Arkansas panel rejects removing Lee from King holiday




 
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January 29th, 2015  
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Topic: Arkansas panel rejects removing Lee from King holiday


LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) A bid to end Arkansas' practice of commemorating Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee and civil rights icon Martin Luther King Jr. on the same day was rejected by lawmakers Wednesday after opponents said the move would belittle Southern heritage.




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