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South Carolina House Votes to Remove Confederate Flag from Capitol

Lawmakers in South Carolina's House of Representatives have approved a measure to remove the Civil War-era Confederate flag from the grounds of the state Capitol in Columbia.  The bill passed early Thursday morning by a vote of 94-20 on its third and final reading, after more than 13 hours of contentious debate.  Opponents of the bill, which was overwhelmingly approved by the state Senate the on Tuesday, offered more than 60 amendments during the debate aimed at delaying or...

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