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Officials: Boston bomb suspect read jihadist sites

April 23, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BOSTON Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev was an ardent reader of jihadist websites and extremist propaganda, U.S. officials said Tuesday, adding another piece to the body of evidence they say suggests the two brothers were motivated by an anti-American, radical version of Islam.
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Emotional return: Diamond, Ortiz lift spirits after bombing, manhunt

April 20, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BOSTON A defiant David Ortiz stood on the Fenway Park infield and told the crowd to “stay strong,” bringing a rousing cheer from Bostonians weary from a week of bombings, stay-at-home orders and a manhunt that locked down the city for a day.
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FBI issues photos of 2 suspects in Boston bombing

April 18, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BOSTON The FBI released photos and video Thursday of two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing and asked for the public’s help in identifying them, zeroing in on the two men on surveillance-camera footage less than three days after the deadly attack. Continue Reading

Event safety top priority for Grandma’s Marathon

April 18, 2013 in Lake County News-Chronicle

In the wake of events earlier this week, officials have been working feverishly to understand who detonated two bombs near the Boylston Street finish line of the Boston Marathon. Three people were killed and scores were injured when the devices exploded, sending the bombs contents and glass from nearby shop windows into the crowds of bystanders. As the News-Chronicle went to press the world received conflicting reports about the arrest of a suspect, but those reports were premature. Continue Reading

Williston man hears explosion from his hotel room

April 16, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

While the world stopped to tune in to the terror in Boston on Monday afternoon, the pandemonium at the marathon’s finish line hit closer to home for one Williston man.
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Boston Marathon blasts put world’s cities on alert

April 16, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

LONDON With more than 30 marathons being held this weekend alone and big events on the horizon, officials around the world are boosting security efforts in the wake of the fatal bomb blasts that shook Boston’s race. Continue Reading

3 dead after explosions at Boston Marathon

April 15, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BOSTON (AP) Two bombs exploded in the crowded streets near the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday, killing at least three people and injuring more than 130 in a bloody scene of shattered glass and severed limbs that raised alarms that terrorists might have struck again in the U.S. Continue Reading

Ethiopia’s Desisa, Kenya’s Jeptoo win in Boston

April 15, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BOSTON The Kenyans finally face a challenge to their dominance of the Boston Marathon, and it’s from their East African neighbors.
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Ethiopia’s Desisa, Kenya’s Jeptoo win in Boston

April 15, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BOSTON The Kenyans finally face a challenge to their dominance of the Boston Marathon, and it’s from their East African neighbors.
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Explosion stuns ND, Minnesota runners

April 15, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BOSTON Jeanne Barlage of Alexandria, Minn., said she was blocks beyond the finish line of the Boston Marathon when the first bomb exploded Monday.
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