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State Senator praises attorney general lawsuit against city of Birmingham, Mayor Bell

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WIAT) — State Senator Gerald Allen from Tuscaloosa is praising Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall for protecting the Memorial Preservation Act.

Marshall announced Wednesday that his office has filed suit in Jefferson County Circuit Court against the City of Birmingham and Mayor William Bell for violating state law by constructing barriers to deliberately obscure a historically significant monument in Linn Park. 171 more words

Local News

In Memory of A Dear Friend = Reunion


Written Winter 1999

Today I visited Robert Frost’s grave.

You cleaned snow off the stone,

with your bare hands, to uncover his name.

Below that was engraved: 252 more words

Art And Architecture

Changi Chapel – The Original!

Also referred to as the Prisoner of War National Memorial

Changi Chapel, one of thirteen built by Prisoners of War (POWs) in the Changi Prison Camp, Singapore, was built, with the permission of Japanese officers, as ‘Our Lady of Christians Roman Catholic Chapel’ . 515 more words


Major General William Bridges - Grave

Major General William Bridges, the first commandant of the Royal Military College, Duntroon and the first commander of the Australian Imperial Forces, was killed by a sniper early in the WWI Gallipoli campaign. 549 more words


Mt Pleasant & Royal Australian Artillery Memorial

Mt Pleasant is one of four lookouts over Canberra city and the surrounding area.
It is probably the least visited of the four. Perhaps people are nervous and put off coming here as you have to drive through the grounds of the Duntroon Royal Military College. 275 more words


Elvis Fans Mark 40th Anniversary Of His Death

Elvis Presley fans in a long line are making the slow, solemn walk up the driveway of Graceland to pay their respects to the late singer on the 40th anniversary of his death. 154 more words