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Donald E. Smith, 89, Penn professor who loved India

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Donald E. Smith, 89, Penn professor who loved India

- A memorial service will be held Saturday, Aug. 26, for Donald E. Smith, 89, of Wayne, an emeritus professor of political science at the University of Pennsylvania, who died July 6 of complications from Parkinson’s disease at Bryn Mawr Hospital. Born in Phoenixville, Chester County, Dr. Smith grew up in Berlin, N.J., where he ran high school track and served as president of the student body at Haddon Heights High School
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Graffiti with swastikas, racial slurs found at Ann Arbor skate park

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Graffiti with swastikas, racial slurs found at Ann Arbor skate park

- Buy Photo. The Ann Arbor Police Department is investigating graffiti containing racial slurs and swastikas in and around the skate park at Veterans Memorial Park, according to a news release from the city of Ann Arbor. “As a result of this incident and investigation, the skate park (only) at Veterans Memorial Park will be closed until further notice. Veterans Memorial Park pool and the park itself remain open,” the news release stated
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Jefferson Davis Highway memorial in Arizona vandalized

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Jefferson Davis Highway memorial in Arizona vandalized

- A memorial to the president of the Confederate States, Jefferson Davis, sits tarred and feathered along State Route 80 outside Apache Junction on Aug. 17, 2017.
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Vandals damage Robert E. Lee Memorial, protesters gather after arrests made

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Vandals damage Robert E. Lee Memorial, protesters gather after arrests made

- Asheville, N.C. (WLOS) — Asheville Police have confirmed that there has been vandalism to the Robert E. Lee Memorial near the Vance Monument in downtown Asheville. Officials tell News 13, at approximately 7:40 a.m. the Asheville Police Department responded to a report of vandalism at the Vance Monument. Nicole Townsend, 11/7/1989, of Asheville Amy Cantrell, 3/10/1972, of Asheville Hillary Brown, 3/28/1987, of Asheville Adrienne Sigmon, 5/24/1983, of Asheville In a press release sent to News 13, the organizers of the protest said: Today marks a week since Heather Heyer was murdered in Charlottesville while resisting white supremacists who came to defend the Robert E
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Looking back at the funeral and mourning of Princess Diana, 20 years later

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Looking back at the funeral and mourning of Princess Diana, 20 years later

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Maine Governor: Removing Confederate statues like losing 9/11 memorial

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Maine Governor: Removing Confederate statues like losing 9/11 memorial

- PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine Gov. Paul LePage says taking down statues of Confederate figures is "just like" removing a monument to people who died in the 9/11 attacks. LePage made the comments during an appearance Thursday morning on WGAN-AM when asked for his reaction to the deadly violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, over the weekend. LePage says he condemns "both sides" that demonstrated
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Memorial for hemophilia victims to go up in Aids Memorial Grove in Golden Gate Park

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Memorial for hemophilia victims to go up in Aids Memorial Grove in Golden Gate Park

- Located within the National AIDS Memorial Grove in Golden Gate Park, a new circle is being built to remember the hemophilia community. It will be called the Hemophilia Memorial.
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Vandalism, complaints prompted removal of Confederate monument from Hollywood Forever

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Vandalism, complaints prompted removal of Confederate monument from Hollywood Forever

- A memorial honoring Confederate veterans has been removed from the Hollywood Forever cemetery days after deadly violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, erupted over the planned removal of a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee. The cemetery and the Long Beach chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy, which owns the local memorial, came to a mutual agreement after “the situation had become untenable,” said Theodore Hovey, family service counselor at Hollywood Forever
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Maine Gov. LePage: Removing Confederate statues like losing 9/11 memorial

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Maine Gov. LePage: Removing Confederate statues like losing 9/11 memorial

- Maine's governor says taking down statues of Confederate figures is "just like" removing a monument to people who died in the 9/11 attacks. Republican Gov. Paul LePage made the comments during an appearance Thursday morning on WGAN-AM when asked for his reaction to the deadly violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, over the weekend. LePage says he condemns "both sides" that demonstrated. He says he finds white nationalist and far-left protesters "equally as bad" and "disgusting
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Removing Confederate statues like losing 9/11 memorial, Maine governor says

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Removing Confederate statues like losing 9/11 memorial, Maine governor says

- PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Taking down statues of Confederate figures is ‘‘just like’’ removing a monument to victims of the 9/11 attacks, Gov. Paul LePage said Thursday, adding that the white nationalist and far-left protesters in Charlottesville over the weekend were ‘‘equally as bad’’ and ‘‘disgusting.’’ The Republican governor made the comments during an appearance on WGAN-AM when asked for his reaction to the deadly violence in Virginia at a white nationalist protest over the removal of a statue of Confederate Gen
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Maine Gov. LePage: Removing Confederate statues like losing 9/11 memorial

