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Wednesday | NBC29

Va. group to discuss Confederate battle flag flap

A group plans to hold a discussion this weekend on Washington and Lee University's decision to remove Confederate battle flags from a chapel on the Virginia campus where top Confederate general Robert E. Lee is buried.

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Related Topix: Lee University, Lexington, VA

Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Washington Post

Washington and Lee makes a wise decision to take down the Confederate flag

VIRGINIA, WHERE the Confederacy established its capital, has a fraught relationship with its history and with the racial wounds left by slavery, the Civil War, the Jim Crow era and the state's policy of "massive resistance" to integration .

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Related Topix: Lee University, Lexington, VA, University of Virginia, College of William and Mary, Opinion

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Forbes.com

The Real Meaning Of Halbig v. Burwell

I recently lent Washington & Lee University law professor Tim Jost this space to respond to my post about his role in Halbig v.

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Related Topix: Lee University, District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals, US News

KVOR-AM Colorado Springs

Emotional Warning From Father of Woman Killed in GM Car

Lara Gass, 27, was headed to work in March when her 2004 Saturn Ion rear-ended a tractor-trailer on a Virginia highway.

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Related Topix: Lee University

ABC News

Emotional Warning From Father of Woman Killed in GM Car

Lara Gass, 27, was headed to work in March when her 2004 Saturn Ion rear-ended a tractor-trailer on a Virginia highway.

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Related Topix: Lee University

Observer & Eccentric

Huron Valley area student achievers

To qualify for the President's List, students must earn a 4.0 grade point average and must be enrolled full time.

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Related Topix: Walled Lake, MI, Coastal Carolina University, Milford, MI, Lee University, University of Dallas

Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Kaleidoscope

Washington and Lee University will remove Confederate flag replicas

Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Va., has agreed to remove replicas of Confederate flags several months after 12 black law students demanded their removal from campus.

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Related Topix: Lee University, Lexington, VA

Mon Jul 14, 2014

The Washington Post

Survey finds split in Washington and Lee community over Confederate flag decision

Many alumni and students are divided about Washington and Lee University's decision this month to remove Confederate battle flags from a prominent location in its Lee Chapel, according to a survey published by a campus magazine.

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Related Topix: Lee University, Lexington, VA

Forbes.com

The Halbig Cases: Timothy Jost Responds

Friend and Washington & Lee University law professor Timothy Jost asked if he could respond to my latest post, " Why One Should Take Timothy Jost's 'Halbig' Pronouncements With A Grain Of Salt ."

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Related Topix: Lee University, District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, Tax

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Free Republic

What If a Hidden Hand Hired Dems to Ram Thru Single-Payer, But They Were Incompetent to Do It?

The latest bit of chatter about a someday-forthcoming ruling from the D.C. Circuit in Halbig v.

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Related Topix: Lee University, US News, Medicaid, Health

Drudge Retort

University Named for Lee Yanks Confederate Flag

A Confederate flag that has been in Washington and Lee University Chapel since 1930 is being removed.

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Related Topix: Lee University, US News, Liberal Political News

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Jefferson Post Online Edition

Preserving the monuments of a controversial ...

"You see him and ask: 'Why is the statue still here? What was it he actually stood for?' This is the kind of debate that a public work of art makes possible.

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Related Topix: North Carolina, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, Lee University, Opinion

Thu Jul 10, 2014

National Public Radio

Washington And Lee Confronts The Weight Of Its History

Washington and Lee University has decided to meet some demands from minority students concerned about racism on campus.

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Related Topix: Lee University

Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Wall Street Journal

Washington and Lee Moves Confederate Flags

Washington and Lee University removed replicas of Confederate battle flags from its Lee Chapel Tuesday, after students protested that they created a hostile environment for minorities at the Lexington, Va., campus.

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Related Topix: Lee University, Lexington, VA

WCAV

Mixed Reactions to Confederate Flag Removal at WLU

A plan to remove Confederate battle flags from a chapel on Washington and Lee University's campus is drawing mixed reactions from members of the community.

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Related Topix: Lee University

Post and Courier

Confederate battle flags on Virginia campus to be moved

Washington and Lee University is drawing praise from some and complaints from others after announcing that it will remove Confederate battle flags from a chapel on the Virginia campus where Robert E. Lee is buried.

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Related Topix: Lee University

Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Washington Post

Washington and Lee U. to remove Confederate flags

Washington and Lee University, in Lexington, Va., announced Tuesday that it will remove Confederate flags from Lee Chapel after black students protested.

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Related Topix: Lee University, Lexington, VA, Education

Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Daily Advance

DG Martin: Removing monuments cannot erase controversial past

"You see him and ask: 'Why is the statue still here? What was it he actually stood for?' This is the kind of debate that a public work of art makes possible.

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Related Topix: University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, Lee University, Sanford, NC, Opinion

WSET-TV Lynchburg

US District Judge James Turk, 91, dies

Turk was appointed to the federal bench by President Richard Nixon in 1972. He became a senior judge in 2002 and continued to hear cases.

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Related Topix: Roanoke College, Lee University

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