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      Lawsuit against Latta schools over Confederate clothing dismissed

      NewsChannel 15 has learned a federal judge has dismissed Candice Hardwick's lawsuit against the Latta School District.

      In 2006, Hardwick, then 15 years old, sued the district saying it was her constitutional right to wear clothing with the confederate flag on it after being suspended twice for doing so.

      In 2010, a judge ruled in favor of the school district, saying administrators are entitled to a certain degree of flexibility in enforcing policies, but Hardwick's attorneys appealed the matter and it was heard in a federal appeals court.

      Federal documents show the case has been dismissed it in its entirety.

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