Robert E. Lee Statue, Trump's Harvey Aid, UT's $25 Million Donation: Your Thursday Morning News Roundup

Good morning. Here is a look at the top headlines as we start the day. Weather: Sunny and comfortable. High: 85 degrees.Do you want to get this roundup via email? Sign up for our newsletters here.Legal fight over Robert E. Lee statue continues Thursday afternoonThe battle over the future of Confederate monuments in Dallas appeared to be over Wednesday as the statue of Gen. Robert E. Lee in Oak Lawn sat wrapped in a harness.But as crews struggled to figure out exactly how to remove the 14-foot-tall, 81-year-old sculpture of Lee and an unnamed soldier on horseback from Lee Park, U.S. District Judge Sidney Fitzwater issued a temporary restraining order that gave the statue a reprieve.The dramatic turn meant the "historic day for the city of Dallas," as Mayor Pro Tem Dwaine Caraway dubbed it amid the spectacle of the attempted removal, would wait at least one more day — and possibly longer.Attorneys will argue for a longer-term injunction Thursday afternoon in Fitzwater's court.This story will be developing throughout the day. Visit for the latest updates.Flashback: On June 12, 1936, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt was on hand to honor the "warriors in the lost cause of the Confederacy" by unveiling the statue of Robert E. Lee in Dallas' Lee Park.Commentary: A Stonewall Jackson biographer says Confederate statues should be taken down.Irma??? Or add as a small headline under next storyAnd:Also:  Continue reading...

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