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MLive.com
Why Clint Eastwood movie music played over Muskegon Height's police chief commentsMUSKEGON HEIGHTS, MI – Music makes everything better. Evidently, even police p
Why Clint Eastwood movie music played over Muskegon Height's police chief comments
MLive.com / Posted 42 minutes ago
MUSKEGON HEIGHTS, MI – Music makes everything better. Evidently, even police press conferences. During a press briefing held after four people were shot in the parking lot of Muskegon Heights High School late on Tuesday, Feb. 9, Interim Police... Read more
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Salon.com
America’s post-New Hampshire madness: What you need to know about the state of the 2016 primariesFinally we have come to the end of the quadrennial lunacy of giving the state o
America’s post-New Hampshire madness: What you need to know about the state of the 2016 primaries
Salon.com / Posted 2 hours ago
Finally we have come to the end of the quadrennial lunacy of giving the state of New Hampshire way, way, way, waaaaaay too much of a say — relative to its tiny and homogenous population — in choosing the next leader of the free world. Now we can turn... Read more
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The Inter-Mountain
Confederate group asks permission to parade in MartinsburgMARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Division of the Sons of Confederate
Confederate group asks permission to parade in Martinsburg
The Inter-Mountain / Posted 2 hours ago
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Division of the Sons of Confederate Veterans is seeking permission to parade through downtown Martinsburg. Media outlets report that the group has requested to use portions of Queen and Race streets on... Read more
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WOWK-TV West Virginia
Confederate group asks permission to parade in MartinsburgMARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) - The West Virginia Division of the Sons of Confederate
Confederate group asks permission to parade in Martinsburg
WOWK-TV West Virginia / Posted 2 hours ago
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) - The West Virginia Division of the Sons of Confederate Veterans is seeking permission to parade through downtown Martinsburg. Media outlets report that the group has requested to use portions of Queen and Race streets on... Read more
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WTRF Wheeling
Confederate group asks permission to parade in MartinsburgMARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) - The West Virginia Division of the Sons of Confederate
Confederate group asks permission to parade in Martinsburg
WTRF Wheeling / Posted 2 hours ago
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) - The West Virginia Division of the Sons of Confederate Veterans is seeking permission to parade through downtown Martinsburg. Media outlets report that the group has requested to use portions of Queen and Race streets on... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Confederate group asks permission to parade in MartinsburgMARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Division of the Sons of Confederate
Confederate group asks permission to parade in Martinsburg
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 3 hours ago
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Division of the Sons of Confederate Veterans is seeking permission to parade through downtown Martinsburg. Media outlets report that the group has requested to use portions of Queen and Race streets on... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Confederate group asks permission to parade in MartinsburgMARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) - The West Virginia Division of the Sons of Confederate
Confederate group asks permission to parade in Martinsburg
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 3 hours ago
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) - The West Virginia Division of the Sons of Confederate Veterans is seeking permission to parade through downtown Martinsburg. Media outlets report that the group has requested to use portions of Queen and Race streets on... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
ME provides new renderings of man found dead in railroad she...With help from the FBI, the medical examiner has made a computer-generated reco
ME provides new renderings of man found dead in railroad she...
