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Mississippi governor signs bill to retire state's Confederate-themed flag

8 days ago   |   By KCRA

Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves signed a bill Tuesday evening to retire the last state flag in the U.S. that includes the Confederate battle emblem.
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With a pen stroke, Mississippi drops Confederate-themed flag

With a pen stroke, Mississippi drops Confederate-themed flag

8 days ago   |   By My Sanantonio

JACKSON, Miss. - With a stroke of the governor's pen, Mississippi is retiring the last state flag in the U.S. with the Confederate battle emblem - a symbol that's widely condemned as racist.
Republican Gov. Tate Reeves on Tuesday signed the historic bill that takes the 126-year-old state flag out of law, immediately removing official status for the banner that has been a source of division for generations.
“This is not a political moment to me but a solemn occasion to lead our Mississippi family to come together, to be reconciled, and to move on," Reeves said in a statement. “We are a...
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Governor signs bill to retire Mississippi's Confederate-themed flag

8 days ago   |   By ABC

Mississippi has come under increasing pressure to change its flag since protests against racial injustice have focused attention on Confederate symbols.
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