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UMass Dartmouth seeks an exception to release Tsarnaev records

The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, under pressure to release the student records of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, ­announced Friday that it has asked federal education officials to determine whether federal privacy law could be waived in the case.

Tsarnaev was a sophomore at the public university. Three former classmates have been charged with trying to hide evidence linking Tsarnaev to the bombings.

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