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Racial slurs prompt civil rights probe

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By Cindy Simpson

Racial slurs painted on the walkways outside the main entrance to Oliver Springs High School are being investigated by local authorities and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

The anti-Hispanic comments were aimed at a school administrator.

“It was several different racial slurs,” Oliver Springs High School resource officer Steve Sanders said.

About eight different places were defaced by blue painted words, in some cases including the last name of the administrator.

One included a reference to the California penal code for murder.


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