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  • A year later, Los Angeles trio crosses Boston Marathon finish line

    A year later, Los Angeles trio crosses Boston Marathon finish line
    BOSTON — Two blocks from the Boston Marathon finish line, Phil Kent stopped and fell to his knees on the warm pavement. Clutching an American flag in his right hand, the Chatsworth man faced the sidewalk where the second bomb detonated last year...
  • An emotional Boston Marathon ends with an American victory

    BOSTON — The cheers were louder, the runners more determined, the tears of joy and relief at the Boston Marathon finish line Monday more heartfelt than ever. And yes, the security was tighter. But on a brilliant spring day, the city brought to...
  • Meb Keflezighi makes history and a statement in Boston Marathon

    Meb Keflezighi makes history and a statement in Boston Marathon
    BOSTON — Before Meb Keflezighi embarked on the 26.2-mile journey Monday to become the first American man to win the Boston Marathon since 1983, he wrote four names on his yellow race bib. Martin, for Martin Richard. Krystle, for Krystle...
  • Clarksville's Tatyana McFadden wins second straight women's wheelchair Boston Marathon

    Clarksville resident Tatyana McFadden carried memories of last year’s Boston Marathon bombings, and the stories of those affected by it, with her en route to a second straight women’s wheelchair marathon victory Monday in Boston. “...
  • Coffee Companion (4/22): Orioles, Tatyana McFadden win in Boston

    Coffee Companion (4/22): Orioles, Tatyana McFadden win in Boston
    Day baseball is great, but once Tommy Hunter shut the door on Boston and you were able to get back to work, you probably didn’t do much further reading. That’s why blogger/reporter Jon Meoli writes the Coffee Companion — where every...
  • 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,...
  • America, The Beautiful, On Display In Boston

    America, The Beautiful, On Display In Boston
    BOSTON — This is a story that starts in Adi Beyani, Eritrea, and in St. Petersburg, Russia. This is a story that ends at the finish line on Boylston Street. From Hopkinton east, the Boston Marathon measures 26.2 miles. Meb Keflezighi's journey,...
  • Area runners adjusting to increased security as Boston Marathon nears

    Area runners adjusting to increased security as Boston Marathon nears
    Anyone who has competed in a road race knows that extra police and security are as much a part of the event as water stops and cheering spectators. But the last time John Gilligan ran the Boston Marathon in 2012 — a year before two bombs...
  • CicLAvia draws thousands down six-mile stretch of Wilshire Boulevard

    CicLAvia draws thousands down six-mile stretch of Wilshire Boulevard
    Eric Dietrich has finished the Boston Marathon and rowed the Charles River. But the Echo Park resident's favorite event is the popular CicLAvia festival. He's never missed one, pumping his wheelchair with arms through each route. On Sunday, Dietrich...
  • Tamerlan Tsarnaev sought to rename himself after militant

    WASHINGTON — Less than three months before the Boston Marathon bombings, a bitter, frustrated Tamerlan Tsarnaev visited a federal immigration office in the Boston area and signed forms seeking to legally change his first name. Eager to recast...
  • Speech educator by day, library volunteer at night [Rodgers Forge]

    Gaywood Road resident Nora Kotula, is a super hero by day — and night. As a Baltimore City Public School speech coordinator, Nora has arguably one of the most important and challenging jobs in society: educating the young and helping them...