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Officials Raise Transgender Flag at Boston City Hall
BOSTON (AP) _ Elected officials and activists have raised a flag at Boston City Hall representing the transgender community.
Democratic Boston Mayor Marty Walsh, a supporter of transgender rights, said Monday the flag will continue to fly until everyone is equal under the law in Massachusetts...
Confederate Flag Bill Advancing in South Carolina Senate
24/7 News Source - A bill that would remove the Confederate battle flag from the grounds of the South Carolina state capitol is past a key vote in the state Senate.
The bill survived a second reading today by a vote of 37-3. That's more than the two-thirds it will need to ultimately pass...
Flag Stolen From WWII Memorial In Fall River
Military veterans are reacting with disgust after someone stole a flag from atop a memorial erected to honor those who served in World War II.
Police in Fall River say they don't have any suspects in the theft, which occurred as families were stopping by the city's Iwo Jima Memorial in Bice…
World Cup Pride Flown On Braga Bridge
As many of you know, I'm not a soccer fan. Collectively, I've probably watched less than a minute of World Cup 2014 action hosted in Brazil.
But so many other folks are extremely gung-ho over the most watched sport in the world. That includes construction workers...
Latin American Flag Raising Held in New Bedford
The Latin American community was well represented in New Bedford last night, with a flag raising ceremony held outside of City Hall.
Flags representing 22 different Latin American nations were displayed by youngsters, as members of the Latin American community spoke of their nations and their contrib…
New Bedford Commemorates 9/11
This year's remembrance of September 11th, 2001 served as a call to community volunteerism in New Bedford.
City and State officials gathered in front of City Hall today, before a sizeable crowd, recalling the events of that day and the aftermath that has transformed the nation...
Disabled Veterans Raise Flags for 9/11 Victims
Local disabled veterans raised flags today in remebrance of those who perished in the 9/11 attacks eleven years ago, and those who have served overseas since that fateful day.
The disabled vets gathered on Willis Street in New Bedford to raise the flags, holding prayers, moments of silence, and singi…