Debbie Elliott After a stint on Capitol Hill, NPR National Correspondent Debbie Elliott is back covering the news in her native South.

Federal Court To Weigh Graphic Cigarette Labels

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Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney speaks at the Mississippi Farmers Market in Jackson, Miss., on Friday. The former Massachusetts governor has skeptics in the Deep South. Rogelio Solis/AP hide caption

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To Woo South, Romney Needs More Than A Twang

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Republican presidential candidate former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, accompanied by his wife, Callista, meets with parishioners during an event Saturday at the Jones Memorial AME Zion Church. Matt Rourke/AP hide caption

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'Food Stamp President': Race Code, Or Just Politics?

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Connecting With S.C. Voters, Candidates Try BBQ

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Gingrich Backs Off On Private Equity Jabs At Romney

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In Camden, S.C., A Family Talks Race And Politics

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Norris and Janis Galatas at their home in Collinsville, Miss., with their horse, Cinnamon. The couple is struggling to make their mortgage payments.

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Miss. Couple Lament Loss Of The American Dream

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Ala. Immigration Law Worries Latino Parents

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Civil rights activist Fred Shuttlesworth, hailed by the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. for his courage and energy, died Wednesday in Birmingham, Ala. He was 89.

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Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth, Civil Rights Pioneer, Dies

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In S.C., GOP Hopefuls Outline Positions

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GOP Voters In Iowa Weigh In On The Candidates

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Campaigning In South Carolina? Bring Your Appetite

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Alabama storyteller and author Kathryn Tucker Windham celebrated her 90th birthday on June 1, 2008, outside the Selma-Dallas County Library in Selma, Ala. She died Sunday. She was 93. Alvin Benn/AP hide caption

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Kathryn Tucker Windham's Life Was Quite A Story

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Blowout Preventer Theory Debated In Oil Spill Inquiry

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Johnny Mack Young, Lawrence Parker and Frederick Jackson attend graduation ceremonies at William E. Donaldson prison in Bessemer, Ala., after completing Vipassana meditation classes. The courses are held four times a year in the prison gymnasium. Dave Martin/AP hide caption

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At End-Of-The Line Prison, An Unlikely Escape

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