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For nearly 160 years, St. George has been known as Utah's 'Dixie.' The name is all over the city. Is it time to change?

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The word "Dixie" is everywhere in St. George, Utah. The controversy over its Confederate ties is back in the public eye — but it's not a new debate.
 
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