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Walmart removes Mississippi flag from stores

Walmart removes Mississippi flag from stores

Walmart said it will not display in its stores the flag of the U.S. state of Mississippi, which includes a Confederate flag emblem, and is separately reviewing if items sold on its website in Canada breached its terms after online outrage over "All Lives Matter" products on the site.

Fred Katayama reports.

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