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Louisiana takes aim at Jim Crow-era jury law

Louisiana is one of only two states in the country allowing a non-unanimous jury to convict a defendant of a felony, and a Louisiana lawmaker says it is time for the practice to end.

NC accepting online comments on future of Confederate monuments

People can give written comments to a special committee assigned to make recommendations on a proposal to move three Confederate monuments on North Carolina's old Capitol grounds to a Civil War battlefield.


In this week's Cape Fear History and Mysteries, it's a history lesson on civil rights during the Civil War.   

A history lesson and explosive fun at Great Pumpkin Blowout

Visitors were encouraged to bring their own pumpkin and, for a $10 fee, blow it up with Civil War-era torpedoes.

NC Historical Commission delays Confederate monument decision

The North Carolina Historical Commission has postponed any decision on a request by Governor Roy Cooper to move three Confederate memorials that have stood on North Carolina's old Capitol grounds for over a century.
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State GOP leaders don’t want Confederate statues moved

State legislative leaders are urging a state commission not to grant Gov. Roy Cooper's request to relocate three Confederate monuments from the old Capitol grounds.
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Robert E. Lee’s former church in Virginia is no longer named after him

A Virginia church that Robert E. Lee belonged to after the Civil War will no longer be named after the Confederate general.
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We’re still fighting, more than 150 years after Appomattox

When the Civil War was over, when the dead were buried and the union was reunited, it came time to tell tales and write history.

North Carolina public school system bans Confederate flag

A public school system in our state has revised its dress code to prohibit certain controversial symbols and signs.

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