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Daily Press
Highly-recruited DE TyJuan Garbutt from Fredericksburg commits to Virginia Tech for class of 2017Virginia Tech coach Justin Fuente made a big splash with his first class of 201
Highly-recruited DE TyJuan Garbutt from Fredericksburg commits to Virginia Tech for class of 2017
Daily Press / Posted 4 hours ago
Virginia Tech coach Justin Fuente made a big splash with his first class of 2017 commitment Saturday, when he pulled a pledge from Fredericksburg's highly-recruited TyJuan Garbutt. Garbutt, a 6-foot-3, 220-pound defensive end from Riverbend High in... Read more
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Salon.com
College is still for white people: Our universities have become a hostile place for African-AmericansWhen it comes to college, from the moment African-American high school students
College is still for white people: Our universities have become a hostile place for African-Americans
Salon.com / Posted 12 hours ago
When it comes to college, from the moment African-American high school students receive those wonderful large envelopes, the ones with the beautifully written acceptance letters from a predominately white university saying. “Congratulations!,” little... Read more
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Greenwich Time
‘Mercy Street’ Star Shalita Grant Says ‘We Are Still Entrenched in Systemic Racism’Shalita Grant, one of the stars of the PBS Civil War miniseries “Mercy Street,”
‘Mercy Street’ Star Shalita Grant Says ‘We Are Still Entrenched in Systemic Racism’
Greenwich Time / Posted yesterday
Shalita Grant, one of the stars of the PBS Civil War miniseries “Mercy Street,” thinks it’s still important to tell Civil War stories more than 150 years after the event. “I’ve always understood that time period of the Civil War as the foundation... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
‘Mercy Street’ Star Shalita Grant Says ‘We Are Still Entrenched in Systemic Racism’Shalita Grant, one of the stars of the PBS Civil War miniseries “Mercy Street,”
‘Mercy Street’ Star Shalita Grant Says ‘We Are Still Entrenched in Systemic Racism’
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
Shalita Grant, one of the stars of the PBS Civil War miniseries “Mercy Street,” thinks it’s still important to tell Civil War stories more than 150 years after the event. “I’ve always understood that time period of the Civil War as the foundation... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
‘Mercy Street’ Star Shalita Grant Says ‘We Are Still Entrenched in Systemic Racism’Shalita Grant, one of the stars of the PBS Civil War miniseries “Mercy Street,”
‘Mercy Street’ Star Shalita Grant Says ‘We Are Still Entrenched in Systemic Racism’
Stamford Advocate / Posted yesterday
Shalita Grant, one of the stars of the PBS Civil War miniseries “Mercy Street,” thinks it’s still important to tell Civil War stories more than 150 years after the event. “I’ve always understood that time period of the Civil War as the foundation... Read more
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NJ.com
Dark Westerns: Move over, Trigger | Jersey RetroFor a genre declared dead decades ago, the Western is pretty healthy at the mom
Dark Westerns: Move over, Trigger | Jersey Retro
NJ.com / Posted yesterday
For a genre declared dead decades ago, the Western is pretty healthy at the moment. Three such films have reached screens: "Jane Got a Gun" starring Natalie Portman, "Bone Tomahawk" starring Kurt Russell, and Quentin Tarantino's "The Hateful Eight,"... Read more
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Daily Press
Virginia Tech announces Torrian Gray's resignation to accept coaching role at FloridaAfter a source confirmed a Sports Illustrated report Wednesday night that secon
Virginia Tech announces Torrian Gray's resignation to accept coaching role at Florida
Daily Press / Posted 2 days ago
After a source confirmed a Sports Illustrated report Wednesday night that secondary coach Torrian Gray is leaving Virginia Tech to join Florida's coaching staff, Tech acknowledged the news Thursday. Gray, 41, will take over Florida's vacant... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Baltimore sculptor creates new statue, a possible Taney replacementCarl Schoettler, the finest feature writer ever employed by The Baltimore Sun,
Baltimore sculptor creates new statue, a possible Taney replacement
Baltimore Sun / Posted 2 days ago
Carl Schoettler, the finest feature writer ever employed by The Baltimore Sun, provided this information in a 1995 story about artist Joseph Sheppard: “He graduated from the Maryland Institute in 1953 with the last group of artists who studied with... Read more
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Daily Press
Fab 15: Where the class of 2016 signedHere's a look at where the football players selected last July for the Daily Pr
Fab 15: Where the class of 2016 signed
Daily Press / Posted 3 days ago
