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Boston bombing suspect shot dead


Boston bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev has been shot dead in the early hours of Friday morning, and his brother Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is currently the subject of a massive manhunt by FBI and local Boston police forces.

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Thatcher, Freedom and Free Markets

Many profound and detailed admiration pieces will be written about the late Margaret Thatcher, and they’ll be much deeper than this one. But I want to get on record with my own esteem for Thatcher, whose character, philosophy and achievements made her one of Britain’s greatest prime ministers.

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Painting of Jesus Coming Down Under Pressure

A recently controversial painting of Jesus that had hung in school hallways in Jackson since 1947 is coming down.

Jackson City Schools officials believed the law was on their side in defending the continued display of the painting against a lawsuit that said it is an unconstitutional endorsement of Christianity.

But today's decision to order the removal of the Jesus painting came down to the district's bottom line.

The district voluntarily ordered the removal of the portrait out of fear that it could be saddled with paying significant legal fees and costs if it lost the lawsuit brought by two parents and a student.

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