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UPDATE: Dred Scott honored at Missouri Capitol ceremony

Wednesday, May 9, 2012 | 6:17 p.m. CDT; updated 8:26 p.m. CDT, Wednesday, May 9, 2012

JEFFERSON CITY — Dred Scott, the former slave who sued for his freedom in a St. Louis court and helped galvanize anti-slavery efforts around the nation in the 19th century, was inducted Wednesday into the Hall of Famous Missourians.

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