Virginia orders American flag removed from construction site

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 PrintBy – Associated Press – Sunday, July 5, 2020

RICHMOND, Va. — State officials in Virginia ordered the removal of a large American flag from a construction site ahead of the Fourth of July, calling it a potential target for people protesting racial injustice and police brutality.

Dena Potter, spokeswoman for the state Department of General Services, said officials asked a contractor to take down the flag from a new office building for state lawmakers under construction in Richmond.

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