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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
Hillsborough County commissioners vote to relocate Confederate statue to private cemetery$200,000 in relocation costs. "I was not in favor of using tax dollars to relo
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 4 days ago
$200,000 in relocation costs. "I was not in favor of using tax dollars to relocate this statue," she said. Commissioner Victor Crist, who originally voted to keep the memorial in place, was absent for the vote on family vacation. The final vote... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Live blog: Most speakers tell Hillsborough commissioners the Confederate monument needs to goFourth holiday, the tide started to turn. Commissioner Les Miller announced he
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
Fourth holiday, the tide started to turn. Commissioner Les Miller announced he would demand another vote, and Commissioner Victor Crist acknowledged he was willing to consider relocating the statue. Commissioner Sandy Murman's position started to... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Carlton: One more chance to do the right thing and move Confederate monumentis true enough, though there is always the option of learning from it. Then fo
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
is true enough, though there is always the option of learning from it. Then four of seven commissioners — Stacy White, Victor Crist, Ken Hagan and Sandy Murman — voted not to move it an inch. Although there was talk of painting a pretty picture... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Hillsborough County Commission to vote again on moving Confederate monumentlawyer has volunteered to cover the cost of relocating the monument, which woul
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 5 days ago
lawyer has volunteered to cover the cost of relocating the monument, which would likely exceed $100,000. Commissioner Victor Crist is among the commissioners who has changed positions. Crist is now in favor of moving the monument, but he can’t... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Second vote nears on removal of Tampa Confederate Monumentsaid Strickland. "All veterans monuments matter, and this will not be the radic
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 5 days ago
said Strickland. "All veterans monuments matter, and this will not be the radical left's last." Meanwhile, Commissioner Victor Crist is working on a compromise. A spokesman with Crist's office said he's found a private cemetery that has... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Majority of Hillsborough commissioners now support moving Tampa's Confederate statuetold the Tampa Bay Times on Tuesday she supports relocating the statue after vo
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
told the Tampa Bay Times on Tuesday she supports relocating the statue after voting against it in June. Commissioner Victor Crist also has changed positions and now wants to move the monument, but he can't attend Wednesday's meeting. Crist,... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Protests gather around Tampa Confederate monument ahead of 2nd voteMajda Rahmanovic, who opposes the monument. "Therefore, we should really move i
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 6 days ago
Majda Rahmanovic, who opposes the monument. "Therefore, we should really move it to an appropriate place." Commissioner Victor Crist has been working to find another place for the statue, possibly in a private cemetery. Supporters insist it... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Hillsborough County considering removing Confederate statueFla. (AP) - Hillsborough County officials might have a location to move a Confe
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 7 days ago
Fla. (AP) - Hillsborough County officials might have a location to move a Confederate monument. County Commissioner Victor Crist told the Tampa Bay Times that a private cemetery has tentatively agreed to take the 106-year-old marble... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Hillsborough County considering removing Confederate statueFla. (AP) - Hillsborough County officials might have a location to move a Confe
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 7 days ago
Fla. (AP) - Hillsborough County officials might have a location to move a Confederate monument. County Commissioner Victor Crist told the Tampa Bay Times that a private cemetery has tentatively agreed to take the 106-year-old marble... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Hillsborough County considering removing Confederate statueFla. (AP) � Hillsborough County officials might have a location to move a Confe
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
Fla. (AP) � Hillsborough County officials might have a location to move a Confederate monument. County Commissioner Victor Crist told the Tampa Bay Times that a private cemetery has tentatively agreed to take the 106-year-old marble... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Tampa's Confederate memorial could be moved if Hillsborough officials can find a new locationhouse. Miller has since requested a re-vote and at least one county commissione
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
house. Miller has since requested a re-vote and at least one county commissioner has changed his mind on it. Commissioner Victor Crist voted for the monument to stay where it is, but has since worked publicly and behind the scenes to find it a new... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Jeff Vinik: Politicians are holding back Tampa Bay's transit futurewhether to tax themselves in order to raise money for roads, transit and pedest
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
whether to tax themselves in order to raise money for roads, transit and pedestrian improvements. Commissioners including Victor Crist and Sandy Murman said the plan was premature and they didn't want to risk putting something on the ballot that... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Crist shift on Tampa's Confederate statue may signal momentum for removalTAMPA — Once in favor of keeping Tampa's Confederate monument where it is, Hill
