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Joe Henderson: Hillsborough commissioners get their answer: Move the damn monument

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If Hillsborough County commissioners were looking to the community for guidance about the Confederate war monument that has been so much in the news lately, even the oft-tone deaf representatives couldn’t fail to hear what was being shouted: Move the damn thing.

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Joe Henderson: Hillsborough Confederate monument controversy isn’t going away

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The four Hillsborough County commissioners who voted to keep a Confederate monument on public grounds may have thought/hoped the issue was behind them. If so, they are mistaken. That much was clear from Tuesday’s rally in downtown Tampa by a coalition of leaders, clergy and people who are just plain fed up with the divide the monument has created in the community. That divide can only be closed when the monument is more to a more appropriate location. Commissioner Pat…

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