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Knowing statues’ legacy is important: Professor

A continued hot topic not only in Kentucky but across the nation the removal of confederate monuments and flags in public spaces, some states and communities have chosen to move statues to locations with historical context while others have removed them all together.

Lexington finalizes deal to move Confederate statues

The Lexington-Fayette Urban County Council has finalized an agreement to move two Confederate statues to a cemetery.

Lexington begins removing Confederate statues downtown

The City of Lexington has begun removing two Confederate statues from downtown.

UPDATE: Urban County Council endorses moving 2 Confederate statues

Lexington's Urban County Council takes a decisive stand in favor of moving two Confederate statues from prominent places outside a former courthouse.

UPDATE: Lexington’s Confederate statues will not be moved to Veterans Park

Veterans Park in Lexington is no longer being considered by the city as a possible site to relocate two Confederate statues that currently sit downtown, according to city officials.

Lexington vigil encourages unity after Virginia tragedy

Thousands of people gathered at the courthouse plaza Monday in downtown Lexington, standing in solidarity with those who lost their lives in Charlottesville Virginia over the weekend.

Lexington mayor looks to move confederate statues

 In the wake of this weekend's tragedy, Mayor Jim Gray announced his plans to relocate the confederate statues currently standing near the historic courthouse in downtown Lexington to what he believes to be a more appropriate location.

Confederate Statues here to stay

Two Confederate statues in downtown Lexington will remain in place, according to Mayor Jim Gray.

Public speaks out on Confederate statues

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - The Urban County Arts Review Board heard a lot of different opinions at a public meeting Monday night about how...

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