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Mexican constituents show why politicians should follow through on campaign promises

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The residents of one Mexican city have grown so dissatisfied with their mayor over unfulfilled election promises that they turned vigilante to make their feelings known, kidnapping the man and dragging him behind a truck.
Jorge Luis Escandon Hernandez, mayor of the southern city of Las Margaritas, was abducted from his office on Tuesday before being unceremoniously tied to a truck and dragged around the city by angry locals.
The incident was apparently fueled by their unhappiness over the politician's failure to follow through on election campaign promises to repair local roads...
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It's a Historic Day in Montgomery, Ala

It's a Historic Day in Montgomery, Ala

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Alabama's capital, a city once known as the cradle of the Confederacy and later the birthplace of the civil rights movement, elected its first African-American mayor Tuesday. Steven Reed, already the first black probate judge elected in Montgomery County, clasped the history-making victory to be elected the next mayor of...
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Alabama capital elects first black mayor in 200-year history

Alabama capital elects first black mayor in 200-year history

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Alabama's capital, a city once known as the cradle of the Confederacy and later the birthplace of the civil rights movement, elected its first African American mayor Tuesday.
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Your daily 6: Goat rams into home for nap, Nobel awarded for lithium-ion batteries, Alabama capital elects first black mayor

Your daily 6: Goat rams into home for nap, Nobel awarded for lithium-ion batteries, Alabama capital elects first black mayor

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Also trending on your Wednesday: Millions brace for California power outage in attempt to prevent wildfires, drugmaker to pay $8B after man says he developed breasts from Risperdal, Ellen DeGeneres defends being friends with ex-President George Bush.
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Montgomery, Ala., elects first African-American mayor in 200-year history

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Montgomery County Probate Judge Steven Reed has reportedly won a run-off election to become the first African-American mayor of Montgomery, Ala. in the city's history. Montgomery, the capital of Alabama, was founded in 1819. Reed defeated television station owner David Woods by a wide margin. According...
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Montgomery elects first black mayor in city's 200-year history

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The Alabama city served as the first capital of the Confederate States of America, and about a century and a half later was the site of the historic bus boycott.
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