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Removal of Jackson statue on council agenda for Tuesday
The Daily Progress Monday, September 04, 2017 at 11 p.m.

Charlottesville city councilors on Tuesday evening will try getting back to business after an emotional crowd of constituents and protesters took over their last meeting two weeks ago to chastise officials for failing to prevent the white nationalist rally that resulted in three deaths.

Though questions remain amid a pending third-party investigation of the city’s preparations and the police operations for the Aug. 12 rally and ones that took place in May and July, the council Tuesday is expected to amend a resolution from earlier this year to make clear that all of the councilors now support the removal of the city’s statues depicting Confederate Gens. Robert E. Lee and Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson.



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