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

Deep South, Meet Deep Freeze

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Bribery Trial To Begin For Ex-New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin

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Students in Central High School walk through the hallways between classes. Debbie Elliot/NPR hide caption

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Nearly Six Decades Later, Integration Remains A Work In Progress

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Eight of the nine black students who integrated Little Rock Central High School walk from school to their waiting Army station wagon on Oct. 2, 1957. Ferd Kaufman/AP hide caption

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Decades Later, Desegregation Still On The Docket In Little Rock

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Centennial Baptist Church in Helena, Ark. Dave Anderson hide caption

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A Black Church's Dilemma: Preserve A Building, Or Our Identity?

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Jonathan Henderson of the Gulf Restoration Network holds a jar of tar balls. Debbie Elliott/NPR hide caption

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For BP Cleanup, 2013 Meant 4.6 Million Pounds Of Oily Gunk

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Scientists Charge BP Oil Spill 'Gravely' Injured Dolphins

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The Rev. T.J. Jemison escorts Mary Briscoe (left) and Sandra Ann Jones from jail in Baton Rouge, La., on April 4, 1960. The two had been in jail as a result of lunch counter sit-ins. AP hide caption

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Rev. T.J. Jemison Remembered As Civil Rights Movement Pioneer

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Republican candidates Bradley Byrne and Dean Young are running in a special runoff election Tuesday to fill Alabama's 1st congressional district seat. Phillip Rawls and Campaign of Dean Young/AP hide caption

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A Clash Of Styles As GOP Factions Fight For Alabama District

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Investigators work outside the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Ala., following an explosion that killed four young girls. Three Ku Klux Klansmen were convicted in the bombing years later. AP hide caption

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50 Years After The Bombing, Birmingham Still Subtly Divided

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One man was convicted in the bombing in 1977, but more than two decades would pass before any other suspects were tried for murder. AP hide caption

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Congress Honors Victims Of Infamous Alabama Church Bombing

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Gulf States Set Plan For Spending Coastal Restoration Funds

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Ronald Lewis, a resident of the Lower 9th Ward, says eight years after Hurricane Katrina, rebuilding his neighborhood is a story still in progress. Debbie Elliott/NPR hide caption

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Post-Katrina New Orleans A Story Of Modern Pioneering

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Southern Poverty Law Center President Richard Cohen discusses a federal lawsuit against the Alabama Accountability Act on Monday. Cohen says all students in Alabama can't take advantage of the law. Dave Martin/AP hide caption

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Suit In Alabama Seeks To Stop School Choice Law

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Racial Slur Puts Paula Deen's Empire At Risk

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