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The Memphis Flyer
Shell, Yeah!he says. "Sid played guitar and Horace played banjo, and they sang these haunti
Shell, Yeah!
The Memphis Flyer / Posted 54 minutes ago
he says. "Sid played guitar and Horace played banjo, and they sang these haunting harmonies like two guys returning from the Civil War. It made a huge impression on me." Shortly thereafter, Crosthwait, a blossoming avant-garde percussionist... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Court refuses to block removal of Confederate monumentLOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - History buffs may never settle whether the Civil War wa
Court refuses to block removal of Confederate monument
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted an hour ago
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - History buffs may never settle whether the Civil War was fought over slavery, 'state's rights', taxes, property rights exclusive of slavery, or a combination of some or all of the above. But Jefferson County Circuit Judge... Read more
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Style Weekly
Sexiest Economic Boostyou’re sure to enjoy “Mercy Street,” which began filming in Richmond and Peters
Sexiest Economic Boost
Style Weekly / Posted an hour ago
you’re sure to enjoy “Mercy Street,” which began filming in Richmond and Petersburg this year. The drama is inspired by the Civil War-era Mansion House Hospital in Union-occupied Alexandria. Like the modern-day drama “ER,” the show is filled... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
Medal of Honor recipientand the Manteca Police Department. Presidents, in the name of the United State
Medal of Honor recipient
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted an hour ago
and the Manteca Police Department. Presidents, in the name of the United States Congress, have awarded 3,459 medals since the Civil War. Davis, 69, grew up in French Camp where he fondly remembers playing in canals during the summer to cool... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Spurned for job because of languageI was appalled. I am physically disabled and this position would have been para
Spurned for job because of language
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 hours ago
I was appalled. I am physically disabled and this position would have been paradise for me. My ancestors go back to the Civil War; they fought for what was our beautiful country. My grandfather fought in World War I and my uncles fought in... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Refugees are our historyGermans fleeing the failed 1848 revolution, the Irish the potato famine. Both a
Refugees are our history
Rutland Herald / Posted 2 hours ago
Germans fleeing the failed 1848 revolution, the Irish the potato famine. Both arrived in time to fill the Union ranks in the Civil War. The Jews, refugees since the fall of Jerusalem to the Romans, came fleeing pogroms in Russia in the 19th... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Is this the world’s most radical mayor? | Dan HancoxSpanish Republic, which was declared in the very same square in April 1931; its
Is this the world’s most radical mayor? | Dan Hancox
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 3 hours ago
Spanish Republic, which was declared in the very same square in April 1931; its egalitarian ideals buried in the rubble of the civil war five years later. The date of Colau’s victory – 24 May 2015 – was to be, in the words of one spray-painted... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Wind turbine catches fire near Shallowaterfor the new movie, "Free State of Jones" has sparked new interest in the story
Wind turbine catches fire near Shallowater
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 3 hours ago
for the new movie, "Free State of Jones" has sparked new interest in the story of Newt Knight and Jones County during the Civil War. A second trailer for the new movie, "Free State of Jones" has sparked new interest in the story of Newt... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Grill sparks fire at downtown apartmentsfor the new movie, "Free State of Jones" has sparked new interest in the story
Grill sparks fire at downtown apartments
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 3 hours ago
for the new movie, "Free State of Jones" has sparked new interest in the story of Newt Knight and Jones County during the Civil War. A second trailer for the new movie, "Free State of Jones" has sparked new interest in the story of Newt... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Parades, ceremonies and more to honor those who gave allwill include a rifle salute and the reading of the Gettysburg Address and Gener
Parades, ceremonies and more to honor those who gave all
The Marietta Times / Posted 3 hours ago
will include a rifle salute and the reading of the Gettysburg Address and General Logan's orders, which were given during the Civil War and proclaimed Memorial Day. There will be a flag retirement ceremony at AL Post 64 Home, also at Eighth and... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Column: Why Memorial Day really mattersand largely apolitical. I could not imagine that in Aspen in 1915 anyone would
Column: Why Memorial Day really matters
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 4 hours ago
