Gabatron Morning Briefing – 6-23-15: Flags Of Our Great, Great, Great, Grandfathers

South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley called for the removal of the Confederate flag from the grounds of the state Capitol. The legislature is hanging around to vote on a budget, so they could vote as early as Tuesday to remove it.

Interesting Stat of the Day: 5,424. That’s the number of people who signed a petition protesting Etsy’s decision to ban people from selling magical spells on the website.

In technology news, The US government data breach could be even bigger than the government is letting on.

In sports, Kristin Cavallari says that she was taken out of context when she said “Chicago’s just not home.”

People in the news, William Shatner is embarking on a cross-country trek to raise money for the American Legion.

Plus, it turns out that Donald Trump has ignored five jury summonses in the past 9 years.

Each morning Keith Conrad will give you a few stories useful for starting conversations around the water cooler at work. Assuming that your office actually has a water cooler.

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