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  • 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...
  • Local runners to return to finish Boston Marathon

    Local runners to return to finish Boston Marathon
    Jeanne Dolan had four blocks to go before reaching the finish line at her first Boston Marathon last year. Next week, the 57-year old Chicagoan will return to Boston with a family mantra in mind. It is a message her father scrawled on a poster during...
  • Memories of last year's Boston marathon fresh in minds of local runners

    Memories of last year's Boston marathon fresh in minds of local runners
    St. Charles resident Eugene "JJ" Schmidt remembers how quickly the mood shifted at the Boston Marathon last year when two bombs exploded near the finish line on Boylston Street. The atmosphere at the race village that morning was unlike any other,...
  • Boston Marathon bombings: 'We endure,' Joe Biden says at memorial

    BOSTON -- A memorial for the anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings ended Tuesday with a thunderous speech from Vice President Joe Biden, who closed an afternoon highlighting remarks from bombing survivors and dignitaries. “We will never...
  • Boston Marathon bombing anniversary is solemn, yet inspiring

    Heather Abbott was at the finish line of the Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013, when two bombs went off. One of her feet was severely injured in the blast and was eventually amputated. Nearly a year later, the 39-year-old human resources specialist from...
  • Does naming alleged Boston marathon bombers disrespect survivors?

    Was Boston Marathon bombing survivor Adrianne Haslet-Davis right to leave a taping of “Meet the Press” the other day because producers of the news show apparently reneged on a promise not to use the names of the two brothers accused of the...