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- Big City: Statue of Doctor Who Did Slave Experiments Is Exiled. Its Ideas Are Not.
Moving a monument to the controversial 19th century doctor, J. Marion Sims, from Central Park to a Brooklyn cemetery does not wipe out the racist past it immortalizes.
New York Times. Thursday, 19 Apr 2018.
- City Orders Sims Statue Removed from Central Park
A statue of J. Marion Sims, an 19th century surgical pioneer who experimented on female slaves, will be moved to the Brooklyn cemetery where he is buried.
New York Times. Monday, 16 Apr 2018.
- Real estate to die for
As with most real estate, the key to cemetery plots is "Location! Location! Location!" At the Hollywood Forever Cemetery, pricey plots are sold to starry-eyed customers seeking status and a view, from six feet under
CBS News. Sunday, 15 Apr 2018.
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- Filipino cult keeps human body parts stolen from cemeteries
WARNING: GRAPHIC IMAGES. The Haring Bakal sect believe human remains grant them powers and hire grave robbers to get body parts for their stomach-churning ceremonies.
Daily Mail. Friday, 6 Apr 2018.
- Arlington National Cemetery, slowly running out of space, reaches out to public for help
Arlington National Cemetery is reaching out to the public for suggestions after Congress asked to find the means necessary to keep the burial site open -- despite estimates it could run out of space in approximately 23 years.
Fox News. Thursday, 5 Apr 2018.
- Parents' anger over bid to remove toys at Hazlehead Cemetery
The council wants parents to remove mementos left near the graves of babies in Aberdeen due to safety concerns.
BBC News. Monday, 2 Apr 2018.
- Grave situation: How one bank is helping cemeteries get loans
Live Oak Bancshares took two years developing a loan for cemetery operators, a group that faces challenges with financing for property improvements.
American Banker. Thursday, 29 Mar 2018.
- Ghost of 17th century soldier 'spotted' in Liverpool cemetery
Ghosthunters claim that they have spotted a soldier from the 1600s walking near headstones and haunting St James Cemetery in Liverpool.
Daily Mail. Monday, 26 Mar 2018.
- From Yoga to Movie Nights: How Cemeteries Are Trying to Attract the Living
These cemeteries around the country are more public space than burial ground
Smithsonian. Thursday, 22 Mar 2018.
- A Slave Cemetery May Have Been Discovered at a Plantation Near Annapolis
Archaeologists have found possible grave markers, and cadaver dogs have indicated the presence of human remains
Smithsonian. Thursday, 15 Mar 2018.
- Son's grave scoured for clues into nerve gas attack on Russian double agent
The investigation into the nerve agent attack on a former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia turns to the cemetery where his wife and son are buried, with the graves sealed off by investigators wearing hazmat suits.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Sunday, 11 Mar 2018.
- Fort Collins Police seeks owner of wedding ring
Police in Fort Collins are looking for the owner of a wedding ring found in a cemetery.
ABC News. Friday, 9 Mar 2018.
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