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Clay Duke was a troubled, broke ex-con with bipolar disorder, an interest in anarchy, a wife whose unemployment benefits had run out, and frustrations that reached their boiling point on a day circled on his calendar at home.

The burly 56-year-old held a Bay City, Florida school board at gunpoint Tuesday, saying he was prepared to die. He fired at board members, missing them by inches, and then killed himself after exchanging gunfire with a...

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