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Lee Statue to be removed [Video]

Lee Statue to be removed

story at 5:30p

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Update on investigation into 11-Worth Cafe protests [Video]

Update on investigation into 11-Worth Cafe protests

Update on investigation into 11-Worth Cafe protests

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School Board In Virginia Votes To Rename Robert E. Lee High School [Video]

School Board In Virginia Votes To Rename Robert E. Lee High School

A school board in Virginia has agreed to rename a high school that honors a Confederate general.

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Armed off-duty cop arrested outside occupied Robert E Lee monument in Virginia [Video]

Armed off-duty cop arrested outside occupied Robert E Lee monument in Virginia

Protesters continue to occupy Lee Circle in Richmond, Virginia, demanding that the statue of the Confederate general be removed. The filmer commented: "We covered the events around the statue for..

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Armed man arrested after being spotted on roof across Robert E. Lee Memorial in Richmond, Virginia [Video]

Armed man arrested after being spotted on roof across Robert E. Lee Memorial in Richmond, Virginia

An armed man seen on top of a building near the Robert E. Lee Memorial in Richmond was arrested this morning (June 20). Police urged people to leave the area after an armed man was spotted on top of..

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Concrete Barriers Installed Around Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee Statue In Virginia [Video]

Concrete Barriers Installed Around Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee Statue In Virginia

Concrete barriers were installed Wednesday morning around the statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee that has been ordered to be removed from a prominent avenue in Virginia's capital city, hours..

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Group calls for removal of Confederate symbols and street names in Tupelo [Video]

Group calls for removal of Confederate symbols and street names in Tupelo

A local organization is calling for the removal of all Confederate symbols and street names in the city of Tupelo.

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Fort Myers city council thinks over Robert E. Lee statue [Video]

Fort Myers city council thinks over Robert E. Lee statue

Protestors marched to Fort Myers city council meeting to demand statue of Robert E. Lee be taken down.

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Why these ballerinas posed in front of Robert E. Lee statue [Video]

Why these ballerinas posed in front of Robert E. Lee statue

Two black ballerinas stood on the steps of the monument of Confederate General Robert E. Lee — capturing Virginia's future and past in a powerful photo.

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Some call for 'Lee' County to become 'Calusa' County [Video]

Some call for 'Lee' County to become 'Calusa' County

The petition's creators say 'Lee' County references Robert E. Lee. They want the name change to reflect the indigenous people of the area.

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MORNING RUSH: Top stories in SWFL [Video]

MORNING RUSH: Top stories in SWFL

Missed the morning newscast? Here's a quick recap of some of the top stories.

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Lee County NAACP urges Robert E. Lee monument be permanently removed [Video]

Lee County NAACP urges Robert E. Lee monument be permanently removed

The Sons of Confederate Veterans asked for the bust to temporarily removed last week as a precaution, but the Lee County NAACP says the monument should be permanently removed from Downtown Fort Myers.

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Virginia Judge Blocks the Removal of Robert E Lee Statue [Video]

Virginia Judge Blocks the Removal of Robert E Lee Statue

Days after Virginia Governor Ralph Northam announced that the statue would be taken down.

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Mayoral candidates react to NAACP calling for the removal of the Robert E. Lee bust in Downtown Fort Myers [Video]

Mayoral candidates react to NAACP calling for the removal of the Robert E. Lee bust in Downtown Fort Myers

NAACP calling for the removal of the Robert E. Lee bust in Downtown Fort Myers

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Virginia Judge Blocks the Removal of Robert E. Lee Statue [Video]

Virginia Judge Blocks the Removal of Robert E. Lee Statue

Virginia Judge Blocks the Removal of Robert E. Lee Statue Days after Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced that the statue would be taken down, a Richmond county circuit judge has temporarily..

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Eye On The Day 6/9 [Video]

Eye On The Day 6/9

Here are a few of the stories we are keeping an eye on: George Floyd to be laid to rest today, a development in the effort to remove a Robert E. Lee statue, and Google Maps’ new coronavirus-related..

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Crews Inspect Richmond's Lee Statue Ahead Of Planned Removal [Video]

Crews Inspect Richmond's Lee Statue Ahead Of Planned Removal

Crews are being dispatched to the Robert E. Lee monument in Richmond to inspect and analyze the statue before its planned removal. But state officials say the memorial will not be moved on Monday...

