Confederate statues

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October 16, 2019 - 1:52 pm
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A group dedicated to preserving Charlottesville's Confederate monuments is asking the city to pay for an inspection of recent vandalism to two monument pedestals and install cameras in the area. The monuments, like others around the country, have been a source of...
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March 12, 2019 - 9:40 am
By TOM FOREMAN Jr. Associated Press WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — A construction crew was preparing to take down a Confederate statue in a North Carolina city Tuesday morning, a rare move in a state where such monuments are largely protected by law. Two cranes were set up on either side of the statue...
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December 17, 2018 - 2:06 pm
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A lawsuit seeking to stop the removal of a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee from Charlottesville, Virginia, will now also cover the statue of another Confederate general, Stonewall Jackson. The Daily Progress reported Friday that Judge Richard E. Moore approved...
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October 09, 2018 - 8:47 am
Richmond, VA ( -- Richmond City Council for a second time took up a proposal to ask state lawmakers for the authority to remove Confederate memorials. Council member Michael Jones introduced the resolution telling those at the meeting "I'm simply asking that we have the right to decide...
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