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ASSOCIATED PRESS FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2008 file photograph taken in Jackson, Miss., the Mississippi state flag is framed by the unfinished stair railing on the stage under construction on the south steps of the Capitol. The Confederate symbol on the Mississippi flag could hurt the state's bid to host the Southeastern Conference baseball tournament starting in 2012 because some people find the emblem offensive says Craig Mattox, the SEC assistant commissioner for championships, Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2010.
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ASSOCIATED PRESS FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2008 file photograph taken in Jackson, Miss., the Mississippi state flag is framed by the unfinished stair railing on the stage under construction on the south steps of the Capitol. The Confederate symbol on the Mississippi flag could hurt the state's bid to host the Southeastern Conference baseball tournament starting in 2012 because some people find the emblem offensive says Craig Mattox, the SEC assistant commissioner for championships, Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2010.

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