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FILE - In this July 10, 1996 file photo, a crowd gathers at the base of the Arthur Ashe Monument after the ceremony dedicating the statue on Monument Avenue in Richmond, Va.
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June 17, 2020 - 8:40 pm
'White Lives Matter' sprayed on Arthur Ashe memorial
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General Robert E. Lee monument in Richmond, Virginia
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WRVA News
June 17, 2020 - 3:54 pm
Plaintiff suing to keep statue in place offers compromise
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June 17, 2020 - 9:29 am
Barriers At Lee Monument
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 An inspection crew from the Virginia Department of General Services inspect the statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee on Monument Avenue Monday June. 8, 2020, in Richmond, Va.  (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
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WRVA News
June 08, 2020 - 12:44 pm
By STEVE HELBER and SARAH RANKIN Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Workers for the state of Virginia inspected Richmond's huge statue of Gen. Robert E. Lee on Monday before its planned removal. While protesters have toppled some other Confederate statues and some cities have moved swiftly to...
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The Lee Monument on the morning (June 3, 2020) that Governor Ralph Northam ordered it removed.  (Matt Demlein, WRVA)
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June 04, 2020 - 1:09 pm
Northam Orders Lee Monument Down
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April 26, 2019 - 11:44 am
ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — A northern Virginia county is asking a state board to rename a highway that currently honors Confederate President Jefferson Davis. The Arlington County Board voted unanimously Thursday night in favor of a resolution asking the Commonwealth Transportation Board to change the...
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April 19, 2019 - 11:50 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Gov. Ralph Northam is calling for the removal of an arch honoring the former president of the Confederacy at Fort Monroe, where the first enslaved Africans arrived in Virginia 400 years ago. Northam's office reportedly presented a letter to member of the Fort Monroe Authority...
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March 13, 2019 - 1:01 pm
CROZET, Va. (AP) — An Albemarle high school student was been sent home for wearing a hat bearing a Confederate insignia. Albemarle County Public Schools spokesman Phil Giaramita says it happened Tuesday, the first day of the school system's new dress code banning hate symbols. The Western Albemarle...
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December 18, 2018 - 2:23 pm
LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — A Virginia museum has halted plans to display a battle flag used by a Confederate regiment during the Civil War. The News & Advance reports the Lynchburg Museum's advisory board raised concerns about its history and associations when Museum Director Ted Delaney notified...
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October 19, 2018 - 1:13 pm
RICHMOND, VA. (AP) - A man facing a capital murder charge has asked that a portrait of General Robert E. Lee and other Confederate memorabilia be removed from the courtroom where his trial will be held. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports that lawyers for Darcel Nathaniel Murphy argued in a motion...
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