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# boston-marathon - Monday 21 April, 2014

Boston Strong: 36,000 run emotional Boston Marathon

Apr 21 6:43 PM

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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.

# boston-marathon - Wednesday 6 November, 2013

The story behind Sports Illustrated’s brilliant Red Sox cover

Nov 6 3:00 PM

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The Boston Police Department and MVP David Ortiz join together after the World Series win that lifted a city.

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# boston-marathon - Monday 4 November, 2013

Woman who dressed as Boston Marathon victim faces job loss and death threats

Nov 4 12:39 PM

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The 22-year-old has received rape and death threats online

# boston-marathon - Friday 19 July, 2013

Police officer leaks images to ‘show real Boston bomber’

Jul 19 8:43 AM

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The photos show the teenager emerge from his hiding place, bloodied and with a sniper’s target on his forehead.

# boston-marathon - Wednesday 17 July, 2013

Rolling Stone defends putting Boston bomb suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on cover

Jul 17 9:52 PM

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The cover has been criticised online for ‘making a celebrity’ out of the bombing suspect.

# boston-marathon - Monday 20 May, 2013

Enda Kenny to receive honorary doctorate from Boston College today

May 20 6:30 AM

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On the third day of a trip to Boston, the Taoiseach will also attend a trade breakfast promoting Ireland as an investment location.

Three more arrested in Boston Marathon investigation

May 1 4:49 PM

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The Boston Police Department assured the public there was no threat or risk to its safety.

# boston-marathon - Wednesday 24 April, 2013

Charges dropped against Elvis impersonator in US ricin letters

Apr 24 8:45 AM

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The home of another Mississippi man is now been investigated.

# boston-marathon - Monday 22 April, 2013

Update: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev charged in hospital bed, faces death penalty

Apr 22 6:38 PM

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His first hearing in US federal court has been scheduled for Thursday, 30 May.

Boston bombings suspect ‘awake and responding to questions’ – networks

Apr 22 7:52 AM

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ABC and NBC say Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, whose throat is severely injured, is writing his responses to questions from investigators.

Days after the Boston bombings, this man is competing in London Marathon

Apr 21 10:48 AM

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Keith Luxon is running in his 72nd long-distance event today.

Column: I’ll never forget the moment I heard the news of the explosions in my hometown

Apr 21 8:15 AM

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Boston native, Larry Donnelly reflects on the the horrific events that happened at the Boston Marathon this week, saying he’s been heartened by the expressions of solidarity from countless Irish people who have such a special affinity with the most Irish city in the US.

# boston-marathon - Saturday 20 April, 2013

Column: I’m running in the London marathon and I’m proud I’ll be able to pay my respect to the Boston runners

Apr 20 7:00 PM

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Jenny Conlon says it’s difficult to understand why an event of achievement like the Boston Marathon would be targeted in such a way. Training for a marathon is one of the most challenging things you can do and it makes you realise that life is for living, she writes.

Czech ambassador issues statement to avoid confusion with Chechnya

Apr 20 4:27 PM

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Petr Gandalovič issued the statement following the Boston Marathon bombings, saying that he was “concerned to note in the social media a most unfortunate misunderstanding”.

Stadium chants ‘U-S-A’, sings ‘Sweet Caroline’ as Boston suspect arrested

Apr 20 11:58 AM

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Dzokhar Tsarnev’s arrest prompted celebrations at Citi Field last night.

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Apr 20 11:00 AM

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