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The fate of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the convicted Boston Marathon bomber, will be confirmed Wednesday after a federal jury recommended the death penalty in May. Since he received the death penalty, the decision will automatically go through an appeals process in the higher court. In April 2013, Tsarnaev, along with his late brother Tamerlan, set off two bombs at the Boston Marathon finish line. Three people died, and about 260 others were injured.
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal will enter an already crowded field for the 2016 Republican nomination for president. Bobby is a two-term governor and will be the 12th candidate in the Republican field, following recent announcements from former Florida governor Jeb Bush and Donald Trump.
Americans trash $640 worth of food a year—Americans throw away hundreds of dollars worth of food every year, but the environmental impact of trashed leftovers piling up in landfills…growing concern about the chemical makeup of food.
The US Women’s Team is into the quarterfinals of the World Cup. They’ll play this Friday, June 26th, at 4:30 PM in Ottawa.
How hot is it? Well, the roads are melting. A section of Highway 2 is melting, between Monroe and Gold Bar, due to the heat and heavy traffic. Maintenance crews temporarily put a seal on the road before it was set to be repaved. The weather and heat caused the seal to fail and until the asphalt gets a new look in a few weeks, it will have a few bumps in the road.
So who would do this? Some thieves have stolen the bleachersfrom the Snohomish Little League fields. The complex is hosting the Jr. and Big League All Star Tournament for District 1 and board member Tonya Olds said she thought it was their ‘time to shine for Little League and the community and to not have the proper seating and have these holes here doesn’t reflect well.’
A beaver has been building dams at Brookside Elementary School in Lake Forest Park, but now they have set live traps to have the beaver removed and relocated. Some of the kids like the beaver, but his dams have caused sports fields to be flooded. If it hadn’t been such a dry June, they say he could actually damage the school.