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The Gadsden Times
CRAIG FORD: Don't waste another opportunity to pass a lotteryBut despite all of this, there is one area where some progress has been made: s
CRAIG FORD: Don't waste another opportunity to pass a lottery
The Gadsden Times / Posted 23 hours ago
But despite all of this, there is one area where some progress has been made: support among legislators for a state lottery. This special legislative session gives us one more chance to create a state lottery, and we cannot waste this opportunity.... Read more
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WTVY Dothan
Alabama Lawmakers Prepare for Second Special SessionIt's back to Goat Hill for Alabama lawmakers on Tuesday. "We only have…one thi
Alabama Lawmakers Prepare for Second Special Session
WTVY Dothan / Posted yesterday
It's back to Goat Hill for Alabama lawmakers on Tuesday. "We only have…one thing that we have to do as a legislature; that we're required to do and that's to pass a budget. We've failed at it so far,” Rep. Paul Lee told News 4. After failing not... Read more
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WAFF 48 News Huntsville
Law enforcement concerned about possible forensics lab consolidationDeKalb County Sheriff's Office says if the Huntsville Forensics Lab closed, it
Law enforcement concerned about possible forensics lab consolidation
WAFF 48 News Huntsville / Posted yesterday
DeKalb County Sheriff's Office says if the Huntsville Forensics Lab closed, it would mean serious delays in autopsies. The lab faces the possibility of closure due to proposed cuts to the state's budget. Family members could wait, one to three... Read more
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WTOK-TV Meridian
New Alabama Gun Laws Take EffectAlabama Gun laws have been topics of major debates over the last few years nati
New Alabama Gun Laws Take Effect
WTOK-TV Meridian / Posted 2 days ago
Alabama Gun laws have been topics of major debates over the last few years nationwide. Two years ago Mississippi lawmakers passed an Open Carry Law, which was unanimously upheld by the state supreme court when challenged. While in session earlier... Read more
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The Troy Messenger
ALEA to cut driver license officesThe Pike County driver license office could close in January 2016 if the Alabam
ALEA to cut driver license offices
The Troy Messenger / Posted 2 days ago
The Pike County driver license office could close in January 2016 if the Alabama Legislature doesn’t provide adequate funding. The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency on Friday announced a phased approach for the closure of driver license offices... Read more
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WTVY Dothan
Gov. Bentley Calls For Second Special SessionGovernor Robert Bentley on Tuesday announced the date of the Second Special Ses
Gov. Bentley Calls For Second Special Session
WTVY Dothan / Posted 2 days ago
Governor Robert Bentley on Tuesday announced the date of the Second Special Session to address the General Fund Budget. The Second Special Session of the Alabama Legislature will begin at 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 8. “The start of Fiscal Year... Read more
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WAFF 48 News Huntsville
Gov. Bentley announces date of Second Special Session to address general fund budgetFrom the Office of Governor Robert Bentley: Governor Robert Bentley on Tuesday
Gov. Bentley announces date of Second Special Session to address general fund budget
WAFF 48 News Huntsville / Posted 2 days ago
From the Office of Governor Robert Bentley: Governor Robert Bentley on Tuesday announced the date of the Second Special Session to address the General Fund Budget. The Second Special Session of the Alabama Legislature will begin at 5:00 p.m. on... Read more
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The Gadsden Times
GUEST COMMENTARY: Five reasons why the tax increase called combined reporting is bad for AlabamaFirst and foremost, let’s be clear. The issue known as Mandatory Unitary Combin
GUEST COMMENTARY: Five reasons why the tax increase called combined reporting is bad for Alabama
The Gadsden Times / Posted 8 days ago
First and foremost, let’s be clear. The issue known as Mandatory Unitary Combined Reporting is a tax increase. Plain. And. Simple. It is being sold as “closing corporate loopholes” on “out of state corporations.” In reality it is a tax increase on... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Michael Vick Fast Facts(CNN) -- Here is a look at the life of NFL quarterback Michael Vick. Personal:
Michael Vick Fast Facts
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 8 days ago
(CNN) -- Here is a look at the life of NFL quarterback Michael Vick. Personal: Birth date: June 26, 1980 Birth place: Newport News, Virginia Birth name: Michael Dwayne Vick Father: Michael Boddie Mother: Brenda (Vick) Boddie Marriage: Kijafa... Read more
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The Gadsden Times
Fitting tribute to a giant, Albert RainsWell, there’s a reason Rains’ name is attached to a major thoroughfare through
Fitting tribute to a giant, Albert Rains
The Gadsden Times / Posted 9 days ago
