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  1. Obama delivers passionate eulogy, sings a Amazing GraceaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2015 | The Wichita Eagle

    President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama take their seats at the College of Charleston TD Arena in Charleston, S.C. Friday, June 26, 2015, before the president gave the eulogy during the funeral service for Rev. Clementa Pinckney.

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  2. In wake of Charleston, Obama asked to launch attack on domestic extremistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2015 | The Wichita Eagle

    A portrait of Sen. Clementa Pinckney, one of the nine killed in last week's shooting, is carried in for his wake at Emanuel AME Church, Thursday, June 25, 2015, in Charleston, S.C. The first funerals of some of those slain began Thursday at nearby churches with a viewing for Pinckney inside Emanuel on Thursday evening. President Barack Obama will deliver the eulogy at Pinckney's funeral Friday at a nearby college arena.

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  3. Funerals begin for slain a Emanuel NineaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2015 | The Wichita Eagle

    Pallbearers release doves over the casket of Ethel Lance during her burial service, Thursday in Charleston, S.C. Lance was one of the nine people killed in the shooting at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston last week.

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  4. Apple removing games with Confederate flag from App StoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | The Wichita Eagle

    The move comes days after Apple CEO Tim Cook called on people to honor the victims of the Charleston, South Carolina, church shooting by eradicating racism and the symbols that feed it. Apple said in a statement that apps are being removed that use the flag in "offensive or mean-spirited ways," in violation of guidelines.

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  5. Richmond monument to Confederacy President Davis vandalizedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | The Wichita Eagle

    Amid calls for Confederate symbols to come down around the South, a monument to Confederacy President Jefferson Davis was vandalized in Richmond, spray-painted with the phrase "Black Lives Matter." The statue is one of several to former Confederate officials along the iconic Monument Avenue in Richmond, the former capital of the Confederacy.

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  6. Remove Confederate battle flag from Veterans ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2015 | The Wichita Eagle

    However sensible the reasons for deciding in 1976 to include the Confederate battle flag in the historic flag pavilion at Wichita's Veterans Memorial Park, they do not justify its continued display. Not when white supremacists and others such as the alleged Charleston, S.C., church shooter more recently have taken what already was a shameful historical icon and made it a visual call to hatred and violence, co-opting it as the Nazis did the swastika.

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  7. The Latest on church shooting: Memphis statue may moveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2015 | The Wichita Eagle

    Kirt Moody, of Columbia, S.C. holds a sign during a rally to take down the Confederate flag at the South Carolina Statehouse, Tuesday, June 23, 2015, in Columbia, S.C. The shooting deaths of nine people at a black church in Charleston, S.C, have reignited calls for the Confederate flag flying on the grounds of the Statehouse in Columbia to come down. Rallies are being held, and politicians have joined the chorus of voices calling for its removal - an opinion that has carried political risks in the state in the past.

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  8. Comedy Central's Larry Wilmore to Don Lemon: Calm downRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2015 | The Wichita Eagle

    In this Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015, file photo, Larry Wilmore speaks on stage during Comedy Central's "The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore," panel at the Viacom 2015 Winter TCA, in Pasadena, Calif. The "Nightly Show" host had some pointed words for Don Lemon, who became a target of some social media anger for opening his CNN show by holding up a card with the N-word written on it and asking, "Does this offend you?" Lemon's segment was in response to President Obama's use of the word in a podcast discussion on racism arising from last week's shooting of nine blacks in a Charleston, South Carolina, church.

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  9. A look at calls to remove Confederate symbols across SouthRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | The Wichita Eagle

    FILE This Thursday May 2, 2002 file photo shows a sample of the Sons of Confederate Veterans specialty Virginia state license plate in Richmond, Va. Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe said Tuesday, June 23, 2015 that he's moving to have the Confederate flag banished from state license plates in the wake of a massacre at a black church in Charleston, South Carolina.

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  10. Trains roar through Corinth at 40 mphRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | The Wichita Eagle

    Freight train speed limit has been upped to a maximum 40 mph through some of the busiest areas of Corinth. The Daily Corinthian reports Norfolk Southern recently increased the speed from a maximum of 25 mph.

