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1 killed, 2 injured in drive-by shooting in Selma - AL.com
Thu, 23 Jul 2015 22:11:14 GMT


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1 killed, 2 injured in drive-by shooting in Selma
AL.com
One man was killed and two others were injured in a Wednesday evening shooting in Selma. A 26-year-old man who suffered a gunshot wound to the thigh and the abdomen died from his injuries at Vaughan Regional Medical Center, Selma police say.
Selma PD: 1 killed, 2 injured in drive-by shootingWTVM

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Retaliation fueling escalating gang war outside of Selma - WSFA
Sat, 01 Aug 2015 04:09:31 GMT


Retaliation fueling escalating gang war outside of Selma
WSFA
The District Attorney's Office has teamed up with drug agents from the Fourth Judicial Circuit, the U.S. Marshals, and the Alabama State Troopers, along with several other agencies to form the task force. The joint effort is designed to assist the ...

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Selma marchers begin 860-mile trek to Washington - AL.com
Sun, 02 Aug 2015 11:23:00 GMT


AL.com

Selma marchers begin 860-mile trek to Washington
AL.com
Velivia Peterson, 8, walks with others across the Edmund Pettus Bridge during the start of the "America's Journey for Justice March" organized by the NAACP on Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015, in Selma, Ala. The 860 mile relay march is planned to go from Selma ...
NAACP's 'Journey for Justice' protest march begins in SelmaTown Hall

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NAACP plans march from Selma to Washington, DC - AL.com
Sat, 04 Jul 2015 12:22:30 GMT


AL.com

NAACP plans march from Selma to Washington, DC
AL.com
According to local NAACP member, the Rev. Charles Dale, the march will begin Aug. 1 in Selma and end Sept. 15 with a rally in Washington, D.C.. Dale said the Alabama leg will take about seven days and cover 135 miles before the crossing into Georgia.
NAACP plans 867-mile march from Selma to Washington, DCWTVM
Russellville man helping coordinate Journey for Justice march from Selma to ...Daily Journal

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Alabama River Raft Race returning to Selma after long absence - Greenfield Daily Reporter
Fri, 31 Jul 2015 12:57:26 GMT


Alabama River Raft Race returning to Selma after long absence
Greenfield Daily Reporter
SELMA, Alabama — An old Selma tradition is returning to the Alabama River for Labor Day. Organizers for the Alabama River Raft Race got approval from the state marine patrol Thursday, making its return official. "I felt a combination of relieved and ...

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Selma sees major economic, tourism boost in wake of film, Bloody Sunday ... - AL.com
Wed, 15 Jul 2015 18:32:06 GMT


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Selma sees major economic, tourism boost in wake of film, Bloody Sunday ...
AL.com
Selma is experiencing a major economic and tourism boost in the wake of the release of the film "Selma" and the events surrounding the 50th anniversary of "Bloody Sunday" and the historic march across the Edmund Pettus Bridge. (al.com file photo).

Egypt court postpones Al-Jazeera English verdict to Aug. 29 - 12NewsNow.Com
Sun, 02 Aug 2015 09:08:59 GMT


Egypt court postpones Al-Jazeera English verdict to Aug. 29
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CAIRO (AP) - An Egyptian court has postponed announcing the verdict in the case of three Al-Jazeera English journalists to Aug. 29. This is the latest postponement to affect the long-running trial, criticized worldwide by press freedom advocates and ...

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Selma police looking for 2 'armed and dangerous' capital murder suspects - WSFA
Thu, 23 Jul 2015 23:02:42 GMT


Selma police looking for 2 'armed and dangerous' capital murder suspects
WSFA
They are allegedly armed with high power assault rifles. Anyone with information on the whereabouts of these suspects is asked to contact CrimeStoppers at 334-874-2588 or 1-866-442-7463 or contact the Selma Police Department directly at 334-874-6611.

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After 3 years, Jordan refugee camp for Syrians now a city - 12NewsNow.Com
Sun, 02 Aug 2015 12:12:15 GMT


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After 3 years, Jordan refugee camp for Syrians now a city
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Jumma al-Sheik planted corn, tomatoes, mint and pink althea flowers outside his compound. It's become a popular gathering spot for relatives to drink sweet tea and chat. Al-Sheik and family members fled Eastern Ghouta, a Damascus suburb, after chemical ...

Selma nightclubs have 7 months to get it done - WTVM
Tue, 28 Jul 2015 23:49:09 GMT


Selma nightclubs have 7 months to get it done
WTVM
SELMA, AL (WSFA) -. Dock Irby lives just around the corner from a nightclub on Marie Foster Street in Selma, and remembers all too well when a 37-year-old woman was shot and killed as she was coming out. The woman's husband was hit as well but ...

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