A Columbia Heights, Minn., school board member says he didn't write a comment on Facebook that appeared to disparage Muslim people — even though the comment on a Star Tribune story appeared with his own Facebook credentials.

The comment, posted through the Facebook account of Grant Nichols Sept. 6, appears to disparage the bathroom habits of Muslims. It's now been deleted.

Nichols says he didn't make the comment and doesn't agree with it. He's unsure how the comment was posted, but speculates that someone at his workplace could have posted it through his phone.

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