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Spanish Daily Journal
     July 11, 2019      #60-192 sdj 0
 
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FILE - In this June 12, 2000 file photo Country music fans are reflected in the glasses of Southern rock group Confederate Railroad lead singer Danny Shirley during a concert in Nashville, Tenn. Confederate Railroad says it has been removed from the DuQuoin State Fair's Grandstand lineup because of
Illinois cancels band from fair lineup over Confederate flag 

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Country rock band Confederate Railroad has been barred from performing at an Illinois state fair because of its use of the Confederate flag, setting off a firestorm by southern Illinois fans who believe they're under Chicago liberals' thumb of political correctness.

The band was scheduled to appear Aug. 27 at the DuQuoin State Fair , but Gov. J.B. Pritzker's administration canceled the appearance last week.

"This administration's guiding principle is that the state of Illinois will not ...

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