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News War on Terror Boston Marathon Bombing

Ben Thompson, 12, left, of Merrimack, and his brother Matt, 7, head back to Boston for the second year in a row to cheer on friends, family and strangers as they run the Boston Marathon a year after two bomb blasts forever planted horrifying images of the race in their memories.

Memory of bombings remains vivid for those who were there

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A year after keeping her children out of school for a day and traveling to Boston to cheer on a family member as he ran in the Boston Marathon, Elise Thompson said she's headed back there for the race.

The exterior of the New Hampshire State Armory in Manchester is shown in this 2010 photo. 5 General says NH Guard sites foster '2nd-class' image
Next time there's a war, New Hampshire troops may have to muster out of buildings that went up during the Cold War, don't meet modern health and safety codes and are exposed to terrorist attacks. ... more

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Man in custody after two backpacks left near Boston Marathon finish line

On Tuesday evening -- the first anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings -- Boston police evacuated Boylston Street near the marathon's usual finish line and took an unidentified man into custody after two suspicious backpacks were left lying on the street.

Family members of the victims of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings are joined Tuesday by Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick and Boston Mayor Marty Walsh as they walk to the finish line for a wreath-laying ceremony at the site of the first bomb blast in Boston.

Family members of the victims of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings are joined Tuesday by Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick and Boston Mayor Marty Walsh as they walk to the finish line for a wreath-laying ceremony at the site of the first bomb blast in Boston. (BRIAN SNYDER/REUTERS)

Boston marks anniversary of bombing with somber ceremonies

BOSTON - Boston began its memorials of last year's marathon bombing attack, which killed three people and injured 264, on a quiet note Tuesday, with Mayor Martin Walsh and Cardinal Sean O'Malley visiting wreaths left at the spots where the two bombs went off.




The second explosion was captured on film at the finish line of the Boston Marathon this afternoon. (Dan Lampariello)

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