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Two Suspects Arrested In Obama Effigy

Police have arrested two suspects in the effigy of Presidential candidate Barack Obama on the campus of the University of Kentucky.

The two suspects have been identified as Hunter Bush and Joe Fischer. They're charged with disorderly Conduct 2nd, Burglary 2nd, and theft by unlawful taking. Fischer is a UK student.

Someone found the effigy hanging from a tree on the University of Kentucky campus.

The item was discovered Wednesday morning in a tree along a walkway from Rose Street to the William T. Young Library.

It was immediately cut down from the tree.

President Lee Todd said he was "disgusted" by the discovery. Governor Steve Beshear also issued a statement saying he "strongly agrees" with President Todd.


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