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      Neighborhood plans Conderate flag protest

      A group of South Carolina residents from a predominantly black neighborhood plan a march to protest the flying of the Confederate flag at one home.

      SUMMERVILLE (AP) -- A group of South Carolina residents from a predominantly black neighborhood plan a march to protest the flying of the Confederate flag at one home.

      Residents of the Brownsville community in Summerville plan to march Saturday. About 270 people have signed a petition against the flag.

      Annie Chambers Caddell has the flag on her porch and addressed town council Wednesday, fighting back tears and saying she is not a racist.

      Caddell has flown the flag along with the American flag and has decorated her yard with Confederate insignia along with seasonal decorations.

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      Town officials say Caddell has a right to fly the flag and they won't force her to bring it down.

      (Copyright 2010 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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