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Mother of Charlottesville victim declines Trump’s call

by Evan Wilt
Posted 8/18/17, 11:47 am

WASHINGTON—The mother of Heather Heyer, the woman killed during a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va., on Saturday, does not want to speak to President Donald Trump. “I’m not talking to the president now,” Susan Bro told ABC News on Friday. “I have not and now I will not.” Bro said she first received a call from the White House on Wednesday during her daughter’s funeral service, and said after hearing Trump’s recent comments she will not call back.

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Heather Heyer remembered in Charlottesville memorial service

by Leigh Jones
Posted 8/17/17, 12:26 pm

More than 1,000 people gathered in Charlottesville, Va., Wednesday night to remember Heather Heyer, the 32-year-old woman killed during violence at a white supremacist rally in the college town on Saturday.

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More cities consider Confederate monument removal

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 8/16/17, 10:49 am

The city of Baltimore took down four Confederate monuments early Wednesday morning following a violent white nationalist rally in Virginia last weekend protesting the removal of a similar statue. “It’s done,” Mayor Catherine Pugh told The Baltimore Sun. “They needed to come down. My concern is for the safety and security of our people. We moved as quickly as we could.” A commission appointed by the previous mayor had recommended removing a monument to Marylander Roger B. Taney, the Supreme Court justice who wrote the U.S.

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