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2 hrs ago | WHTC

Boston Marathon looks to shake shadow of 2013 bombing

Runners, from the world's elite racers to first-timers, will step to the Boston Marathon starting line on Monday for the first running of the world-renowned race since last year's deadly bombing attack.

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6 hrs ago | KMBC-TV

Easter tension in Israel, prayers in Boston

In Jerusalem, security will be tight throughout the city. Tensions escalated Saturday when Israeli security forces halted Palestinian Christians who took part in a pre-Easter procession in the Old City.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

WLKY-TV Louisville

Team In Training runs KDF Marathon for cancer research

The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's Team In Training runs the Kentucky Derby Festival Marathon and miniMarathon to support cancer research.

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Preston Citizen

Marathon runner denies cheat claims

A man who ran the second half of the London Marathon in less than half the time it took him to complete the first has denied claims he cheated.

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Basingstoke Gazette

Donations for Winchester's London Marathon runners still pouring in

LAST weekend saw over 36,000 people pound the streets of the capital for this year's London Marathon, and the donations are still coming.

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590ktie.com

Governor: Closing Boston amid bomber hunt 'tough'

Several days after the Boston Marathon bombing, Gov. Deval Patrick received a call in the pre-dawn hours from a top aide telling him that police officers outside the city had just engaged in a ferocious gun battle with the two men suspected of setting the bombs and that one was dead and the other had fled.

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Basildon Recorder

London Marathon Review: a marathon effort from everyone

PLENTY of runners from south Essex have been walking around with aching limbs but with big smiles on their faces this week after completing this year's London Marathon.

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Journal Gazette

Today in History, April 19

If you are interested in this story, you might be interested in others from The Journal Gazette.

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The Leaf-Chronicle

Boston prepares for huge wave of marathon visitors

With an expanded field of runners and the memory of last year's bombings elevating interest in an iconic race, Monday's Boston Marathon could bring an unprecedented wave of visitors and an influx of tourism dollars to the area.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Boston.com

Ortiz Wants to Visit Marathon Finish Line MondaySports

David Ortiz wants to visit the Boston Marathon finish line Monday after the Red Sox are done with their Patriots' Day game against Baltimore.

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KMIZ

Will Tsarnaev get death sentence if guilty?

It may be a foregone conclusion in the minds of many that accused Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is guilty of murder.

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WXOW-TV La Crosse

APNewsBreak: Vengeful note left in 2 boys' murder

A Southern California exotic pet breeder who had 20,000 dead and dying rats and reptiles in a warehouse has avoided jail time but was ordered to pay more than $190,000 in restitution.

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Patch.com

Heading Out to Watch the Marathon? What You Need to Know

The city of Boston and town of Hopkinton are asking fans and spectators of this year's Boston Marathon for their cooperation to ensure the safety and security of participants, volunteers and spectators.

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WTEN-TV Albany

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Wisconsin Democrats and their allies who are trying to take out Republican Gov. Scott Walker have invested all their hopes in Mary Burke, a Harvard-educated political newcomer whose father started Trek Bicycle when... Wisconsin Democrats and their allies who are trying to take out Republican Gov. Scott Walker have invested all their hopes in Mary ... (more)

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WLNE-TV Providence

Wedding bells ring for Boston Marathon survivor

Marc Fucarile married his longtime fiancee, Jennifer Regan, at Fenway Park on Thursday.

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WWTC-AM Eagan

Remembering an officer slain after bombs went off

Like many other youngsters, Sean Collier wanted to be a police officer. Unlike most, he brought that dream to life - and then died doing it, becoming a central character in one of the most gripping manhunts the nation has ever seen.

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KTVN Reno

Views differ of imam accused in terror case

A New York jury has heard two widely differing descriptions of an Egyptian imam accused of carrying out terrorism offenses while he led a London mosque.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Town Talk

Marathon bombing prompts police to carry tourniquets

The Boston Marathon bombings and the carnage caused by a steady stream of active shooter incidents across the country have prompted the addition of another piece of everyday equipment for thousands of cops: tourniquets.

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ABC News

Boston Marathon Makes Room for More Runners

More than 5,000 runners were still on the Boston Marathon course when the bombs went off on Boylston Street.

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CBS 3 Springfield

3 to run marathon to help school stabbing victims

Three people from the western Pennsylvania town where 21 students and a security guard were wounded in a high school stabbing rampage are hoping to raise money for the victims by running the Boston Marathon.

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