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
TAMPA — Once in favor of keeping Tampa's Confederate monument where it is, Hillsborough County Commissioner Victor Crist now believes it will likely be moved. Where the monument ends up remains in the air. But during an appearance Thursday on... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Tampa Bay Rays support removing Confederate monument from downtown Tampaspeaker called African Americans an "ignorant and inferior race." Since the vo
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 16 days ago
speaker called African Americans an "ignorant and inferior race." Since the vote against removal, County Commissioner Victor Crist said he would consider moving the monument to Oaklawn Cemetery, the city's oldest public burial ground and the... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Protest over Confederate monument gaining momentum?told the paper he plans on asking his colleagues to remove the monument once ag
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 17 days ago
told the paper he plans on asking his colleagues to remove the monument once again at the July 19 meeting, and Commissioner Victor Crist could be the swing vote. Crist is the one who proposed putting up a mural behind the monument that would... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Uber/Lyft killed the PTC; but who will watch the tow trucks?will be much less regulation...creating a higher risk of regulation to the cons
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 18 days ago
will be much less regulation...creating a higher risk of regulation to the consumer," said Hillsborough Commissioner Victor Crist. It’s also still not clear if the county will adopt all of the PTC’s towing regulations and protections. "It's... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Fight over Tampa's Confederate monument isn't over yetvoted last month against removing a Confederate monument from downtown Tampa is
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 18 days ago
voted last month against removing a Confederate monument from downtown Tampa is now open to relocating it. Commissioner Victor Crist said Wednesday he wants to move the statue to Oaklawn Cemetery, Tampa's oldest public burial ground and the... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Civic leader takes a stand against statueseriously. Was there a particular commissioner whose vote disappointed you mor
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 20 days ago
seriously. Was there a particular commissioner whose vote disappointed you more than others? There were probably two, Victor Crist and Ken Hagan, who stand out because of personal relationships, especially from the viewpoint of having seen... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Bob Buckhorn: Climate change is real, but is it man-made?in my face without a lot of thought." Crist, Murman hold joint fundraiser Rep
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 24 days ago
in my face without a lot of thought." Crist, Murman hold joint fundraiser Republican Hillsborough County Commissioners Victor Crist and Sandy Murman, who are both running for countywide commissioner seats in 2018 and made sure they wouldn't be... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Carlton: Fix Hillsborough's embarrassing vote to keep Confederate statue at the courthouseenslaved ancestors and about growing up in the battle for civil rights, words t
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 24 days ago
enslaved ancestors and about growing up in the battle for civil rights, words that did not appear to faze Commissioners Victor Crist, Ken Hagan, Sandy Murman and Stacy White. All of them are up for election, by the way. Maybe it's that South... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
Rising opposition to Confederate Veterans' Memorial, Commissioners who voted to keep itCounty Commissioners voted 4-to-3 to keep the statue last week. Commissioners
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 26 days ago
County Commissioners voted 4-to-3 to keep the statue last week. Commissioners Sandra Murman, Stacey White, Victor Crist and Ken Hagan voted to keep it in place but also to build a diversity memorial behind it. "We certainly can... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Group opposing Confederate statue not done protestingremoval of the statue, saying the only purpose it serves is reminding people of
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 27 days ago
removal of the statue, saying the only purpose it serves is reminding people of this country's racist past. Commissioner Victor Crist, meanwhile, who voted to keep the monument in place, is considering a new proposal. "Whether we kept it or... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Hillsborough commissioners sign off on 'diversity mural' ideawall behind the controversial Confederate Monument located at the old county co
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted a month ago
wall behind the controversial Confederate Monument located at the old county courthouse. Mural supported by Commissioner Victor Crist Diversity mural could cost $100,000 - $250,000 Scope, budget for project now being assessed Commissioner... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
Confederate soldier monument in Tampa will stay putdon’t look for a compromise or consensus, there’s going to be hatred and anger
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted a month ago
don’t look for a compromise or consensus, there’s going to be hatred and anger that could last for decades,” Commissioner Victor Crist said. “What I’m going to argue is [the statue] is there and let’s make lemonade out of lemons. Let’s wrap it in... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Confederate monument in Tampa will stay putdon’t look for a compromise or consensus, there’s going to be hatred and anger
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 1 months ago
don’t look for a compromise or consensus, there’s going to be hatred and anger that could last for decades,” Commissioner Victor Crist said. “What I’m going to argue is [the statue] is there and let’s make lemonade out of lemons. Let’s wrap it in... Read more
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