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Camping World refuses to stop flying giant American flag, fined $11,000

A North Carolina town is suing Camping World in an attempt to force the business to remove a massive American flag at its Statesville store while also imposing a $50 per day fee until it comes down.

According to the City of Statesville, Camping World and Gander Outdoors are violating the city’s ordinance on the maximum flag size within 100 feet of a highway, which stipulates flags no larger than 25 feet by 40 feet, WSOC reports.

The city approved a compromise to allow a larger flag at Camping World, but it’s still smaller than the 40 foot by 80 foot flags greeting motorists along Interstate 77, and the company has no plans to change flags. […]

Read the full story from The American Mirror

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