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  1. Res. Life offers spring-break tour of civil rights sitesRead the original story

    Thursday | The University News

    Approximately 50 years after civil rights advocates marched from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, SLU students will make a pilgrimage to landmark locations of the civil rights movement and discover the continuing legacy it has on today's social justice issues. Selma: The Alabama town is one of numerous cities to be visited this spring break.

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  2. Starbucks to open new Montgomery location this MayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Alabama Live

    Montgomery residents will soon have a new place to get their Starbucks fix when the coffee chain opens a new location on East Boulevard, according to the Montgomery Advertiser. The report says the location will be where the Lifesouth Community Blood Center was formerly located at 1601 East Boulevard.

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  3. Jesse Jackson to speak at Alabama State University on FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Alabama Live

    Jesse Jackson met with the Alabama Media Group editorial board in Birmingham, Alabama Tuesday August, 12, 2014. Civil Rights activist Jesse Jackson Sr. will speak with students at Alabama State University in celebration of Black History Month on Friday in Montgomery.

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  4. At Selma and Around the World, Pete Seeger Brought Us Closer TogetherRead the original story

    Thursday | Common Dreams

    One of the few missing ingredients in the wonderful new film Selma is the centrality of music during the Selma-to-Montgomery, Alabama march. A tiny snippet of field recordings from the march can be heard at the very end of the movie's credits, but otherwise the movie ignores the constant singing that emboldened the marchers during the four-day, 54- mile trek.

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  5. School Choice Battle Is 'About Power,' Says Ex-Black Power LeaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Reason Magazine

    On Wednesday, January 28th, thousands of parents and students marched down the streets in Montgomery, Alabama, demanding that their state recognize the growing need for more options in elementary and secondary education. The march was a part of National School Choice Week , a movement which aims to give parents more control over their children's education through the implementation of voucher systems and charter schools.

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  6. Autistic Alabama drivers to get cards to show policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WTVM

    ... to police, the clerk stated to the officers that an armed gunman entered the story and demanded all of the money. MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - The state health department will soon provide cards for Alabama drivers who have been diagnosed with autism ...

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  7. Montgomery man accused of hitting wife with wooden stick, breaking her legRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Alabama Live

    Montgomery police say Marcus Garland hit his wife on the right leg just above the ankle with a wooden stick during a dispute on the evening of Jan. 27. Police found the stick in a closet in their Liberty Square apartment, which is just off Troy Highway. Garland, 40, is charged with domestic violence second-degree assault, court records show.

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  8. New Market Report: Ocean Bio-Chem, Inc. (OBCI) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis ReviewRead the original story

    Thursday | PR-inside.com

    ... kits, transoms, and bungees, among others. The company's distribution and manufacturing facility is located in Montgomery, Alabama. OBCI is headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, the US. Full Report Details at - ...

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  9. Montgomery Film Festival to spotlight local, national short films on FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Alabama Live

    Movie lovers from all over Alabama will gather in Montgomery on Friday night to watch the sixth annual Montgomery Film Festival at the Capri Theatre. The festival, which started in 2009, showcases a variety of short films, including genres of action, comedy, drama, horror, animation, documentary and more.

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  10. $2.5M car wash in east Montgomery now hiringRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Montgomery Advertiser

    $2.5M car wash in east Montgomery now hiring Ultra-modern facility plans to open next month Check out this story on montgomeryadvertiser.com: http://on.mgmadv.com/1CCBWa3 mployees of 31 Construction James Burnett, left, and Alejandro Morales work on ...

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  11. Vintage photos: How Martin Luther King interrupted historic Selma voting rights march for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Cleveland.com

    It was proclaimed unanimously by City Council and Mayor Ralph Locher on March 23, 1965, when King came to Cleveland during the Selma-to-Montgomery voting rights march -- the event dramatized in "Selma," a Best Picture nominee in this year's Academy Awards on Feb. 22. King had first come to town in August 1956, according to the Encyclopedia of Cleveland History . Then 27, he reported on the progress of the bus boycott in Montgomery, Alabama, to the annual convention of the National Negro Funeral Directors Association.

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  12. Gas station clerk in Leeds remembers the snowstorm of 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    A year ago from Wednesday, Birmingham was paralyzed when a snow storm moved north, hitting the Magic City instead of Montgomery. Many people spent the night inside their car, at a shelter, at work or at a generous business that stayed open.

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  13. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... organizations and donors came out for the United Way's "Recognition and Results" event Wednesday afternoon in Montgomery. "Thousands of volunteer hours go in to managing a campaign of this magnitude and we basically do this in four months. So ...

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  14. Judge: Marriage licenses should be issued to gay couplesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WTOV9

    ... card for expenses related to promoting the film, spent time away from the university on a promotional ... MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) -- Gay marriage is inching closer to becoming a reality in Alabama as a federal judge has ruled that probate judges have ...

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  15. Living ColorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Pasadena Weekly

    In an era in which racial tensions are boiling over more than they have in decades, America is looking for positive solutions to calm the storms. The movie "Selma" has come into sharp cultural focus as a result, due to its stirring depiction of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s historic civil rights march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama.

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  16. Potencial Millonario and WIQR 1410AM Joins America Saves WeekRead the original story

    Wednesday | PR Log

    ... A. Montelara as part of AMERICA SAVES WEEK Promoting automatic savings to help people reach their savings goals (Montgomery, AL) - As part of America Saves Week 2015, scheduled for February 23 - 27, 2015 Potencial Millonario is spreading the saving ...

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  17. 'Selma' star supports Cumberbatch over 'colored' commentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Aiken Standard

    ... DuVernay, “Selma” follows the movement that led to the historic civil rights march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, and the subsequent passage of the 1965 Voting Rights Act. The movie was nominated for best picture at the Academy ...

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  18. Graves Registry: So what now, Mr. Cuomo?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | The Bennington Banner

    Bryan Stevenson is a lawyer and the executive director of the Equal Justice Initiative in Montgomery, Alabama. He has spent much of his professional life defending blacks and the poor.

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  19. Tabla Rasa Hosts Preview of Selma 50th Anniversary CommemorationRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Bay Ridge Journal

    From 2 - 3:30 PM on Sunday, February 15, Tabla Rasa Gallery , at 224 48th Street in Sunset Park, will commemorate the 50th anniversary of the voting rights march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama by hosting artist/author Willie Mae Brown , reading from her soon-to-be published memoirs "My Selma" and "A Defiant Leader." Her reading will be presented again at the Selma Public Library in Selma, Alabama as part of the 50th anniversary tribute to the historical events that took place there in 1965.

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  20. VIDEO: Selma creators on Cumberbatch quoteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | BBC News

    The film Selma takes place during one of the key moments in the struggle for civil rights in America in the 1960s - the preacher Dr Martin Luther King leading marchers from Selma to Montgomery Alabama - despite violence from police and white racists. The film, which stars British actor David Oyelowo, comes at a time Americans are reflecting on the killings of unarmed young black men in Ferguson, Missouri and New York city.

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