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Supreme Court hears challenges to Lee statue removal (access required)

(AP) A 131-year-old statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee took center stage on June 8 as the Supreme Court of Virginia heard arguments on whether the state has the right to take down the once-celebrated monument that is now widely seen as a symbol of white supremacy and Black oppression. The court heard arguments in ...