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  11. Wal-Mart removing Confederate flag items from stores, onlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | The Wichita Eagle

    Wal-Mart said Monday it is removing any items from its store shelves and website that feature the Confederate flag. The announcement by the world's biggest retailer comes as the shooting deaths of nine people at a historic black church in Charleston, S.C., have reignited the debate over the flag's symbolism.

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  12. Obama: Bitter partisan debate is making everyone cynicalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | The Wichita Eagle

    President Barack Obama said the U.S. has become fragmented by highly partisan and bitter political debate, which has driven portions of the public away from voting and made it harder to act on national interests. American political institutions have become "detached from how people live on a day-to-day basis," deepening gridlock and reinforcing cynicism, he said.

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  13. Coordinated ringing of bells sends message of unity, healingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2015 | The Wichita Eagle

    Michal Williams, 3, shakes her tambourine as she and big sister Quincy listen to the bells chiming from St. Matthew's Lutheran Church in Charleston, S.C., on Sunday. Churches around the city agreed to ring their bells at 10 a.m. in honor of nine people slain during a Bible study at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church on Wednesday.

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  14. Wichita rally encourages dialogue, denounces acts of hate and racismRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2015 | The Wichita Eagle

    Carmen Bell holds a sign during the "Break the Cycle of Hate" rally Sunday afternoon at Murdock Park. Nearly 50 people attended the rally, which was held in response to the recent Charleston, S.C., church shootings.

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  15. Photo gallery: Worshippers return to Emanuel AME ChurchRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2015 | The Wichita Eagle

    The congregation at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal swayed and sang, prayed and welcomed the world into their sanctuary on Sunday, holding the first worship service since a white gunman was accused of opening fire during a Bible study, killing nine black church members. Parishioners pray and weep at the Emanuel AME Church Sunday, June 21, 2015, in Charleston, S.C., four days after a mass shooting that claimed the lives of its pastor and eight others.

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  16. Services resume at Charleston church where nine were killedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2015 | The Wichita Eagle

    A parishioner prays at the empty seat of the Rev. Clementa Pinckney at the Emanuel A.M.E. Church on Sunday, June 21, 2015, in Charleston, S.C., four days after a mass shooting claimed the lives of Pinckney and eight others.

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  17. Latest on church shooting: Charleston church bells ringingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2015 | The Wichita Eagle

    Raymond Smith of Charleston uses incense to spiritually cleanse the front of the Emanuel AME Church Sunday, June 21, 2015, before the first worship service since nine people were fatally shot at the church during a Bible study group, in Charleston, S.C. A parishioner prays at the empty seat of the Rev. Clementa Pinckney at the Emanuel A.M.E. Church four days after a mass shooting that claimed the lives of Pinckney and eight others on Sunday, June 21, 2015, in Charleston, S.C. Church bells are ringing throughout Charleston in remembrance of nine people who were slain during a Bible study in what has been called a racially motivated attack.

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  18. Charleston shooting suspect Dylann Roof appears to be a a classic lone wolf'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2015 | The Wichita Eagle

    Charleston, S.C., shooting suspect Dylann Storm Roof, center, is escorted from the Sheby Police Department in Shelby, N.C., Thursday, June 18, 2015. Roof is a suspect in the shooting deaths of nine people at the historic Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C., on Wednesday, June 17, 2015.

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  19. Guest lineups for the Sunday news showsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2015 | The Wichita Eagle

    CBS' "Face the Nation" - Riley; NAACP President and CEO Cornell William Brooks; Mayor Joseph Riley of Charleston, South Carolina; Sherrilyn Ifill, president and director-general of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund; Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C.; Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif.

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  20. Nine shooting victims rememberedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2015 | The Wichita Eagle

    The people killed Wednesday when a gunman opened fire in a historic black Charleston, S.C., church included a mother of four, a recent college graduate, the sister of a former North Carolina lawmaker and a politician who was also the church's pastor: S.C. Sen. Clementa Pinckney, a Democrat who served in the General Assembly for 19 years, was pastor of Emanuel AME Church, one of the country's oldest African-American churches. "He was the most kind, gentle man in the Senate, and I am not just saying that now," said state Sen. Katrina Shealy, R-Lexington.

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