Thousands Run First Boston Marathon Since Bombings

Posted by Associated Press on April 21, 2014
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Runners in the first wave of 9,000 cross the start line of the 118th Boston Marathon

BOSTON — 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 …

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Our Own Chris McGinness Running The Boston Marathon Today

Posted by Pat Boyle on April 21, 2014
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Chris McGinness signing canvas at Boston Marathon Expo

Boston, Massachusetts – KGW and FM News 101 traffic reporter Chris McGinness is one of  36,000 runners taking part in the Boston Marathon today, a year after  the race was rocked by two bomb blasts near the finish line. He says ” there’s just an unbelievable energy in this town  that has been …

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South Korea Search Continues

Posted by Associated Press on April 17, 2014
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MOKPO, South Korea (AP) – Strong currents, rain and bad visibility hampered an increasingly anxious search Thursday for 287 passengers still missing a day after their ferry flipped onto its side and sank in cold waters off the southern coast of South Korea.

Nine people, including five students and two teachers, were confirmed dead, but many expect a sharp jump in …

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Boston Marathon Bombing: One Year

Posted by Associated Press on April 15, 2014
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Boylston Street on the day of the bombing and as it looks today

BOSTON — Life has resumed on the streets of Boston.

A year after three people were killed and more than 260 injured when two bombs went off near the finish line of the Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013, the city’s landscape bears few reminders of the explosions, or …

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Student Stabs 20 at Pennsylvania High School

Posted by Associated Press on April 9, 2014
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MURRYSVILLE, Pa. — A 16-year-old boy “was flashing two knives around” when he injured 19 students and a school police officer who eventually subdued him with the help of an assistant principal at a high school near Pittsburgh on Wednesday, a police chief said.

Murrysville police Chief Thomas Seefeld said the bloody crime scene at Franklin Regional High School, some 15 …

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