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Confederate Sticker In Police Locker Room Prompts Investigation

Dallas Police have launched an internal investigation after a bumper sticker displaying a Confederate flag was reportedly found in an officer’s locker in the men’s room at Dallas Love Field Airport.

CBS 11–08/19/2015

Gathering at Birdville ISD to protest calls to change the Richland HS mascot, "Rebels." 
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Confederate Symbols Flack Expected To Draw Crowd At Birdville ISD Meeting

The battle over confederate symbols at a North Texas school district is stirring up a heated debate. A big crowd is expected Thursday night at the Birdville Independent School District headquarters in Haltom City.

CBS 11–07/23/2015

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Robert E. Lee Statue Vandalized In Dallas Park

Could it be coincidence that the defacing of the sculpture occurred on the same day as the removal of the Confederate battle flag from the grounds of South Carolina’s state house?

07/10/2015

The Confederate flag is seen next to the monument of the victims of the Civil War in Columbia, South Carolina. (credit: Mladen Antonov/AFP/Getty Images)

South Carolina’s Confederate Flag Will Be Removed Friday

More than 50 years after South Carolina raised a Confederate flag at its Statehouse to protest the civil rights movement, the rebel banner will be removed Friday in a state where such a reversal seemed unthinkable a month ago.

07/09/2015

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Texas Motor Speedway Asking Race Fans To Ditch The Confederate Flag

Texas Motor Speedway has joined a NASCAR plea for fans to stop bringing Confederate Flags to the track.

07/03/2015

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NASCAR’s Dale Earnhardt Jr. Backs Ban On Confederate Flag

NASCAR’s most popular driver is calling the Confederate flag ‘offensive to an entire race’ while voicing his support for it being removed from the grounds of the South Carolina state capitol.

06/26/2015

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Drive-By Truckers, Lynyrd Skynyrd on the Confederate Flag’s Meaning

Lynyrd Skynyrd began phasing use of the Confederate flag a few years ago. Another Southern band, the Drive-By Truckers, agrees. “It’s well past time for all the Southern states to move on.”

06/26/2015

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14 Years Ago, Bush Removed Confederate Flag In Florida

Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush faced a similar decision as South Carolina officials – whether to remove the Confederate flag from statehouse grounds – more than a decade ago in Florida.

06/23/2015

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Some North Texas Stores Aren’t Ditching Confederate Flag

“We carry the five flags of the Confederacy,” says Denise Lucas of The Flag Store. She’s not a fan of the flag, but it’s history.

06/23/2015

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A Look At Calls To Remove Confederate Symbols Across South

In the wake of a massacre at a black church in Charleston, South Carolina, a bipartisan mix of officials across Southern states are calling for the removal of Confederate flags and other symbols of the Confederacy.

06/23/2015

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Walmart Removing Confederate Flag Items From Stores

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley said Monday that the flag should be removed from the statehouse grounds, acknowledging that to many the flag is a “deeply offensive symbol of a brutally oppressive past.”

06/23/2015

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GOP Candidates Embrace SC Governor’s Call On Confederate Flag

Republicans with presidential aspirations rushed Monday to embrace South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley’s call to remove the Confederate flag from the grounds of the state capitol.

06/23/2015

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