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Charlottesville covers up Robert E. Lee statue

A statue of Confederate general Robert E. Lee in Charlottesville, Virginia that was a focal point for a white nationalist rally earlier this month was covered up on Wednesday afternoon. The city council ordered the statue and another of Stonewall Jackson be shrouded out of respect for Heather Heyer, the woman killed during the protests, per NBC Washington.