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  • Double amputee honored with Young Heroes award

    Double amputee honored with Young Heroes award
    Losing his limbs due to a bacterial infection at an early age taught Pompano Beach resident Michael Stolzenberg the importance of being able to persevere when life takes an unexpected turn. So when the 14-year-old double amputee saw others in a...
  • Accused Boston bomber's friend to testify Wednesday

    Accused Boston bomber's friend to testify Wednesday
    A man convicted of obstructing justice for removing fireworks from the accused Boston Marathon bomber's dorm room days after the deadly blasts is due in court on Wednesday to testify against a friend who prosecutors say joined him in that visit. Azamat...
  • Casey Affleck to Star in Boston Marathon Drama (EXCLUSIVE)

    No stranger to films set on his home turf, Massachusetts native Casey Affleck is attached to star and produce a film about the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing. Based on the book "Boston Strong" by Casey Sherman and Dave Wedge, the spec was written by...
  • Lawyer of accused Boston bomber's friend says client's "memory is jumbled" due to pot

    Lawyer of accused Boston bomber's friend says client's "memory is jumbled" due to pot
    A college friend of the Boston Marathon bombing suspect could not have lied to the FBI about visiting the man's dorm room and removing a backpack because he was too intoxicated by marijuana to remember what he did that day, his defense attorney said on...
  • Altitude exercising: the high and low

    Altitude exercising: the high and low
    I could have saved myself the cost of a trip to the coast. I live at an elevation of 3,500 feet, and last year I traveled to Victoria, British Columbia, to run my Boston Marathon qualifying race. As it turns out, any boost I got from traveling to sea...
  • PBS, CBS Are Biggest Winners At Emmys For News, Documentaries

    PBS and CBS took home the most Emmys Tuesday night for news and documentaries, while ABC's "Nightline" won three of the awards in various categories - the only other outlet to win more than two awards at the event. The National Academy of Television Arts...
  • Legendary Runners Slow Down Long Enough To Marry

    Legendary Runners Slow Down Long Enough To Marry
    They lived 8,000 miles apart, a 36-hour trip door to door. Literally the other side of the Earth is how Kathrine Switzer describes the distance between her and Roger Robinson. They knew each other as statistics. Kathrine was the runner whom Boston...
  • Jury selection begins for trial of accused Boston bomber's friend

    Jury selection begins for trial of accused Boston bomber's friend
    Jury selection is set to begin Monday for the trial of the last of three college friends of the accused Boston Marathon bomber to face charges relating to a visit the trio made to the suspect's dorm room three days after the deadly attack. The trial...
  • U of I named USOC Paralympic training site

    U of I named USOC Paralympic training site
    For years, the University of Illinois has been recognized as the premier training environment for wheelchair racers in the United States. Now the United States Olympic Committee has designated the university as an official U.S. Paralympic training...
  • Briefs: Lewis wins fourth race of season

    Michael Lewis of Laguna Beach earned his fourth win of the season Sunday in the International Motor Sports Assn. Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama at Circuit of The Americas in Austin, Tex. Lewis, who raced at Circuit of The Americas for the...
  • John Kelley Statue Unveiled In Mystic

    MYSTIC — Geoff Smith, the 1984 and 1985 Boston Marathon champion, made his first pilgrimage to Mystic in June to honor the late John J. Kelley. But when he arrived in town and saw nothing at his destination after driving from Massachusetts, he...