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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
Many snags ahead for California water billsWASHINGTON -- Publicly and privately, California lawmakers are pushing to get a
Many snags ahead for California water bills
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 18 hours ago
WASHINGTON -- Publicly and privately, California lawmakers are pushing to get a big water bill off its current glacial pace. But history cautions that California legislation this ambitious always takes time, and plenty of it. Eight years passed... Read more
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Inside Bay Area
Many snags ahead for California water billsWASHINGTON -- Publicly and privately, California lawmakers are pushing to get a
Many snags ahead for California water bills
Inside Bay Area / Posted 19 hours ago
WASHINGTON -- Publicly and privately, California lawmakers are pushing to get a big water bill off its current glacial pace. But history cautions that California legislation this ambitious always takes time, and plenty of it. Eight years passed... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Many snags ahead for California water billsPublicly and privately, California lawmakers are pushing to get a big water bil
Many snags ahead for California water bills
The Sacramento Bee / Posted yesterday
Publicly and privately, California lawmakers are pushing to get a big water bill off its current glacial pace. But history cautions that California legislation this ambitious always takes time, and plenty of it. Eight years passed between the... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Democrats Take Advantage Of The GOP's Epic Month Of DysfunctionWASHINGTON -- Maybe congressional Democrats should just send their GOP colleagu
Democrats Take Advantage Of The GOP's Epic Month Of Dysfunction
The Huffington Post / Posted 3 days ago
WASHINGTON -- Maybe congressional Democrats should just send their GOP colleagues a thank-you note. After a month during which Congress failed to make any progress on funding the government, an attempt to protect the Confederate flag killed an... Read more
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Petluma360.com
Good timing for flood control fixSure it’s dry across California this summer, but a recent warming trend in the
Good timing for flood control fix
Petluma360.com / Posted 5 days ago
Sure it’s dry across California this summer, but a recent warming trend in the Pacific Ocean has scientists predicting that an El Nino weather pattern will hit the drought-parched western U.S. this winter with an increased likelihood of an abnormally... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Recycling, desalination focus of new Feinstein drought billWASHINGTON, D.C. - Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California introduced a
Recycling, desalination focus of new Feinstein drought bill
The Record Searchlight / Posted 6 days ago
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California introduced a new drought relief bill Wednesday that emphasizes long-term investments in desalination, recycling and new or expanded reservoirs. The bill is dramatically different from... Read more
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Bakersfield Now
Feinstein changes focus of new drought bill WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California introduced a
Feinstein changes focus of new drought bill
Bakersfield Now / Posted 6 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California introduced a new drought relief bill Wednesday that emphasizes long-term investments in desalination, recycling and new or expanded... Read more
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North Bay Bohemian
July 29, 2015HUFFMAN ON 2016 "I've been waiting for that question for months!" So exclaimed
July 29, 2015
North Bay Bohemian / Posted 7 days ago
HUFFMAN ON 2016 "I've been waiting for that question for months!" So exclaimed second-term U.S. Rep. Jared Huffman, D-San Rafael, last week when Debriefer got him on the phone. The question: Who are you supporting for president in 2016? The answer... Read more
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The Huffington Post
House Votes To End All Major New Rules, AgainWASHINGTON -- A bill that critics say would make any significant new regulation
House Votes To End All Major New Rules, Again
The Huffington Post / Posted 7 days ago
WASHINGTON -- A bill that critics say would make any significant new regulation all but impossible easily passed the House Tuesday. The measure, known as the REINS Act, for Regulations from the Executive In Need of Scrutiny, would require the Obama... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
The yeas and nay: How Maine’s congressional representatives voted this weekWASHINGTON — Here’s a look at how Maine’s members of Congress voted over the pr
The yeas and nay: How Maine’s congressional representatives voted this week
Bangor Daily News / Posted 11 days ago
WASHINGTON — Here’s a look at how Maine’s members of Congress voted over the previous week. This week the Senate passed the National Windstorm Impact Reduction Act Reauthorization; passed the Veterans Entrepreneurship Act, to help veterans with... Read more
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Petluma360.com
Area roads among worst in USA new report ranks the Santa Rosa area as having the third worst roads in the n
