SPRINGFIELD, Ore. (AP) — A 70-year-old Navy veteran from Oregon will be allowed to hang the American flag outside his Springfield apartment on Veterans Day.The management of the downtown apartment complex had threatened to evict Edward Zivica (zih-VEE'-kuh) for repeatedly hanging the flag in a commons area in violation of rules against hanging anything on exterior walls. But it has relented.KVAL-TV (http://bit.ly/uRo0ij ) and the Register-Guard (http://bit.ly/vZrRge ) reported that the nonprofit St. Vincent de Paul of Lane County announced a deal Friday: Zivica gets to stay and can display the flag on designated days the two sides have agreed on.The organization said in a statement it had gotten "a lot of attention" over the dispute.



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