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Editorial: Getting to truth, finally, of Kim Foxx and Jussie Smollett

Five months after actor Jussie Smollett's alleged staging of a hate crime in Chicago, unanswered questions surrounding the prosecution of his case finally will be answered. It's about time.

Cook County Judge Michael Toomin's Friday ruling ordering a special prosecutor to investigate why the office of State's Attorney Kim Foxx dropped 16 charges against Smollett embodies a crucial principle: to get to the truth

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