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3 hrs ago | WAND-TV Decatur

Tourists evacuated amid Iceland volcano concerns

The national legal standards that govern when police officers are justified in using force against people trace their lineage to a 1984 case from Charlotte, North Carolina.

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4 hrs ago | Competitor Magazine

Mutai, Jeptoo Headed To New York City Marathon For Title Defense

The New York Road Runners, organizers of the TCS New York City Marathon, announced Thursday that reigning champions Geoffrey Mutai and Priscah Jeptoo will defend their titles at the race's 44th running on Sunday, Nov. 2. Mutai, 32, is a two-time champion of the largest marathon in the world, while Jeptoo, 30, claimed her first New York City win in ... (more)

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9 hrs ago | Bournemouth Echo

Youngsters: get your running shoes on for Bournemouth Marathon Festival

ASPIRING young athletes are being urged to don their trackies and trainers for the Bournemouth Marathon Festival's junior races.

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12 hrs ago | News9 Oklahoma City

Group: Justice elusive year after Syria gas attack

It's been a quieter night in Ferguson, Missouri. Some demonstrators returned to the streets Wednesday evening to protest the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white officer, but in diminished numbers.

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12 hrs ago | NewsOn6 Tulsa

5 Ukrainian troops killed; fierce battles reported

The Atlanta hospital where two American aid workers were brought after getting infected with the Ebola virus will hold a news conference to discuss their discharge.

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16 hrs ago | Richmond and Twickenham Times

Hercules Wimbledon's Grima has double reason to celebrate

Hercules Wimbledon 's top women's marathon runner, Claire Grima, lifted two Surrey titles in one go when she competed in the Wimbledon Dash 5km road race at Wimbledon Park on Sunday.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Navy Times

Army doctor promotes use of tourniquets

An Army Reserve doctor and nationally recognized trauma surgeon is pressing for broader availability of tourniquets - in the pockets of every U.S. first responder and staged alongside portable defibrillators in offices, shopping malls and elsewhere.

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Thetelegraphand Argus

Bradford involved in marathon record attempt

BRADFORD has played a part in a marathon runner's attempt to break a world record while raising money for a charity which helps children affected by brain tumours.

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ABC News

Guilty Plea Expected by Friend of Marathon Suspect

A college friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev plans to plead guilty to impeding the investigation into the deadly attack, his lawyer said Wednesday.

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WATE-TV Knoxville

Guilty plea expected by friend of marathon suspect

Police and protesters in Ferguson were finally able to share the streets again at night, putting aside for at least a few hours some of the hostility that had filled those hours with tear gas and smoke.

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CBS Local

Friend Of Accused Boston Marathon Bomber To Plead Guilty To Obstruction Of Justice

A friend of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will plead guilty to obstruction of justice charges in connection with the Boston Marathon bombings.

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Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

Standard Chartered Marathon targets 25,000 runners

Organizers of the 12th edition of the Standard Chartered Nairobi Marathon are targeting to register over 25,000 runners to participate in this year race set to be held on the 26th of October in the streets of Nairobi.

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Banbury Guardian

Marathon runner hoping to complete epic challenge

Graeme Sharp is aiming to run 20 marathons in a year, raising money for Breast Cancer Campaign and Macmillan Cancer Support.

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Salisbury Journal

A Salisbury woman is running eight marathons in eight months for...

A SALISBURY woman has been running a marathon a month for charity as she gears up for one of the toughest challenges in the world - the Marathon des Sables.

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CBS Local

Runners Need The Right Shoes

DENVER As you set your goal for running at the Rock 'n' Roll Denver Marathon, it's time to make sure you have the right equipment.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Times-Standard

Nominees for Humboldt County Fair Marathon race announced

FERNDALE >> Falling Knife, who captured the 2012 edition of the Humboldt County Marathon, and Mahogany Run, trained by Melanie McDonald, who saddled 2013 Marathon winner A Thousand Aces, head up a talent-laden roster of 20 nominees for this Sunday's 61st edition of the $20,000 C.J. Hindley-Humboldt County Marathon Handicap.

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WLUK-TV Green Bay

Runners line up to begin the Cellcom Green Bay Marathon, May 18, 2014.

This year's event generated $140,000 for it's three charities: Unity, Big Brothers Big Sisters, and Golden House.

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Park Record

Park City Marathon keeps runners coming back

Kristi Rossi of Hillsborough, California, crosses the finish line in first place in the women s marathon on Saturday in the Newpark Plaza.

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WHDH

Marathon bombing survivor visits teen cancer patient

A 15-year-old Dorchester boy is fighting back against cancer at Dana Farber Boston Children's Cancer and Blood Disorder Center.

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Daily Press & Argus

Can anything stop work on new border bridge?

If Tim Finnerty had set out to look for a challenge for his first job as a head football coach, he... Runners cross the Ambassador Bridge during the Detroit Free Press/Talmer Bank Marathon on Oct. 13 in Windsor, Ontario, Canada.

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