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Boston Marathon Bombing (2013)

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  • Organizers declare the 138th Preakness a success

    The numbers alone say the 138th Preakness was a huge success. A crowd of 117,203, the fourth largest in Preakness history, was on hand to see long-shot Oxbow's shocking win and heavy-favorite Orb's disappointing run. And the total handle for the day...
  • Scandal is not Rolling Stone but U.S. complacency

    Scandal is not Rolling Stone but U.S. complacency
    Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is a monster, but that shouldn't restrict investigation into his beliefs that led up to the Boston Marathon bombing. This act of terrorism was abhorrent, but I don't fault Rolling Stone for doing an article on the subject, or for putting...
  • Erika Brannock named among '50 women to watch'

    Erika Brannock named among '50 women to watch'
    The Baltimore Sun this week released its list of 50 women to watch, featuring a look at Maryland women who have made their mark in fields including arts, government, business, law, health, nonprofits and education. Among them is Erika Brannock, 29,...
  • Pollution in the news stream

    Pollution in the news stream
    In today's ever-growing coagulation of fact, fiction and rumor from print, digital and social media, where is the news consumer to look with confidence for the truth? The flood of instant accounts of the Boston marathon explosions and their alleged...
  • Boston Marathon bombing victim a special guest at Orioles-Yankees game

    Boston Marathon bombing victim a special guest at Orioles-Yankees game
    When the baseball season began, Erika Brannock and her friend Breanna Dickerson made plans to spend a Saturday night this summer attending an Orioles-Yankees game at Camden Yards. Two weeks after they purchased tickets for Saturday's game, those plans...
  • After Boston Marathon and bombing, Howard County Striders return home

    After Boston Marathon and bombing, Howard County Striders return home
    After the bombs went off, the family meet-up area at the Boston Marathon fell eerily quiet. “The place was packed, and it just went silent,” said Caroline Bauer, a member of Howard County Striders, a local running club that had about 20 people...
  • Terrorist attacks diminish our freedoms

    Terrorist attacks diminish our freedoms
    I've been at the finish line of several marathons and know the crowding and congestion there. The bomb blast at the Boston Marathon was gruesome ("Marylanders caught up in chaotic scene," April 16). What concerns me now, however, is that the...
  • Fund established to aid Towson preschool teacher's recovery

    Fund established to aid Towson preschool teacher's recovery
    A trust fund has been established for Towson preschool teacher Erika Brannock, who had part of her left leg amputated because of injuries suffered during the explosions Monday at the Boston Marathon. Brannock, a 29-year-old Cockeysville resident who...
  • Ferndale man arrested in connection with bomb threat

    Ferndale man arrested in connection with bomb threat
    Anne Arundel County Police on Thursday arrested a Ferndale man who they said called 911 and threatened a bomb attack similar to that of Monday's explosions at the Boston Marathon that killed three people and left almost 200 others injured. Police...
  • HdG Women's 5K dominated by Ethiopian runners

    HdG Women's 5K dominated by Ethiopian runners
    The Women's 5K by the Bay in Havre de Grace Sunday renewed its connections among Ethiopian runners, course records and Washington, D.C. Yihunish Delelecha and Tezata Dengersa, Ethiopian runners from D.C., raced against the clock, far ahead of the 623...
  • Happiness turned to horror for Marylanders at Boston Marathon

    Happiness turned to horror for Marylanders at Boston Marathon
    — At 2:42 p.m. on Monday — just minutes before the first bomb exploded along the marathon course — Carol Downing's son-in-law and daughters were positioned perfectly to watch her run past the blue-and-yellow finish line painted across...
  • What Obama legacy?

    What Obama legacy?
    There is something about the start of a second presidential term that induces talk and speculation about the incumbent's eventual "legacy." Such notions are usually based on the president's accomplishments in the first term, plus expectations -- or...