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Tsarnaev to seek change of venue for federal trial

Lawyers for accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev plan to request that his federal trial, currently slated for US District Court in Boston, be moved to another jurisdiction.

Tsarnaev’s attorneys disclosed their intention in court records Wednesday, and they asked that a June 18 deadline for filing their motion for a change of venue be extended to Aug. 3.

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