Debbie Elliott After a stint on Capitol Hill, NPR National Correspondent Debbie Elliott is back covering the news in her native South.
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'Act Of God' Blamed By Energy Company For Decade-Old Oil Spill

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White House Offers Incentives To States Holding Out On Expanding Medicaid

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Mayor Joe Riley of Charleston, S.C. is the longest-serving mayor in the country. Debbie Elliott/NPR hide caption

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One Of America's Longest-Serving Mayors Steps Down

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For Alabama Governor, Suit Over Refugee Program Is About Fixing Process

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Alabama Chief Justice Orders Judges To Stop Issuing Same-Sex Marriage Licenses

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Sloss Furnace in Birmingham, Ala., produced iron for decades. The site closed in the 1970s and is now a national historic landmark. Nicolas Henderson/Flickr hide caption

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Concerned Workers Face Dwindling Industry And Layoffs With A Steely Resolve

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Phila Hach (standing, center) and her husband, Adolf Hach, are seen here with Minnie Pearl (right) of Grand Ole Opry fame, and an unidentified woman. "What the Grand Ole Opry did for country music, she has done for Southern food," one food writer wrote about Hach. Courtesy of the Hach Family hide caption

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Phila Hach, Who Spread The Gospel Of Southern Cuisine, Dies At 89

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Montgomery, Ala., Celebrates 60th Anniversary Of Bus Boycott

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Rosa Parks, whose refusal to give up her seat touched off the Montgomery bus boycott and the beginning of the civil rights movement, is fingerprinted by police Lt. D.H. Lackey in Montgomery, Ala., Feb. 22, 1956, when she was among several others charged with violating segregation laws. Gene Herrick/AP hide caption

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In Montgomery, Rosa Parks' Story Offers A History Lesson For Police

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Supporters of Louisiana Gov.-elect John Bel Edwards celebrate his win. Debbie Elliott/NPR hide caption

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Louisiana Democrat Governor Victory Disrupts Partisan Politics Tradition

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Louisiana's Bitter Gubernatorial Race Enters Its Final Week

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Riders stand in a crowded bus in Montgomery, Ala. Sixty years after the historic Montgomery bus boycott, many of the city's residents say the system doesn't work for them. Debbie Elliott/NPR hide caption

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60 Years After The Boycott, Progress Stalls For Montgomery Buses

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