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The pedestal that held the statue of Christopher Columbus is shown June 12 with the Minnesota State Capitol in the background. (AP photo: Jim Mone)

Man charged in Columbus statue tear-down

A New Brighton man is charged with a felony for allegedly leading the effort to tear down a bronze Christopher Columbus statue on the Capitol grounds.

About Kevin Featherly

Kevin Featherly, who joined BridgeTower Media in mid-2016, is a journalist and former freelance writer who has covered politics, law, business, technology and popular culture for publications and websites in the Twin Cities and nationally since the mid-1990s.

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