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Ohio County A Historic Predictor Of State's Vote
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What Winning The 'Catholic Vote' Means Today
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First-grade teacher Euginia Miller reads to her class at Avondale Elementary School in Birmingham, Ala. In this crucible of the civil rights movement, the city's schools are being reintegrated, as a handful of middle-class parents ignore the school district's poor reputation and enroll their kids in the city's public schools. Dan Carsen/WBHM hide caption

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New Wave Of School Integration In Birmingham, Ala.
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QR Codes For Headstones Keep Dearly Departed Close
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After A Dozen-Year Disappearance, Ben Folds Five Is Back
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