Here's a look at where the football players selected last July for the Daily Press' annual Fab 15 collection of the state's top high school talent signed letters of intent Wednesday: 1. Levonta Taylor, CB, Ocean Lakes (Virginia Beach) — Signed with... Read more
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WBOY Clarksburg
Weston Man Arrested After Severely Injuring Woman, Driving Car Through 7-ElevenA Weston man was arrested Tuesday night after police said he drove through the
Weston Man Arrested After Severely Injuring Woman, Driving Car Through 7-Eleven
WBOY Clarksburg / Posted 3 days ago
A Weston man was arrested Tuesday night after police said he drove through the front of a 7-Eleven after severely injuring a woman during a domestic incident. Lermon Russell, 41, punched a woman in the face multiple times, according to witnesses.... Read more
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WESH 2 Orlando
Middle school students battered homeless man, police sayTwo middle school students who initially reported being robbed by a homeless ma
Middle school students battered homeless man, police say
WESH 2 Orlando / Posted 4 days ago
Two middle school students who initially reported being robbed by a homeless man were actually the primary aggressors in the incident, Orlando police said. Investigators said the Stonewall Jackson students battered the man, and he has not yet been... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
My run in with liberal fascistsThere is a specter haunting American politics. It shows up everywhere from coll
My run in with liberal fascists
Baltimore Sun / Posted 4 days ago
There is a specter haunting American politics. It shows up everywhere from college campuses to city parks. It is belligerent, relentless and techno-savvy. It is liberal fascism, and I recently got a close-up view. Taking a weekend walk in Baltimore,... Read more
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Daily Press
Owning state will be difficult in this recruiting age for Hokies, U.Va.Jonathan Allen led national champion Alabama with 12 sacks this season and was
Owning state will be difficult in this recruiting age for Hokies, U.Va.
Daily Press / Posted 4 days ago
Jonathan Allen led national champion Alabama with 12 sacks this season and was first-team All-Southeastern Conference in 2014 and ’15. He hails from Stone Bridge High School in Northern Virginia. C.J. Prosise rushed for 1,032 yards and 11 touchdowns... Read more
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Daily Press
General Assembly notebook: Lee-Jackson Day survives close committee voteRICHMOND — Virginia's state holiday to honor Robert E. Lee and Thomas "Stonewal
General Assembly notebook: Lee-Jackson Day survives close committee vote
Daily Press / Posted 5 days ago
RICHMOND — Virginia's state holiday to honor Robert E. Lee and Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson will stay on the books after a Senate committee Monday killed a proposal to move that day off to election day. Senate Bill 662 went down on a party line vote,... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Ten great North American rail tripsAnd he meets a host of colourful characters along the way. “If you stop an Ame
Ten great North American rail trips
Daily Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
And he meets a host of colourful characters along the way. “If you stop an American in the street of sit next to one on a train they have a high level of energy and passion,” he says “They are articulate and extrovert: the programmes have an extra... Read more
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The Washington Times
Tommy Benton, Georgia lawmaker: KKK ‘made a lot of people straighten up’A Georgia state lawmaker says the House Democrats pushing to end state holidays
Tommy Benton, Georgia lawmaker: KKK ‘made a lot of people straighten up’
The Washington Times / Posted 8 days ago
A Georgia state lawmaker says the House Democrats pushing to end state holidays celebrating the Confederacy are committing “cultural terrorism” comparable to the Islamic State terrorist group. Rep. Tommy Benton, a Republican, is backing two pieces... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Gen. Stonewall Jackson's last days up for discussion in BrunswickCASWELL BEACH -- Chris Mackowski, professor at St. Bonaventure College in Alleg
Gen. Stonewall Jackson's last days up for discussion in Brunswick
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 9 days ago
CASWELL BEACH -- Chris Mackowski, professor at St. Bonaventure College in Allegheny, N.Y., will discuss “The Last Days of 'Stonewall' Jackson” at the Brunswick Civil War Round Table on Tuesday, Feb. 2, in Hatch Auditorium, on the grounds of the N.C.... Read more
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The Daily Mining Gazette
CW04 Lyle E. “Gunner” Wentela (USN-Ret.)He was born on November 2, 1942. Lyle was the son of Uno and Elsie Wentela of
CW04 Lyle E. “Gunner” Wentela (USN-Ret.)
