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April and violence in America

POSTED: 3:49 PM Apr 16 2013   UPDATED: 11:02 AM Apr 14 2014

Each April, Americans pause to remember several violent tragedies that have happened on U.S. soil. In light of the shootings at two Jewish facilities outside Kansas City on Sunday, look back at the other attacks that have occurred around the same time.

Jewish Community Center of Greater Kansas City
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Three people died in shootings at two Jewish facilities outside Kansas City on Sunday. Police arrested Frazier Glenn Miller, who is the founder and former leader of the Carolina Knights of the Ku Klux Klan and the White Patriot Party, on charges of pre-meditated murder shortly after the shootings. The date of the attacks, April 13, brought to mind several other violent attacks on U.S. soil that have all occurred around the same time of year.

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