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 3 hours ago
With help from the FBI, the medical examiner has made a computer-generated reconstruction of the man’s face in the hopes the image will help someone recognize him. The man’s partially skeletonized remains were found Sept. 29, 2014, in a shed near... Read more
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Barrow Journal
BUFFINGTON: KKK was not created for ‘law and order’State Rep. Tommy Benton created a firestorm of controversy two weeks ago when h
BUFFINGTON: KKK was not created for ‘law and order’
Barrow Journal / Posted 3 hours ago
State Rep. Tommy Benton created a firestorm of controversy two weeks ago when he downplayed the racial violence created by the KKK in the years after the Civil War. According to Rep. Benton, the Klan “was not so much a racist thing but a vigilante... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Confederate group asks permission to parade in MartinsburgMARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Division of the Sons of Confederate
Confederate group asks permission to parade in Martinsburg
The Marietta Times / Posted 4 hours ago
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Division of the Sons of Confederate Veterans is seeking permission to parade through downtown Martinsburg. Media outlets report that the group has requested to use portions of Queen and Race streets on... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Architecture of white supremacy still evokes painBIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Growing up in the 1950s, William Bell had to enter Birmingh
Architecture of white supremacy still evokes pain
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 4 hours ago
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Growing up in the 1950s, William Bell had to enter Birmingham's segregated Lyric Theatre though a side entrance, marked "COLORED," that was walled-off from the elegant lobby. He climbed a dimly lit stairwell to watch movies from... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Alabama bill would stop removal of Confederate, historic markersMONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Confederate monuments first erected after the Civil War to
Alabama bill would stop removal of Confederate, historic markers
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 4 hours ago
MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Confederate monuments first erected after the Civil War to honor Southern soldiers have increasingly been targeted by civil rights activists who say they are offensive to blacks and should be taken down. An Alabama legislator... Read more
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The Advocate
'Not about to start censoring' floats, Spanish Town parade board member says in response to outcryBaton Rouge’s signature Spanish Town Mardi Gras Parade provoked controversy for
'Not about to start censoring' floats, Spanish Town parade board member says in response to outcry
The Advocate / Posted 5 hours ago
Baton Rouge’s signature Spanish Town Mardi Gras Parade provoked controversy for the second year in a row, with critics saying its risqué style of humor went too far this past weekend. This year’s most offending culprits were jokes about race, as at... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Bill to create waiver for historical monuments stirs controversyA bill that would stop the removal of any historic marker, including confederat
Bill to create waiver for historical monuments stirs controversy
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 5 hours ago
A bill that would stop the removal of any historic marker, including confederate monuments, without lawmakers' approval is getting the legislature's ears this week. The bill would ban the removal of any historic monument, marker or school name from... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
PAUL GREENBERG: The war on heroesThe first step is to erase all the heroes of the past from the historical recor
PAUL GREENBERG: The war on heroes
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 6 hours ago
The first step is to erase all the heroes of the past from the historical record. Or as poor Winston Smith was told in 1984, he who controls the past controls the present, and he who controls the present controls the future. Today's ideological... Read more
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Oakland Tribune
Defendant in San Jose State bias case says Confederate flag not racistSAN JOSE -- In the first public response from the former San Jose State Univers
Defendant in San Jose State bias case says Confederate flag not racist
Oakland Tribune / Posted 6 hours ago
SAN JOSE -- In the first public response from the former San Jose State University freshmen facing hate crime charges over a series of racially tinged pranks on a black suitemate, one of the expelled students testified Tuesday that he didn't consider... Read more
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The Fremont Argus
Defendant in San Jose State bias case says Confederate flag not racistSAN JOSE -- In the first public response from the former San Jose State Univers
Defendant in San Jose State bias case says Confederate flag not racist
The Fremont Argus / Posted 6 hours ago
SAN JOSE -- In the first public response from the former San Jose State University freshmen facing hate crime charges over a series of racially tinged pranks on a black suitemate, one of the expelled students testified Tuesday that he didn't consider... Read more
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Inside Bay Area
Defendant in San Jose State bias case says Confederate flag not racistSAN JOSE -- In the first public response from the former San Jose State Univers
Defendant in San Jose State bias case says Confederate flag not racist
Inside Bay Area / Posted 6 hours ago
SAN JOSE -- In the first public response from the former San Jose State University freshmen facing hate crime charges over a series of racially tinged pranks on a black suitemate, one of the expelled students testified Tuesday that he didn't consider... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
