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New Confederate monuments are going up and these are the people behind them

Sat, 19 Aug 2017 17:04:44 GMT

Since 2007, John Culpepper had been anticipating this moment: the unveiling of a statue to the common Confederate soldier in his hometown of Chickamauga, Georgia. In November of last year, three days before Donald Trump won the presidency, it became a reality.(image)


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The Confederate memorials to be removed after Charlottesville

Sat, 19 Aug 2017 18:35:23 GMT

More than 150 years after the Civil War ended, the Confederacy is memorialized with statues, monuments and historical markers across the United States.(image)


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Georgia NAACP wants all Confederate symbols removed from public property

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 15:54:06 GMT

The Georgia chapter of the NAACP called on state officials Friday to remove all Confederate symbols from public property in response to last weekend's violence in Charlottesville, Virginia.(image)


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Descendants of Civil War icons want Confederate statues to come down

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 16:52:25 GMT

The great-great grandchildren of Robert E. Lee, Jefferson Davis and Stonewall Jackson have a message for those who adamantly want to preserve the Confederate leaders' monuments: Let it go.(image)


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Total solar eclipse: Things to know

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 16:47:18 GMT

In less than a week, the sun will disappear -- for a short time -- across America.(image)



Fla. cop killed, another hurt in possible ambush

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 00:53:38 GMT

A Kissimmee police officer is dead and a sergeant is in "grave critical condition" after a shooting that may have been an ambush, Kissimmee Police Chief Jeff O'Dell said.(image)


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What will the weather be for solar eclipse?

Sat, 19 Aug 2017 01:35:51 GMT

It's probably the most anticipated weather forecast in recent memory. Millions of people across the United States are eagerly tuning in to their local meteorologists or refreshing their favorite apps, all hoping for the same thing: clear skies overhead Monday for the total solar eclipse.(image)


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Trump applauds Boston protesters for 'speaking out against bigotry and hate'

Sat, 19 Aug 2017 21:49:15 GMT

President Donald Trump tweeted his support for the Boston Police Department's handling of a self-described free speech rally and counterprotest march that brought thousands to the city's downtown Saturday, adding that he applauded "the many protestors in Boston who are speaking out against bigotry and hate."(image)


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Secret Service investigating lawmaker's post

Sat, 19 Aug 2017 20:40:36 GMT

The US Secret Service is investigating comments made online by a Missouri state lawmaker who reportedly said she hoped President Donald Trump would be assassinated.(image)


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