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  • Thief returns 9/11 firefighter's flag with apology

    July 6, 2014 8:07 PM

    HUNTINGTON STATION, N.Y. (AP) - An American flag stolen from the family of a firefighter killed on Sept. 11 has been returned with a note that says: "I am so sorry, I had no idea." NBC New York reports that the flag was returned Thursday. It has resumed flying on... more »
  • Lafayette prez doubts proposed flag ban would fly

    July 15, 2013 8:12 AM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - At least three members of the Lafayette City-Parish Council say they won't support a ban on flying non-government flags on government flagpoles, if one is proposed. City-Parish President Joey Durel says he doubts the measure would pass. The Advertiser reports that three councilmen at an event... more »
  • Flag surviving Hurricane Rita now in display case

    June 14, 2011 9:52 AM

    BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) - A U.S. flag that survived Hurricane Rita no longer flutters in the Texas wind but instead is on display in a special tribute case. Charlie Snoek of Beaumont says he found his flag tangled on its pole after Rita blew through Texas and into Louisiana in... more »
  • Louisiana State Flag Redesigned

    November 22, 2010 12:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana officials are unveiling a redesign of Louisiana's state flag that keeps the pelican but shows blood on the bird's chest. Louisiana's blue flag shows a mother pelican feeding her chicks in a nest. Historical descriptions also include three drops of blood on the mother's... more »
  • Mississippi's Flag Could Hurt Bid

    August 10, 2010 4:26 PM

    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - A Southeastern Conference official says the Confederate symbol on the Mississippi flag could hurt the state's bid to host the SEC baseball tournament starting in 2012. Craig Mattox, the SEC assistant commissioner for championships, says the emblem "would not be a 100 percent deal breaker" but... more »
  • Saints Flag Auctioned Off Online Raises Nearly $7,000 For Charity

    March 5, 2010 3:14 PM

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - A New Orleans Saints flag that Indiana's governor displayed outside his office from losing a Super Bowl bet is heading to Louisiana after it sold in an online auction for $6,852. The governor's office says Bryan Bossier Sr. of Alexandria, La., won the flag as bids in... more »
  • Indiana governor auctioning Saints flag for charity

    February 26, 2010 7:25 AM

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels says he'll auction off for charity the New Orleans Saints flag he displayed outside his office for losing a Super Bowl bet. Daniels displayed the flag outside his Statehouse office for a week after losing the bet to Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal on... more »
  • Gov. Daniels flies Saints flag for Super Bowl bet

    February 17, 2010 12:29 PM

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels is flying a New Orleans Saints flag outside his Statehouse office after losing a friendly Super Bowl wager with Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal. Daniels' office says in a statement that the flag went on display Tuesday in the Statehouse atrium, where it will... more »
  • Jindal sends Saints flag to Indiana governor

    February 11, 2010 1:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal has sent his Indiana counterpart a New Orleans Saints flag to fly at that state's capitol building, as part of a Super Bowl bet. In a letter sent Wednesday, Jindal told Gov. Mitch Daniels that he looks forward to receiving a... more »

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