Well, there’s a reason Rains’ name is attached to a major thoroughfare through Gadsden, and why he’s prominent in a celebration of this area’s history. It’s not hyperbole to call him a political and civic giant. A native of Grove Oak in DeKalb... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Federal judges to hear arguments in redistricting fightMONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - The fight over redistricting is headed back to federal
Federal judges to hear arguments in redistricting fight
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 10 days ago
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - The fight over redistricting is headed back to federal court. A three-judge panel will hear arguments Tuesday in Montgomery over whether legislators relied too much on race when they drew legislative district lines. A... Read more
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FOX 6 News Birmingham
Federal judges to hear arguments in redistricting fightMONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - The fight over redistricting is headed back to federal
Federal judges to hear arguments in redistricting fight
FOX 6 News Birmingham / Posted 10 days ago
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - The fight over redistricting is headed back to federal court. A three-judge panel will hear arguments Tuesday in Montgomery over whether legislators relied too much on race when they drew legislative district lines. A... Read more
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WAFF 48 News Huntsville
Federal judges to hear arguments in redistricting fightMONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - The fight over redistricting is headed back to federal
Federal judges to hear arguments in redistricting fight
WAFF 48 News Huntsville / Posted 10 days ago
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - The fight over redistricting is headed back to federal court. A three-judge panel will hear arguments Tuesday in Montgomery over whether legislators relied too much on race when they drew legislative district lines. A... Read more
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WTVY Dothan
Federal Judges To Hear Arguments In Alabama Redistricting FightMONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) -- The fight over redistricting is headed back to federal
Federal Judges To Hear Arguments In Alabama Redistricting Fight
WTVY Dothan / Posted 10 days ago
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) -- The fight over redistricting is headed back to federal court. A three-judge panel will hear arguments Tuesday in Montgomery over whether legislators relied too much on race when they drew legislative district lines. A... Read more
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The Gadsden Times
Federal judges to hear arguments in redistricting fightMONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) � The fight over redistricting is headed back to federal
Federal judges to hear arguments in redistricting fight
The Gadsden Times / Posted 10 days ago
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) � The fight over redistricting is headed back to federal court. A three-judge panel will hear arguments Tuesday in Montgomery over whether legislators relied too much on race when they drew legislative district lines. A... Read more
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The Gadsden Times
Gadsden's Rains tapped for Men's Hall of FameRains, who died in 1991 at age 89, represented Alabama’s 5th Congressional Dist
Gadsden's Rains tapped for Men's Hall of Fame
The Gadsden Times / Posted 11 days ago
Rains, who died in 1991 at age 89, represented Alabama’s 5th Congressional District from 1945 to 1965. The district includes Gadsden, where he practiced law before and after his terms in the U.S. Congress. A native of Grove Oak in DeKalb County,... Read more
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The Gadsden Times
New initiative against heroin worth a tryThe problem is, these are not typical circumstances. An epidemic in the U.S. th
New initiative against heroin worth a try
The Gadsden Times / Posted 15 days ago
The problem is, these are not typical circumstances. An epidemic in the U.S. that isn’t caused by bacteria or a virus, but is just as infectious and deadly, is practically out of control. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Ken Hare In Depth: Don't expect non-performing Legislature to cut payBased on recent responses to my columns on the Alabama Legislature's failure to
Ken Hare In Depth: Don't expect non-performing Legislature to cut pay
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 16 days ago
Based on recent responses to my columns on the Alabama Legislature's failure to pass a General Fund budget, it appears there is one thing lots of Alabamians could agree on: The state's legislators should have their pay slashed after they could not... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Ken Hare In Depth: Don't expect non-performing Legislature to cut payBased on recent responses to my columns on the Alabama Legislature's failure to
Ken Hare In Depth: Don't expect non-performing Legislature to cut pay
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 17 days ago
Based on recent responses to my columns on the Alabama Legislature's failure to pass a General Fund budget, it appears there is one thing lots of Alabamians could agree on: The state's legislators should have their pay slashed after they could not... Read more
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The Gadsden Times
Free education is the lawIf that statement holds true, public education should be the top priority in th
Free education is the law
The Gadsden Times / Posted 18 days ago
