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Virginia law and Richmond's charter present obstacles to the commission's recommendations. Read more

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Does the base of the Robert E. Lee statue hold a bizarre treasure? Read more

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During a two-hour meeting Tuesday night, the Monument Avenue Commission discussed legal opinions concerning Richmond's Civil War statues, how best to disseminate input collected on its website and plans to invite additional public conversation. Read more

In anticipation of a demonstration Saturday by a neo-Confederate group that wants to see the monument to Gen. Robert E. Lee stay in place on Monument Avenue, police are advising Richmonders to avoid the area and vowing to arrest lawbreakers. Read more

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Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney announced a commission tasked with correcting what he terms a false narrative concerning the city's Confederate statues. Read more

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Who (or what) Richmond magazine readers want added to Richmond’s most recognizable street Read more

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A massive crowd gathered in Richmond 125 years ago to witness the unveiling of the Gen. Robert E. Lee Monument. Then, as now, the nation was divided on why -and if- it and other monuments of Confederate soldiers should have been erected. Read more

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