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Republican Rep. William Shirley of Quitman tried to attach his flag proposal to two higher-education budget bills on Monday, but the House narrowly rejected that effort. Photo courtesy Mississippi House of Representatives

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Legislators Back Down from Confederate Flag Threat

The Mississippi House has halted a push to require that universities fly the state's Confederate-themed flag.


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