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Six Flags are now one; flagship park pulls down non-American flags

By Robert Niles: The Six Flags theme park chain announced today that it will remove the flag of the Confederate States of America from display at its theme parks, in response to mounting public outrage over monuments honoring those who took up arms against America in defense of slavery. Show More Summary

Six Flags Over Texas Removes Confederate States of America Flag

10 hours agoPop Culture / Celebrity : TMZ.com

Six Flags Over Texas ?waved the white flag... it's removed the Confederate States of America flag. The decision comes just 1 day after TMZ reported the theme park was standing firm... keeping the Confederate flag flying high…

Statues

Why should a city, state, or federal government put statues in public parks?  Doing so addresses no plausible market failure, while using taxpayers funds and, as demonstrated tragically over the past few weeks, generates controversy, polarization, and violence. Show More Summary

Six Flags Over Texas says it will continue to fly its Confederate flag

13 hours agoLifestyle / Fashion : AOL: Style

A major amusement park says it has no plans to remove a Confederate flag its flown for decades. Six Flags Over Texas has reportedly flown the Confederate States of America flag since the park opened in Arlington, Texas, in 1961, and won't remove the flag despite heated debate over Confederate-era symbols, according to Chron.com. Show More Summary

MA: Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates Ribbon Cutting for Framingham Commuter Rail Lot

The Baker-Polito Administration as well as state and regional transit officials have celebrated the ribbon cutting of the Framingham Commuter Rail Station Parking Lot.

Confederate monuments not limited to the Old South

Confederate monuments aren't just located in parks and cemeteries in the states of the Old South. Most of the 11 Southern states that seceded prior to and during the Civil … Click to Continue »

Six Flags Over Texas Will NOT Take Down The Confederate States Of America Flag!

Homages to the Confederacy are no longer flying with America. But that's not stopping Six Flags Over Texas from keeping the Confederate States of America flag flying high over its park entrance! Despite the uproar surrounding this weekend's deadly Charlottesville rally that grew violent over the removal of a Robert E. Lee statue, the Texas theme park [...]

Six Flags Over Texas, No Plans to Remove Confederate Flag After Charlottesville Attack

Six Flags Over Texas is standing firm on flying the Confederate States of America flag, despite the uproar post-Charlottesville. Park officials tell TMZ, they see a fundamental distinction between the flag they fly and the Confederate Battle…

Pole Steeple Trail, Pine Grove Furnace State Park (Pennsylvania)

Pine Grove Furnace State Park is in southern Pennsylvania, a short drive north of Gettysburg. The highlight of this state park is the Pole Steeple Trail, that leads to a peak in the neighboring Michaux State Forest. Pole Steeple is the highest point and provides an excellent view of the surrounding area. Show More Summary

Native American lawmakers want Confederate monument removed

Native American lawmakers in Montana are calling for the removal of a memorial to Confederate soldiers in the state's capital city. The granite fountain in Helena's Hill Park has been … Click to Continue »

Inside the Park Hyatt New York Studio King Suite

Outside of the Hyatt Residence Club properties, the Park Hyatt New York is one of only two top tier Category 7 Hyatt properties in the entire United States. Heck, there are only seven Category 7 non-Residence Club Hyatt properties open in the entire world, all of which are under the Park Hyatt brand. Show More Summary

Protests around US decry Virginia white supremacist rally

In Denver, several hundred demonstrators gathered beneath a statue of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. in City Park and marched about 2 miles (3.22 kilometers) to the state Capitol. In New York, protesters marched from several locations in Manhattan to Trump Tower, demanding the president denounce white nationalist groups.

What Do White Supremacists Fear Most? The Conflict In Charlottesville Holds The Answer [Opinion]

When white nationalists descended upon Charlottesville, Virginia on Saturday to partake in a rally to “Unite the Right”, their stated purpose was to prevent the removal of a Confederate statue from a city park. Violence, bloodshed, and...Show More Summary

8 Kentucky sites added to National Register

Kentucky officials say the National Park Service has added eight sites around the state to the National Register of Historic Places. The Kentucky Heritage Council/State Historic Preservation Office said in … Click to Continue »

Public information session set about Sunapee ski area

State officials are holding a public information session about the Mount Sunapee Resort to address questions about its new operator. The ski area is part of Mount Sunapee State Park, … Click to Continue »

Open house set to initiate amendment process to Kohler-Andrae State Park Master Plan

Contact(s): Diane Brusoe, Property Planning Section Chief, 608-267-7469 or Jim Dick, DNR Spokesperson, 608-267-2773 SHEBOYGAN, Wis. – The public will have an opportunity at an upcoming open house to learn about the scope and objectives...Show More Summary

Authorities call state of local and state emergency over Charlottesville white nationalist rally

The Daily Progress newspaper in Charlotteville, Va., reports: Police  have declared an unlawful assembly at Emancipation Park. The city of  Charlottesville   and Albemarle County at 11:20 a.m. both declared a  local   emergency in response...Show More Summary

Johnson Fain is selling its Chinatown park-adjacent headquarters

A sale would include entitlements to build a mixed-use development on the site Just a few months after the reopening of the long-shuttered Los Angeles State Historic Park, there’s more action in the neighborhood: Architecture firm Johnson...Show More Summary

A Death, a Body, and the Living Word

Adam Park Jonathan Glover, circa 1948. A foundational member of the Assemblies of God community died this Saturday. I knew him. From the United States to Sierra Leone, in fact, lots of people knew him. And for them that did, we knewShow More Summary

Inline Quadcopter/Speederbike - Redwoods State Park

Update to this recent post I was passing through Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park last week and happened to have this prototype in the rental car.  The scenes from the…

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