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Slain deputy's family recalls a loving father


Eleven-year-old Thomas Michael Rutherford didn't want to make Kool-Aid for his dad.

Playing Xbox with his father, his best friend in the whole world, Thomas fully intended to win a best two-out-of-three series while playing the Golden State Warriors against his dad's beloved Sacramento Kings.

"The winner didn't have to make the Kool-Aid," Thomas said.

Thomas did not know that the good-natured competition on the night of May 29 would be the last time he ever saw his father.

Shortly after 10 p.m., Blaine County sheriff's deputy Joshua Rutherford was called from home to respond to a domestic d...

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