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  1. Letters: SunRail crossing dangerRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

    SunRail zips through Maitland near the intersection of Maitland Ave and Horatio on Wednesday on May 28, 2014. I've always assumed that when motorists got hit by SunRail, they were trying to beat the train.

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  2. War memorial separates dead by race, divides SC cityRead the original story

    Feb 6, 2015 | The State

    Along Main Street in a small South Carolina city, there is war memorial honoring fallen World War I and II soldiers, dividing them into two categories: "white" and "colored." Welborn Adams, Greenwood's white Democratic-leaning mayor, believes the bronze plaques are relics of the South's scarred past and should be changed in the spirit of equality, replaced like the "colored" water fountains or back entrances to the movie theater that blacks were once forced to use.

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  3. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    The four year long Sesquicentennial observance of the Civil War is coming to a close, but the last major battle of the war that pitted brother against brother will be remembered this weekend. And it is expected to draw an estimated 50,000 people to Bentonville, a small community in eastern North Carolina.

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  4. Mix of history, fiction make 'The Plot' worthwhile readRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    "The Plot," by Ed Ford is a Kentucky Civil War novel with an encountering drama through a dream extended into the subconscious of the main character, U.S. Marshal Clay McDowell. The dream begins in the 1862 era to the completion of the Civil War in 1865 with the aftermath of the most crucial time in the history of our nation.

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  5. The day they drive ol' Dixie downRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | Tribune/The Tribune Advertiser

    Word has reached my hometown news desk that the city of Charlottesville, Va., home of that highly ranked college basketball team , earlier this month dropped its Lee-Jackson holiday that had been observed each January. City workers no longer will have the day off.

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  6. Museum MusingsRead the original story

    Monday Mar 16 | Log Cabin Democrat

    In casual conversations the Museum of Veterans and Military History is usually referred to as the Veterans Museum or just the Museum. Often, different groups use different terms.

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  7. Anniversary of Civil War's end highlights North CarolinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | Burlington Times News

    The Triangle's pivotal but often overlooked role in the end of the Civil War will take center stage during the next month. For five climactic weeks beginning in late March 1865, the largest battle fought in North Carolina took place in Johnston County.

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  8. Philly band joins symphony orchestra in Civil War concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 14 | Pocono Record

    The Philadelphia Big Brass Band and the Maryland Symphony Orchestra are teaming up in Hagerstown for a pair of unusual concerts with a Civil War theme. The concerts Saturday and Sunday are keyed to next month's 150th anniversary of the end of the War Between the States.

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  9. Texas Civil War Museum is commemorating the 150th anniversary of the end of the warRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | North Texas e-News

    The United States are...? The United States is...? Are we one or many? The answer to this question was determined 150 years ago, with the surrender of the Confederate Army. To say the American Civil War was a pivotal point in our nation's history is an understatement.

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  10. Columbus theater hosts Civil War play "Pink and Say"Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    In a city that's home to thousands of soldiers, a Columbus theater is taking us back in time-to the Civil War. The play "Pink and Say" is adapted from the children's book by Patricia Polacco, based on a true story of one of her ancestors who served in that divisive War Between the States.

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  11. 'Denton County During the Civil War and Texas Reconstruction'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | North Texas e-News

    On Wednesday March 18, from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. in the Courthouse-on-the-Square Commissioners Courtroom, Shaun Treat will discuss how the Civil War and Reconstruction affected Denton County. 2015 marks the 150th anniversary of the end to the Great War Between the States, a conflict that divided America and still evokes much debate.

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  12. March 10: Klansmen, Clintons and the KingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | New York Daily News

    Manahttan: With regard to the kerfuffle over the billboard in Selma showing Confederate Lt. Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest fighting on horseback, a little historical perspective is needed .

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  13. KKK Billboard in Selma Greeted Marchers for National TributeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | News Max

    A billboard honoring Ku Klux Klan founder Nathan Bedford Forrest was erected in sight of the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma days before the weekend's nationwide tribute was held in the Alabama city. The billboard asked tourists to visit "Selma's War Between The States Historic Sites," reported the Los Angeles Times .

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  14. KKK billboard near Selma bridge upsets marchers on Bloody Sunday 50th anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | The Post-Standard

    A billboard near the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, bears an image of Confederate general and Ku Klux Klan founder Nathan Bedford Forrest. (Mike Stewart Just half a mile from where President Barack Obama commemorated the 1965 Bloody Sunday march on Saturday stands a billboard dedicated to Ku Klux Klan founder Nathan Bedford Forrest.

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  15. KKK billboard Selma: KKK's first Grand Wizard commemorated on billboard in SelmaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 8 | Examiner.com

    Selma , Alabama has a contrasting KKK billboard set up near the Edmund Pettus Bridge on Route 80 over the Alabama River. One side of the billboard welcomes visitors to historic Selma, and features an unlabeled picture of Nathan Bedford Forrest astride his horse.

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  16. Civil rights landmark bridge is named for reputed KKK leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | Commercial Dispatch

    In this 1965 file photo, Martin Luther King, Jr. and his civil rights marchers cross the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Ala., heading for capitol, Montgomery, during a five day, 50 mile walk to protest voting laws. The Edmund Pettus Bridge gained instant immortality as a civil rights landmark when white police beat demonstrators marching for black voting rights 50 years ago this week in Selma, Alabama.

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  17. Exhibit puts faces on Civil War figuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | This Week Community News

    Our country continues its commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War this year. At the Powell-Liberty Historical Society's Martin-Perry House, we have an exhibit on the War Between the States.

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  18. Hometown New Market: 150 Years and CountingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | The Daily News-Record

    Volunteer Liz Gum of New Market staffs the Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation's headquarters. In 2013, the foundation purchased the historic Lee-Jackson Building on Congress Street in New Market, renovating it for use as offices and a welcome center.

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  19. Klan trace seen in Selma bridge's nameRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | NWAonline

    When the nation's first black president steps onto the Edmund Pettus Bridge to honor the marchers beaten there 50 years ago, he'll be standing on a structure that's at once synonymous with the civil-rights struggle and a tribute to a reputed Ku Klux Klan leader. The latter fact had all but faded from memory until recently, when a Selma student group launched an online petition to rename the landmark bridge.

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  20. State cuts include $94K to refurbish Civil War memorial in BarreRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Gov. Charlie Baker's multipronged $768 million budget-cutting strategy to balance the state budget includes eliminating $94,000 to refurbish the Civil War memorial on Barre Common. Selectmen have expressed dismay, as work had begun and a contract was signed with a company to do the work.

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