States Move to Regulate Roadside Memorials As Latino immigrants spread across the United States and Canada, they have brought the tradition of placing crosses along roadsides to honor loved ones killed in accidents. The memorials have become so prevalent that some states now regulate them.
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States Move to Regulate Roadside Memorials

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States Move to Regulate Roadside Memorials

States Move to Regulate Roadside Memorials

States Move to Regulate Roadside Memorials

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As Latino immigrants spread across the United States and Canada, they have brought the tradition of placing crosses along roadsides to honor loved ones killed in accidents. The memorials have become so prevalent that some states now regulate them.