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On this day in 1958: Lumbee Indians, upset about two recent cross-burnings near their homes, break up a Ku Klux Klan rally in Robeson County. Klan leader James “Catfish” Cole planned to speak on “Why I Am for Segregation,” but the program is cut short by gunfire, firecrackers and teargas grenades thrown by sheriff’s deputies. […]

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– Surfboat is a-comin’. — Was steamboat a-comin’ to white sand trail in Robeson County? — Squirrel Nut Zippers pitch in for Cher. — Remembering a black fireman‘s death in the line of duty in 1902. — Pop watch: Durham wrests fourth place from Winston. — Jan Karon:  Mitford, R.I.P.

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