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Virginia contends with Confederate street names

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The removal of Confederate statues happened in many southern states and that push is now expanding to street names. Two Virginia counties, Fairfax and Loudoun, are identifying roads linked to the Confederacy and are pursuing name changes for several state highways. The region in Northern Virginia, which saw some of the biggest battles of the Civil War and for decades was an indisputable part of the South, is now one of the wealthiest regions in the country with waning ties to its Southern roots.

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