Morning Maddow: September 17

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Some of the victims of the Washington Navy Yard shooting.

Mark Kelly expresses his condolences.

Time Mag. on how the Navy Yard dropped its guard to reduce costs.

Fmr. White House chief of staff drops out of the race for governor of Illinois.

Pres. Obama clears the way for U.S. to send chemical-weapons-related assistance to the Syrian opposition.

Want to buy ex-Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr’s mink cape or Michael Jackson memorabilia?

The stricken cruise ship Costa Concordia has been parbuckled.

Who knew? A whale’s life story is embedded in its ear wax.

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Morning Maddow: September 17

Updated