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Chicago Marks Columbus Day With 65th Annual Parade

CHICAGO (CBS) — Columbus Day is not fit without a parade.

The 65th annual Columbus Day Parade marched down State Street on Monday afternoon.

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Columbus Day Parade Marches Up Fifth Avenue Amid Debate Over Honoring Explorer

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — The city’s Columbus Day parade stepped off Monday morning amid continued debate about the statues and the day honoring Christopher Columbus… 995 more words

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Columbus Day Parade-Goers Question Event's Future In Bloomfield

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BLOOMFIELD (KDKA) — Thousands of people lined the streets for Bloomfield’s Columbus Day Parade, but the talk along Liberty Avenue was about the possibility that the parade could change names, neighborhoods or even seasons. 263 more words

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Actor Chazz Palminteri Pulls Out Of De Blasio Event As Columbus Fallout Continues

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A group of Italian-American organizations has released a list of elected officials who they say “do” and “don’t” support preserving statues of… 372 more words

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More Fallout For De Blasio, Italian American Leaders To Boycott Gracie Mansion Gathering

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — There was more fallout Tuesday, from ‘statue-gate’ as Italian American leaders said they would boycott Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Columbus Day celebration, … 319 more words

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Organizers Say This Year's Columbus Day Parade Will Go On As Planned

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The controversy over this year’s Columbus Day Parade in New York City is building, as is the debate over which historical figures should be honored in the United States. 312 more words

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‘A Vote For Malliotakis Is A Vote For Columbus,’ Mayoral Hopeful Would Keep Embattled Statue

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — New York City’s controversy over Christopher Columbus statues hit a raw nerve on the day before the Democratic mayoral primary.

A coalition of Italian-American groups has demanded that Mayor de Blasio and all city office seekers state… 382 more words

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