Charleston church shoot­ing trial set to be­gin next week

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COLUMBIA | The long-awaited fed­eral death penalty trial of the white man charged with the shoot­ing deaths of nine black parish­ioners at a South Carolina church is sched­uled to get un­der­way next week with the fi­nal seat­ing of a jury.

U.S. Dis­trict Judge Richard Gergel ruled Thursday that he an­tic­i­pates the jury of 12 mem­bers and six al­ter­nates who will hear the case against Dy­lann Roof will be se­lected Wed­nes­day in Charleston.

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