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Duluth police remove President Obama effigy hung from billboard

Someone hung an effigy of President Barack Obama with what appeared to be a noose from an electronic billboard in Duluth on Election Day, the News Tribune reports. Police are holding the scarecrow, which had a mask of Obama, as possible evidence.
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Someone hung an effigy of President Barack Obama with what appeared to be a noose from an electronic billboard in Duluth on Election Day, the News Tribune reports. Police are holding the scarecrow, which had a mask of Obama, as possible evidence.

The Duluth Northland NewsCenter reports a picture of the effigy was posted to Facebook before police cut it down Tuesday afternoon.

City Pages has a full image seen below:

Last week, a homeowner near Rochester admitted that her display of a chair hung by a noose is a direct reference to President Barack Obama.

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