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  • Letters: Beyond Boston

    Re "The boundaries of Boston Strong," Opinion, April 14 What a brave piece for Susan Brenneman to write ahead of the Boston Marathon. Not to lessen the tragedy that was last year's race, but as a U.S. citizen, one must realize that what to us was an...
  • Saturday TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'The Ten Commandments'

    Saturday TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'The Ten Commandments'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of April 20 - 26, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Orphan Black Tatiana Maslany stars as Sarah...
  • Charm City Run hosting fundraising 'Boston Strong Run' on Saturday

    Charm City Run hosting fundraising 'Boston Strong Run' on Saturday
    A local chain of running stores plans to host free, fundraising runs on Saturday to raise money for a pair of charities that benefit victims of last year's Boston Marathon bombing. Charm City Run -- with locations in Annapolis, Baltimore, Bel Air,...
  • This Year's Marathon Like None Before It

    This Year's Marathon Like None Before It
    I ran my first Boston Marathon in 1965. I will never forget the sheer physical experience, the pain, fatigue and exhaustion. But equally, I will never forget the emotional high — the rising excitement as the miles wore on, the cheering of the...
  • Boston waits to see whether security hampers marathon festivity

    Boston waits to see whether security hampers marathon festivity
    BOSTON — There's a tense excitement running through this city as it prepares for the 118th Boston Marathon, a uniquely Bostonian event, held on Patriots' Day, the third Monday of April, which celebrates the first battles of the Revolutionary War....
  • Two Years Since NStar Merger, Northeast Utilities Still Seeking 'One Company'

    Two Years Since NStar Merger, Northeast Utilities Still Seeking 'One Company'
    BERLIN — The process started two years ago by Thomas J. May was bound to be unsettling. May, who became chief executive of Northeast Utilities when it merged with Massachusetts utility NStar in April 2012, has spent the intervening months...
  • Edward Snowden, Pulitzer Prizes: Sunday topics

    Edward Snowden, Pulitzer Prizes: Sunday topics
    UPDATED: Edward Snowden and the Pulitzer Prizes will be topics Sunday on the morning programs. Glenn Greenwald is giving his first interview since winning the Pulitzer Prize for Public Service for The Guardian's coverage of Snowden's National Security...
  • Undaunted by bombs, South Florida runners return to Boston Marathon

    Veteran marathoner Randall "RJ" Simms broke with tradition when he landed in Boston on Friday. "You're supposed to wear your oldest jacket, the race jacket from your first Boston Marathon," said Simms, of Boca Raton. "But this year, everyone is...
  • Looking back, and forward, to the Boston Marathon

    WASHINGTON — On Monday, if all goes according to plan, I'll be lining up at the start of the Boston Marathon. Let's just say this up front: I probably shouldn't be. I signed up last September, but over the last few months, training season, I've...
  • After The Marathon Bombings, So Much Compassion

    After The Marathon Bombings, So Much Compassion
    BOSTON — The other day, I went back and looked through the notes I was typing in last April 15 at the Boston Marathon. Back when it was a normal day. Shalane Flanagan, from nearby Marblehead, Mass., had finished fourth and was extremely...
  • For 6 L.A. runners, memory of Boston Marathon bombing is all too fresh

    For 6 L.A. runners, memory of Boston Marathon bombing is all too fresh
    As the first bomb erupted on the sidewalk along Boylston Street at 2:49 p.m. last April, the concussion rippled through Phil Kent's chemotherapy-weakened body. Jennifer Hartman and Renee Opell dug their fingernails into his arms as they froze a half-...