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Confederate Battle Flag Rises in Va. off I-95

Hundreds gathered Saturday in freshly cleared woods along Interstate 95 to celebrate the raising of a Confederate battle flag, an event that stirred strong opposition from those who view the flag as a symbol of division.

09/29/2013

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Confederate Flag Stirs Patriotic Virginia Retort

A group’s plan to hoist a Confederate flag up a 50-foot pole along Interstate 95 has sparked a patriotic response from opponents in the former capital of the Confederacy: the flying of the American flag.

09/27/2013

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Dems Want Plans To Fly Large Confederate Flag On I-95 Stopped

Democrats in Virginia are asking officials to condemn a heritage group’s plans to fly a large Confederate flag along Interstate 95.

08/16/2013

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Confederate Holiday Remains Prickly Subject in Va.

Virginia is marking Lee-Jackson Day, a state holiday dedicated to two towering figures in the Civil War. The subject of the Confederate flags remains a prickly subject in Lexington. City officials banned the flying of that flag and others on municipal light poles in 2011.

01/18/2013

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Confederate Veterans Push Flag Issue

The Sons of Confederate Veterans is appealing the dismissal of its lawsuit challenging Lexington’s decision to banish the Confederate flag and other banners from city light poles.

07/04/2012

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Lexington Defends Decision To Keep Confederate Flag Off City Property

The city of Lexington is defending its decision to keep the Confederate battle flag off city-owned property, because it could open the door to all sorts of offensive messages.

03/29/2012