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Montgomery faces fine, lawsuit for dropping Confederate name
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Montgomery faces fine, lawsuit for dropping Confederate name

Montgomery last month changed the name of Jeff Davis Avenue to Fred D. Gray Avenue. Gray, who grew up on that same street, represented Rosa Parks and others in cases that fought Deep South segregation practices and was dubbed by Martin Luther King Jr. as "the chief counsel for the protest movement."

Judge gives Alabama sex offender six life sentences
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Judge gives Alabama sex offender six life sentences

Gary Wayne George, 57, of Prattville, pleaded guilty to three counts each of rape in the second degree and sodomy, five counts of possession of child pornography and one count of violation of the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act, The Montgomery Advertiser reported.