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Hollywood was finally allowed to tell the story -- and Marshall University and the people of Huntington, W.Va., are celebrating the result.

Updated: December 27, 2006, 12:48 PM ET
By Sam Alipour | Special to Page 2

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. -- It's bowl season, but the big doin's, as the locals say, in this down-home, blue-collar city have nothing to do with Marshall University's usual success on the gridiron. The Thundering Herd was eliminated from bowl contention weeks ago.

No, the doin's are even bigger than Marshall, one of the city's largest employers and its greatest source of pride. Everyone is chatting up the Dec. 12 world premiere of "We Are Marshall," the big-screen retelling of the revival ...

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