Confederate battle flags fly with a historical marker in an undated photo. The flags were removed by Texas Department of Transportation workers on Tuesday, August 15.
Confederate battle flags fly with a historical marker in an undated photo. The flags were removed by Texas Department of Transportation workers on Tuesday, August 15. Bud Kennedy City of Lakeside
Confederate battle flags fly with a historical marker in an undated photo. The flags were removed by Texas Department of Transportation workers on Tuesday, August 15. Bud Kennedy City of Lakeside

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About Bud Kennedy

Bud Kennedy

@budkennedy

Bud Kennedy is a homegrown Fort Worth guy who started out covering high school football here when he was 16. He went away to the Fort Worth Press and newspapers in Austin and Dallas, then came home in 1981.

Since 1987, he's written more than 1,000 weekly dining columns and more than 3,000 news and politics columns. If you don't like what he says about politics, read him on barbecue.

Email Bud at bud@star-telegram.com