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Arkansas board votes to end Rebel mascot, ‘Dixie’ song

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A school board in northwestern Arkansas voted Monday to drop a high school’s “Johnny Reb” mascot and “Dixie” fight song after the shooting deaths of nine people inside their historic black church in South Carolina reignited a debate nationwide about the use of symbols of the Confederacy.

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John Ross shoots 63 for W.Va. Open lead

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Two-time champion John Ross shot a 7-under-par 63 Wednesday to take a three-stroke lead after the first round of the West Virginia Open.

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