Justice system failed Officer Tarentino

05/27/2016 07:37 AM EDT
It would be difficult for the parents and family of Auburn Police Officer Ron Tarentino Jr., to feel any worse about his shooting death by a career criminal, other than wondering why someone with this suspect's record wasn't in some prison cell block. 
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Time to heal as Townsend recall goes into hibernation
05/20/2016 07:37 AM EDT - Take down the political signs. Batten down the multiple warring Facebook groups. The Townsend recall effort is over. Full Story

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Justice system failed Officer Tarentino

05/27/2016 07:37 AM EDT
It would be difficult for the parents and family of Auburn Police Officer Ron Tarentino Jr., to feel any worse about his shooting death by a career criminal, other than wondering why someone with this suspect's record wasn't in some prison cell block. 
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Time to heal as Townsend recall goes into hibernation
05/20/2016 07:37 AM EDT - Take down the political signs. Batten down the multiple warring Facebook groups. The Townsend recall effort is over. Full Story

Pot lobby's premise
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Keep assault rifles off college campuses
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Debate pot issue with facts, not friction
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Mendes bows out of Bond films, hopes for new direction

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