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New Zealanders Vote to Keep Current Flag

Voters in New Zealand have soundly rejected a proposed new flag that would replace the British Union Jack in the current flag's upper left corner with a silver fern. Preliminary results released by the nation's electoral commission Thursday showed just over 56 percent of those participating in the postal-only referendum want to keep the current 114-year-old flag, compared to 43 percent who voted for the new design. The referendum was the result of an 18-month debate that cost...

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