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The Real Life “Selma” Judge

In this week's Legal Issue in the News, commentator Paul Heald introduces us to the real-life Judge Frank M. Johnson, who is portrayed by Martin Sheen in the movie "Selma."

In a March 2014 file photo, Ernie Banks smiles after an interview at the Cubs offices in Chicago.
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‘Mr. Cub’ Ernie Banks Dies At 83

The two-time MVP who never lost his boundless enthusiasm for baseball despite years of losing on Cubs teams, died Friday night.