Defendant in San Jose State bias case says Confederate flag not racistSAN JOSE -- In the first public response from the former San Jose State Univers
Defendant in San Jose State bias case says Confederate flag not racist
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 6 hours ago
SAN JOSE -- In the first public response from the former San Jose State University freshmen facing hate crime charges over a series of racially tinged pranks on a black suitemate, one of the expelled students testified Tuesday that he didn't consider... Read more
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The Daily Review
Defendant in San Jose State bias case says Confederate flag not racistSAN JOSE -- In the first public response from the former San Jose State Univers
Defendant in San Jose State bias case says Confederate flag not racist
The Daily Review / Posted 6 hours ago
SAN JOSE -- In the first public response from the former San Jose State University freshmen facing hate crime charges over a series of racially tinged pranks on a black suitemate, one of the expelled students testified Tuesday that he didn't consider... Read more
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NJ.com
25 things to do in Philly for Valentine's DayThe list of things to do in Philadelphia on and around Valentine's Day, however
25 things to do in Philly for Valentine's Day
NJ.com / Posted 7 hours ago
The list of things to do in Philadelphia on and around Valentine's Day, however, extends far beyond those two options. Head to Laurel Hill Cemetery to find out how romance was done in the 19th century and pick up some Victorian flirting tips. Get in... Read more
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WFLX FOX 29
Alabama bill could stop removal of Confederate monumentsMONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — As some southern cities mull taking down the Confederat
Alabama bill could stop removal of Confederate monuments
WFLX FOX 29 / Posted 7 hours ago
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — As some southern cities mull taking down the Confederate monuments that dot the Old South, an Alabama legislator wants to stop their ability to do so. Republican Sen. Gerald Allen of Tuscaloosa has proposed legislation that... Read more
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WCTV Tallahassee
Florida Session Preview: Budgets, Child Custody, and Confederate GeneralsBy: WCTV Eyewitness News | Matt Galka / Capitol News ServiceFebruary 10, 2016
Florida Session Preview: Budgets, Child Custody, and Confederate Generals
WCTV Tallahassee / Posted 9 hours ago
By: WCTV Eyewitness News | Matt Galka / Capitol News ServiceFebruary 10, 2016 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Today Florida legislators will have their minds on the state's money and the state's money on their minds. Both the House and Senate will hold floor... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Public Safety director headed to Senate confirmationCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - The director of South Carolina's Department of Public Saf
Public Safety director headed to Senate confirmation
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 10 hours ago
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - The director of South Carolina's Department of Public Safety appears headed to another four years at the helm, as senators praise his leadership but question the agency's revolving door of highway troopers. The Senate Judiciary... Read more
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The Chronicle-Telegram
Board takes no action to ban Confederate flag sales at fairWELLINGTON — The Lorain County Fair Board took no action Tuesday night to halt
Board takes no action to ban Confederate flag sales at fair
The Chronicle-Telegram / Posted 11 hours ago
WELLINGTON — The Lorain County Fair Board took no action Tuesday night to halt the sale of the Confederate flag at the fairgrounds, but the leader of a group of citizens pushing for a ban said after the meeting that doesn’t mean they’ll stop... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
The war on heroesThe first step is to erase all the heroes of the past from the historical recor
The war on heroes
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 12 hours ago
The first step is to erase all the heroes of the past from the historical record. Or as poor Winston Smith was told in 1984, he who controls the past controls the present, and he who controls the present controls the future. Today's ideological... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Architecture of white supremacy still evokes painIn this Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016 photo, a view of the marquee is seen of the Lyri
Architecture of white supremacy still evokes pain
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 13 hours ago
In this Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016 photo, a view of the marquee is seen of the Lyric Theatre, in Birmingham, Ala. Preservationists had to decide whether to keep reminders of The Lyrics discarded color line before they unveiled an $11 million restoration... Read more
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Colorado Springs Independent
Fine Arts Center take Miss Daisy for a rideDriving Miss Daisy is an American story, and Alfred Uhry's script is storytelli
Fine Arts Center take Miss Daisy for a ride
Colorado Springs Independent / Posted 13 hours ago
Driving Miss Daisy is an American story, and Alfred Uhry's script is storytelling at its best. The play won Uhry the 1988 Pulitzer Prize for drama, and for good reason. It's a look back in time, and a look in the mirror. It's a snapshot of who we... Read more
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Denver Post
Segregation: Preserving a painful pastBIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Growing up in the 1950s, William Bell had to enter Birmingh
Segregation: Preserving a painful past
Denver Post / Posted 14 hours ago
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Growing up in the 1950s, William Bell had to enter Birmingham's segregated Lyric Theatre through a side entrance, marked "COLORED" that was walled-o≠ from the elegant lobby. He climbed a dimly lit stairwell to watch movies from... Read more