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SWFL youth march for equality and to "Keep Robert E. out of Lee" [Video]

SWFL youth march for equality and to "Keep Robert E. out of Lee"

Hundreds protest in Fort Myers

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WCBI News at Ten - Friday, June 5th, 2020 [Video]

WCBI News at Ten - Friday, June 5th, 2020

WCBI News at Ten - Friday, June 5th, 2020

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Virginia to Remove Statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee [Video]

Virginia to Remove Statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee

Plans to remove the monument in the city of Richmond will be revealed Thursday by Governor Ralph Northam.

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Virginia Governor To Remove Statue Of Civil War General Robert E. Lee [Video]

Virginia Governor To Remove Statue Of Civil War General Robert E. Lee

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam responded to widespread protests decrying racism. This is after the death of George Floyd, a black man in police custody in Minneapolis. He ordered on Thursday the..

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Northam orders removal of Robert E. Lee statue [Video]

Northam orders removal of Robert E. Lee statue

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam on Thursday ordered the removal of the iconic statute of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee in Richmond, saying that statue was "wrong then and is wrong now."

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Virginia Gov. Northam Orders Removal Of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee Statue [Video]

Virginia Gov. Northam Orders Removal Of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee Statue

A towering statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee will be removed "as soon as possible" from Richmond's Monument Avenue, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam said Thursday. Katie Johnston reports.

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Confederate Monuments Removed or Defaced in Several Cities Amid Unrest [Video]

Confederate Monuments Removed or Defaced in Several Cities Amid Unrest

Confederate Monuments Removed or Defaced in Several Cities Amid Unrest Many George Floyd protests across the nation have turned violent, prompting the defacing and/or removal of confederate..

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Armed protesters march through Georgia’s Stone Mountain Park

A large group of armed protesters on Saturday marched through Georgia’s Stone Mountain Park, calling for the park’s massive Confederate carving to be removed. The predominantly Black demonstrators..
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Phoenix to change ‘Robert E. Lee,’ ‘Squaw Peak’ street names

PHOENIX (AP) — Phoenix officials are set to begin the process of changing the names of two streets — one seen as demeaning to indigenous Native American women and the other glorifying the..
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By Pennel Bird* With President Trump attending an Independence Day celebration at Mount Rushmore ahead of the Fourth of July, The New York Times fired a broadside at the national monument. In its..
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Judge won’t participate in 2nd lawsuit over Lee statue

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia judge has recused himself from participating in a lawsuit filed by six Richmond residents opposed to Gov. Ralph Northam’s order to take down a statue of Confederate..
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Time Capsule Found Underneath Confederate Monument Contains Robert E. Lee Button, Strand Of Hair From His Horse, Experts Believe

Items are believed to be from the Civil War era
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Button From Robert E. Lee’s Coat Found in Time Capsule Under Confederate Monument During Removal


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DHS To Send Rapid Deployment Teams To Protect Federal Monuments

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Watch VideoThe Department of Homeland Security said it's sending deployment teams to federal monuments over the Fourth of July weekend to protect those monuments from protesters. Protesters have..
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Robert E. Lee statue becomes epicenter of protest movement

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Just a little over a month ago, the area around Richmond’s iconic statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee was as quiet and sedate as the statue itself. But since the May 25..
Seattle Times - Published

Phoenix starts process to rename Squaw Peak Drive and Robert E. Lee Street

The Phoenix City Council voted unanimously to initiate the process to change the names of Squaw Peak Drive and Robert E. Lee Street in north Phoenix.  
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Richmond Mayor Orders Confederate Statues Be Removed From City Land

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Watch VideoThe mayor of Richmond, Virginia, has ordered the immediate removal of all Confederate statues from city property. Mayor Levar Stoney used his emergency powers on Wednesday to have..
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8 States Keep Confederate Statues On Display In U.S. Capitol

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Watch VideoConfederate statues are coming down across the country, but not inside the U.S. Capitol. The 11 sculptures standing watch over lawmakers in the building were donated over the years by 10..
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Long-controversial Robert E. Lee marker in Ohio vandalized

FRANKLIN, Ohio (AP) — A vandal or vandals over the weekend spray-painted a marker honoring Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee in the southwest Ohio city of Franklin. WHIO-TV reports they also wrote “no..
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Richmond police hit with paintballs, other objects near Lee statue; 6 arrested

Clashes between police and protesters Friday night near the Robert E. Lee statue in Richmond, Va. -- in which officers were hit with paintballs and other objects -- resulted in six arrests, police..
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Jim Carrey’s Latest Cartoon Takes Grave Look at Trump’s Call to Slow Coronavirus Testing

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Businesses may be opening back up, but Jim Carrey knows that the coronavirus pandemic has only just begun — and he’s providing a grave reminder, literally, of the consequences that have already..
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BART director calls Robert E. Lee 'an exemplary gentleman' during budget talks

BART’s board of directors has a lot on its mind these days — tanking ridership, soaring costs, anti-pandemic measures and on Thursday, the unjust villification of Gen. Robert E. Lee.
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What if the Toppled Statue Is of Your Great-Great-Great-Grandfather?

