Debbie Elliott

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Goodbye, Mr. Okra: New Orleans Remembers Its Singing Vegetable Vendor

Saturday, February 17, 2018

Arthur James Robinson, known as "Mr. Okra," died this week. But New Orleans residents will never forget his distinctive inventory call and his brightly-painted truck, winding through the city.

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Scientists: Long-Buried Ice Age Forest Offers Climate Change Clues

Friday, February 09, 2018

The remarkable discovery of an intact ancient cypress forest in the Gulf of Mexico may reveal a lot about climate change — the past and the future.

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Sanitation Workers Took Trucks Off The Road To Honor 2 Killed 50 Years Ago In Memphis

Thursday, February 01, 2018

Thursday marks 50 years since two sanitation workers were killed in a grisly accident in Memphis. Their deaths set the stage for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. to be in that city for a protest. While there, he was assassinated.

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In Louisiana, NFL Anthem Protests Threaten Saints' Tax Breaks

Thursday, December 21, 2017

President Trump's tweets are keeping the pressure on NFL players who use the national anthem to protest police brutality. In Louisiana, the debate has led to boycotts of games and calls for the Saints to lose their state tax breaks.

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After Special Election, Alabama Will Send Democrat To Senate For First Time In 25 Years

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Doug Jones is the first Democrat to win a Senate election in Alabama in a quarter century. Although he wasn't a household name in the state before the campaign began, Jones has a long history in state politics.

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Remarkable Win Sends Democratic Candidate To U.S. Senate

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Democrat Doug Jones overcame tough odds to win the special election in the very red state of Alabama. He beat Republican Roy Moore to fill the Senate seat vacated by Attorney General Jeff Sessions.

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All Eyes Are On Alabama's Special U.S. Senate Election

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

In Alabama, the U.S. Senate special election has been a contentious race between Democrat Doug Jones and Republican Roy Moore. A look back at what both candidates' visions are and what the race has been about.

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Before Voting Begins, A Look At Alabama's Special Senate Election

Monday, December 11, 2017

One of the most contested and high-profile special Senate elections of recent times is drawing to a close in Alabama. A day before voting begins, a look at where Republican Roy Moore stands against Democrat Doug Jones.

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Reaction To Trump's Appearance At Mississippi Civil Rights Museum

Saturday, December 09, 2017

President Trump appears at the grand opening of the Museum of Mississippi History and the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum even as the NAACP and civil rights activists say his presence is an insult.

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Mississippi Civil Rights Museum Tells A Difficult Story

Friday, December 08, 2017

Mississippi, a battleground in the struggle for civil rights, has been slow to embrace its racist past. A new state-funded museum tells the story.

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News Brief: Trump To Call Jerusalem Israel's Capital, Endorses Roy Moore

Wednesday, December 06, 2017

President Trump is planning to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, which has big repercussions in the Middle East. Also, Trump endorsed Roy Moore, who faces sexual assault allegations.

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Bannon Campaigns For Roy Moore

Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore is still campaigning after allegations of sexual assault from decades ago. Former White House strategist Steve Bannon joined Moore on Tuesday.

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After 20 Years, What It Would Take For A Democrat To Win An Alabama Senate Race

Monday, December 04, 2017

A Democrat hasn't represented Alabama in the U.S. Senate in 20 years and Doug Jones thinks he can break the party's drought. But to win, he needs to convince Republicans, who are upset with allegations of sexual abuse by GOP candidate Roy Moore.

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Female Voters In Alabama Speak Out For And Against Roy Moore

Friday, November 17, 2017

Alabama may be among the most Republican states in the nation, but will the allegations of sexual assault push some Republican women away from their party's U.S. Senate candidate, Roy Moore?

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Moore Holds Alabama Senate Campaign Event Despite Calls To Drop Out

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Republican Roy Moore denies statements by five women who all say he pursued, or touched or sexually assaulted them when they were in their teens and he was in his 30s.

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News Brief: Army Takes Control In Zimbabwe, Republicans Respond To Roy Moore

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

The army in Zimbabwe has seized control of the country, though they say it's not a coup. Also, Republican lawmakers are looking at options to keep Roy Moore out of the Senate.

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Calls For Roy Moore To Leave Alabama Senate Race Intensify

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Senate Republicans distance themselves from Roy Moore, who's running for Alabama's Senate seat. Moore faces new allegations of sexual misconduct with a minor but says he has no plans to drop out.

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Senate Candidate Roy Moore Denies Misconduct Allegations

Friday, November 10, 2017

A Republican candidate for Senate in Alabama has been accused of sexual misconduct. GOP leaders in Washington have said that if there's any truth to the allegations, Roy Moore should step down.

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After Church Shooting, Family Mourns Daughter, 2 Grandkids

Thursday, November 09, 2017

Among the victims of Sunday's massacre at a Texas church was the Ward family. Mother Joann Ward died trying to protect her four children. Two of her daughters were also killed.

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Texas Family Mourns 'Beautiful Daughter' Joann Ward And Her Two Kids

Wednesday, November 08, 2017

"She lived for her children, and she died for 'em," says Ward's father.

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