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NASCAR Supports Confederate Flag Removal, But Will Still Allow It For Fans At TracksPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 06 / 24 / 15
NASCAR yesterday announced that it "supported the effort by South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley to remove the Confederate flag from the grounds of the South Carolina Statehouse" in the wake of the Charleston shooting, according to Jim Utter of the CHARLOTTE OBSERVER. NASCAR "has a long-standing pol...
An agreement to end the 11-month strike at New Era Cap Co. in Derby, NY, was reached Tuesday after "pressure from three U.S. senators, national labor rights groups and an AFL-CIO boycott," according t
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