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Moment of silence marks Boston Marathon bombings

DENISE LAVOIE, Associated Press BOSTON (AP) — Survivors, first-responders and public officials have observed a moment of silence near the Boston Marathon finish line to mark the moment two pressure cooker bombs exploded a year ago. Three people were killed and 260 others injured in the attacks. MIT police officer Sean Collier was ...

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Prosecutor to examine shooting of man tied to Boston bombings

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The top prosecutor in Orlando said Thursday, Aug. 8 that he will review what led to the fatal shooting of a Chechen immigrant during questioning by the FBI and other agents over the man’s ties to one of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects. State Attorney Jeff ...

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Sports unite a city going through nightmares

It’s hard to understand why people want to cause harm to others. On Monday, April 15, two suspects set off bombs near the finish line at the Boston Marathon. Lives were lost, hundreds were injured, and a nation was struck at one of its most vulnerable positions: a public event ...

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