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This is today's Selma

SELMA, Ala. -- There's "Selma" the movie, a powerful testament to the Civil Rights Era. And there's Selma the city, where vacant storefronts abound on Broad Street, the main thoroughfare leading to the Edmund Pettus Bridge.

"No one's going to ...

Funding battle reveals a Republican House divided

WASHINGTON -- Congress returns this week facing yet another Department of Homeland Security funding deadline -- but the appropriations squabble has suddenly become overshadowed by an increasingly bitter internal fight among House Republicans for ...

Lower gas prices bring relief in Mississippi

TUTWILER, Miss. -- Magnolia Wilson used to spend at least $150 a month filling up her 2002 Mercury Sable -- about 12 percent of her monthly take-home pay of $1,240.

But the drop in oil prices over the last few months has put real money in her ...