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Posted at 06:18 PM ET, 06/15/2012

Racial tension still an issue in Jasper, Texas

This week, Jasper’s first black police chief was fired by the City Council, capping what the chief’s lawyer says is a “smear campaign” fueled by long-standing racial animosity.

By Lori Stahl  |  06:18 PM ET, 06/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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