Area roads among worst in US
Petluma360.com / Posted 11 days ago
A new report ranks the Santa Rosa area as having the third worst roads in the nation among midsized urban communities, further underscoring what many motorists here already know with each jarring bump and rattle. Per local motorist, an estimated $811... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
House of Representatives Ignores Will of the People in Passage of Anti-labeling DARK ActWASHINGTON - Center for Food Safety today expressed deep disappointment in the
House of Representatives Ignores Will of the People in Passage of Anti-labeling DARK Act
CommonDreams.org / Posted 12 days ago
WASHINGTON - Center for Food Safety today expressed deep disappointment in the House of Representatives’ passage of H.R. 1599, a bill that preempts state and local authority to label and regulate genetically engineered (GE) foods. Instead the bill,... Read more
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Roll Call
Tennis Interruptus at Washington Kastles Charity ClassicTennis Interruptus — Votes Intrude on Charity Match Flake, left, and Merkley g
Tennis Interruptus at Washington Kastles Charity Classic
Roll Call / Posted 12 days ago
Tennis Interruptus — Votes Intrude on Charity Match Flake, left, and Merkley get the news. (Jason Dick/CQ Roll Call) Work, work, work. Sens. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., and Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., were warming up for Wednesday night’s Washington Kastles... Read more
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Inside Bay Area
Confederate flag rekindles Marin effort to change Dixie School District's nameTwo longtime Marin residents are calling for the Dixie School District to chang
Confederate flag rekindles Marin effort to change Dixie School District's name
Inside Bay Area / Posted 15 days ago
Two longtime Marin residents are calling for the Dixie School District to change its name, a decades-old demand revived by the national controversy over various associations with the Confederacy and racism. Kerry Peirson of Mill Valley and Noah... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
Confederate flag rekindles Marin effort to change Dixie School District's nameTwo longtime Marin residents are calling for the Dixie School District to chang
Confederate flag rekindles Marin effort to change Dixie School District's name
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 15 days ago
Two longtime Marin residents are calling for the Dixie School District to change its name, a decades-old demand revived by the national controversy over various associations with the Confederacy and racism. Kerry Peirson of Mill Valley and Noah... Read more
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San Jose Mercury News
Confederate flag rekindles Marin effort to change Dixie School District's nameTwo longtime Marin residents are calling for the Dixie School District to chang
Confederate flag rekindles Marin effort to change Dixie School District's name
San Jose Mercury News / Posted 15 days ago
Two longtime Marin residents are calling for the Dixie School District to change its name, a decades-old demand revived by the national controversy over various associations with the Confederacy and racism. Kerry Peirson of Mill Valley and Noah... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Trans-Pacific Partnership — we must do betterCongress recently approved “fast track” legislation for the biggest trade deal
Trans-Pacific Partnership — we must do better
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 17 days ago
Congress recently approved “fast track” legislation for the biggest trade deal in American history, the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). President Barack Obama now has authority to finalize the TPP and present it to Congress for an... Read more
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Bakersfield Now
California Native American tribe plans resort, winery WINDSOR, Calif. (AP) — A casino-owning Native American tribe has plans for ho
California Native American tribe plans resort, winery
Bakersfield Now / Posted 19 days ago
WINDSOR, Calif. (AP) — A casino-owning Native American tribe has plans for housing, a resort and a winery around a small Northern California town, and some locals are not happy. Dozens of... Read more
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FOX 11 Reno
California Native American tribe plans resort, wineryWINDSOR, Calif. (AP) -- A casino-owning Native American tribe now has plans for
California Native American tribe plans resort, winery
FOX 11 Reno / Posted 19 days ago
WINDSOR, Calif. (AP) -- A casino-owning Native American tribe now has plans for housing, a resort and a winery around a small Northern California town, and some local residents are not happy. The Press Democrat of Santa Rosa reports that dozens of... Read more
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News 4 Reno
California Native American tribe plans resort, wineryWINDSOR, Calif. (AP) — A casino-owning Native American tribe now has plans for
California Native American tribe plans resort, winery
News 4 Reno / Posted 19 days ago
WINDSOR, Calif. (AP) — A casino-owning Native American tribe now has plans for housing, a resort and a winery around a small Northern California town, and some local residents are not happy. The Press Democrat of Santa Rosa reports that dozens of... Read more
