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Mayor in Mississippi receives death threats after George Floyd comments, but won't resign

USATODAY.com Saturday, 30 May 2020
Petal Mayor Hal Marx said his comments on George Floyd's death - which went viral and many consider racist - were 'taken out of context.'
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Several Valley protests are being held for George Floyd after his in-custody death in Minnessota.

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