The Daily Mining Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
He was born on November 2, 1942. Lyle was the son of Uno and Elsie Wentela of Nisula. He graduated as the Valedictorian of Baraga High School with the Class of 1960. He entered the Navy in November of 1960, spending 30 years. He retired November... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Ronda Rich: It's not a complaint, it's informationWhen we decided to visit the few remaining members of Tink’s family who live in
Ronda Rich: It's not a complaint, it's information
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 14 days ago
When we decided to visit the few remaining members of Tink’s family who live in Connecticut and New York, we chose to drive. Yes, it’s 15 hours in a car, but we’re tired of airports, security and planes that run late. It just seemed easier to get in... Read more
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Weirton Daily Times
BDC awarded mini-grants for several area projectsThe former Brooke Glass project in Wellsburg and the former Taylor, Smith and T
BDC awarded mini-grants for several area projects
Weirton Daily Times / Posted 14 days ago
The former Brooke Glass project in Wellsburg and the former Taylor, Smith and Taylor Pottery site project in Chester, both owned by the Business Development Corporation of the Northern Panhandle, were among the five projects to receive the... Read more
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Columbia County Observer
Some Floridians Still Fighting the Civil War Posted Jan. 22, 2015 09:58 am | Op-Ed OCCUPIED TALLAHASSEE – Nothing says le
Some Floridians Still Fighting the Civil War
Columbia County Observer / Posted 15 days ago
Posted Jan. 22, 2015 09:58 am | Op-Ed OCCUPIED TALLAHASSEE – Nothing says let’s celebrate the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. like some dunderhead flying a crop duster over the capitol, dragging a giant... Read more
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The Washington Times
‘Maryland, My Maryland’ state song latest target in nationwide Confederate cleansingANNAPOLIS — When it comes to the official song “Maryland, My Maryland,” state l
‘Maryland, My Maryland’ state song latest target in nationwide Confederate cleansing
The Washington Times / Posted 16 days ago
ANNAPOLIS — When it comes to the official song “Maryland, My Maryland,” state lawmakers are ready to sing a different tune — specifically, one that incorporates fewer secessionist elements of the Free State’s past. The nine-stanza song, sung to the... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
CLUB NEWSCape Fear Chordsmen Barbershop Quartet The Cape Fear Chordsmen Barbershop Quar
CLUB NEWS
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 16 days ago
Cape Fear Chordsmen Barbershop Quartet The Cape Fear Chordsmen Barbershop Quartet will sing two songs and present a rose and card from you to your Valentine, delivered Feb. 12-14. To schedule your "Singing" Valentine call 910-541-1256.Cape Fear... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Monuments should reflect today's thinkingWith the recommendations of the task force created to consider what to do about
Monuments should reflect today's thinking
Baltimore Sun / Posted 17 days ago
With the recommendations of the task force created to consider what to do about Confederate-era monuments in Baltimore now before Mayor Stephanie Rawlings–Blake, we are embroiled once again in the issues surrounding the display of symbols... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
Whooping Cough confirmed at Hanover school, parents told to be alert for symptomsThe Hanover school district is prompting parents to be on the lookout for commo
Whooping Cough confirmed at Hanover school, parents told to be alert for symptoms
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 18 days ago
The Hanover school district is prompting parents to be on the lookout for common cold symptoms, which could turn out to be a much bigger problem. It follows a confirmed case of Whooping Cough at Stonewall Jackson Middle School. The news spread just... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Take the statues downIf a prominent Baltimore family offered today to provide the city with a statue
Take the statues down
Baltimore Sun / Posted 18 days ago
If a prominent Baltimore family offered today to provide the city with a statue commemorating a man whose best known achievement in life had been to author a 19th Century U.S. Supreme Court decision holding that African-Americans, whether free or... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
To erase historyThe old story goes that General Robert E. Lee was having difficulty finding foo
To erase history
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 18 days ago
The old story goes that General Robert E. Lee was having difficulty finding food enough to feed the prisoners of war in his charge. As his officers discussed how to overcome the problem, one of them bitterly suggested that the Union Army had plenty... Read more
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The Washington Times
PHILLIP MCMATH: Robert E. Lee, American iconRobert E. Lee rode south on a morning in April 1861, crossing the Potomac to hi
PHILLIP MCMATH: Robert E. Lee, American icon
The Washington Times / Posted 19 days ago
Robert E. Lee rode south on a morning in April 1861, crossing the Potomac to his estate in Arlington. He had turned down President Lincoln’s offer of every soldier’s dream — command of the army of the United States, a position he had longed for, and... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
For this year at least, Confederate groups sound retreat from Wyman ParkFour years of demonstrations against the Maryland Sons of Confederate Veterans
For this year at least, Confederate groups sound retreat from Wyman Park
Baltimore Sun / Posted 20 days ago
