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California Gold Rush town to remove noose from city logo

This image from the City of Placerville's Facebook page shows the town's logo that includes a noose. The California Gold Rush town of Placerville will change its logo to remove a noose that stems from its mid-19th century reputation as "Hangtown" following lynchings of criminal suspects by mobs of miners. (City of Placerville/Facebook via AP)

This image from the City of Placerville's Facebook page shows the town's logo that includes a noose. The California Gold Rush town of Placerville will change its logo to remove a noose that stems from its mid-19th century reputation as "Hangtown" following lynchings of criminal suspects by mobs of miners. (City of Placerville/Facebook via AP)

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