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Selma, AL, Elects Its First Black Mayor
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James Perkins, Selma (Ala.) (Politics and government)
Study Shows Justice Dept. Lawyers Seek Death Penalty Most for Minorities
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Janet Reno (American Attorney general.); 1938-, Eric Holder (American Attorney general.), United States Dept. of Justice, Capital punishment, Discrimination in criminal justice administration
'Oprah' Season Premiere Reveals Lighter Side of Vice President Gore
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Al Gore (American vice-president); 1948- (Presidential campaign, 2000), Oprah Winfrey (American television talk show host.)
Jazz Saxophonist Stanley Turrentine Succumbs to a Stroke in New York City
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Stanley Turrentine; 1934-2000
Blacks' Buying Power Nearly Doubled in Past Decade, New Study Shows
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Black consumers
Siamese Twins from Liberia Separated by Surgical Team in U.S.
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Mary Cole, Decantee Cole, Conjoined twins
Indiana University Names Mike Davis Interim Men's Basketball Head Coach
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Mike Davis (American basketball coach.); 1960-, Indiana University, Bloomington (Basketball)
Frank Thomas and the Chicago White Sox are Big Contenders for Post Season
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Frank Thomas, Chicago White Sox (Baseball team)
Should Women Ever Pay on a Date?
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Dating (Social customs)
Beah Richards, Emmy-winning Actress, Dies at 80
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Beah Richards (American actress.); 1926-2000

S.C. Mother Accused of Burying Newborn Alive; Infant Survives
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Caroline Denise Jones, Infanticide, Fairfax (S.C.) (Crime)
Tips for Avoiding Colds and Flu
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Cold (Disease), Influenza

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