Montgomery, Alabama

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Clark Circle. This change resulted in its advertising sales and traffic departments being held together under the same room for the first time. On December 15, 2003, Raycom Media bought the station; two years later, WDFX became a sister station to NBC affiliate WSFA in Montgomery after Raycom acquired The Liberty Corporation. The big three outlet (Big Three television networks) currently serves the Wiregrass Region as its de-facto NBC affiliate. However, low-power television low-powered


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politicians. Hilliard finished in first place in the election, but he had not won a majority of the vote, so he again faced Davis in a run-off election. Davis won the run-off with 54% of the vote. '''Alabama State University''', founded 1867, is a historically black university (historically black colleges and universities) located in Montgomery, Alabama. ASU is a member school of the Thurgood Marshall Scholarship Fund. '''B.A.M.A.''', an acronym meaning '''Boyz After Money Always''', is an American (United States) hip-hop (Hip hop music) group from Alabama. The group consists of two members- Rain and Taurus Caine. The members met in 1997 when the two (then both solo artists) were recording at Knight Crimes studio in Montgomery, Alabama. At the time, the only mission on their minds was recording anything so that people knew they existed. From that point, the two kindled a friendship that would eventually see Taurus Caine moving to the west coast and back to launch a "street worthy" solo career, Rain moving to Birmingham (Birmingham, Alabama), and launching a successful "ghost writing" career, and both artists ending up back in Montgomery, Alabama with the same manager. It was that manager, Brian Miller, who saw the uniqueness in the two and convinced the "Boyz" to form what has become one of the largest music accomplishments to the state of Alabama. Reunion and ''Dreaming In Black and White'' (2007–present) On August 11, 2007, the four original members of the band - Palmer, Moates, Singleton, and Fukai - announced they were reuniting and planned two reunion shows in Montgomery, Alabama and that they will be writing and recording a new album for release sometime in 2008. On November 9, 2007 the band headlined what would be considered a reunion show at Seville Quarter in Pensacola, FL. During his tenure in Montgomery he warned of the dangers of Irish (Irish American) immigration to the United States and the accompanying growth of Catholicism in a book, ''Our Country: Its Danger and Duty'' (New York, 1844). "If the devotees of this unholy faith have so rapidly increased within a few years to number TWO MILLIONS, how long will it take them to rival and exceed the American Protestants?", qtd. in Lipscomb 8-9. He fared well in Montgomery as a preacher, providing for a family consisting of a wife, two children, and two sisters, and owning two slaves. Lipscomb 13. Compelled by tuberculosis to retire from the ministry, he founded in 1849 the Metropolitan Institute for Young Ladies at Montgomery, Alabama. Lipscomb then served as the inaugural President (1856–1859) of the Tuskegee Female College of the Methodist Episcopal Church South in Alabama (present-day Huntingdon College in Montgomery, Alabama). Born in Montgomery, Alabama, Dreyfus was a graduate of Lehigh University in Pennsylvania. He is widely publicized for being the man who "invented" the commonplace mutual fund through direct marketing to the public. Jack Dreyfus - Maverick Wizard Behind the Wall Street Lion, ''Life Magazine'', 1964 Meanwhile, officials in Montgomery (w:Montgomery, Alabama), the place of her historic act of defiance, and Detroit (w:Detroit), her later home and deathplace, ordered that the first seat of every public bus will be reserved to honor Parks until her funeral, which is set for Wednesday. King was born on November 17, 1955 in Montgomery, Alabama (w:Montgomery, Alabama). An actress, speaker and producer, King played Rosa Parks (w:Rosa Parks) in the ''King'' miniseries in 1978. She was also the CEO of Higher Grounds Productions, a company that produces events related to spirituality and which advertised King for speeches and performances.


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Museum.alabama.gov date accessdate 2014-08-11 This museum recently over went an over 10 million dollar renovation and expansion, and features many new exhibits and displays. thumb left The Alabama Shakespeare Festival (File:Carolyn Blount Theatre.jpg)'s Carolyn Blount Theatre. Blount Park also contains the Alabama Shakespeare Festival's Carolyn Blount Theatre. The Shakespeare Festival presents year-round performances of both classic plays and performances of local interest


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(channel 18) in Milwaukee (in 1966), KHTV (KIAH) (channel 39) in Houston (launched in 1967), and KTVT (channel 11) in Fort Worth (Fort Worth, Texas) (in 1971). WKY-TV was its flagship outlet, and Oklahoma Publishing called its television subsidiary the '''WKY Television System'''. When the FCC disallowed same market co-ownership of newspapers and broadcast licenses (concentration of media ownership) in the early 1970s, the combination of the ''Daily Oklahoman'' and WKY-AM-TV


