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For nearly 160 years, St. George has been known as Utah's 'Dixie.' The name is all over the city. Is it time to change?

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The word "Dixie" is everywhere in St. George, Utah. The controversy over its Confederate ties is back in the public eye β€” but it's not a new debate.
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St. George, Utah

City in Utah, United States

Confederate States of America

Secessionist confederate republic in North America from 1861 to 1865
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