Mo. representative criticized for Confederate flag salute - KMOV.com

Mo. representative criticized for Confederate flag salute

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Rep. Chuck Basye Rep. Chuck Basye
 ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV.com) -- A Missouri state lawmaker is facing criticism for participating in a Confederate dedication ceremony Saturday.

The  Columbia Tribune reports Rep. Chuck Basye, R-Rocheport, in Boone County, was among a group who gathered to dedicate a gravestone to Confederates who died in 1865. The grave site is on land belonging to Basye's family, the newspaper reports.

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