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Stories with person: Rosa Parks
  • Tennessee State Museum to become reality in 2018 
    Updated: Apr-23-16 10:33 am

    JACKSON, Tennessee - Architects armed with renderings, and historians with dreams made their way Wednesday to the Jim Moss Center for Nursing at Jackson State Community College to discuss plans for the new Tennessee Museum, scheduled to open by the third quarter of 2018.

  • Girl who wrote Obama excited over Harriet Tubman on $20 bill story has photos
    Updated: Apr-21-16 7:49 pm

    CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts - In a few years when Sofia gets her first chance to spend a redesigned $20 bill featuring Harriet Tubman, the Massachusetts fifth-grader can take some extra pride in knowing the role she played in getting the first woman portrayed on U.S. paper currency in more than a century.

  • Man who landed gyrocopter on Capitol lawn gets 4 months 
    Updated: Apr-21-16 6:23 pm

    WASHINGTON - A Florida man who landed a one-person gyrocopter on the lawn of the U.S. Capitol in Washington in 2015 as a stunt to protest the influence of money in politics was sentenced Thursday to spend four months in jail.