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The Confederate flag will fly once again at the South Carolina State House — for a limited time

The Confederate flag at the South Carolina State House Building in Columbia, South Carolina, USA, June 20, 2015. EPA/JOHN TAGGART VIA AP

A group still angry South Carolina removed a Confederate flag from the Statehouse lawn is again temporarily raising the rebel banner at the capitol.

The South Carolina Secessionist Party says it will fly the Confederate flag on a temporary pole for several hours Tuesday.

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The day marks the third anniversary of the state removing the Confederate flag that flew on a pole on the Statehouse front lawn for 15 years. Lawmakers’ decision was prompted by the killing of nine black worshippers in a racist attack at a Charleston church.

The Secessionist Party says it will raise the flag every July 10th so a year won’t pass without the Confederate flag flying.

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About 200 flag supporters and protesters came to a 2016 event on the first anniversary of the flag’s removal.

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