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KTVN Reno
California Native American tribe plans resort, wineryWINDSOR, Calif. (AP) - A casino-owning Native American tribe now has plans for
California Native American tribe plans resort, winery
KTVN Reno / Posted 19 days ago
WINDSOR, Calif. (AP) - A casino-owning Native American tribe now has plans for housing, a resort and a winery around a small Northern California town, and some local residents are not happy. The Press Democrat of Santa Rosa reports... Read more
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KMPH - KFRE Central San Joaquin Valley
California Native American tribe plans resort, wineryWINDSOR, Calif. (AP) - A casino-owning Native American tribe now has plans for
California Native American tribe plans resort, winery
KMPH - KFRE Central San Joaquin Valley / Posted 19 days ago
WINDSOR, Calif. (AP) - A casino-owning Native American tribe now has plans for housing, a resort and a winery around a small Northern California town, and some local residents are not happy. The Press Democrat of Santa Rosa reports... Read more
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Business Insider
The Confederate flag could cripple the GOP's plan to win the budget battleThe timing of last week’s unexpected fight in Congress over the Confederate fla
The Confederate flag could cripple the GOP's plan to win the budget battle
Business Insider / Posted 21 days ago
The timing of last week’s unexpected fight in Congress over the Confederate flag could not have been much worse for congressional Republicans. If GOP leaders don’t get a handle on the issue soon, the debate could undermine their position on their... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Muir Woods traffic and parking plan should ease problemsThe county’s endorsement of a parking and traffic plan for Muir Woods National
Muir Woods traffic and parking plan should ease problems
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 23 days ago
The county’s endorsement of a parking and traffic plan for Muir Woods National Monument should help protect the park and environment and lessen traffic headaches for area residents. The plan is a long-needed collaboration of park leaders, neighbors... Read more
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FOX News
Flag issue, now gay-marriage resolution threaten to derail key GOP House effortsHouse Speaker John Boehner on Thursday greeted the press corps with a cheerful
Flag issue, now gay-marriage resolution threaten to derail key GOP House efforts
FOX News / Posted 24 days ago
House Speaker John Boehner on Thursday greeted the press corps with a cheerful “good morning” as he strode to the lectern in the chamber’s House Radio/TV Gallery studio for his weekly media briefing. In prepared remarks, the Ohio Republican talked... Read more
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The Columbian
What really happened in the flag debate in CongressWASHINGTON — The head of the Democratic Party said they were among the darkest
What really happened in the flag debate in Congress
The Columbian / Posted 24 days ago
WASHINGTON — The head of the Democratic Party said they were among the darkest hours in the history of the House of Representatives. The White House said Republicans were strikingly eager to defend the Confederate flag. Republicans said they were... Read more
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Eureka Times-Standard
Editorial: Symbol of hate’s time has long passedThe Times-Standard We commend Congressman Jared Huffman for taking a stand aga
Editorial: Symbol of hate’s time has long passed
Eureka Times-Standard / Posted 25 days ago
The Times-Standard We commend Congressman Jared Huffman for taking a stand against a racist symbol that deserves no place of honor in public life, and certainly not one cent of public money. The North Coast lawmaker on Tuesday introduced two... Read more
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22 WSBT South Bend
Congress struggles with Confederacy's pastThe removal of the Confederate flag from the South Carolina State House grounds
Congress struggles with Confederacy's past
22 WSBT South Bend / Posted 25 days ago
The removal of the Confederate flag from the South Carolina State House grounds put an end to decades of debate in the state over the polarizing symbol. But in Washington, the fight over the flag -- and what to do about other Confederate-era statues... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Congress struggles with Confederacy's pastThe removal of the Confederate flag from the South Carolina State House grounds
Congress struggles with Confederacy's past
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 25 days ago
The removal of the Confederate flag from the South Carolina State House grounds put an end to decades of debate in the state over the polarizing symbol. But in Washington, the fight over the flag -- and what to do about other Confederate-era statues... Read more
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KTUU Anchorage
Congress struggles with Confederacy's pastThe removal of the Confederate flag from the South Carolina State House grounds
Congress struggles with Confederacy's past
KTUU Anchorage / Posted 25 days ago