and largely apolitical. I could not imagine that in Aspen in 1915 anyone would have disparaged a 70-year-old veteran of the Civil War. I do not believe that in 1995 a 70-year-old veteran of WWII would have been insulted. This lady felt compelled... Read more
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Adirondack Daily Enterprise
Memorial Day brings on the summer cookoutsweekend is a harbinger of the summer cookout and picnic season. Memorial Day g
Memorial Day brings on the summer cookouts
Adirondack Daily Enterprise / Posted 4 hours ago
weekend is a harbinger of the summer cookout and picnic season. Memorial Day grew out of graveside memorials at the end of the Civil war. On May 1, 1865, freed slaves in Charleston, SC honored 257 Union soldiers buried nearby in a mass grave by... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Plaques pay tribute to veterans from 20 US wars, conflictsdedicated to all service members past, present and future, are painted with a c
Plaques pay tribute to veterans from 20 US wars, conflicts
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 5 hours ago
dedicated to all service members past, present and future, are painted with a camouflage theme, and another, representing the Civil War, is blue and gray, said Larry Janesh, who presented the idea for the project to the post leadership about a... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Missing children back in the spotlightfor the new movie, "Free State of Jones" has sparked new interest in the story
Missing children back in the spotlight
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 5 hours ago
for the new movie, "Free State of Jones" has sparked new interest in the story of Newt Knight and Jones County during the Civil War. A second trailer for the new movie, "Free State of Jones" has sparked new interest in the story of Newt... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Church slaying families accept pursuit of death penaltybecause of its role sheltering and inspiring slaves, even after white slave own
Church slaying families accept pursuit of death penalty
Lake Placid News / Posted 5 hours ago
because of its role sheltering and inspiring slaves, even after white slave owners ordered all black churches closed before the Civil War. His hand sits on a pew, with light coming through one of the church's stained glass windows. Jennifer... Read more
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Lapeer Area View
May 26, 2016called it Decoration Day and for decades it was a somber affair. With more than
May 26, 2016
Lapeer Area View / Posted 5 hours ago
called it Decoration Day and for decades it was a somber affair. With more than 620,000 dead on both sides by the end of the Civil War there wasn’t a village too small in America to not have been touched by the fraternal conflict. Gen. John... Read more
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Lapeer Area View
Parades, ceremonies to mark Memorial Day across Lapeer County | May 26, 2016of Memorial Day on Monday. Originally established as Decoration Day, a day to
Parades, ceremonies to mark Memorial Day across Lapeer County | May 26, 2016
Lapeer Area View / Posted 5 hours ago
of Memorial Day on Monday. Originally established as Decoration Day, a day to decorate the graves of those who died in the Civil War, it has evolved into Memorial Day, a federal holiday declared in 1967, to commemorate all who died while... Read more
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Breitbart
Biden: Administration’s Opportunity to Secure Gun Control ‘Probably’ Gonelegislation is a sign of “dysfunction,” going so far as to suggest the current
Biden: Administration’s Opportunity to Secure Gun Control ‘Probably’ Gone
Breitbart / Posted 5 hours ago
legislation is a sign of “dysfunction,” going so far as to suggest the current Congress is the most dysfunctional since “the Civil War.” He encouraged state and local leaders to keep fighting for gun control in their cities and states. AWR... Read more
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Eye Witness News
UN ends more than decade of sanctions, arms embargo on Liberialifted its own economic sanctions on Liberia in November. Concern about the us
UN ends more than decade of sanctions, arms embargo on Liberia
Eye Witness News / Posted 5 hours ago
lifted its own economic sanctions on Liberia in November. Concern about the use of Liberian “blood diamonds” to help fund the civil war helped inspire the creation of the UN-backed Kimberley Process Certification Scheme, a programme to certify the... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
Church slaying families accept pursuit of death penaltybecause of its role sheltering and inspiring slaves, even after white slave own
Church slaying families accept pursuit of death penalty
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 5 hours ago
because of its role sheltering and inspiring slaves, even after white slave owners ordered all black churches closed before the Civil War. His hand sits on a pew, with light coming through one of the church's stained glass windows. Jennifer... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Church slaying families accept pursuit of death penaltybecause of its role sheltering and inspiring slaves, even after white slave own
Church slaying families accept pursuit of death penalty
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 6 hours ago
