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February 22, 2019

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The following story will move Saturday as this week’s Sunday Spotlight, a feature showcasing the best off-the-news enterprise in the AP report.

TEENS TWEET TRUMP-COLD CASES LAW

The high school students set their sights on an ambitious goal _ federal legislation to create a national archive of documents involving cold cases from the civil rights movement. Students at a New Jersey school had worked on it for years. Now, all they needed was President Donald Trump’s signature. But if he didn’t act in time, the bill would die. They took to social media and enlisted the aid of a new senator from Alabama. It worked: Trump signed and it’s now law. By Congressional Correspondent Lisa Mascaro. UPCOMING: 1,040 words, photos by 10 a.m. Saturday.

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