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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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VIDEO: School roof torn apart in Florida as storm Nestor brings tornadoes

VIDEO: School roof torn apart in Florida as storm Nestor brings tornadoes

Nestor was downgraded from its tropical storm status but not before bringing havoc that included a middle school roof being shredded. Read more ...

British lawmakers force Brexit delay as prime minister argues against it

British lawmakers force Brexit delay as prime minister argues against it

Prime Minister Boris Johnson was forced to ask the European Union for an extension to the Brexit process until the end of January. Read more ...

Ex-postmaster sentenced after she took mail in Minnesota that included a $5...

Ex-postmaster sentenced after she took mail in Minnesota that included a $5 lottery ticket

The worker made about $6,000 a month with the U.S. Postal Service. Read more ...

This football coach disarmed a student with a gun. Then he hugged him

This football coach disarmed a student with a gun. Then he hugged him

Video showed a coach hugging a student after a gun was taken from him. Read more ...

College team's horse-drawn wagon crashes after touchdown during football game

College team's horse-drawn wagon crashes after touchdown during football game

A horse-drawn wagon for the University of Oklahoma tipped out of control and over on the playing field after a touchdown Saturday. Read more ...

Man charged in death of victim who fell after punch to face

Man charged in death of victim who fell after punch to face

A Glen Burnie man has been charged in connection with the death of a man he punched in the face in September, Anne Arundel County police said. Read more ...

Police: Man kept mother's, aunt's bodies in room for 3 years before taking...

Police: Man kept mother's, aunt's bodies in room for 3 years before taking his own life

In a note, the man said he did not report the deaths out of fear he would be blamed Read more ...

No. 10 Georgia tops Kentucky 21-0

No. 10 Georgia tops Kentucky 21-0

D'Andre Swift's 39-yard touchdown run in the third quarter snapped a scoreless tie, and No. 10 Georgia overcame a slow start to beat Kentucky 21-0 on Saturday night. Read more ...

Ramsey shines in relief to help Indiana beat Maryland 34-28

Ramsey shines in relief to help Indiana beat Maryland 34-28

Indiana ices win No. 5 of the season with a late game interception against Maryland Read more ...

Horse fatally injured in race at Santa Anita; 34th to die at track

Horse fatally injured in race at Santa Anita; 34th to die at track

A 3-year-old gelding was fatally injured in the fifth race at Santa Anita, becoming the 34th horse to die at the track since December. Read more ...