because of its role sheltering and inspiring slaves, even after white slave owners ordered all black churches closed before the Civil War. His hand sits on a pew, with light coming through one of the church's stained glass windows. Jennifer... Read more
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CTV News
Families of Charleston church slaying victims accept pursuit of death penaltybecause of its role sheltering and inspiring slaves, even after white slave own
Families of Charleston church slaying victims accept pursuit of death penalty
CTV News / Posted 6 hours ago
because of its role sheltering and inspiring slaves, even after white slave owners ordered all black churches closed before the Civil War. His hand sits on a pew, with light coming through one of the church's stained glass windows. Jennifer... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
1 dead after shooting at T.I. concert in New Yorkfor the new movie, "Free State of Jones" has sparked new interest in the story
1 dead after shooting at T.I. concert in New York
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 6 hours ago
for the new movie, "Free State of Jones" has sparked new interest in the story of Newt Knight and Jones County during the Civil War. A second trailer for the new movie, "Free State of Jones" has sparked new interest in the story of Newt... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Gulfport K-9's receive bullet proof vest donationfor the new movie, "Free State of Jones" has sparked new interest in the story
Gulfport K-9's receive bullet proof vest donation
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 6 hours ago
for the new movie, "Free State of Jones" has sparked new interest in the story of Newt Knight and Jones County during the Civil War. A second trailer for the new movie, "Free State of Jones" has sparked new interest in the story of Newt... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Hundreds of dead fish found on Gulfport beachfor the new movie, "Free State of Jones" has sparked new interest in the story
Hundreds of dead fish found on Gulfport beach
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 6 hours ago
for the new movie, "Free State of Jones" has sparked new interest in the story of Newt Knight and Jones County during the Civil War. A second trailer for the new movie, "Free State of Jones" has sparked new interest in the story of Newt... Read more
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The Times Leader
Church slaying families accept pursuit of death penaltybecause of its role sheltering and inspiring slaves, even after white slave own
Church slaying families accept pursuit of death penalty
The Times Leader / Posted 6 hours ago
because of its role sheltering and inspiring slaves, even after white slave owners ordered all black churches closed before the Civil War. His hand sits on a pew, with light coming through one of the church's stained glass windows. Jennifer... Read more
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Lisbon Morning Journal
Church slaying families accept pursuit of death penaltybecause of its role sheltering and inspiring slaves, even after white slave own
Church slaying families accept pursuit of death penalty
Lisbon Morning Journal / Posted 6 hours ago
because of its role sheltering and inspiring slaves, even after white slave owners ordered all black churches closed before the Civil War. His hand sits on a pew, with light coming through one of the church's stained glass windows. Jennifer... Read more
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Marshalltown Times-Republican
Church slaying families accept pursuit of death penaltybecause of its role sheltering and inspiring slaves, even after white slave own
Church slaying families accept pursuit of death penalty
Marshalltown Times-Republican / Posted 6 hours ago
because of its role sheltering and inspiring slaves, even after white slave owners ordered all black churches closed before the Civil War. His hand sits on a pew, with light coming through one of the church's stained glass windows. Jennifer... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Scout troops decorate veterans' graveshappy is putting the flags in the ground and just respecting them." Memorial D
Scout troops decorate veterans' graves
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 6 hours ago
happy is putting the flags in the ground and just respecting them." Memorial Day was initially called Decoration Day when it was founded after the Civil War as a time for the nation to decorate the graves of the war dead with flowers. (© 2016 W... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Youngstown American Legion to honor vets of all wars with plaque projectdedicated to all service members past, present and future, are painted with a c
Youngstown American Legion to honor vets of all wars with plaque project
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 6 hours ago
dedicated to all service members past, present and future, are painted with a camouflage theme, and another, representing the Civil War, is blue and gray, said Larry Janesh, who presented the idea for the project to the post leadership about a... Read more
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International Business Times
British special forces wipe out Isis suicide truck 'with a huge explosion' Durat added. The revelation led to backlash from MPs, who said that parliament
