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FBI in touch with Illinois cops over alleged Facebook lynching threat against congresswoman

CHICAGO - FBI agents are talking to Des Plaines police about a Facebook post in which a Des Plaines man allegedly threatened to lynch U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson.

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