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Newtown mom to speak at Jackson State

JACKSON, Mississippi — Scarlett Lewis, a Newtown, Conn., mother whose son was killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, will be among the featured speakers during the Mississippi Child Welfare Institute at Jackson State University, held Feb. 12-14 at the Marriott Hotel, 200 E. Amite St. The theme of the 12th Annual Conference is “Child Welfare: Building Multi-Generational Teams ...

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GLOBE: FBI agent fatally shoots man with reported ties to Boston Marathon bomber

ORLANDO, Fla. — A man was fatally shot when a team of FBI agents swarmed an apartment complex near Universal Studios in Orlando. The man, identified by an FBI spokesman as Ibragim Todashev, was being interviewed about his ties to alleged Boston bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev, according to The New York Times. The shooting happened early Wednesday. “We are currently responding ...

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(VIDEO) Mississippi doctor recalls Boston Marathon bombing

Cardiologist Dr. Richard Guynes with the Jackson Heart Clinic was just one of dozens of medical personnel assisting runners at the end of the 2013 Boston Marathon when two terrorist bombs exploded 100 yards away from the medical tent. » Baria: ‘Military-type stuff’ surrounding Boston manhunt For the next hellish hour, Guynes and his team assisted with mass casualties suffering ...

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UPDATE: Department of Justice, Boston police deny bombing arrest

UPDATE … The FBI said no arrests have been made in the Boston Marathon bombing, despite widespread earlier reports that a suspect was in custody in Monday’s deadly attack. Paul Bresson, a spokesman for the FBI, based in Washington, also pleaded with reporters to verify their information through “appropriate official channels” since inaccurate reporting can have “unintended consequences.” Contrary to ...

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Southern Miss security expert: Terrorists are after soft targets

Bomb blasts that ripped through crowds of spectators, killing three and injuring more than 100, at yesterday’s running of the Boston Marathon have captured the attention of the country’s leading security experts. President Barack Obama called the bombing, “an act of terror” in a statement today. Dr. Lou Marciani at the Center for Spectator Sports Security Management at the University of ...

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