Selma (Alabama, United States)

Type: City
Name: Selma (Alabama, United States)
Country: United States
Latitude: 32.419998
Longitude: -87.029999
population: 18,980
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Tánaiste’s remarks on the occasion of address by Congressman John Lewis

Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore - 23/4/14Human rights, Speech, North America, 2014The Iveagh House Commemorative Lecture SeriesIntroductory remarks by Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade,Mr. Eamon Gilmore T.D.On the occasion of anAddress by ... [Published Ireland Department of Foreign Affairs - 22 hours ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

US civil rights leaders hope to build bridges and learn from Northern Ireland

When US congressman John Lewis , the civil rights leader who walked beside Martin Luther King jnr on many of the marches for social change in 1960s America, visited Montgomery, Alabama , a year ago, local police chief Kevin Murphy apologised and handed ... [Published Irish Times - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

Man fatally shot trying to escape masked would-be robbers, Selma police say

SELMA, Alabama -- One man was fatally shot early Tuesday morning trying to escape would-be robbers wearing white masks.Five men were approached by two men wearing dark clothing and masks at around 12:25 a.m. in the 1700 block of St. Phillips Street, Selma ... [Published al.com - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 2 reports

America's #1 Japanese Network Now Available Through International Media Distribution to Charter Customers in Select Areas Nationwide

International Media Distribution, the leading provider of in-language television programming in the US, today announced the launch of TV JAPAN, a 24-hour Japanese channel, and TV JAPAN HD, the HD version of the network, on Charter systems in eight states. ... [Published Digital Journal - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Selma woman rams SUV into another vehicle, injuring 2 children, attempts to run over girlfriend, police say

SELMA, Alabama -- A Selma woman is accused of ramming her SUV into a woman’s vehicle and causing injuries to two children.A witness reported that Jaketha Sharun Woods, 20, rammed her Chevy Trailbrazer into a woman’s vehicle several times and attempted ... [Published al.com - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Millbrook, Prattville top list of Alabama's most business-friendly cities

Attracting business and creating jobs is a goal of every city and some of the best in Alabama are right here in our area. A new report shows four local cities are among the best in the state when it comes to getting businesses to set up shop or expan ... [Published WSFA - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

149th Battle of Selma starts on Thursday

SELMA, AL (WSFA) -The 149th anniversary of the Battle of Selma will start on Thursday and continue through Sunday.The re-enactment is held every year to remember the Battle of Selma which occurred during the Civil War between Confederate and Union troops. ... [Published WFXG FOX 54 - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Delgado chancellor search down to 3 finalists

Debbie Lea, Delgado’s former vice chancellor of academic affairs and provost, is serving as interim chancellor. The candidates, according to information provided by Delgado, are: Joan Yvette DavisDavis has been interim president of Shelton State Community ... [Published Bayou Buzz - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

A rabbi, the "Bloody Sunday" march and liberation

Rabbi Fred Guttman is the senior rabbi at Temple Emanuel.In the beginning of March, I, along with some 30 Congressmen and Senators, was privileged to be a participant in the Congressional Faith and Politics Civil Rights Pilgrimage to Mississippi and ... [Published News-Record.com - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Restoring the Pride: APS’ New Superintendent Is ...

On a mild Saturday afternoon this past March, an audience of parents, teachers, school administrators and former graduates sat patiently in the main lobby of Benjamin E. Mays High School in southwest Atlanta waiting to meet the lone finalist and apparent ... [Published Atlanta Voice - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

The Rev. Oliver E. Schlaegel

, 82, of Jasper, passed away Thursday, April 17, 2014, at Walker Baptist Medical Center.Visitation will be Saturday, April 19, 2014, noon until 1 p.m. at Kilgore-Green Funeral Home.Funeral services will be Saturday, April 19, 2014, at 1 p.m. in the Kilgore-Green ... [Published Daily Mountain Eagle - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Troy University takes pair of top broadcast awards

Posted: Thursday, 17 April 2014TROY - A pair of Troy University Public Radio programs have garnered top awards in the Alabama Broadcasters Association's Abby Awards competition.For the second year in a row, "Community Focus," hosted and produced by Carolyn ... [Published Troy University Tropolitan - Apr 18 2014]

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...550 MHz "is now working on a limited basis." A temporary antenna has been installed, but the equipment is "is closer to the ground and operating at lower power" according to the statement
"Being named Best Historic City by the readers of USA Today and 10Best would be a distinguishing designation for Montgomery, especially on the eve of the important civil rights anniversaries that the city will observe next year" said Montgomery Area Chamber of Commerce Vice President Dawn Hathcock
...partner, TV JAPAN will now be available across Charters service area in HD this year," said Shotaro Matsutani, Senior Vice President at TV JAPAN. "All of our programs, including live news from Japan, are produced in HD format and Charter customers can now enjoy our highly rated and popular program in the same high definition quality as seen in Japan."
...to support and help each other amid dwindling resources to serve our growing and incredibly diverse student body," Carstarphen said in a statement. "As a community, we have become a national model, drawing attention for our work to challenge and reform educational systems to meet students where they are, while working to ensure they have a fighting chance to get to where they want to be—to achieve their greatest potential."

