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June 30, an employee at the Mississippi Capitol raises and lowers the former state flag, adopted in 1894 with the Confederate emblem. June 30, Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves signed a bill into law to replace it. A commission reviewed about 3,000 design proposals and Sept. 2 selected one featuring the white magnolia flower. The issue is on the Nov. 3 ballot. (CNS/Reuters/Suzi Altman)
June 30, an employee at the Mississippi Capitol raises and lowers the former state flag, adopted in 1894 with the Confederate emblem. June 30, Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves signed a bill into law to replace it. A commission reviewed about 3,000 design prop