student, a Mac and iPad for every teacher and administrator, an Apple TV for every classroom, additional Apple software and an Apple support team to provide ongoing professional development and support.

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  19. 6 cases of Tuberculosis diagnosed in Perry Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    The Perry County Health Department and Alabama Department of Public Health are investigating contacts of individuals who have tested positive for tuberculosis. So far, six cases have been confirmed in adults and three cases in children in the Marion area.

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  20. This day in Huntsville history: Dignitaries visit the area, delivering diverse messagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | Alabama Live

    ... treating them and their families with respect - and some Southern hospitality. Once, his mother-in-law came up from Marion, Ala., and commandeered a stove at the Waldorf Astoria to prepare ribs, fried chicken, okra, greens and black-eyed peas for ...

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