British special forces wipe out Isis suicide truck 'with a huge explosion'
International Business Times / Posted 8 hours ago
Durat added. The revelation led to backlash from MPs, who said that parliament is being sidestepped over Britain's role in the civil war. Lawmakers claimed that special forces were operating in conventional combat capacities to circumvent... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Little-known invasion launched here set stage for Irish independenceindependence can trace its roots to historical milestones like the Fenian Invas
Little-known invasion launched here set stage for Irish independence
The Buffalo News / Posted 9 hours ago
independence can trace its roots to historical milestones like the Fenian Invasion of Canada, launched by Irish veterans of the Civil War 150 years ago next week from Riverside. It was all part of a failed attempt to barter a captured Canada for... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
Memorial Day weekend kicks off with wreath laying ceremonyyears old. The wreaths were laid beneath veterans walls outside the courthouse
Memorial Day weekend kicks off with wreath laying ceremony
KOMU Columbia / Posted 9 hours ago
years old. The wreaths were laid beneath veterans walls outside the courthouse; the walls commemorate wars starting with the Civil War. Colonel Bill Boston, a longtime volunteer at the event, said it is important to realize the importance of... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Church slaying families accept pursuit of death penaltybecause of its role sheltering and inspiring slaves, even after white slave own
Church slaying families accept pursuit of death penalty
KGTV San Diego / Posted 9 hours ago
because of its role sheltering and inspiring slaves, even after white slave owners ordered all black churches closed before the Civil War. His hand sits on a pew, with light coming through one of the church's stained glass windows. Jennifer... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Church slaying families accept pursuit of death penaltybecause of its role sheltering and inspiring slaves, even after white slave own
Church slaying families accept pursuit of death penalty
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 9 hours ago
because of its role sheltering and inspiring slaves, even after white slave owners ordered all black churches closed before the Civil War. His hand sits on a pew, with light coming through one of the church's stained glass windows. Jennifer... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Court refuses to block removal of Confederate monumentLOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - History buffs may never settle whether the Civil War wa
Court refuses to block removal of Confederate monument
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 9 hours ago
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - History buffs may never settle whether the Civil War was fought over slavery, 'state's rights', taxes, property rights exclusive of slavery, or a combination of some or all of the above. But Jefferson County Circuit Judge... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Church slaying families accept pursuit of death penaltybecause of its role sheltering and inspiring slaves, even after white slave own
Church slaying families accept pursuit of death penalty
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 9 hours ago
because of its role sheltering and inspiring slaves, even after white slave owners ordered all black churches closed before the Civil War. His hand sits on a pew, with light coming through one of the church's stained glass windows. Jennifer... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Church slaying families accept pursuit of death penaltybecause of its role sheltering and inspiring slaves, even after white slave own
Church slaying families accept pursuit of death penalty
Savannah Morning News / Posted 9 hours ago
because of its role sheltering and inspiring slaves, even after white slave owners ordered all black churches closed before the Civil War. His hand sits on a pew, with light coming through one of the church’s stained glass windows. Jennifer... Read more
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Salon.com
Church slaying families accept pursuit of death penaltybecause of its role sheltering and inspiring slaves, even after white slave own
Church slaying families accept pursuit of death penalty
Salon.com / Posted 9 hours ago
because of its role sheltering and inspiring slaves, even after white slave owners ordered all black churches closed before the Civil War. His hand sits on a pew, with light coming through one of the church’s stained glass windows. Jennifer... Read more
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Deseret News
Church slaying families accept pursuit of death penaltybecause of its role sheltering and inspiring slaves, even after white slave own
Church slaying families accept pursuit of death penalty
Deseret News / Posted 9 hours ago
because of its role sheltering and inspiring slaves, even after white slave owners ordered all black churches closed before the Civil War. His hand sits on a pew, with light coming through one of the church's stained glass windows. Jennifer... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
