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posted Friday, March 5, 2010 - Volume 38 Issue 10

Miss. prom canceled after lesbian's date request
By Chris Joyner
USA TODAY

JACKSON, Miss. - A Mississippi county school board announced Wednesday it would cancel its upcoming prom after a gay student petitioned to bring a same-sex date to the event.

'Due to the distractions to the educational process caused by recent events, the Itawamba County School District has decided to not host a prom at Itawamba Agricultural High School this year,' school board members said in a statement.

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