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King statue unveiled at the capitol, 49 years after his death

On the 54th anniversary of his “I have a dream” speech, Martin Luther King Jr. is finally honored with a statue at the state capitol . . .

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Political Notes — State prepares for the MLK statue unveiling

The statue of Martin Luther King Jr. will be unveiled for the first time Monday morning during a ceremony on the Capitol grounds . . .

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Political Notes — MLK statue to be unveiled at capitol in August

The new statue of civil rights icon Martin Luther King Jr. will soon be unveiled at the state capitol . . .

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Dawe is picked to sculpt the MLK statue for the capitol

Atlanta artist Martin Dawe will create the statue of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. for the capitol grounds . . .

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Georgia sculptor Andy Davis picked to create MLK statue

Gov. Nathan Deal and state Rep. Calvin Smyre pick a Georgia sculptor to produce the Martin Luther King statue for the capitol grounds . . .

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