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Several issues remain in Georgia Legislature's final days

...infringes on a woman's right to choose. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.Georgia would erect a statue to honor the slain civil rights leader under a plan likely to receive a final vote this week. Republicans and Democrats have given the plan support...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-03-17/several-issues-remain-ge
State legislators back medical marijuana bill

...woman's right to choose.As the day progressed, House lawmakers voted 173-3 to approve placing a statue of slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. on the Capitol grounds or in another prominent location. It would be paid for by private...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-03-03/state-legislators-back-medical-mari
Themes of civil rights struggle still resonate on MLK Day, 50 years later

...of many events across the nation to honor the slain civil rights leader.In King's hometown, civil rights leaders...projects held Monday across the nation to honor the slain civil rights leader. It was about 50 years ago that King had just...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-01-20/themes-civil-rights-struggle-still-
Braves' move highlights race, class disparity in Atlanta

...County ? where the team says more ticket-buyers live. Although it is long past segregation, the hometown of slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. is far from integrated, and the city's politics, business and even sports teams...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-12-14/braves-move-highlights-r
Bert Lance, Ga. banker and Carter ally, dies at 82

...were Lillian Carter, the then-president's mother, and the Rev. Martin Luther King, Sr., father of the slain civil rights leader. Lance said later that he wasn't bitter.Thomas Bertram Lance was born in Gainesville, Ga., in June...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2013-08-16/bert-lance-ga-banker-and-car
Police continue to investigate death of Athens banker

...Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech at the Anointed Word Evangelistic Tabernacle Church in Lithonia to mark the slain civil rights leader's birthday. Last year was no different. After delivering the 2012 speech, Parker drove to Athens to pick...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-01-15/who-killed-athens-bank
Inauguration day is day for King, too

...festivities.A quirk in the calendar pushed Obama's public swearing-in onto the national holiday honoring the slain civil rights leader, and inaugural planners have taken pains to acknowledge that fact. Going into his second term, Obama seems...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-01-21/inauguration-day-day-king-too
Haley says Martin Luther King Jr. would be proud of South Carolina's progress

...first female and first minority governor, said at the Columbia Urban League's annual breakfast recognizing the slain civil rights leader."I have been changed, all of us have been changed, and he would be so proud of South Carolina," she said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-01-15/haley-says-martin-luther-king
Faith Digest

...for Obama's inauguration ceremony Monday.Ponsford said the work he did involved reattaching leather to the slain civil rights leader's traveling Bible.King celebrationPolitical and social activist Tom Turnipseed will speak at the 11 a.m...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2013-01-18/faith-digest
Radio station owner blasts King holiday

...board member and radio station owner has come under fire for airing an editorial denouncing the holiday honoring slain civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The broadcaster remains unrepentant and defiant in the wake of community outcry...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-01-16/radio-station-owner-blasts-ki
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