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New version of textbook approved

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - The controversial history book that makes the claim that thousands of African Americans fought on the confederate side during the Civil War has been revamped.

Thursday, the Virginia Board of Education signed off on an overhauled version of "Our Virginia: Past and Present."

The text was riddled with factual, grammatical, and typographical errors.

A state committee has reviewed the updated text.

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