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  1. a March: Book Twoa shows all sides of civil rights movementRead the original story w/Photo

    1 min ago | The Day

    ... of young people today that I witnessed as a student," said Lewis, a civil rights leader who was severely beaten in Alabama while marching for voting rights, as depicted in the movie "Selma." "The only thing that is so different is that I don't think ...

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  2. Flames win close oneRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Cleveland Daily Banner

    ... Josh Lemons pitched in with 11. The Flames will return to action on Thursday, facing another road challenge in Alabama-Huntsville. The road journey continues on Saturday when they move over to Florence, Ala. and test the University of North Alabama. ...

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  3. No. 1 Kentucky remains unbeaten with win over AlabamaRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Sports Network

    Willie Cauley-Stein and Karl-Anthony Towns each scored 12 points in the top-ranked Kentucky Wildcats' 70-55 victory over the Alabama Crimson Tide. The Wildcats , who are off their best start since beginning 23-0 in 1965-66, became the lone unbeaten team left in the country after No.

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  4. Top 25 basketball: No. 4 Duke rallies to defeat No. 2 VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... percent) and became the first team to shot above 50 percent against the Cavaliers this season. No. 1 Kentucky 70, Alabama 55 a In Lexington, Kentucky, Karl-Anthony Towns scored all 12 of his points in the first half and Kentucky shot a season-best ...

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  5. Local History: Civil rights worker with ties to Carbondale murdered in AlabamaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Times-Tribune

    The night before, his wife, Viola, had been killed by a gunman as she was running a shuttle service for civil rights advocates who marched on Selma, Alabama. The triggerman fired two bullets from a passing car, according to a March 26, 1965, Scranton Times article.

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  6. Kentucky need not be perfect to win title, but Calipari knows team must be betterRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Sporting News

    ... but their record is perfectly spotless. They have played and won 21 games following Saturday's home dismissal of Alabama, which put them just over the crest of the hill. It will not feel like that, of course. They will not simply be able to take ...

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  7. Gloria Delores HooperRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Cleveland Daily Banner

    She was preceded in death by her husband, James L. Hooper; parents, James and Gladys Swanson; and siblings: Leah, Maurice and Warner Swanson. Survivors include her niece who she raised as her own, Tara Dill and husband, Bo; Tara's children: Brett and Kari Dill; and siblings: Lynn and Gail Swanson of Chattanooga, Ruth Bates of Chattanooga, Carroll and Mary Ruth Swanson of Alabama, Ralph Swanson of Utah, Stanley and Elizabeth Swanson of Georgia, Gladys McCallister of Louisiana, Linda Hickman of Florida, Nina and James Riley of Georgia, Darlene and Tony Burrell of Cleveland and Jim Swanson of Chattanooga.

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  8. Ask Rufus: 'Oh see the boat go round the bend'Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Commercial Dispatch

    A 1906 postcard showing the Tombigbee River Boat Landing at Columbus. It is actually a 1905 photo of Webb's Landing on the Tombigbee at Demopolis, Alabama.

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  9. Prattville Mardi Gras parade brings out criticsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Montgomery Advertiser

    ... to think so. The Grand Marshal for the parade was Jeremy Arthur, president of the Chamber of Commerce Association of Alabama. About 50 participants signed up including the Heart of Dixie Mustang Club, the Capitol City Corvette Club, the Prattville ...

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  10. Alabama Baseball Scrimmage-04 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    Alabama head coach Mitch Gaspard talks with his team after Alabama's fourth scrimmage of the young baseball pre-season, Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015, at the Hoover Met in Hoover, Ala. The Red and grey teams played to a 6-inning 1-1 tie.

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  11. No. 1 Kentucky now the only unbeaten team, tops AlabamaRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Washington Times

    ... but the challenge doesn't seem to faze Kentucky after a season-best 59 percent shooting performance that put away Alabama. Karl-Anthony Towns got off to a quick start and the Wildcats topped the Crimson Tide 70-55 Saturday night to complete a season ...

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  12. Hewitt-Trussvillea s Dillard reaches milestone against Lady CougarsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Trussville Tribune

    ... loudest cheer. Hill's clean look from the wing was assisted by Dillard, who now stands in some elite company in the Alabama High School Athletic Association's record books. "It felt really good to see it go in and the pressure be off," said Dillard. ...

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  13. McRae extends high jump record at Marshall InviteRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Charlotte 49ers

    ... Niners are off next weekend before returning to action on February 13-14 at the Samford Invitational in Birmingham, Alabama.

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  14. Top-recruit Thompson confident, ready to play for BulldogsRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... at Georgia. He hasn't flirted much with other programs - he did take a visit to Auburn - as signing day neared. Alabama and Southern California have also kept up their pursuit. "My mind was made up even before I was on campus," Thompson said. "When ...

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  15. Ala judges weighing whether to perform same-sex weddingsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Erie Times News

    But Hamic is a Christian, and he plans to quit performing the ceremonies if same-sex marriage begins in Alabama, as could happen because of a federal judge's ruling. Madison County's probate office in Huntsville said last week it would quit performing marriages but cited personnel shortages, not gay marriage, as the reason for the decision.

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  16. Duke's comeback victory over Virginia leaves No. 1 Kentucky as only unbeaten teamRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Sporting News

    ... loss after 19 consecutive victories to open the season. No. 1 UK, at about the same time, was doing more or less to Alabama in Lexington what it had done to Alabama in Tuscaloosa. OK, probably less. The Wildcats defeated the Crimson Tide by a 70-55 ...

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  17. Slow start dooms short-handed Alabama as No. 1 Kentucky coasts past TideRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    Facing that at No. 1 Kentucky made the task nearly impossible. The Crimson Tide fell behind early and couldn't recover as the Wildcats cruised to the 70-55 win.

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  18. 50 years later, Erie memories of Selma march live onRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Erie Times News

    Ida Page wasn't nervous when she boarded a chartered bus bound for Alabama with 25 others outside of Shiloh Baptist Church in late March 1965. Page, who at 15 was the youngest of the local contingent, slept for much of the 900-mile drive from Erie to Montgomery.

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  19. Polar PlungeRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    A giant ghoul watched as a polar bear warmed himself by a bonfire, Santa Claus ran into a lake and a mermaid was transported along the Double Oak Lake beach by wheelbarrow in Pelham Saturday. What most would consider an uncommon sight was situation normal at the 5th Annual Polar Plunge organized by the Alabama Law Enforcement Torch Run at Oak Mountain State Park.

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  20. Plumes of smoke prompt calls to firefighters in Gulf Shores during prescribed burn in...Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    Plumes of smoke float from a 400-acre tract of land in Gulf Shores where the Alabama Department of Forestry was conducting a controlled burn on Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015. (Marc D. Anderson A prescribed burn underway near Oyster Bay prompted several calls by residents early Saturday, sending fire crews to closely monitor the blaze.

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