- Associated Press - Sunday, September 24, 2017

BLOOMSBURG, Pa. (AP) - Some vendors have been displaying Confederate flags at a Pennsylvania fair amid confusion about the policy in effect.

The (Bloomsburg) Press Enterprise (https://bit.ly/2xtuDEm ) reports that Bloomsburg Fair officials originally said the flags wouldn’t be prominently displayed, but they’ve dotted the midway.

President Paul Reichart said officials “don’t want 15 flags up” but he doesn’t see a problem with a few if no one complains.

Vendor John Wolf says he sells 200 to 250 a week when the flag is a hot topic - but otherwise he only sells a few.

Activist Gene Stilp set fire Friday to a two-sided Nazi-Confederate flag at the Columbia County courthouse to protest the decision to allow sales of the flag.

Last year, someone selling swastika flags at the fair was asked to leave.


Information from: Press Enterprise, https://www.pressenterpriseonline.com

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