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3 hrs ago | Garden City Observer

Record ice covers large chunk of Great Lakes

The cold winter and spring have caused a record amount of ice to remain on the Great Lakes, wreaking havoc with shipping and wildlife, according to data from Environment Canada, a government agency.

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7 hrs ago | WCHO-FM Washington Court House

Dierks Bentley's wife runs in Boston Marathon

Dierks Bentley is among those who were on hand for Monday's Boston Marathon. But the country star wasn't simply a spectator.

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11 hrs ago | KMIZ

Man shoots at gun range gun control

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal signed a wide-ranging gun bill into law Wednesday that has critics howling and proponents applauding.

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11 hrs ago | Celebrity Dirty Laundry

Eric Hill Dead - Bachelorette Andi Dorfman Contestant Dies After Paragliding Accident

The new season of The Bachelorette has yet to air an episode but tidbits had been leaking out about what was going on in Andi Dorfman's search for love.

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14 hrs ago | Seattle Times

Climate change may make Everest more dangerous

Climbing to the roof of the world is becoming less predictable and possibly more dangerous, scientists say, as climate change brings warmer temperatures that may eat through the ice and snow on Mount Everest.

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16 hrs ago | ABC News

Your Top Plays for Today

Montreal completes a 4-0 series sweep of Tampa Bay to become first team into the second round of the NHL playoffs.

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Related Topix: Sports, John Terry, Soccer Players, Petr Cech, World Soccer, More Sports, Chelsea, Marathon

20 hrs ago | Weekday Magazine

Friends Of Boston Marathon Suspect Want Their Trials Moved

Friends of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are asking that their cases be tried outside of Massachusetts.

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Yesterday | TwinCities

Thieves steal rhino horns in South Africa

In a nighttime theft, robbers broke into a South African provincial parks office and used a machine tool called a grinder to break into a safe holding several dozen rhino horns worth a fortune on the illegal market in parts of Asia.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

590ktie.com

Obama congratulates US winner of Boston Marathon

President Barack Obama has congratulated Meb Keflezighi on becoming the first American man in 31 years to win the Boston Marathon.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Zoo launches 'endangered song' to help save tigers

This handout photo provided the Smithsonian's National Zoo, taken May 23, 2011, shows Sumatran tiger Damai at the zoo in Washington.

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Witney Gazette

Scuba Briton killed in Philippines

A British man who opened a scuba diving business in the Philippines has been shot dead on the island where he lived.

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Prince George Citizen

Google asks nonprofits to propose ideas for how to use digital eyewear Glass in ...

On Tuesday, the tech giant is asking non-profit groups to propose ideas for how to use the Web-connected eyewear Google Glass in their work.

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NewsOn6 Tulsa

Somali lawmaker shot and killed in latest attack

David Moyes was fired as Manchester United manager on Tuesday, paying the price for the club's spectacular and sudden decline in his 10 months in charge since replacing Alex Ferguson.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Washington Times

AL Capsules

Clay Buchholz allowed six runs in the third inning, and the Baltimore Orioles held on to beat the Red Sox 7-6 Monday in the annual Patriots' Day morning game at Fenway Park, a year after the Boston Marathon bombings.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Clay Buchholz, Baltimore Orioles, Major League Baseball, Marathon, Tommy Hunter, Wei-Yin Chen, Jason Kipnis

News Journal

Sherpas are way of life for treacherous climbs

Expeditions to mountain summits as treacherous as K2 and Mount Everest require more than experienced guides, equipment and good weather.

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WLNE-TV Providence

Suicide bombings, attacks in Iraq kill 33 people

For years, state and local officials have conducted a "tabletop exercise" before the Boston Marathon, a meeting that allows them to study a map of the 26.2-mile course from Hopkinton to Boston's Copley Square... Under heavy security that included a battery of surveillance cameras and police officers on rooftops, nearly 36,000 runners hit the ... (more)

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WHDH

Marathon Watch: Silence, then exultation in Boston

SILENCE TO NOISE: At 2:49 p.m. - the time the bombs exploded last year - a moment of remembrance was held on the course.

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KXL-AM Portland

Thousands Run First Boston Marathon Since Bombings

With security tight along the 26.2-mile course, nearly 36,000 runners set out from the Boston Marathon starting line Monday in a "Boston Strong" show of resilience a year after the bombing that turned the race into a scene of carnage.

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KFBB

Marathon Watch: Us champ had victims' names on bib

IN THEIR HONOR: Meb Keflezighi, who gave the Boston fans their first American men's champ in more than three decades, wore the names of four victims on his running bib.

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The Capital-Journal

Marathon vignettes: Scenes from the 118th running of Boston Marathon

JEPTOO REPEATS: Rita Jeptoo of Kenya successfully defended the title she said she could not enjoy a year ago after the fatal bombings.

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