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Relocate UT Confederate Statues Or Add Plaques, Panel Says

Aug 10, 2015
Matthew Watkins / Texas Tribune

A task force on Monday recommended the University of Texas at Austin either relocate statues of Confederate leaders or add explanatory plaques.

The shooting last week at a black church in South Carolina has prompted calls in the South for the removal of the Confederate Flag and other symbols of the Confederacy.

Here is a roundup of efforts in different states — and the response from businesses:

South Carolina