2nd trailer for 'Free State' sparks new interest in related productsfor the new movie, "Free State of Jones" has sparked new interest in the story
2nd trailer for 'Free State' sparks new interest in related products
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 10 hours ago
for the new movie, "Free State of Jones" has sparked new interest in the story of Newt Knight and Jones County during the Civil War. A second trailer for the new movie, "Free State of Jones" has sparked new interest in the story of Newt... Read more
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Daily Herald
Church slaying families accept pursuit of death penaltybecause of its role sheltering and inspiring slaves, even after white slave own
Church slaying families accept pursuit of death penalty
Daily Herald / Posted 10 hours ago
because of its role sheltering and inspiring slaves, even after white slave owners ordered all black churches closed before the Civil War. His hand sits on a pew, with light coming through one of the church's stained glass windows. Jennifer... Read more
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Al.com
Charleston church shooting: Victims' families support decision to seek death penaltybecause of its role sheltering and inspiring slaves, even after white slave own
Charleston church shooting: Victims' families support decision to seek death penalty
Al.com / Posted 10 hours ago
because of its role sheltering and inspiring slaves, even after white slave owners ordered all black churches closed before the Civil War. His hand sits on a pew, with light coming through one of the church's stained glass windows. Jennifer... Read more
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Orange County Register
Some restaurants are saying no to tippingclass system would not make its way across the Atlantic, particularly in the ye
Some restaurants are saying no to tipping
Orange County Register / Posted 10 hours ago
class system would not make its way across the Atlantic, particularly in the years after the American Revolution. But after the Civil War and the rise of fine dining in larger cities, tipping slowly began to take hold. At first the custom was... Read more
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The Hindu
Colombo to set up Office on Missing Personsgovernment has decided to set up an Office on Missing Persons (OMP), one of the
Colombo to set up Office on Missing Persons
The Hindu / Posted 10 hours ago
government has decided to set up an Office on Missing Persons (OMP), one of the four mechanisms proposed to deal with the civil war-related grievances. The OMP will not engage in prosecutions. However, it will have the power to investigate... Read more
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Daily Maverick
amaBhungane: Liberia, America’s outpost of financial secrecyoff the government’s balance sheet, and the UN alleged that Urey used the agenc
amaBhungane: Liberia, America’s outpost of financial secrecy
Daily Maverick / Posted 11 hours ago
off the government’s balance sheet, and the UN alleged that Urey used the agency to make off-budget arms purchases during the civil war in violation of UN sanctions. In a recent interview, Urey claimed that the money granted to the BMA was used... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Church slaying families accept pursuit of death penaltybecause of its role sheltering and inspiring slaves, even after white slave own
Church slaying families accept pursuit of death penalty
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 11 hours ago
because of its role sheltering and inspiring slaves, even after white slave owners ordered all black churches closed before the Civil War. His hand sits on a pew, with light coming through one of the church's stained glass windows. Jennifer... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Church slaying families accept pursuit of death penaltybecause of its role sheltering and inspiring slaves, even after white slave own
Church slaying families accept pursuit of death penalty
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 11 hours ago
because of its role sheltering and inspiring slaves, even after white slave owners ordered all black churches closed before the Civil War. His hand sits on a pew, with light coming through one of the church's stained glass windows. Jennifer... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Memorial Day Weekend Starts Thursday In New Britaina.m. at the General Casimir Pulaski Monument and General Tadeusz Kosciuszko Mon
Memorial Day Weekend Starts Thursday In New Britain
Hartford Courant / Posted 12 hours ago
a.m. at the General Casimir Pulaski Monument and General Tadeusz Kosciuszko Monument at Pulaski Park. 11 a.m. at the Civil War, World War II, Korean and Vietnam Memorials in Central Park. 11:30 a.m. at the 65th Infantry Regiment Park... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Church slaying families accept pursuit of death penaltybecause of its role sheltering and inspiring slaves, even after white slave own
Church slaying families accept pursuit of death penalty
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 12 hours ago
because of its role sheltering and inspiring slaves, even after white slave owners ordered all black churches closed before the Civil War. His hand sits on a pew, with light coming through one of the church's stained glass windows. Jennifer... Read more
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