Mississippi Flag missing from track and field championships

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) – Only 49 state flags are being displayed at the USA Track & Field Outdoor Championships in Eugene this week.

Mississippi’s state flag, which features a Confederate banner in one corner, is not on display at the tournament that concludes Sunday.

The Oregonian newspaper reports (http://is.gd/tN7hA1 ) TrackTown USA president was not available to comment on the flag earlier this weekend.