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  • [1964-01-12][NEWSPAPERS. HERALD-LEADER.] [Herald-Leader. p. 9 col. 1-7]717629 "Colored Notes and Obituaries"Readers of the "Colored Notes" columns of The Lexington Herald, The Lexington Leader and Sunday Herald-Leader have voted in a readership poll for continued publication of the feature in the Lexington newspapers. … A letter distributed to readers at the time of the ballot stated that CORE and some all-white reform groups had applied considerable pressure in an effort to remove the Colored Notes from the Lexington newspapers.
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  • [1989-11-27][HUGHES, DWIGHT] [Herald-Leader. D-8 col. 1-4 and D-11]589021 "Dwight Hughes"Since boyhood, Dwight Hughes planned to follow his father into the family business, and he has fulfilled this ambition. For the last eight years, he has been a mortician. Most would consider this business grim and unpleasant. But Hughes, co-owner of O.L. Hughes and Sons Mortuary at 322 East Third Street, says he loves it.
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    Using the search terms Urban Renewal Development Plan, I got over 30,000 hits with references back the 18th century! wow! So, then I added in the dates 1964-01-01 to 1967-01-01 and got 34 hits... now that's more like it!
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    An interesting article concerning whether to keep the "Colored Notes" section in Lexington's papers written in 1964. 
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