• Vicksburg National Military Park bans selling Confederate flags
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    Vicksburg National Military Park bans selling Confederate flags

    THE SALE OF CONFEDERATE FLAGS HURT TOURISM IN VICKSBURG? 16 WAPT’S ROSS ADAMS JOINS US LIVE IN VICKSBURG WITH WHAT THE CITY IS SAYING. YEAH THIS PARK IS A HUGE TOURSIST ATTRACTION BRINGING HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS TO THE LOCAL ECONOMY EACH YEAR. VICKSBURG’S MAYOR SAYS THE A BAN ON THE SALE OF CONFEDERATE FLAGS COULD PUT A DENT IN THEIR BANK ACCOUNT. “WHAT ABOUT THIS IMAGE THAT IS THE BATTLE FLAG WHICH IS SO CONTROVERSIAL.” IF YOU TRY TO BUY A CONFEDERATE FLAG FROM THE VICKSBURG MILITARY PARK BOOKSTORE, YOU COULD BE OUT OF LUCK. “I WOULD PROBABLY THINK THAT WE’LL SEE THAT DISAPPEAR THEY WILL KEEP SELLING…

  • Miss Mississippi supports change of Confederate flag.
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    Miss Mississippi supports change of Confederate flag.

    HOUSE GROUNDS. AND HERE IN MISSISSIPPI, THE NEW MISS MISSISSIPPI IS DRAWING SOME CRITICISM ABOUT HER STANCE. 16 WAPT’S ROSS ADAMS IS LIVE IN DOWNTOWN JACKSON. ROSS, YOU SPOKE WITH HER? HANNAH ROBERTS ONLY WON HER CROWN TWO WEEKS AGO. BUT SHE’S ALREADY FACING QUESTIONS ABOUT THIS STATE FLAG FIGHT. NATS… CROWNED MISS MISSISSIPPI JUST TWO WEEKS AGO… VERY BUSY — TODAY IS MY FIRST OFFICIAL APPEARANCE, WE’RE HAVING A GREAT TIME/. BUT WITH THE FLAG FIGHT BREWING — HANNAH ROBERTS IS ALREADY FACING TOUGH QUESTIONS OVER THE STARS AND BARS IN THE MISSISSIPPI STATE FLAG. HANNAH: WE’RE FROM THE HOSPITALITY STATE WE LIKE TO BRAG THAT WE’RE THE MOST…