If that statement holds true, public education should be the top priority in the Alabama Legislature, and funding should be colossal. Public education is required by law to provide and ensure an adequate and equal education for all children. “By... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Kasich gains endorsement of Alabama governor Bentley Read more about Gov. John Kasich and his career The Daily Briefing The Dispa
Kasich gains endorsement of Alabama governor Bentley
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 18 days ago
Read more about Gov. John Kasich and his career The Daily Briefing The Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackles state and federal government issues in the Buckeye Forum podcast.... Read more
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The Gadsden Times
Alabama editorial roundupRecent editorials from Alabama newspapers: Aug. 10 Gadsden (Alabama) Times on
Alabama editorial roundup
The Gadsden Times / Posted 22 days ago
Recent editorials from Alabama newspapers: Aug. 10 Gadsden (Alabama) Times on state's Forever Wild land preservation program: Barring four horses riding through the sky to a trumpet accompaniment, the legislative special session will fizzle out... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Legislature's special session ends without budgetMONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Special session number one is in the books. Bring on round
Legislature's special session ends without budget
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 23 days ago
MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Special session number one is in the books. Bring on round two. Alabama lawmakers on Tuesday ended a special session without a budget as lawmakers remained unable to agree on taxes or cuts to address a looming fiscal shortfall.... Read more
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NBC 15 Mobile
North Carolina News - WPMI Local 15Alabama Legislature special session ends without budget August 11, 2015 14:15
North Carolina News - WPMI Local 15
NBC 15 Mobile / Posted 23 days ago
Alabama Legislature special session ends without budget August 11, 2015 14:15 CDT MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) -- Alabama lawmakers ended a special session without a budget solution as a political chasm widens between Republicans in the state House of... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Special session ends Tuesday; budget solution unlikelyThe Alabama legislature will convene Tuesday morning for its last day of specia
Special session ends Tuesday; budget solution unlikely
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 24 days ago
The Alabama legislature will convene Tuesday morning for its last day of special session, likely ending the day without a budget solution to Alabama’s $200 million budget shortfall. The governor has not yet said when he will call a second special... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Special session ends Tuesday; budget solution unlikelyThe Alabama legislature will convene Tuesday morning for its last day of specia
Special session ends Tuesday; budget solution unlikely
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 24 days ago
The Alabama legislature will convene Tuesday morning for its last day of special session, likely ending the day without a budget solution to Alabama’s $200 million budget shortfall. The governor has not yet said when he will call a second special... Read more
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The Gadsden Times
House rejects budget that cuts agenciesHouse members voted 92-2 Monday night against a Senate-passed spending plan tha
House rejects budget that cuts agencies
The Gadsden Times / Posted 24 days ago
House members voted 92-2 Monday night against a Senate-passed spending plan that included such cuts. The move means a special session will conclude Tuesday without a budget and sends lawmakers back to the drawing board as they anticipate another... Read more
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The Gadsden Times
Bentley won't back down as budget battle continuesThe cuts to state services, which will be required if lawmakers fail to plug a
Bentley won't back down as budget battle continues
The Gadsden Times / Posted 25 days ago
The cuts to state services, which will be required if lawmakers fail to plug a revenue hole, will cause a “tremendous amount of pain to the citizens of this state,” Bentley said. “We’re dealing with real people and real people’s lives,” Bentley told... Read more
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Daily Mail
Law office of Harper Lee's father is up for sale in author's hometownAlabama law office of Harper Lee's late father, who inspired iconic character A
Law office of Harper Lee's father is up for sale in author's hometown
Daily Mail / Posted 26 days ago
Alabama law office of Harper Lee's late father, who inspired iconic character Atticus Finch, is up for sale for $125,000 Old brick building, in Monroeville, Alabama, is up for sale for $125,000 The 6000 sq. ft property has water leaks inside and a... Read more
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Denver Post
Office of Harper Lee's father now on marketMONROEVILLE, Ala. — Before Harper Lee's novel "To Kill a Mockingbird" made the
Office of Harper Lee's father now on market
Denver Post / Posted 26 days ago