The removal of the Confederate flag from the South Carolina State House grounds put an end to decades of debate in the state over the polarizing symbol. But in Washington, the fight over the flag -- and what to do about other Confederate-era statues... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
Congress struggles with Confederacy's pastThe removal of the Confederate flag from the South Carolina State House grounds
Congress struggles with Confederacy's past
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 25 days ago
The removal of the Confederate flag from the South Carolina State House grounds put an end to decades of debate in the state over the polarizing symbol. But in Washington, the fight over the flag -- and what to do about other Confederate-era statues... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
Congress struggles with Confederacy's pastThe removal of the Confederate flag from the South Carolina State House grounds
Congress struggles with Confederacy's past
ClickOnDetroit / Posted 25 days ago
The removal of the Confederate flag from the South Carolina State House grounds put an end to decades of debate in the state over the polarizing symbol. But in Washington, the fight over the flag -- and what to do about other Confederate-era statues... Read more
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KPRC Local 2 Houston
Congress struggles with Confederacy's pastThe removal of the Confederate flag from the South Carolina State House grounds
Congress struggles with Confederacy's past
KPRC Local 2 Houston / Posted 25 days ago
The removal of the Confederate flag from the South Carolina State House grounds put an end to decades of debate in the state over the polarizing symbol. But in Washington, the fight over the flag -- and what to do about other Confederate-era statues... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Congress struggles with Confederacy's pastThe removal of the Confederate flag from the South Carolina State House grounds
Congress struggles with Confederacy's past
KTXS Abilene / Posted 25 days ago
The removal of the Confederate flag from the South Carolina State House grounds put an end to decades of debate in the state over the polarizing symbol. But in Washington, the fight over the flag -- and what to do about other Confederate-era statues... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Congress struggles with Confederacy's pastThe removal of the Confederate flag from the South Carolina State House grounds
Congress struggles with Confederacy's past
KECI Missoula / Posted 25 days ago
The removal of the Confederate flag from the South Carolina State House grounds put an end to decades of debate in the state over the polarizing symbol. But in Washington, the fight over the flag -- and what to do about other Confederate-era statues... Read more
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KEYT 3 Santa Barbara
Congress struggles with Confederacy's pastThe removal of the Confederate flag from the South Carolina State House grounds
Congress struggles with Confederacy's past
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara / Posted 25 days ago
The removal of the Confederate flag from the South Carolina State House grounds put an end to decades of debate in the state over the polarizing symbol. But in Washington, the fight over the flag -- and what to do about other Confederate-era statues... Read more
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Anderson Independent-Mail
Dispute over Confederate flag stymies spending bills on HillWASHINGTON - The dispute in Congress over the Confederate flag threatened Frida
Dispute over Confederate flag stymies spending bills on Hill
Anderson Independent-Mail / Posted 25 days ago
WASHINGTON - The dispute in Congress over the Confederate flag threatened Friday to upend House Republican plans to move forward on routine spending legislation, amid concerns that Democrats could hijack the bills to debate the flag. House... Read more
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KOCO 5 Oklahoma City
Congress struggles with Confederacy's pastThe removal of the Confederate flag from the South Carolina State House grounds
Congress struggles with Confederacy's past
KOCO 5 Oklahoma City / Posted 25 days ago
The removal of the Confederate flag from the South Carolina State House grounds put an end to decades of debate in the state over the polarizing symbol. But in Washington, the fight over the flag -- and what to do about other Confederate-era statues... Read more
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WMTW Portland
Congress struggles with Confederacy's pastThe removal of the Confederate flag from the South Carolina State House grounds
Congress struggles with Confederacy's past
WMTW Portland / Posted 25 days ago
The removal of the Confederate flag from the South Carolina State House grounds put an end to decades of debate in the state over the polarizing symbol. But in Washington, the fight over the flag -- and what to do about other Confederate-era statues... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Congress struggles with Confederacy's pastThe removal of the Confederate flag from the South Carolina State House grounds
Congress struggles with Confederacy's past
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 25 days ago
The removal of the Confederate flag from the South Carolina State House grounds put an end to decades of debate in the state over the polarizing symbol. But in Washington, the fight over the flag -- and what to do about other Confederate-era statues... Read more
