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There is a bridge in Selma, Alabama, that crosses the wide river that shares the state’s name. The bridge is unassuming but it played a critical role in the nation’s struggle for civil rights.

Detroit Congressman John Conyers says he expects Clyde Township in Allegan County to be among those removed from the oversight list. It wound up there in the 1970's because of a large, Spanish-speaking population.