MONROEVILLE, Ala. — Before Harper Lee's novel "To Kill a Mockingbird" made the fictional lawyer Atticus Finch one of the best-known names in modern American literature, the man who inspired the character — Lee's father — practiced law in an old bank... Read more
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The Gadsden Times
Law office of author’s father for saleLong vacant, the two-story structure no doubt helped inspire a pivotal scene in
Law office of author’s father for sale
The Gadsden Times / Posted 26 days ago
Long vacant, the two-story structure no doubt helped inspire a pivotal scene in Lee’s recently released “Go Set a Watchman,” according to a town historian. And for $125,000 or less, you could own it. The old brick building that once housed the law... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Law office of Harper Lee's father for sale in AlabamaMONROEVILLE, Ala. -- Before Harper Lee's novel "To Kill a Mockingbird" made the
Law office of Harper Lee's father for sale in Alabama
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 26 days ago
MONROEVILLE, Ala. -- Before Harper Lee's novel "To Kill a Mockingbird" made the fictional lawyer Atticus Finch one of the best-known names in modern American literature, the man who inspired the character -- Lee's father -- practiced law in an old... Read more
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Everett Herald
Law office of Harper Lee's father for saleLaw office of Harper Lee’s father for sale Published: Saturday, August 8, 2015
Law office of Harper Lee's father for sale
Everett Herald / Posted 26 days ago
Law office of Harper Lee’s father for sale Published: Saturday, August 8, 2015, 3:28 p.m. Associated PressMONROEVILLE, Ala. � Before Harper Lee�s novel �To Kill a Mockingbird� made the fictional lawyer Atticus Finch one of the best-known names in... Read more
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Business Insider
The law office that helped inspire Harper Lee's novels is for sale in AlabamaMONROEVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Before Harper Lee's novel "To Kill a Mockingbird" made
The law office that helped inspire Harper Lee's novels is for sale in Alabama
Business Insider / Posted 26 days ago
MONROEVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Before Harper Lee's novel "To Kill a Mockingbird" made the fictional lawyer Atticus Finch one of the best-known names in modern American literature, the man who inspired the character — Lee's father — practiced law in an old... Read more
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FOX News
Law office of Harper Lee's father, who inspired Atticus Finch, for sale in author's hometownMONROEVILLE, Ala. – Before Harper Lee's novel "To Kill a Mockingbird" made the
Law office of Harper Lee's father, who inspired Atticus Finch, for sale in author's hometown
FOX News / Posted 26 days ago
MONROEVILLE, Ala. – Before Harper Lee's novel "To Kill a Mockingbird" made the fictional lawyer Atticus Finch one of the best-known names in modern American literature, the man who inspired the character -- Lee's father -- practiced law in an old... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Law office of Harper Lee's father for saleBefore Harper Lee's novel "To Kill a Mockingbird" made the fictional lawyer Att
Law office of Harper Lee's father for sale
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 26 days ago
Before Harper Lee's novel "To Kill a Mockingbird" made the fictional lawyer Atticus Finch one of the best-known names in modern American literature, the man who inspired the character — Lee's father — practiced law in an old bank building in her... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Law office of Harper Lee's father for saleMONROEVILLE, Ala. (AP) - Before Harper Lee's novel "To Kill a Mockingbird" made
Law office of Harper Lee's father for sale
Hawaii News Now / Posted 26 days ago
MONROEVILLE, Ala. (AP) - Before Harper Lee's novel "To Kill a Mockingbird" made the fictional lawyer Atticus Finch one of the best-known names in modern American literature, the man who inspired the character - Lee's father - practiced law in an old... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Law office of Harper Lee's father for saleMONROEVILLE, Ala. (AP) - Before Harper Lee's novel "To Kill a Mockingbird" made
Law office of Harper Lee's father for sale
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 26 days ago
MONROEVILLE, Ala. (AP) - Before Harper Lee's novel "To Kill a Mockingbird" made the fictional lawyer Atticus Finch one of the best-known names in modern American literature, the man who inspired the character - Lee's father - practiced law in an old... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Law office of Harper Lee's father for saleBefore Harper Lee's novel "To Kill a Mockingbird" made the fictional lawyer Att
Law office of Harper Lee's father for sale
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 26 days ago
Before Harper Lee's novel "To Kill a Mockingbird" made the fictional lawyer Atticus Finch one of the best-known names in modern American literature, the man who inspired the character — Lee's father — practiced law in an old bank building in her... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Law office of Harper Lee's father for saleMONROEVILLE, Ala. (AP) � Before Harper Lee's novel "To Kill a Mockingbird" made
Law office of Harper Lee's father for sale
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 26 days ago