Four years of demonstrations against the Maryland Sons of Confederate Veterans for holding their annual salute to Stonewall Jackson and Robert E. Lee on the weekend of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday appears to have paid off for those who took... Read more
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My EastText
Confederate-linked names to be dropped from four Houston schoolsHOUSTON (AP) — Texas' largest school district has joined the national debate ov
Confederate-linked names to be dropped from four Houston schools
My EastText / Posted 21 days ago
HOUSTON (AP) — Texas' largest school district has joined the national debate over whether communities should cut their ties to the Confederacy by renaming buildings or removing monuments. The Houston Independent School District board voted 5-4 on... Read more
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The Longview News-Journal
Confederate-linked names to be dropped from four Houston schoolsHOUSTON (AP) — Texas' largest school district has joined the national debate ov
Confederate-linked names to be dropped from four Houston schools
The Longview News-Journal / Posted 21 days ago
HOUSTON (AP) — Texas' largest school district has joined the national debate over whether communities should cut their ties to the Confederacy by renaming buildings or removing monuments. The Houston Independent School District board voted 5-4 on... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
4 Houston schools with Confederate names to get new monikersHOUSTON (AP) - Trustees of the largest school district in Texas have decided th
4 Houston schools with Confederate names to get new monikers
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 22 days ago
HOUSTON (AP) - Trustees of the largest school district in Texas have decided that four campuses with Confederate names will get new monikers. The board of the Houston Independent School District voted Thursday night to rename Robert E. Lee High... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
4 Texas schools with Confederate names to get new monikersTrustees of the largest school district in Texas have decided that four campuse
4 Texas schools with Confederate names to get new monikers
KTXS Abilene / Posted 22 days ago
Trustees of the largest school district in Texas have decided that four campuses with Confederate names will get new monikers. The Houston Independent School District board voted Thursday night to rename Robert E. Lee High School plus three middle... Read more
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KFDM Beaumont
4 Houston schools with Confederate names to get new monikersHOUSTON (AP) -- Trustees of the largest school district in Texas have decided
4 Houston schools with Confederate names to get new monikers
KFDM Beaumont / Posted 22 days ago
HOUSTON (AP) -- Trustees of the largest school district in Texas have decided that four campuses with Confederate names will get new monikers. Houston Independent School District board voted Thursday night to rename Robert E. Lee High School plus... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
4 Schools with Confederate Names to Get New MonikersTrustees of the largest school district in Texas have decided that four campuse
4 Schools with Confederate Names to Get New Monikers
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 22 days ago
Trustees of the largest school district in Texas have decided that four campuses with Confederate names will get new monikers. The Houston Independent School District board voted Thursday night to rename Robert E. Lee High School plus three middle... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
Nueces County Junior Livestock Show Steer And Heifer Show DayHOUSTON (AP) - Trustees of the largest school district in Texas have decided th
Nueces County Junior Livestock Show Steer And Heifer Show Day
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 22 days ago
HOUSTON (AP) - Trustees of the largest school district in Texas have decided that four campuses with Confederate names will get new monikers. The Houston Independent School District board voted Thursday night to rename Robert E. Lee High School plus... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
Coast Guard: 2 Marine helicopters collide off Hawaii's Oahu HONOLULU (AP) - The U.S. Coast Guard says two Marine helicopters have collide
Coast Guard: 2 Marine helicopters collide off Hawaii's Oahu
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 22 days ago
HONOLULU (AP) - The U.S. Coast Guard says two Marine helicopters have collided off the Hawaiian island of Oahu. Coast Guard Chief... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
The First G.O.P. Debate of 2016Coast Guard: 2 Marine helicopters collide off Hawaii's OahuCoast Guard: 2 Marin
The First G.O.P. Debate of 2016
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 22 days ago
Coast Guard: 2 Marine helicopters collide off Hawaii's OahuCoast Guard: 2 Marine helicopters collide off Hawaii's Oahu HONOLULU (AP) - The U.S. Coast Guard says two Marine helicopters have collided off the Hawaiian island of Oahu. Coast Guard Chief... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
4 Houston schools with Confederate names to get new monikersCoast Guard: 2 Marine helicopters collide off Hawaii's OahuCoast Guard: 2 Marin
4 Houston schools with Confederate names to get new monikers
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 22 days ago
Coast Guard: 2 Marine helicopters collide off Hawaii's OahuCoast Guard: 2 Marine helicopters collide off Hawaii's Oahu HONOLULU (AP) - The U.S. Coast Guard says two Marine helicopters have collided off the Hawaiian island of Oahu. Coast Guard Chief... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
4 Houston schools with Confederate names to get new monikersHOUSTON (AP) - Trustees of the largest school district in Texas have decided th
4 Houston schools with Confederate names to get new monikers
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 22 days ago