Descendants of Robert E. Lee and others whose statues are coming down are confronting this moment’s reassessment of history in a very personal way.
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2 California national parks removing Robert E. Lee mentions

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two national parks in California are removing all mention of Robert E. Lee from informational material even though several majestic sequoias are named for the Confederate..
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Sequoia, King's Canyon to erase Robert E. Lee's name from trees

Sequoia and Kings Canyon national parks are deleting the name of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee from park signage and literature, according to published reports. The move comes amid national protests..
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Will the Last Confederate Statue Standing Turn Off the Lights?

A monument to Robert E. Lee in Richmond, Va., has become the site of an unlikely community space. That may change abruptly with new restrictions from the police.
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Jim Carrey Feeds Robert E. Lee to the Fish in New Cartoon

Jim Carrey has a suggestion where to put Robert E. Lee’s statue: at the bottom of the ocean. In a new illustration published on Friday in honor of Juneteenth, the comedian and actor depicted the..
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School board member who praised Robert E Lee criticised for shopping online during debate about dropping his name

'Honour the right people on the right side of history'
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Baton Rouge School Board Member Mercilessly Called Out by Black Activist

A Louisiana city official who resisted taking Robert E. Lee out of a school's name got taken to task by a black activist, who forced her to leave a meeting in utter shame. This epic take-down of words..
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Robert E. Lee Street, Squaw Peak Drive: Phoenix to start process that could rename streets with offensive names

The city is starting a process that could change two Phoenix street names long criticized as offensive and racist.  
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Congressman: Remove Confederate traces from West Point

WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — The U.S. Military Academy has been asked again to rename buildings honoring Confederate officers like Robert E. Lee by the Democratic congressman who represents the area. Rep...
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Churchill, Columbus And Leopold Fall Down – OpEd

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Millions of white people glorify mass murderers because their sense of identity and place in society is deeply tied to white supremacy. The perpetrators of crimes against humanity are often..
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Judge Extends Injunction, Bars Virginia From Removing Lee Statue

Watch VideoA judge in Virginia extended an injunction Thursday that bars the state from removing a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee.  Earlier this month, Gov. Ralph Northam said the statue..
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What happens to Confederate statues after they’re removed?

Once the memorials to historical figures ranging from Robert E. Lee to Christopher Columbus are ripped from the plinths, public officials then need to figure out what to do with them.
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Judge Extends Injunction For Richmond Robert E. Lee Statue Indefinitely

Thursday in Richmond, a judge issued an indefinite injunction preventing the removal of the Confederate general's memorial. The state attorney general says Lee's statue will eventually come down.
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Virginia judge extends injunction barring removal of Gen. Robert E. Lee statue

An injunction blocking Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam from removing a 21-foot-tall statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee has been indefinitely extended, a Richmond judge ruled Thursday. 
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Judge extends injunction against removal of statue of Confederate general

A judge has indefinitely extended an injunction preventing the governor of the US state of Virginia from removing a historic statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee from Richmond’s famed Monument..
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Judge to weigh arguments on fate of Richmond’s Lee statue

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A judge planned to hear arguments Thursday morning over whether to extend a temporary prohibition on the removal of a statue to rebel Gen. Robert E. Lee that towers over a major..
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Richmond’s Robert E. Lee statue surrounded by concrete barrier as court fight plays out

State workers in Richmond, Va., erected concrete barriers around a 130-year-old statue of the Confederate general, Robert E. Lee, as the legal fight over its removal plays out in court.
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Plaintiffs drop 1 lawsuit, file another over Lee statue

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A group of property owners along Richmond’s famed Monument Avenue dropped one lawsuit and immediately replaced it with another on Thursday seeking to block the removal of a..
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Idaho church to remove Robert E. Lee stained-glass image, repents for ‘white supremacy’

One of the largest churches in Boise, Idaho, apologized for participating in "white supremacy" and announced it is removing the likeness of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee from a stained-glass window.
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New lawsuit opposes plans to remove Lee statue in Virginia

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Six property owners along Monument Avenue in Virginia’s capital city filed a lawsuit Monday seeking to stop Gov. Ralph Northam’s administration from removing a towering..
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