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Understanding the Florida flag fight over Rush Limbaugh

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Hours after the death of Rush Limbaugh last week, Florida Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis announced that the flags in his state would be lowered to half-staff to honor the conservative talk radio host. "There's not muc...

Country singer Luke Combs apologizes for past use of the Confederate flag

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Luke Combs has issued an apology for past use of the Confederate flag in his performances. Followers on social media pointed out that when the country star appeared in the music video for Ryan Upchurch's "Can I Get...

North Carolina discontinues license plates with Confederate battle flag

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North Carolina will no longer allow specialty license plates depicting the Confederate battle flag, citing the symbol's "potential to offend." At the start of 2021, the state's Division of Motor Vehicles was no lon...

Private practice doctors flag concerns on when they and their patients will receive Covid-19 vaccine

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(KHN)Dr. Andrew Carroll — a family doctor in Chandler, Arizona — wants to help his patients get immunized against Covid-19, so he paid more than $ 4,000 to buy an ultra-low-temperature freezer from eBay needed to s...

A redesigned South Carolina flag was scrapped after residents made fun of its palmetto tree

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South Carolinians are fiercely proud of the state's iconic indigo-blue flag, with its thin crescent and lush palmetto. So when a commission of historians was tasked with tweaking its design, residents of the state w...

Group of Alabama protesters places fake body bags on courthouse lawn to push for removal of Confederate flag and monument

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For months, a group of protesters in Alabama has been fighting for the removal of a Confederate flag and a Confederate monument that sit in front of the Marshall County Courthouse in Albertville. Last week, protest...

New York bans display of Confederate flag and other hate symbols on state grounds

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The state of New York will no longer sell or display anything considered a "symbol of hate," including the Confederate flag, according to a bill just signed into law. Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the bill, which goes in...

Mississippi Ballot Measure 3: Voters approve magnolia design as new state flag

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Mississippi's new state flag will feature the magnolia flower after the state in a historic move this summer parted with its decades-old banner that included a Confederate battle emblem. Voters on Tuesday approved t...

An unauthorized Trump campaign flag was found in front of a California police department, prompting an investigation

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Police officials in Long Beach, California, said they removed an "unauthorized" "Make America Great Again" flag supporting President Donald Trump after it was seen flying outside of their station this weekend. "Poli...

A city council member in North Dakota declares she’s a proud lesbian during a heated debate over flying the Pride flag

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One after another, disgruntled North Dakotans took the podium at a city council meeting in Minot to air their grievances. At issue: the mayor's decision to raise the Pride flag at city hall a week earlier. One perso...