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The Chronicle
Charleston shooting survivor Jennifer Pinckney reflects on human rights, faithThe widow of the Rev. Clementa Pinckney was part of a panel discussion focused
Charleston shooting survivor Jennifer Pinckney reflects on human rights, faith
The Chronicle / Posted 15 hours ago
The widow of the Rev. Clementa Pinckney was part of a panel discussion focused on faith and race Tuesday at Page Auditorium. Charleston shooting survivor Jennifer Pinckney and other panelists covered topics such as gun violence, human rights and the... Read more
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The Martinsburg Journal
Group asks permission to parade in Martinsburg"It will be a celebration of Southern heritage and the Confederate flag," Paul
Group asks permission to parade in Martinsburg
The Martinsburg Journal / Posted 15 hours ago
"It will be a celebration of Southern heritage and the Confederate flag," Paul Williams, commander of the West Virginia Division SCV, said Tuesday in a telephone interview. "We will be celebrating all Confederate flags, including the battle... Read more
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examiner.com
Tommy Kelly: 'Tom Sawyer' star and 'Gone With the Wind' actor dead at age 90Actor Tommy Kelly is best known for his role in "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer"
Tommy Kelly: 'Tom Sawyer' star and 'Gone With the Wind' actor dead at age 90
examiner.com / Posted 16 hours ago
Actor Tommy Kelly is best known for his role in "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" has died at the age of 90. Kelly dies on January 26 at home in Greensboro, N.C. of congestive heart failure according to a Tuesday, February 9 report from THR. Kelly's... Read more
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The Advocate
From Metairie to French Quarter, family-friendly to raunchy, throngs celebrate Mardi Gras in many waysAnd neither strong winds nor morning wind chills in the 30s threatened that ada
From Metairie to French Quarter, family-friendly to raunchy, throngs celebrate Mardi Gras in many ways
The Advocate / Posted 16 hours ago
And neither strong winds nor morning wind chills in the 30s threatened that adage Tuesday, when throngs flocked to New Orleans’ streets to send the 2016 Carnival season out in style. Hundreds of thousands of residents and visitors created new... Read more
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The Gadsden Times
Bill would stop removal of Confederate, historic markersMONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) � Confederate monuments first erected after the Civil War
Bill would stop removal of Confederate, historic markers
The Gadsden Times / Posted 16 hours ago
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) � Confederate monuments first erected after the Civil War to honor Southern soldiers have increasingly been targeted by civil rights activists who say they are offensive to blacks and should be taken down. An Alabama legislator... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Race discussed throughout Portsmouth city council meetingPortsmouth, Va. - The city's confederate monument and a recent interview involv
Race discussed throughout Portsmouth city council meeting
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 17 hours ago
Portsmouth, Va. - The city's confederate monument and a recent interview involving Mayor Kenny Wright were part of a tense city council meeting on Tuesday night. Councilman Mark Whitaker wanted council to ask to see how much it would take to remove... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Medicaid wavier, Heritage bill, other bills highlights start of week 2Lawmakers had a very busy start to week two of the 2016 legislative session. A
Medicaid wavier, Heritage bill, other bills highlights start of week 2
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 18 hours ago
Lawmakers had a very busy start to week two of the 2016 legislative session. According to Bentley the wavier could bring in more than $700 million to the state in order to help the state transition into a system of regional care organizations... Read more
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TribLIVE
Alabama legislators aim to preserve Confederate memorials | TribLIVE Neighborhoods MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Confederate monuments erected
Alabama legislators aim to preserve Confederate memorials
TribLIVE / Posted 19 hours ago
| TribLIVE Neighborhoods MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Confederate monuments erected after the Civil War to honor Southern soldiers have... Read more
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Marshall Independent
Authorities try to ID man found dead in Rosemount shedROSEMOUNT, Minn. (AP) — Authorities have released a facial reconstruction as th
Authorities try to ID man found dead in Rosemount shed
Marshall Independent / Posted 19 hours ago
ROSEMOUNT, Minn. (AP) — Authorities have released a facial reconstruction as they try to identify a man found dead in Rosemount. The body was found Sept. 29, 2014, in a railroad shed. The Hennepin County medical examiner's office says the man... Read more
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Salon.com
Bill would stop removal of Confederate, historic markersMONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Confederate monuments first erected after the Civil War
Bill would stop removal of Confederate, historic markers
Salon.com / Posted 20 hours ago
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Confederate monuments first erected after the Civil War to honor Southern soldiers have increasingly been targeted by civil rights activists who say they are offensive to blacks and should be taken down. An Alabama legislator... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Bill would stop removal of Confederate, historic markersA statute memorializing veterans of the Spanish-American War and other conflict
Bill would stop removal of Confederate, historic markers
Darien News-Review / Posted 20 hours ago
