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  1. LSU, Texas A&M fighting for NCAA Tournament at-large berthsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 min ago | USA Today

    ... their two wins over LSU, but the Tigers aren't an NCAA Tournament lock either. The Aggies probably need to beat Alabama (17-13, 7-10) on Saturday and then do some damage in the SEC tournament to feel good about their chances. PLAYER TO WATCH: Ole ...

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  2. Bentley's $541M tax hike: What your business needs to knowRead the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | Business Journal

    ... levels of skepticism from both Democrats and Republicans and will certaintly be one of the leading battles in the Alabama Legislature during the session that just kicked off. A close look at the plan reveals that businesses - including some of ...

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  3. Obama: Deporting immigrant kids not 'true to the spirit' of SelmaRead the original story w/Photo

    22 min ago | The Hill

    Deporting illegal immigrants who came to the United States as children would violate the spirit of the civil rights movement, President Obama said ahead of his trip to Alabama to mark the 50th anniversary of the march from Selma to Montgomery. "The notion that some kid that was brought here when he was two or three years old might somehow be deported at the age of 20 or 25 even though they've grown up as American, that's not who we are," he said during an interview air Friday on Sirius XM's "Urban View" with Joe Madison.

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  4. Obama: Ferguson 'not an isolated incident'Read the original story w/Photo

    23 min ago | The Hill

    The work of the civil rights movement remains unfinished, President Obama said ahead of his trip to Alabama to mark the 50th anniversary of the march from Selma to Montgomery. "I think that the generation that has followed the civil rights generation has in many ways made great strides in part just by walking through the doors of opportunity that those giants helped to open up," Obama said during an interview airing Friday on Sirius XM's "Urban View" with Joe Madison.

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  5. How the cost of a pack of cigarettes in Alabama compares to other states: Friday's Wake Up...Read the original story w/Photo

    31 min ago | Alabama Live

    ... that will mean smokers will be forced to pay even more for their habit. The cost of a pack of cigarettes in Alabama is about $5.80 per pack, the website theawl.com said. That's the 36th lowest price in the country, and less than half of New York, ...

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  6. Obama holding town hall at historically black collegeRead the original story w/Photo

    32 min ago | WKXW-FM Trenton

    President Barack Obama is kicking off a weekend commemoration 50 years since the pivotal Selma-to-Montgomery civil rights marches in Alabama with a town hall meeting at a historically black college in South Carolina. Obama's visit to Benedict College in Columbia comes in his first trip to South Carolina as president.

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  7. Picks of the Week: March 6 - 10, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    35 min ago | Vancouver Courier

    ... and the Croatian Cultural Centre, and includes workshops for beginners and aficionados as well as performances by Alabama's Sarah Maisel, Hawaiian uke superstar Craig Chee, Aaron and Nicole Keim, Daphne Roubini and Andrew Smith of Ruby & Smith and ...

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  8. This week in Tennessee Valley football recruitingRead the original story w/Photo

    42 min ago | Alabama Live

    ... He also returned a kick for a score. Madison Academy 6-foot-8 rising junior lineman Austin Troxell was offered by Alabama. He previously had an Auburn offer . Bob Jones rising junior offensive lineman Kendall Randolph (6-5, 270) - the younger ...

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  9. Sentencing for Lisa Graham, Alabama mother convicted of daughter's murder, set for MayRead the original story w/Photo

    42 min ago | Alabama Live

    A judge says he will decide May 1 whether to follow a jury's recommendation that an east Alabama woman be sentenced death in the killing of her daughter. A Russell County jury on Thursday found Lisa Graham of Phenix City guilty of capital murder.

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  10. Forecast: Sunny skies, highs in the 40s expected in BirminghamRead the original story w/Photo

    42 min ago | Alabama Live

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  11. Bentley awards grants to fund domestic violence programsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Governor Robert Bentley has awarded grants to help fund programs that provide assistance to survivors of domestic abuse in several Alabama counties. The Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs says Bentley awarded more than $38,750 to the Marion County Commission to support a program that helps prosecute domestic violence cases in Marion and Winston counties.

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  12. Selma's historic bridge deserves a better nameRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | CNN

    ... sparked the Montgomery bus boycott in 1955, moved to Detroit two years later for safety reasons. Death threats, in Alabama, were too much for her to endure. For eight years, Parks, a working-class woman, toiled at the Stockton Sewing Co. in ...

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  13. Special Selma Edition of Today in AlabamaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Coming up on this Special Edition of Today in Alabama we get you ready for this weekend's bridge crossing jubilee of events. People from across the country are getting ready to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Bloody Sunday, the Selma to Montgomery March and the Voting Rights Act of 1965.

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  14. History Was Made in Selma - But Not For SelmaRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Bloomberg

    ... mother of two lives about a 20-minute drive from the iconic bridge, which is named in honor of a Reconstruction-era Alabama Ku Klux Klan leader and U.S. senator and is the spot where demonstrators were set upon by police in an event that's come to ...

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  15. LSU, Texas A&M fighting for NCAA Tournament at-large berthsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Greenwich Citizen

    ... their two wins over LSU, but the Tigers aren't an NCAA Tournament lock either. The Aggies probably need to beat Alabama (17-13, 7-10) on Saturday and then do some damage in the SEC tournament to feel good about their chances. PLAYER TO WATCH: Ole ...

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  16. Obama is seeing redRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

    ... among the least receptive to his progressive policy prescriptions. Now Obama is heading to South Carolina on Friday, Alabama on Saturday and Georgia on Tuesday, a trio of stops in the heart of the conservative-friendly Deep South. It's a striking ...

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  17. SEC quarterback battles to watch this springRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Orlando Sentinel

    Alabama quarterback Jacob Coker could be one of the favorites to replace Blake Sims as the starter in 2015. A handful of SEC teams enter spring football practice with question marks at quarterback.

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  18. Whom of these 15 women would you want to see on the $20 bill in lieu of Jackson?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Victorville Daily Press

    ... dollar coin. The U.S. Mint lists two other coins depicting women: Helen Keller is on the reverse side of the 2003 Alabama quarter, and Susan B. Anthony was on the dollar coin until 1981. Organizers are asking visitors to vote for one of 15 women ...

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  19. Quarterbacks, coaches, coordinators dominate spring storiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Northern Michigan News

    ... might want to keep an eye on how things play out with Golson and Miller. - Oklahoma: That Sugar Bowl victory against Alabama seems like a long time ago for Trevor Knight, who followed up his breakout postseason performance with a mediocre 2014. ...

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  20. Selma's 50th anniversary brings comparisons to FergusonRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Ashland Times-Gazette

    They only lasted minutes, but the beatings of civil rights marchers in Selma, Alabama, permanently seared the inhumanity of Southern segregation onto the American conscience. The images were televised and captured in photographs: Police tear-gassed kneeling protesters, clubbed them and attacked them on horseback behind a civilian posse on Selma's Edmund Pettus Bridge.

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