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Maine Gov. LePage: Removing Confederate statues like losing 9/11 memorial

- PORTLAND, Maine — Taking down statues of Confederate figures is "just like" removing a monument to victims of the 9/11 attacks, Gov. Paul LePage said Thursday, adding that the white nationalist and far-left protesters in Charlottesville over the weekend were "equally as bad" and "disgusting." The Republican governor made the comments during an appearance on WGAN-AM when asked for his reaction to the deadly violence in Virginia at a white nationalist protest over the removal of a statue of Confederate Gen
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Maine Governor Says Removing Confederate Statues Is Like Losing 9/11 Memorial

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Maine Governor Says Removing Confederate Statues Is Like Losing 9/11 Memorial

- PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Taking down statues of Confederate figures is “just like” removing a monument to victims of the 9/11 attacks, Gov. Paul LePage said Thursday, adding that the white nationalist and far-left protesters in Charlottesville over the weekend were “equally as bad” and “disgusting.” The Republican governor made the comments during an appearance on WGAN-AM when asked for his reaction to the deadly violence in Virginia at a white nationalist protest over the removal of a statue of Confederate Gen
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Vietnam memorial open to public at Will James Middle School

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Vietnam memorial open to public at Will James Middle School

- A replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial arrived in Billings on Wednesday, drawing scores of vets to honor fallen service members. The replica, parked at Will James Middle School, has been traveling the U.S. since 1996. It’s part of a larger exhibit, displayed on the sides of a semitrailer, that educates the public about the Vietnam War and pays tribute to the Americans who fought in it
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Governor compares removing Confederate statues to losing 9/11 Memorial

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Governor compares removing Confederate statues to losing 9/11 Memorial

- Governor compares removing Confederate statues to losing 9/11 Memorial Governor compares removing Confederate statues to losing 9/11 Memorial PORTLAND, Maine — Maine Gov. Paul LePage says taking down statues of Confederate figures is "just like" removing a monument to people who died in the 9/11 attacks. LePage made the comments during an appearance Thursday morning on WGAN-AM when asked for his reaction to the deadly violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, over the weekend
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Governor compares removing Confederate statues to losing 9/11 Memorial

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Governor compares removing Confederate statues to losing 9/11 Memorial

- Governor compares removing Confederate statues to losing 9/11 Memorial Governor compares removing Confederate statues to losing 9/11 Memorial PORTLAND, Maine — Maine Gov. Paul LePage says taking down statues of Confederate figures is "just like" removing a monument to people who died in the 9/11 attacks. LePage made the comments during an appearance Thursday morning on WGAN-AM when asked for his reaction to the deadly violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, over the weekend
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Governor compares removing Confederate statues to losing 9/11 Memorial

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Governor compares removing Confederate statues to losing 9/11 Memorial

- Governor compares removing Confederate statues to losing 9/11 Memorial Governor compares removing Confederate statues to losing 9/11 Memorial PORTLAND, Maine — Maine Gov. Paul LePage says taking down statues of Confederate figures is "just like" removing a monument to people who died in the 9/11 attacks. LePage made the comments during an appearance Thursday morning on WGAN-AM when asked for his reaction to the deadly violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, over the weekend
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Governor compares removing Confederate statues to losing 9/11 Memorial

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Governor compares removing Confederate statues to losing 9/11 Memorial

- Governor compares removing Confederate statues to losing 9/11 Memorial Governor compares removing Confederate statues to losing 9/11 Memorial PORTLAND, Maine — Maine Gov. Paul LePage says taking down statues of Confederate figures is "just like" removing a monument to people who died in the 9/11 attacks. LePage made the comments during an appearance Thursday morning on WGAN-AM when asked for his reaction to the deadly violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, over the weekend
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    Maine Governor: Removing Confederate statues like losing 9/11 memorial

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    PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine Gov. Paul LePage says taking down statues of Confederate figures is "just like" removing a monument to people who died in the 9/11 attacks. LePage made the comments during an appearance Thursday morning on WGAN-AM when asked for his reaction to the deadly violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, over the weekend. LePage says he condemns "both sides" that demonstrated
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  • Funeral arrangements set for USC student found dead in Peru
    Funeral arrangements set for USC student found dead in Peru

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    COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - Funeral arrangements have been set for Saturday for 24-year-old Seth Thomas. USC says his body was found Sunday afternoon. Thomas had been in a clinical program through Augusta University, with a Peruvian nonprofit to improve women's health. In a statement, his family says Seth would want everyone who was touched by his life to show compassion for one another and be at peace
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