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*Mostly cloudy then sunshine this afternoon, high 52


*If you leave your car, lock your car. The Manchester Police Dept responded to several reports of suspects entering vehicles and garages in the County Lane Woods neighborhood.  In almost every case the vehicles were left unlocked and a theif took advantage.



Texas And Arizona Send National Guard To The Border - 

The governors of Arizona and Texas are boosting the number of National Guard troops they're sending to the U.S.-Mexico border.

Arizona Governor Doug Ducey announced that 113 more soldiers will be deployed today to join the 225 sent yesterday. Texas Governor Greg Abbott told a San Antonio radio station that there are 250 National Guard troops on the border right now, but he hopes to eventually have more than a thousand. The plan is to send about 300 per week.

The troops aren’t allowed to be interacting with migrants or any people that Border Patrol agents detain. They also would not be armed unless necessary for self-protection.

President Trump ordered National Guard soldiers to the border to help out the Border Patrol last week.

Source: The Hill

Poisoned Russian Double Agent’s Daughter Is Out Of The Hospital - 

The daughter of a former Russian double-agent who was poisoned along with her father is out of the hospital. The 33-year-old woman and her father were found unconscious on a bench in the southern England city of Salisbury on March 4th.  Doctors found they'd been poisoned with Novichok, a nerve agent developed by the Soviet Union.  Britain, the U.S., and other western nations blame Russian President Vladimir Putin's government for poisoning the Skripals.  Sergei Skripal was found guilty of spying for Britain while working as a Russian intelligence officer. He was released during a prisoner swap in 2010 and moved to England.

Source: NBC News

A small plane carrying six people crashed on a PGA golf course in Scottsdale, Arizona last night killing everyone on board.

The Piper PA-24 plane, which took off from Scottsdale Airport, crashed moments later on the TPC Scottsdale Champions Course and burst into flames. There were no injuries reported on the ground. Investigators say the cause of the crash was likely a mechanical problem as the weather was perfect at the time. 


Mark Zuckerberg, the chief executive of Facebook, plans to issue a formal apology today.  The apology is for failing to protect Facebook users' information from being used as a tool during the 2016 presidential campaign.  In prepared remarks that he is expected to deliver in front of the Senate Judiciary and Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation committees, Zuckerberg wrote, "It was my mistake, and I'm sorry. I started Facebook, I run it, and I'm responsible for what happens here."  He's also scheduled to meet the House Energy and Commerce Committee on Wednesday. 

Los Angeles Times


*Cards lost to the Brewers 5-4, they play them again today at 7:15pm

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