MONROEVILLE, Ala. (AP) � Before Harper Lee's novel "To Kill a Mockingbird" made the fictional lawyer Atticus Finch one of the best-known names in modern American literature, the man who inspired the character � Lee's father � practiced law in an old... Read more
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FOX 35 Orlando
Law office of Harper Lee's father for saleMONROEVILLE, Ala. (AP) - Before Harper Lee's novel "To Kill a Mockingbird" made
Law office of Harper Lee's father for sale
FOX 35 Orlando / Posted 26 days ago
MONROEVILLE, Ala. (AP) - Before Harper Lee's novel "To Kill a Mockingbird" made the fictional lawyer Atticus Finch one of the best-known names in modern American literature, the man who inspired the character - Lee's father - practiced law in an old... Read more
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FOX 13 Memphis
Law office of Harper Lee's father for saleMONROEVILLE, Ala. (AP) - Before Harper Lee's novel "To Kill a Mockingbird" made
Law office of Harper Lee's father for sale
FOX 13 Memphis / Posted 26 days ago
MONROEVILLE, Ala. (AP) - Before Harper Lee's novel "To Kill a Mockingbird" made the fictional lawyer Atticus Finch one of the best-known names in modern American literature, the man who inspired the character - Lee's father - practiced law in an old... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
Law office of Harper Lee's father for saleMONROEVILLE, Ala. (AP) - Before Harper Lee's novel "To Kill a Mockingbird" made
Law office of Harper Lee's father for sale
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted 26 days ago
MONROEVILLE, Ala. (AP) - Before Harper Lee's novel "To Kill a Mockingbird" made the fictional lawyer Atticus Finch one of the best-known names in modern American literature, the man who inspired the character - Lee's father - practiced law in an old... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Law office of Harper Lee's father for saleMONROEVILLE, Ala. (AP) - Before Harper Lee's novel "To Kill a Mockingbird" made
Law office of Harper Lee's father for sale
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 26 days ago
MONROEVILLE, Ala. (AP) - Before Harper Lee's novel "To Kill a Mockingbird" made the fictional lawyer Atticus Finch one of the best-known names in modern American literature, the man who inspired the character - Lee's father - practiced law in an old... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Law office of Harper Lee's father for saleMONROEVILLE, Ala. (AP) - Before Harper Lee's novel "To Kill a Mockingbird" made
Law office of Harper Lee's father for sale
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 26 days ago
MONROEVILLE, Ala. (AP) - Before Harper Lee's novel "To Kill a Mockingbird" made the fictional lawyer Atticus Finch one of the best-known names in modern American literature, the man who inspired the character - Lee's father - practiced law in an old... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Law office of Harper Lee's father for saleMONROEVILLE, Ala. (AP) - Before Harper Lee's novel "To Kill a Mockingbird" made
Law office of Harper Lee's father for sale
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 26 days ago
MONROEVILLE, Ala. (AP) - Before Harper Lee's novel "To Kill a Mockingbird" made the fictional lawyer Atticus Finch one of the best-known names in modern American literature, the man who inspired the character - Lee's father - practiced law in an old... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Law office of Harper Lee's father for saleMONROEVILLE, Ala. (AP) � Before Harper Lee's novel "To Kill a Mockingbird" made
Law office of Harper Lee's father for sale
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 26 days ago
MONROEVILLE, Ala. (AP) � Before Harper Lee's novel "To Kill a Mockingbird" made the fictional lawyer Atticus Finch one of the best-known names in modern American literature, the man who inspired the character � Lee's father � practiced law in an old... Read more
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KIRO 7 Seattle-Tacoma
Law office of Harper Lee's father for saleBefore Harper Lee's novel "To Kill a Mockingbird" made the fictional lawyer Att
Law office of Harper Lee's father for sale
KIRO 7 Seattle-Tacoma / Posted 26 days ago
Before Harper Lee's novel "To Kill a Mockingbird" made the fictional lawyer Atticus Finch one of the best-known names in modern American literature, the man who inspired the character — Lee's father — practiced law in an old bank building in her... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Law office of Harper Lee's father for saleMONROEVILLE, Ala. (AP) - Before Harper Lee's novel "To Kill a Mockingbird" made
Law office of Harper Lee's father for sale
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 26 days ago
MONROEVILLE, Ala. (AP) - Before Harper Lee's novel "To Kill a Mockingbird" made the fictional lawyer Atticus Finch one of the best-known names in modern American literature, the man who inspired the character - Lee's father - practiced law in an old... Read more
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FOX 6 News Birmingham
Law office of Harper Lee's father for saleMONROEVILLE, Ala. (AP) - Before Harper Lee's novel "To Kill a Mockingbird" made
Law office of Harper Lee's father for sale
FOX 6 News Birmingham / Posted 26 days ago
MONROEVILLE, Ala. (AP) - Before Harper Lee's novel "To Kill a Mockingbird" made the fictional lawyer Atticus Finch one of the best-known names in modern American literature, the man who inspired the character - Lee's father - practiced law in an old... Read more
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