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  1. Victims’ Parents Want Tsarnaev Spared

    They’re asking federal prosecutors to take the death penalty off the table. Bill and Denise Richards lost their son in the Boston Marathon bombing, and their young daughter lost a leg. But they want the man responsible to face life in prison, not death. In a victims’ statement, the Richards said another death doesn’t serve anyone. Other relatives of victims agree; some don’t. U.S. officials have said they’ll take everyone’s concerns into account, as the federal jury that found Tsarnaev guilty reconvenes on Tuesday to consider his sentence.

    Boston Globe

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