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Missouri mayor, friend to Jewish center shooting suspect, resigns

Missouri mayor, friend to Jewish center shooting suspect, resigns

It turns out there are consequences to befriending white supremacists. Especially if you're a public official. Mayor Dan Clevenger of Marionville, Mo., handed in his resignation letter Tuesday morning after an uproar among residents and in national media over remarks he made about Jewish people shortly after the April 13 shootings outside two Jewish centers near Kansas City. Clevenger, 59, is an acquaintance of Frazier Glenn Cross Jr., 73, an avowed hater of Jews who has been charged with killing three people in Overland Park in what officials have deemed a "hate crime." About 10 years ago, Clevenger had written a letter to the editor of the Aurora Advertiser that...

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