A statute memorializing veterans of the Spanish-American War and other conflicts stands near a Confederate monument in Linn Park in downtown Birmingham, Ala., on Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016. A legislative committee is considering a proposal that would make... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Bill would stop removal of Confederate, historic markersMONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Confederate monuments first erected after the Civil War
Bill would stop removal of Confederate, historic markers
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 20 hours ago
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Confederate monuments first erected after the Civil War to honor Southern soldiers have increasingly been targeted by civil rights activists who say they are offensive to blacks and should be taken down. An Alabama legislator... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
Bill would stop removal of Confederate, historic markersA statute memorializing veterans of the Spanish-American War and other conflict
Bill would stop removal of Confederate, historic markers
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted 20 hours ago
A statute memorializing veterans of the Spanish-American War and other conflicts stands near a Confederate monument in Linn Park in downtown Birmingham, Ala., on Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016. A legislative committee is considering a proposal that would make... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Bill would stop removal of Confederate, historic markersAn unidentified man walks past a Confederate monument in Linn Park in downtown
Bill would stop removal of Confederate, historic markers
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 20 hours ago
An unidentified man walks past a Confederate monument in Linn Park in downtown Birmingham, Ala., on Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016. A legislative committee is considering a proposal that would make it more difficult for local officials to remove Confederate... Read more
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WOWK-TV West Virginia
Bill would stop removal of Confederate, historic markersMONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Confederate monuments first erected after the Civil War
Bill would stop removal of Confederate, historic markers
WOWK-TV West Virginia / Posted 20 hours ago
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Confederate monuments first erected after the Civil War to honor Southern soldiers have increasingly been targeted by civil rights activists who say they are offensive to blacks and should be taken down. An Alabama legislator... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Bill would stop removal of Confederate, historic markersMONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Confederate monuments first erected after the Civil War
Bill would stop removal of Confederate, historic markers
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 20 hours ago
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Confederate monuments first erected after the Civil War to honor Southern soldiers have increasingly been targeted by civil rights activists who say they are offensive to blacks and should be taken down. An Alabama legislator... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Bill would stop removal of Confederate, historic markersMONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Confederate monuments first erected after the Civil War
Bill would stop removal of Confederate, historic markers
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 20 hours ago
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Confederate monuments first erected after the Civil War to honor Southern soldiers have increasingly been targeted by civil rights activists who say they are offensive to blacks and should be taken down. An Alabama legislator... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Bill would stop removal of Confederate, historic markersMONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Confederate monuments first erected after the Civil War
Bill would stop removal of Confederate, historic markers
KHQ Spokane / Posted 20 hours ago
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Confederate monuments first erected after the Civil War to honor Southern soldiers have increasingly been targeted by civil rights activists who say they are offensive to blacks and should be taken down. An Alabama legislator... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Bill would stop removal of Confederate, historic markersA statute memorializing veterans of the Spanish-American War and other conflict
Bill would stop removal of Confederate, historic markers
Stamford Advocate / Posted 20 hours ago
A statute memorializing veterans of the Spanish-American War and other conflicts stands near a Confederate monument in Linn Park in downtown Birmingham, Ala., on Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016. A legislative committee is considering a proposal that would make... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Bill would stop removal of Confederate, historic markersMONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Confederate monuments first erected after the Civil War
Bill would stop removal of Confederate, historic markers
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 20 hours ago
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Confederate monuments first erected after the Civil War to honor Southern soldiers have increasingly been targeted by civil rights activists who say they are offensive to blacks and should be taken down. An Alabama legislator... Read more
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WRCB Chattanooga
Bill would stop removal of Confederate, historic markersMONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Confederate monuments first erected after the Civil War
Bill would stop removal of Confederate, historic markers
WRCB Chattanooga / Posted 20 hours ago
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Confederate monuments first erected after the Civil War to honor Southern soldiers have increasingly been targeted by civil rights activists who say they are offensive to blacks and should be taken down. An Alabama legislator... Read more
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