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Saturday Oct 11 | via Altoona Mirror
When a non-U.S. citizen is arrested and charged with a crime, his or her country of origin often appears in the first line of any news story. "An illegal alien from Mexico is charged with gunning down three Altoona men ... outside the United Veterans Association after he was denied admission" read the opening sentence of the Mirror's first article about Miguel Padilla, who killed three men in August 2005 and whose execution warrant was signed only a few weeks ago by Gov. Tom Corbett, to be carried out next month. Comment?
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