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  1. PoliticsMississippi's Racial History Casts Shadow Over Final Senate Race Of 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 27 | WGBH

    The final Senate race of 2018 was expected to be a sleepy affair - a formality really, with a special election runoff in deep red Mississippi. Instead, the race has been upended in the final days thanks to multiple stumbles by the GOP nominee that have dredged up the state's history of racial violence.

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  2. Republican Cindy Hyde-Smith Wins Miss. Senate Runoff After Racially Charged CampaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 27 | News 88.9 KNPR

    Republican Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith is the projected winner of the Senate runoff in Mississippi, according to the Associated Press, overcoming a series of missteps that brought the state's dark history of racism and violence to the forefront. Hyde-Smith, who was appointed to the Senate earlier this year after GOP Sen. Thad Cochran stepped down due to health reasons, defeated former congressman and Agriculture Secretary Mike Espy. 1 comment

  3. Mississippi's Racial History Casts Shadow Over Final Senate Race Of 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 27 | KLCC-FM Eugene

    The final Senate race of 2018 was expected to be a sleepy affair - a formality really, with a special election runoff in deep red Mississippi. Instead, the race has been upended in the final days thanks to multiple stumbles by the GOP nominee that have dredged up the state's history of racial violence.

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  4. Major League Baseball Wants Cindy Hyde-Smith to Return its $5,000 DonationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 25 | Mother Jones

    Almost two weeks after Mississippi Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith said that if she were invited to a public hanging she would be " in the front row ," Major League Baseball PAC donated $5,000, the legal maximum, to her campaign . Now that news of the donation has emerged, and as Hyde-Smith continues to flounder due to racially charged comments and revelations about her past, MLB wants its cash back.

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  5. the rIGHT VS America:Read the original story

    Sunday Nov 25 | BrothersJudd Blog

    As a state senator in 2007, Hyde-Smith cosponsored a resolution that honored then-92-year-old Effie Lucille Nicholson Pharr, calling her "the last known living 'Real Daughter' of the Confederacy living in Mississippi." Pharr's father had been a Confederate soldier in Robert E. Lee's army in the Civil War.

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  6. CNN Hits Sen. Hyde-Smith on Racism Before Tuesday RunoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 25 | News Max

    As Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss., faces Tuesday's runoff election against Democrat Mike Espy to decide the final Senate seat of 2018, CNN has dug up a information that she once pushed a resolution praising a Confederate soldier's effort to "defend his homeland." A state resolution to honor Effie Lucille Nicholson Pharr, then 92, co-sponsored by Hyde-Smith as a state senator in 2007, called Pharr, "the last known living 'Real Daughter' of the Confederacy living in Mississippi," per the report.

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  7. Will Mississippi Send an Open Confederate Back To Washington?Read the original story

    Sunday Nov 25 | The Washington Monthly

    As much as the Republican Party has shown itself to be intensely loyal to Donald Trump and more than happy to carry forward the banner of hateful ideologies, there are apparently some lines that even they will not cross. We saw one of those lines in Alabama, when Roy Moore's history of fundamentalist radicalism combined with multiple allegations of sexual misconduct with children to be a bridge too far even for many Republican voters.

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  8. Mississippi Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith pushed resolution praising Confederate soldier's effort to 'defendRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 25 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    Mississippi Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith once promoted a measure that praised a Confederate soldier's effort to "defend his homeland" and pushed a revisionist view of the Civil War. Hyde-Smith, a Republican, faces Mike Espy, a Democratic former congressman and agriculture secretary, in Tuesday's runoff in Mississippi -- the final Senate race to be decided in 2018.

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  9. Celebrating ThanksgivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 20 | Xenia Daily Gazette

    It seems to me that celebrations associated with some of our holidays have undergone a change, a transformation, from the original basis of the holiday to something different. The evolution from Armistice Day, in which we memorialized the end of WWI, to Veterans Day, where all military veterans are recognized for their service to our country, is one prime example.

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  10. Column Regan: D. Michael ThomasRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2018 | Summerville Journal Scene

    My editor had received an email idea for this profile from D. Michael Thomas, military history author. Since we have the Veteran's Day holiday coming up, I thought now would be the perfect time to interview him about his first book - a military history book published by The History Press & Arcadia Publishing titled, "Wade Hampton's Iron Scouts: Confederate Special Forces," released in March.

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  11. Civil War in MiddletownRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2018 | Lake County Record-Bee

    History buffs and those clueless about the Civil War [the War Between the States] that happened April 12, 1861 through May 9, 1865, would have been enlightened, educated and thrilled with 'Windows to the Civil War', a reenactment that took place in the field behind the Middletown Mansion over the weekend. The North and South were divided into camps with tents for sleeping [yes, they stayed overnight on site], the surgeon's tent, ones for the commanders, telegraph and many others.

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  12. Trip back in time to old-time movies leads to 'Raintree County'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2018 | ReporterHerald.com

    I must issue a disclaimer. Not all the films I enjoyed throughout the years were viewed as classics by the critics of that particular time period.

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  13. Looking Back: They're not just names on a wallRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2018 | Martinsville Bulletin

    Courtesy of the Bassett Historical Center Cutline: A look at the grave of Douglas Foley, a Henry County resident who was killed in action in Vietnam.

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  14. Protester: - Moral defibrillator' needed in Confederate plaque issueRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2018 | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

    A minister demonstrating outside the Jefferson County Courthouse Friday explained the small bronze plaque at the historic building's entrance is inappropriate for the working courthouse, calling it a narrow, one-sided view of the complex history of slavery and the Civil War in Jefferson County. "The world needs a moral defibrillator to shock this country back to reality," said the Rev.

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  15. History breaks out at encampmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2018 | Mt. Airy News

    Trey Upright, a 19-year-old reenactment soldier from Salisbury, demonstrates the use of a musket Saturday during the 27th-Annual Civil War Encampment and Living History Weekend at Laurel Hill.

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  16. Civil War weekend planned in PatrickRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2018 | Mt. Airy News

    Sights and sounds of the Civil War will come to Patrick County Saturday and Sunday at the birthplace of Confederate Maj.

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  17. Lake County history: Did you know? Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2018 | The Daily Commercial

    She was described as “one of the most active and successful business women in Leesburg today,” in William Kennedy's 1929 "History of Lake County."

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  18. Walter Urbanek's New Book "Caleb's War" is a Riveting Novel...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2018 | PRWeb

    Recent release "Caleb's War" from Page Publishing author Walter Urbanek is an engrossing and detailed work of historical fiction depicting the experience and hardships suffered by a Virginia farmer fighting in the War Between the States. Walter Urbanek, a well-traveled retired Marine Corps veteran and master teacher who has received accolades at the local, state, and national level during a thirty-three year career as an educator at Edgar High School in Wisconsin, has completed his book "Caleb's War": an exquisitely historical and educational work that brings the fervor, tragedy, and horror of the Civil War to life.

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  19. Throwback Thursday: Aged veterans pay tributeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2018 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    Spanish-American War and Civil War veterans pose behind the concrete flag monument on the Kankakee County Courthouse lawn during dedication ceremonies in 1918. Spanish-American War and Civil War veterans pose behind the concrete flag monument on the Kankakee County Courthouse lawn during dedication ceremonies in 1918.

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  20. The Civil War's Last FrontierRead the original story

    Aug 27, 2018 | HistoryNet

    Don't think that Picacho Pass, a forgotten fight in a forgotten theater, didn't mean much in the War Between the States. Confederate control of the Pacific Southwest-and all that California gold- hung delicately in the balance during the spring of 1862.

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