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Dantin dies at home

Maurice Dantin, a former district attorney who made unsuccessful runs for governor and U.S. Senate in Mississippi, has died at his Columbia home. He was 82. Dantin was an unsuccessful Democratic candidate for governor in 1975. He also was the Democratic nominee for the U.S. Senate in 1978, an election won by Republican Thad Cochran. Dantin was elected mayor of ...

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