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Manhunt continues in Boston; Conn. residents warned to be on lookout for green Honda Civic

By on April 19th, 2013 | Last updated: May 3, 2013 at 11:19 am

Update 2:19 p.m. TORONTO (AP) — An aunt of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects says the older brother recently became a devout Muslim who prayed five times a day. Maret Tsarnaeva told reporters at her Toronto home on Friday that […]

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Boston bombing suspect dead; suburbs shut down in manhunt for second

By and on April 19th, 2013 | Last updated: April 19, 2013 at 5:03 pm

Updates throughout day: One suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings is dead and a massive manhunt is underway for another. Authorities have shut down mass transportation and tell residents in Boston suburbs to “stay inside.”

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WATCH NOW: Video of interfaith service dedicated to the Boston Marathon bombing victims

By on April 18th, 2013 | Last updated: April 18, 2013 at 11:36 am

Watch video of Healing Our City: an interfaith service in Boston. President Obama will speak.

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Ricin-laced letters sent to Obama, U.S. Senator

By on April 17th, 2013 | Last updated: October 21, 2013 at 3:58 pm

A ricin-laced letter addressed to President Barack Obama was intercepted Wednesday, after a letter packed with the same toxin was sent to Senator Roger Wicker, R-Miss., late Tuesday.

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Gainesville runners in Boston reflect on marathon bombings

By on April 16th, 2013 | Last updated: April 16, 2013 at 4:56 pm

Four Gainesville runners registered in the 2013 Boston Marathon share their experiences during the bombings that killed 3 and injured more than 170.

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Gainesville resident considers Boston second home, reacts to marathon explosions

By on April 16th, 2013 | Last updated: April 16, 2013 at 4:27 pm

The tragedy in Boston really struck home with Gainesville resident and local writer Shelley Fraser Mickle.

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Boston Marathon bombs made of pressure cookers; victims identified

By on April 16th, 2013 | Last updated: April 16, 2013 at 3:22 pm

President Barack Obama will deliver a statement on the Boston Marathon explosions from the White House Tuesday morning. Watch the livestream here.

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Police searching apartment after 3 killed, 140+ injured in Boston Marathon blasts

By and on April 15th, 2013 | Last updated: October 27, 2013 at 8:55 pm

Two explosions went off near the finish line at the Boston Marathon; reports say 3 dead and more than 140 injured in the blasts.

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A social media roundup of April Fools’ pranks

By on April 1st, 2013 | Last updated: April 1, 2013 at 1:26 pm

View national and local pranks recorded on social media outlets this April Fools’ Day.

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Stakes high for some as Supreme Court hears same-sex marriage cases

By on March 25th, 2013 | Last updated: March 27, 2013 at 9:28 am

Shawn Janetzke hopes to get married some day. The 19-year-old UF student identifies himself as gay and hopes the cases the Supreme Court is hearing this week will allow him to get married in the future.

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