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National Weather Service's Birmingham radio bro... [Published al.com - 15 hours ago]
Tánaiste’s remarks on the occasion of address b... [Published Ireland Department of Foreign Affairs - 22 hours ago]
Aabama Public Radio wins five regional Edward R... [Published al.com - Apr 23 2014]
Man fatally shot trying to escape masked would-... [Published al.com - Apr 23 2014]
US civil rights leaders hope to build bridges a... [Published Irish Times - Apr 23 2014]
Montgomery, Annapolis neck and neck in "Best Hi... [Published WSFA - Apr 23 2014]
America's #1 Japanese Network Now Available Thr... [Published Digital Journal - Apr 22 2014]
America’s #1 Japanese Network Now Available Thr... [Published PRWeb - Apr 22 2014]
the same position in Atlanta [Published KUTRadio - Apr 22 2014]
Selma woman rams SUV into another vehicle, inju... [Published al.com - Apr 22 2014]
Millbrook, Prattville top list of Alabama's mos... [Published WSFA - Apr 22 2014]
149th Battle of Selma starts on Thursday [Published WFXG FOX 54 - Apr 22 2014]
Delgado chancellor search down to 3 finalists [Published Bayou Buzz - Apr 22 2014]
'Without music, my life would be a mess right n... [Published al.com - Apr 21 2014]
Demopolis businesses participating in Highway 8... [Published Demopolis Times - Apr 21 2014]
National Weather Service's Birmingham-area radi... [Published al.com - Apr 21 2014]
SCHOOL NEWS: April 20 [Published Tuscaloosa News - Apr 20 2014]
A rabbi, the "Bloody Sunday" march and liberation [Published News-Record.com - Apr 19 2014]
Yard sale stretches from Alabama's Black Belt t... [Published WSFA - Apr 19 2014]
The Rev. Oliver E. Schlaegel [Published Daily Mountain Eagle - Apr 18 2014]
Restoring the Pride: APS’ New Superintendent Is... [Published Atlanta Voice - Apr 18 2014]
Troy University takes pair of top broadcast awards [Published Troy University Tropolitan - Apr 18 2014]
Orange County, Texas Proclaims April "Confedera... [Published Burnt Orange Report - Apr 17 2014]
Next senior club presentation to focus on Civil... [Published Savage Pacer - Apr 17 2014]
86 correctional officer trainees graduate this ... [Published al.com - Apr 16 2014]
Pirates move up to No. 1 in NJCAA poll [Published Ledger-Enquirer - Apr 15 2014]
Appeal Denied for Convicted Murderer [Published WPMI - Apr 15 2014]
Steve Bousquet: Crist at risk of putting hug wi... [Published Tampa Bay Times - Apr 15 2014]
Alabama Supreme Court says no to new look at ca... [Published al.com - Apr 14 2014]
Brazile: 'We've got a debt to pay' [Published KESQ - Apr 14 2014]
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Orange County, Texas Proclaims April "Confedera... [Published Burnt Orange Report - Apr 17 2014]
Orange County, Texas Commissioners are under fire from some residents for a proclamation that declares April "Confederate History and Heritage Month." It is the 5th time in as many years that the local chapter of the Sons of Confederate Veterans have ...
Sundays With The Christianists: U.S. History Te... [Published Wonkette - Apr 13 2014]
This week, we’ll wrap up our rightwing Christian-school textbooks’ version of the 1960s as they actually happened — not the way the liberal media would have you believe — with a look at the Civil Rights movement, which is  pretty good timing considering ...
Marking the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Right... [Published White House.gov Blog Feed - Apr 10 2014]
Ed. note: Tune in to whitehouse.gov/live at 11:50 am ET to watch President Obama's remarks at the LBJ Presidential Library to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Civil Rights Act. In early December 1972, heroes of the Civil Rights ...
"Bloody Sunday" Was 49 Years Ago Today [Published Mojo Feed | Mother Jones - Mar 07 2014]
On February 18, 1965, a young man named Jimmie Lee Jackson was shot and killed by a member of the Alabama State Police during a non-violent civil rights demonstration in Selma, Alabama. Seventeen days later, 525 civil rights activists marched from Selma ...
Remembering Selma, Barack Obama, and Obama's We... [Published NewsBusters.org blogs - Mar 05 2014]
Today is the seventh anniverary of Barack Obama’s 2007 speech from the civil rights scene of Selma, Alabama. Many conservatives remember Hillary Clinton’s patronizing black-speak “I don't feel no ways tired” recitation from black minister James Cleveland. ...
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Selma celebrates 49th anniversary of "Bloody Su... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Mar 10 2014]
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Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Acquires Benefit Deve... [Published Financial Services - Feb 14 2014]
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