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Columbus Day Fight

NPR's Mark Roberts reports on the controversy surrounding tomorrow's Columbus Day parade in Denver. The Italian-American community, which organized the event, has broken an agreement with Hispanic and Native American groups to call it an "Italian Pride" day, using not references to Columbus. Italian-American leaders back their decision to break the agreement saying it violates their rights to free speech..

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