Daily Wrap 4.10.14: Early start, more Dutschke, uni watch

Wrapping up the day that was from DJournal.com and elsewhere.

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Hot Clicks

Tupelo Marine killed – We first learned last night that the U.S. Marine killed in an apparent accidental shooting had strong Tupelo ties. All the comments I’ve seen about Mark Boterf describe him as a friendly, selfless guy eager to do his duty.

Early school start – Lee County Schools will begin the 2014-15 school year on Aug. 7. Y’all know how I feel about starting so early. When I was a kid, we began after Labor Day and still got our mid-terms done before Christmas. Can’t be that hard to make it work.

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Big Development

Dutschke update – James Everett Dutschke will be sentenced May 14 on charges of trying to send ricin to important people. I can’t wait until he’s out of the news so I can stop having to spell his last name.

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Best of the Blogs

Sonic moving (Biz Buzz) – The Sonic Drive-In on South Gloster is moving a bit north, up by McAlister’s, and we’ve got an update. Something I’ve learned: Y’all love restaurant news. A lot.

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Nation/World Highlights

She goneKathleen Sebelius is resigning after the cluster that was the health care law rollout. I was glad to get a chance to use the picture you see with this story, because it always makes me chuckle.

Suspect an enigma – Folks are still scratching their heads over what drove a 16-year-old boy to stab several people at his high school earlier this week. According to his lawyer, Alex Hribal seems to be as mystified as the rest of us.

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Talk It Out

MSU unveiled new specialty football and baseball uniforms today. Do you like them?

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