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Attempt to ban books nothing new
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Friday morning’s national news headlines brought this one from USAToday.com: “School board removes Sherlock Holmes novel as derogatory to Mormons.” That sent me to The (Charlottesville, Va.) Daily Progress, the newspaper that originated the story. It turns out the Albemarle County School Board voted to remove “A Study in Scarlet” from sixth-grade reading lists.

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