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to interchange with Interstate 20 & Interstate 59 just east of the Mississippi state line. Volkert and Associates, I-85 Extension Corridor Study & EUIS Interstate 85 begins as a fork off Interstate 65 in Montgomery (Montgomery, Alabama). From here, I-85 parallels U.S. Route 80 until the highway nears Tuskegee (Tuskegee, Alabama). At Tuskegee, I-85 leaves U.S. 80 and starts


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, which included the identification, selection, education, and training of pilots, navigators (flight officer), and bombardiers (bombardier (air force)). Psychologists employed in these research studies and training programs used some of the first standardized tests to quantify IQ , dexterity and leadership qualities


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; 117. Montgomery (Montgomery, Alabama) - Selma (Selma, Alabama) '''WSFA''' 1 2 '''Montgomery Regional Airport''' , also known as '''Dannelly Field''', is a joint civil-military public airport located six miles (9.7 km) southwest of the central business district of Montgomery (Montgomery, Alabama), a city in Montgomery County (Montgomery County, Alabama) and the capital of the U.S


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Tallapoosa rivers. The most prominent feature of Montgomery's skyline is the Other prominent buildings include 60 Commerce Street, 8 Commerce Street, RSA Dexter Avenue Building


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recordings made by President Nixon and the testimony of others involved confirmed that Mitchell had participated in meetings to plan the break-in of the Democratic Party (Democratic Party (United States))'s national headquarters in the Watergate Hotel (Watergate complex). In addition, he had met, on at least three occasions, with the president in an effort to cover up White House involvement after the burglars were discovered and arrested.


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and features a During his tenure in Montgomery he warned of the dangers of Irish (Irish American) immigration to the United States and the accompanying growth of Catholicism in a book, ''Our Country: Its Danger and Duty'' (New York, 1844). "If the devotees of this unholy faith have so rapidly increased within a few years to number TWO MILLIONS, how long will it take them to rival and exceed the American Protestants?", qtd. in Lipscomb 8-9. He fared well in Montgomery as a preacher, providing for a family consisting of a wife, two children, and two sisters, and owning two slaves. Lipscomb 13. Compelled by tuberculosis to retire from the ministry, he founded in 1849 the Metropolitan Institute for Young Ladies at Montgomery, Alabama. Lipscomb then served as the inaugural President (1856–1859) of the Tuskegee Female College of the Methodist Episcopal Church South in Alabama (present-day Huntingdon College in Montgomery, Alabama). Born in Montgomery, Alabama, Dreyfus was a graduate of Lehigh University in Pennsylvania. He is widely publicized for being the man who "invented" the commonplace mutual fund through direct marketing to the public. Jack Dreyfus - Maverick Wizard Behind the Wall Street Lion, ''Life Magazine'', 1964 Meanwhile, officials in Montgomery (w:Montgomery, Alabama), the place of her historic act of defiance, and Detroit (w:Detroit), her later home and deathplace, ordered that the first seat of every public bus will be reserved to honor Parks until her funeral, which is set for Wednesday. King was born on November 17, 1955 in Montgomery, Alabama (w:Montgomery, Alabama). An actress, speaker and producer, King played Rosa Parks (w:Rosa Parks) in the ''King'' miniseries in 1978. She was also the CEO of Higher Grounds Productions, a company that produces events related to spirituality and which advertised King for speeches and performances.

Montgomery, Alabama

'''Montgomery'''

The city was incorporated in 1819, as a merger of two towns situated along the Alabama River. It became the state capital in 1846, representing the shift of power to the south-central area with the growth of cotton as a commodity crop of the Black Belt (Black Belt (U.S. region)) and Mobile's rise as a mercantile port. In February 1861, Montgomery was selected as the first capital of the Confederate States of America, until the seat of government moved to Richmond, Virginia, in May of that year. During the mid-20th century, Montgomery was a major site of events in the African-American Civil Rights Movement, Beito, David (David Beito) (2009-05-02) Something is Rotten in Montgomery, ''LewRockwell.com'' including the Montgomery Bus Boycott and the Selma to Montgomery marches.

In addition to housing many Alabama government agencies, Montgomery has a large military (Military of the United States) presence due to Maxwell Air Force Base; public universities Alabama State University, Troy University (Montgomery campus), and Auburn University at Montgomery; private colleges universities Faulkner University and Huntingdon College; high-tech manufacturing, including Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama; and cultural attractions such as the Alabama Shakespeare Festival and Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts.

Two ships (USS Montgomery) of the United States Navy have been named after the city, including USS Montgomery (LCS-8). "Navy Names Littoral Combat Ships Jackson and Montgomery" DOD press release. March 25, 2011

Montgomery has won several national awards including being voted Best Historic City by USA Today, being named an All-America City in 2014 by the National Civic League, and being named the happiest city in Alabama. Montgomery has also been recognized nationally for its successful, and ongoing downtown revitalization and new urbanism projects with Montgomery having been one of he first cities in the nation to implement Smart Code Zoning.

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