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Lexington board votes to move 2 Confederate statues to city cemetery

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Lexington's Cemetery Board of Trustees agreed Monday to move two Confederate statues to the Lexington Cemetery.

Mayor Jim Gray had said the statues of John Hunt Morgan and John C. Breckinridge should be moved to the cemetery, where both men are buried.

The statues are currently in downtown Lexington.

The Kentucky Military Heritage Commission still has to approve moving the statues before anything can be done.

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