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Metro to open early Sunday for Nike Women's Half Marathon

Metro says it will open early Sunday for the Nike Women's Half Marathon, and there will be weekend adjustments for track work.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

KABC-AM Los Angeles

Boston Marathon Proposal: - Life Is Short And You Have to Embrace It to Its Fullest'

One marathoner was sprinting towards the finish line for a different reason than all his fellow Boston runners Monday.

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WWTC-AM Eagan

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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Boston Marathon suspect's friends want trial moved

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

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The Daily Tribune

Ohio man was first to tweet 'Boston Strong'

The phrase Boston Strong may have been used lots of times on Monday as the city successfully pulled off the first Boston Marathon since the April 15, 2013, bombing, but data show the first tweet with that phrase after the disaster came from far away.

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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

The State

AL Capsules

Trailing by two runs, Boston loaded the bases in the ninth. Mike Napoli hit an RBI groundout before Tommy Hunter, Baltimore's fifth reliever, retired Mike Carp on a game-ending grounder for his fifth save.

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WXOW-TV La Crosse

NYC jury hears tape defending 9/11 terror attacks

A New York jury has heard a broadcast interview in which an Egyptian cleric defended the Sept.

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KLKN

Suicide bombings, attacks in Iraq kill 33 people

The United Auto Workers announced Monday it is withdrawing an appeal of the outcome of a union vote at Volkswagen's assembly plant in Tennessee.

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Brandon Sun

On a heartfelt day, Meb Keflezighi gives US a rare Boston Marathon title a year after bombings

One year after a bombing there killed three people and left more than 260 injured, Meb Keflezighi added Boston to a resume that includes the New York City Marathon title in 2009 and a silver medal in the 2004 Olympics.

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WIS-TV Columbia

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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WALB-TV Albany

Marathon Watch: Race first aid by the numbers

FIRST AID: With nearly 36,000 runners attempting to run 26.2 miles, that's a lot of aches and pains.

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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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KLKN

Marathon Watch: Jeptoo repeats as women's champ

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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WAVY-TV Portsmouth

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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WATE-TV Knoxville

Marathon Watch: Race security monitored at center

The Supreme Court says it will hear for the second time a passport dispute fraught with Middle Eastern politics.

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KMBC-TV

Boston Marathon runners set to race again

One year after the bombing at the Boston Marathon, runners are preparing to take on the 26.2-mile challenge Monday, proving there's no limit to their physical or mental mettle.

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TheCourier.com

Marathon Watch: Americans seek win to end drought

AMERICAN DROUGHT: A huge cheer went up when Shalane Flanagan, of Marblehead, Mass., was introduced before the elite women started their race.

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The Age

Tragedy: The explosion erupts near the finish line of the marathon last year.

Boston: As respectful as the moving tributes and inspirational words have been, Tuesday could not come soon enough for those who survived the Boston Marathon bombings.

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KXXV-TV Waco

Biden heads to Ukraine as tensions rise

Officials say a 16-year-old boy is "lucky to be alive" and unharmed after flying from California to Hawaii stowed away in a plane's wheel well, surviving cold temperatures at 38,000 feet and a lack of oxygen.

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