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Fish Rumble

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It sounds like a plot from the Simpsons: The conservative town council of Republic near Springfield, Mo., and a local witch are in court over a Christian fish symbol adorning the town seal. Jean Webb, a local practitioner of the pagan Wicca faith wants it removed. Wicca, a faith based in pre-Christian European beliefs, upholds the sacredness of nature and includes the practice of witchcraft. The town is fighting the lawsuit; Webb alleges local citizens have had her fired from her job at the local newspaper and are subjecting her family to harassment. Removing the fish would leave the Republic's four-cornered seal bearing only three images -- the town's location on the Missouri map, a hand representing its hospitality, and a family's silhouette -- and in sore need of a fourth. Maybe they have a nuclear power plant