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WLKY Louisville
Congress struggles with Confederacy's pastThe removal of the Confederate flag from the South Carolina State House grounds
Congress struggles with Confederacy's past
WLKY Louisville / Posted 25 days ago
The removal of the Confederate flag from the South Carolina State House grounds put an end to decades of debate in the state over the polarizing symbol. But in Washington, the fight over the flag -- and what to do about other Confederate-era statues... Read more
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4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville
Congress struggles with Confederacy's pastThe removal of the Confederate flag from the South Carolina State House grounds
Congress struggles with Confederacy's past
4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville / Posted 25 days ago
The removal of the Confederate flag from the South Carolina State House grounds put an end to decades of debate in the state over the polarizing symbol. But in Washington, the fight over the flag -- and what to do about other Confederate-era statues... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Congress struggles with Confederacy's pastThe removal of the Confederate flag from the South Carolina State House grounds
Congress struggles with Confederacy's past
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 25 days ago
The removal of the Confederate flag from the South Carolina State House grounds put an end to decades of debate in the state over the polarizing symbol. But in Washington, the fight over the flag -- and what to do about other Confederate-era statues... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Congress struggles with Confederacy's pastThe removal of the Confederate flag from the South Carolina State House grounds
Congress struggles with Confederacy's past
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 25 days ago
The removal of the Confederate flag from the South Carolina State House grounds put an end to decades of debate in the state over the polarizing symbol. But in Washington, the fight over the flag -- and what to do about other Confederate-era statues... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Congress struggles with Confederacy's past | Politics - Home Tensions simmer one day after firestorm erupts on House flo
Congress struggles with Confederacy's past
KTVZ Bend / Posted 25 days ago
| Politics - Home Tensions simmer one day after firestorm erupts on House floor over Confederate flag By Deirdre Walsh and Athena Jones CNN Mark Wilson/Getty... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Congress struggles with Confederacy's pastThe removal of the Confederate flag from the South Carolina State House grounds
Congress struggles with Confederacy's past
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 25 days ago
The removal of the Confederate flag from the South Carolina State House grounds put an end to decades of debate in the state over the polarizing symbol. But in Washington, the fight over the flag -- and what to do about other Confederate-era statues... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Congress struggles with Confederacy's pastThe removal of the Confederate flag from the South Carolina State House grounds
Congress struggles with Confederacy's past
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 25 days ago
The removal of the Confederate flag from the South Carolina State House grounds put an end to decades of debate in the state over the polarizing symbol. But in Washington, the fight over the flag -- and what to do about other Confederate-era statues... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Congress struggles with Confederacy's pastThe removal of the Confederate flag from the South Carolina State House grounds
Congress struggles with Confederacy's past
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 25 days ago
The removal of the Confederate flag from the South Carolina State House grounds put an end to decades of debate in the state over the polarizing symbol. But in Washington, the fight over the flag -- and what to do about other Confederate-era statues... Read more
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WESH 2 Orlando
Congress struggles with Confederacy's pastThe removal of the Confederate flag from the South Carolina State House grounds
Congress struggles with Confederacy's past
WESH 2 Orlando / Posted 25 days ago
The removal of the Confederate flag from the South Carolina State House grounds put an end to decades of debate in the state over the polarizing symbol. But in Washington, the fight over the flag -- and what to do about other Confederate-era statues... Read more
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WBAL-TV Baltimore
Congress struggles with Confederacy's pastThe removal of the Confederate flag from the South Carolina State House grounds
Congress struggles with Confederacy's past
WBAL-TV Baltimore / Posted 25 days ago
The removal of the Confederate flag from the South Carolina State House grounds put an end to decades of debate in the state over the polarizing symbol. But in Washington, the fight over the flag -- and what to do about other Confederate-era statues... Read more
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