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Eastern Kentucky city to host dedication ceremony for new statues

The ceremony is for several new statues, including two Roman deities.

Charlottesville anniversary: Few arrests, peaceful protests

Thousands of people wanting to send a message that racism isn’t welcome in the United States gathered in a park outside the White House to protest a white nationalist rally on the anniversary of the deadly violence in Charlottesville, Virginia.
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Lexington moving forward after statue relocation

The controversial confederate statues removed from downtown Lexington in the fall will have 24 hour security at their new home.

Confederate statues moved to Lexington Cemetery

The city has moved the statues of John Hunt Morgan and John Breckinridge to the Lexington Cemetery.

Statue relocation fund now taking tax-deductible donations

The Lexington, Ky Statue Relocation Fund has been set up at Blue Grass Community Foundation to help pay for relocation of the John Hunt Morgan and John C. Breckinridge statues.

Lexington mayor says cemetery tentatively OKs taking statues

Lexington's mayor says a cemetery board has tentatively agreed to take two Confederate statues that currently stand downtown.

Lexington mayor asks cemetery to take Confederate statues

The mayor of Kentucky's second-largest city is proposing that two Confederate statues be moved to the Lexington cemetery where the men honored by the memorials are buried.

Kentucky city’s Confederate statue yields warring petitions

Following the violent white nationalist rally in Virginia, a petition is calling for the removal of Confederate symbols from public property in a Kentucky city.
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Statement released from Lexington Police chief regarding potential protests

Lexington Police Chief Mark Barnard released a statement regarding potential protests.
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Locals react to decision to move Confederate statues

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- In Lexington, Mayor Jim Gray released a statement in response to the violence in Chancellorsville, saying,"I am taking action to relocate the...

Hair dye damages in Chestnut Park

Parks Department employees found several statues vandalized in Chestnut Square Park on October 27.
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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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Public meeting on Civil War statues, marker rescheduled

A public meeting about two of Lexington’s Civil War statues and an historic marker, has been rescheduled. The meeting will now be held from 6-8 p.m., Monday, Sept. 21.
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Lexington sets public meeting on Civil War statues, marker

A public meeting is being held in Lexington next month for residents to express their opinions about two Civil War statues and a historic marker in the city.
Cheapside Park, Lexington

Mayor Gray wants review of Confederate statues in Cheapside Park

Lexington Mayor Jim Gray wants a review of two Confederate statues in Cheapside Park. The park has statues of John Hunt Morgan and John C. Breckinridge. Both were Confederate generals during the Civil War.
Lone Oak Elementary - Paducah

Students-turned-statues bring history to life

As Lone Oak Elementary third-grader Selena Smith has told her mother many-a-time, she just wants to be an artist.
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UPDATE: Wanted Lexington Lawyer Now In Custody

Police said a Lexington lawyer who was wanted in a theft case was now in custody. Investigators accused John Scott Benton of having two statues that were stolen from an art gallery in Versailles

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