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A public memorial held for three Black men lynched by a white Lawrence mob

Photo gallery: Memorial service honors Black men lynched by white mob in 1882

A memorial service on Thursday at Oak Hill Cemetery honored George Robertson, Isaac King and Pete Vinegar, three Black men who were lynched by a white mob in 1882. According to historical archives, in the summer of 1882, Vinegar, King and Robertson were arrested in connection with the murder ...

New federal COVID-19 safety rules exempt most employers, angering labor advocates

NEW YORK — The Biden administration has exempted most employers from long-awaited rules for protecting workers from the coronavirus, angering labor advocates who have spent more than a year lobbying for the protections. The Labor Department included only health care workers in its new ...

Real estate transfers for June 1-7, 2021

Below are real estate transfers filed at the Douglas County Clerk’s Office for June 1-7, 2021. Transfers-1 If unable to view document below, click here to download PDF file.

Public memorial to be held for 3 Black men lynched by white Lawrence mob in 1882

A public memorial will take place Thursday for the three Black men who were lynched by a white mob on June 10 nearly 140 years ago. The memorial will be at 7 p.m. Thursday in the area of the potter’s field at Oak Hill Cemetery where the three men were buried, which is in the northeast part ...