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Mayor: Confederate statues could come with endowment

The mayor of a Kentucky city says money is being raised to pay for the upkeep and security of two Confederate statutes if the monuments are relocated to a cemetery. … Click to Continue »
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Madison's mayor says the Common Council will discuss what should happen to a large stone monument honoring Confederate soldiers buried in the city's cemetery. Mayor Paul Soglin already ordered the … Click to Continue »

In wake of rally, Richmond's mayor reconsiders monuments

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In the wake of a violent white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, the mayor of Richmond, Virginia, says his city should consider removing or relocating its Confederate statues. Mayor Levar Stoney's … Click to Continue »

Kentucky city endorses moving 2 Confederate statues

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Government leaders in Kentucky's second-largest city have taken a decisive stand in favor of moving two Confederate statues from prominent places outside a former courthouse. The proposal to relocate statues … Click to Continue »

Seattle Mayor: Take down Confederate memorial, Lenin statue

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The Seattle Mayor has called for a monument to Confederate soldiers at a city cemetery and a statue of Vladimir Lenin in the Fremont neighborhood to be taken down. In … Click to Continue »

Lexington mayor asks cemetery to take Confederate statues

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The mayor of Kentucky's second-largest city is proposing that two Confederate statues be moved to the Lexington cemetery where the men honored by the memorials are buried. Lexington Mayor Jim … Click to Continue »


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