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Security for Arbery trial cost taxpayers $1.08 million
Arbery Suspects
This photo combo shows Travis McMichael, William "Roddie" Bryan, and Gregory McMichael during their trial at the Glynn County Courthouse in Brunswick, Ga. A federal judge closed his courtroom to the public Friday to hear attorneys debate whether "racially insensitive" text messages should be allowed as evidence in the hate crimes trial of the three white men who chased and killed Ahmaud Arbery.
BRUNSWICK — The trial of three white men who chased and killed Ahmaud Arbery cost local taxpayers $1.08 million for security and other expenses related to the high-profile case, which sometimes drew large crowds to the courthouse but resulted in no violence.
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