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The 5 Strangest Cemeteries In The World

Check out some of the world’s strangest cemeteries on your next vacation.

02/19/2014

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Call Kurtis: Supplier Delays Back Up Cemeteries Nationwide

Carol MacDonald waited eight months for her cemetery to finish her late husband’s headstone. Now CBS13 Call Kurtis is uncovering major problems slowing down cemetery orders nationwide.

11/21/2012

Washington, DC Area Prepares For Sept. 11th Anniversary

Veterans Affairs Finds More Misplaced Or Missing Grave Markers

The Veterans Affairs Department says it has discovered 102 more headstones or markers on the wrong graves and 21 graves in need of markers in the cemeteries under its management.

03/08/2012

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Group Works To Restore Damaged Historic Marysville Cemetery

It’s the final resting place for some of our state’s first pioneers. But they’re not able to rest in peace because of what a cemetery scrooge did a century and a half ago.

11/30/2011

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Cemetery Worker Saves Elderly Woman From Burning Home

An 87-year-old Sutter County woman had no way out of her burning home, but little did she know that her hero was just across the street.

08/16/2011

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Activists Not Backing Plan To Fix Gravestones Slur

The leading advocate of removing a racial slur from the headstones marking 36 Gold Rush-era graves is refusing to support a proposal from a state agency to do just that.

05/12/2011

One of 36 grave markers that had been moved from the gold rush era Negro Hill Cemetery to the Mormon Island relocation cemetery near Folsom. The burial plots from Negro Hill went unmarked for more than half a century, until a contractor hired by the Army Corps of Engineers moved the bodies to make way for a lake, and marked the graves with stones that used a derogatory term for African-American. (CBS / AP)

Group Offers To Remove N-Word From NorCal Gravestones

Time has weathered the 36 concrete gravestones in a dusty, half-century-old cemetery tucked away in a corner of California’s former gold fields. Time has not erased, however, the bigotry of a bygone era carved into the markers.

05/06/2011

150+ Graves Vandalized In Lincoln Cemetery

Workers are still cleaning up after vandals trashed a cemetery in Lincoln over the weekend, breaking and smashing more than 150 tombstones.

CBS13/CW31–11/16/2010