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State Fair Officials Ask Vendors Not To Bring Confederate Flags

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Vendors are being asked not to sell or display the Confederate flag at next month's Indiana State Fair.

A spokeswoman says the fair "wants to be welcoming to all." She says vendor contracts contain language that allows the prohibition. The fair opens August 7th.

The Kentucky State Fair Board has also voted to prohibit the sale or giveaway of any item displaying the Confederate flag.

NASCAR is asking race fans not to bring the flag to the Brickyard 400 Sunday at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.