• BC-Tuesday Spotlight,ADVISORY

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    The following story will move Monday as this week's Tuesday Spotlight, a feature showcasing the best off-the-news enterprise in the AP report:

    SLOVENIA-HOME GUARDS

    RADOVICA, Slovenia _ Blaz Zidar has a mission: patrol along a razor-wire fence on Slovenia’s border with Croatia, catch migrants trying to climb over, hand them to police and make sure they are swiftly sent out of the country. The 47-year-old former Slovenian army soldier is one of the vigilantes who call themselves "home guards" _ a mushrooming anti-migrant movement that was until recently unthinkable in the traditionally liberal Alpine state. The name of the self-styled group evokes memories of the militia that sided with fascists during World War II. By Dusan Stojanovic. UPCOMING: 930 words, photos.

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