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S. Carolina House to Debate Removing Confederate Flag

South Carolina's House of Representatives is due to begin debate Wednesday on a bill to remove the Civil War-era Confederate flag from the state Capitol grounds, where it has flown for more than 50 years. The bill, backed by both Democrats and Republicans, was overwhelmingly approved 36-3 by the state Senate Tuesday. Citizens and politicians across South Carolina, including Republican Governor Nikki Haley, demanded the flag come down after a white racist allegedly massacred nine...

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