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Editor of Mexican Newspaper Assassinated

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Editor of Mexican Newspaper Assassinated

Editor of Mexican Newspaper Assassinated

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Francisco Ortiz Franco, an editor of the weekly newspaper Zeta in the border town of Tijuana, Mexico, is gunned down while leaving a doctor's appointment. It was the third attack by gunmen against leadership at the paper, which is known for its hard-hitting investigative reporting on corruption and drug trafficking. NPR's Carrie Kahn reports.

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