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  • Judge: Three friends of Boston bombing suspect to be tried separately

    Three friends of accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will be tried separately, a federal judge ruled on Tuesday, while rejecting a defense bid to move the proceedings out of Massachusetts. U.S. District Judge Douglas P. Woodlock in Boston...
  • Fitness Files: Marathon helps kids in the long run

    Twenty years ago, Nick Arciniaga, an elite marathoner, was a quiet kid in my fourth-grade class. Recently, Nick told me he remembered winning a relay race in physical education class that year and thinking, "I can do this." At Monday's Boston Marathon,...
  • Runner with a mission: Boston

    Even though I smelled bad enough to knock a buzzard off a gut pile, the people in the medical tent of the 2013 Victoria Marathon were kind and caring. One paramedic even let me use his cell to make a long-distance call to my wife, who was watching via...
  • The Army recognizes humanists in the foxholes

    There may be no atheists in foxholes, but there soon will be a few humanists. The U.S. Army has heeded the plea of Maj. Ray Bradley that he (and others of his kind) receive a “preference code” similar to those accorded to members of...
  • A writer, a runner, a journey

    A writer, a runner, a journey
    He was disappointing his father, second-guessing his divorce and practicing slothful habits in Miami. So writer Robert Andrew Powell sold everything, moved to Boulder, Colo., and laced up his running shoes. The result: a developed taste for running...
  • Wicked Strong carries Boston hope -- and a New York storyline, too

    Wicked Strong carries Boston hope -- and a New York storyline, too
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The Boston-to-his-core horse owner did a slight double take when he saw a New York Giants cap in the same frame as his Kentucky Derby contender. That's what you get when you put a Long Island guy at the center of a heart-...
  • Rising rent leads some seniors back to living with roommates

    Rising rent leads some seniors back to living with roommates
    Gerry Venable knew it wasn't his turn to restock the coffee. He'd just bought those two big containers of Folgers. But his roommate reminded him that the bag of Starbucks beans she'd contributed to the shared stash cost just as much. The squabble...
  • South suburban runners ready for return to Boston

    South suburban runners ready for return to Boston
    On April 15, 2013, four south suburban runners, friends and training partners, started running toward Boylston Street, the finish line of the Boston Marathon. They stopped just half a mile short of their goal, after two bombings near the finish line...
  • Highland Park runners returning to Boston Marathon

    Highland Park runners returning to Boston Marathon
    News footage of the fateful day shows Volker Fischer coasting into the finish of the 2013 Boston Marathon, wearing black shirt and shorts, tall black socks and black sunglasses, bib number 19793. As the 61-year-old Highland Park resident crosses the...
  • North Shore runners returning to Boston Marathon

    North Shore runners returning to Boston Marathon
    In the wake of the bombings at last year's Boston Marathon, Julie Pfeffer of Highland Park remained determined to return in 2014 to show her support for those who were hurt or killed in the attack. But when her niece, Lexie Kamerman, 27, was killed in a...
  • Northbrook, Glenview runners returning to Boston Marathon

    Northbrook, Glenview runners returning to Boston Marathon
    Several Chicago-area runners plan to head back to the Boston Marathon this year to participate in the event – a choice they say they made both to support the city and to remember those who were affected by the bombings at the sporting event on April...