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North Carolina will keep 3 Confederate monuments at Capitol

A North Carolina historical commission decided Wednesday that three Confederate monuments will remain on the state Capitol grounds.

Confederate home, headquarters torn down in eastern NC

A house in North Carolina that was the home of a lieutenant of the Confederate Army and headquarters for a general of the Confederate Army is no longer standing.
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Museum offering program on Civil War shipwrecks off NC coast

Wrightsville Beach Museum of History is presenting "Shipwreck! Civil War Wrecks off Our Coast" on Saturday from 3-4 p.m.

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.
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CAPE FEAR HISTORY & MYSTERIES: Civil Rights, Civil War

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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