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Confederate monument vandalized in Botetourt County

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Published: Jun. 9, 2020 at 5:56 PM EDT
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In Botetourt County, a confederate monument outside the courthouse was splattered with paint.

Maintenance crews cleaned it up Tuesday afternoon.

A spokesman for the county said peaceful protests are fundamental to our democracy, but destruction of property can be harmful and diverts public resources.

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