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Despite recurring turmoil, Mississippi hasn't budged on flag

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — After white nationalists marched with the Confederate battle flag last weekend amid violent demonstrations in Charlottesville, Virginia, critics said the identical emblem should be removed from Mississippi's flag — just as they did two years ago, when a white fan of the Rebel banner massacred black worshippers in South Carolina.
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