HOUSTON (AP) - Trustees of the largest school district in Texas have decided that four campuses with Confederate names will get new monikers. The Houston Independent School District board voted Thursday night to rename Robert E. Lee High School plus... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
4 Houston schools with Confederate names to get new monikersHOUSTON (AP) - Trustees of the largest school district in Texas have decided th
4 Houston schools with Confederate names to get new monikers
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 22 days ago
HOUSTON (AP) - Trustees of the largest school district in Texas have decided that four campuses with Confederate names will get new monikers. The Houston Independent School District board voted Thursday night to rename Robert E. Lee High School plus... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
4 Houston schools with Confederate names to get new monikersHOUSTON (AP) - Trustees of the largest school district in Texas have decided th
4 Houston schools with Confederate names to get new monikers
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 22 days ago
HOUSTON (AP) - Trustees of the largest school district in Texas have decided that four campuses with Confederate names will get new monikers. The Houston Independent School District board voted Thursday night to rename Robert E. Lee High School plus... Read more
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KXXV Waco
4 Houston schools with Confederate names to get new monikersHOUSTON (AP) - Trustees of the largest school district in Texas have decided th
4 Houston schools with Confederate names to get new monikers
KXXV Waco / Posted 22 days ago
HOUSTON (AP) - Trustees of the largest school district in Texas have decided that four campuses with Confederate names will get new monikers. The Houston Independent School District board voted Thursday night to rename Robert E. Lee High School plus... Read more
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KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma
4 Houston schools with Confederate names to get new monikersHOUSTON (AP) - Trustees of the largest school district in Texas have decided th
4 Houston schools with Confederate names to get new monikers
KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma / Posted 22 days ago
HOUSTON (AP) - Trustees of the largest school district in Texas have decided that four campuses with Confederate names will get new monikers. The Houston Independent School District board voted Thursday night to rename Robert E. Lee High School plus... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
4 Houston schools with Confederate names to get new monikersHOUSTON (AP) - Trustees of the largest school district in Texas have decided th
4 Houston schools with Confederate names to get new monikers
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 22 days ago
HOUSTON (AP) - Trustees of the largest school district in Texas have decided that four campuses with Confederate names will get new monikers. The board of the Houston Independent School District voted Thursday night to rename Robert E. Lee High... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
4 Houston schools with Confederate names to get new monikersHOUSTON (AP) - Trustees of the largest school district in Texas have decided th
4 Houston schools with Confederate names to get new monikers
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 22 days ago
HOUSTON (AP) - Trustees of the largest school district in Texas have decided that four campuses with Confederate names will get new monikers. The board of the Houston Independent School District voted Thursday night to rename Robert E. Lee High... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
Service & Sacrifice: Losing Count of Surgeries but Pushing Ahead(BLOUNT COUNTY) A wounded warrior from East Tennessee shot five times in a mach
Service & Sacrifice: Losing Count of Surgeries but Pushing Ahead
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 22 days ago
(BLOUNT COUNTY) A wounded warrior from East Tennessee shot five times in a machine gun attack guesses he’s had 28 surgeries during his four-year recovery and he now faces another major operation. “I’m not losing a leg, I’m gaining a thumb,” he said... Read more
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KPRC Local 2 Houston
HISD discusses plans to rename Confederate-titled schoolsHOUSTON - The Houston Independent School District’s Board of Education are meet
HISD discusses plans to rename Confederate-titled schools
KPRC Local 2 Houston / Posted 23 days ago
HOUSTON - The Houston Independent School District’s Board of Education are meeting to discuss the process of renaming several HISD schools and facilities with Confederate titles, according to HISD officials. The discussion will take place during the... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Baltimore panel recommends removing 2 Confederate monumentsBALTIMORE (AP) - A commission appointed by Baltimore's mayor is recommending th
Baltimore panel recommends removing 2 Confederate monuments
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 23 days ago
BALTIMORE (AP) - A commission appointed by Baltimore's mayor is recommending that the city remove two of four Confederate monuments on public property. The seven-member panel voted on Thursday to urge removal of Roger B. Taney Monument on Mount... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Baltimore City commission recommends removal of two Confederate monumentsA task force deciding what to do with Baltimore's four Confederate monuments is
Baltimore City commission recommends removal of two Confederate monuments
Baltimore Sun / Posted 23 days ago
A task force deciding what to do with Baltimore's four Confederate monuments is recommending two be removed. The seven-member commission, appointed by Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, narrowly voted Thursday to remove the Roger B. Taney Monument on... Read more
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