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On a busy news day we open the lines to get your thoughts on the headlines. Questions and rumors swirl around a possible suspect in the Boston Marathon case. A Mississippi man has been arrested in connection to letters laced with ricin sent to the president and a U.S. senator. The Senate votes down gun control efforts. And an explosion at a fertilizer plant rocks central Texas. It's your turn to weigh in on these news stories and others.

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