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Columbus statue removed from Grand Park

LOS ANGELES — A statue of explorer Christopher Columbus that has stood for 45 years in downtown’s Grand Park was ceremoniously removed Nov. 10. “The statue of Christopher Columbus rewrites a stained chapter of history that romanticizes expansions of European empires and exploitations of natural resources and of human beings,” said County Supervisor Hilda Solis,…

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Sarah Silverman receives star on Walk of Fame

HOLLYWOOD — A star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame was unveiled Nov. 9 honoring Emmy-winning comedian Sarah Silverman. Silverman was joined in speaking at the late-morning ceremony in front of the Hollywood Toy & Costume Shop by talk show host Jimmy Kimmel and actor John C. Reilly. Silverman and Reilly both supplied voices in…

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