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Lexington Confederate flag controversy heads to federal court

LEXINGTON, VA (WWBT) -

The Sons of Confederate Veterans group isn't giving up its fight to fly the Confederate flag on city-owned poles in Lexington.

The case heads to federal court in Richmond on Thursday. 

Attorneys for the Southern Heritage Group will challenge a recent Lexington ordinance that limits flags flown on downtown light poles to city and state flags.

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