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Police in MO say they killed double homicide suspect James Horn

James Barton Horn Jr., wanted for killing a woman and her teenage son in Clinton, Missouri, was shot and killed Saturday by police in that state. Federal authorities had sought to prevent his release from a prior prison sentence by having him declared as “sexually dangerous.” But a federal judge in North Carolina denied the request.

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Memorial Day began as Decoration Day, recognizing the family tradition of placing flowers on graves to honor the soldiers, sailors and Marines of the Civil War. John A. Logan, commander of the Grand Army of the Republic, an organization of Union soldiers, made these celebrations official in 1868, establishing May 30 as the day for veterans to honor their dead comrades.

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