Hiding from police in a boat hours after he and his brother planted the Boston Marathon finish line bombs, Dzkhokhar A. Tsarnaev wrote in pencil that he believed his Islamic faith permitted the killing of innocents in defense of other Muslims, a police officer testified Tuesday.
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Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started the two most popular blogs in the history of MPR and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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