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Morton,

village (1990 pop. 13,799), Tazewell co., central Ill., in a grain-farming and livestock area; inc. 1877. Food is canned, and tractor parts, washing machines, and pottery are manufactured.

Morton

1. 4th Earl of, title of James Douglas. 1516--81, regent of Scotland (1572--78) for the young James VI. He was implicated in the murders of Rizzio (1566) and Darnley (1567) and played a leading role in ousting Mary, Queen of Scots; executed
2. Jelly Roll, real name Ferdinand Joseph La Menthe Morton. 1885--1941, US jazz pianist, singer, and songwriter; one of the creators of New Orleans jazz
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Morton and his outsize impact on the American Civil War and Reconstruction deserve extended review and remembrance.
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The son of Joseph Morton - one time editor of the Sunday Mercury's sister newspaper the Birmingham Mail - gained global fame by revealing the opening of Tutankhamun's tomb.
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Morton was also placed under three years' supervision, during which time his home computer use will be monitored, and placed on the sex offenders' register for three years.
William Morton, who was rector at the Anglican Parish of St.
She said her relationship with former managing director Chris Morton deteriorated between November 2014 and February 2015, and that she had been made homeless by the company's actions.
Michael Morton spent 25 years in prison for his wife's bludgeoning death before DNA analysis finally freed him, a miscarriage in justice that still reverberates through the state's criminal cases.
Newcastle Crown Court heard how shelf-stacker Damian Morton made online contact with what he thought was a schoolgirl called Charlotte.
Newcastle Crown Court heard how shelf-stacker Damian Morton made online contact with someone he thought was a schoolgirl called Charlotte.
The Recorder of Middlesbrough adjourned Lee Morton's hearing for two weeks, but he refused to let him remain on bail.
The victim had been playing on the machine in a city centre branch of Ladbrokes but while he went to get a drink, pensioner Michael Morton took his place.