Mississippi fire chief: church blaze was arson

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GREENVILLE, Miss. (AP) – The FBI has opened a civil rights investigation into the burning of a black church in Greenville, Mississippi.

The local fire chief says someone set fire to Hopewell Missionary Baptist Church Tuesday night, and “Vote Trump” was spray-painted on the building.

The fire chief says the church is about “80 percent destroyed.”

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