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Grandma’s To Examine Security After Boston Blast

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The outter perimeter near Massachusetts Avenue and Newbury Street is secured by police after two explosive devices detonated at the finish line of the 117th Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. Two people are confirmed dead and at least 23 injured after two explosions went off near the finish line to the marathon. (credit: Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

The outter perimeter near Massachusetts Avenue and Newbury Street is secured by police after two explosive devices detonated at the finish line of the 117th Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. Two people are confirmed dead and at least 23 injured after two explosions went off near the finish line to the marathon. (credit: Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

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DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — Grandma’s to examine security after Boston blast

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — Officials of Grandma’s Marathon in Minnesota say they will examine their security in the wake of the deadly Boston Marathon explosions.

In a statement, Grandma’s said the safety of its runners, volunteers and spectators has always been the race’s main priority.

Grandma’s officials say they are “extremely saddened by the tragedy at the Boston Marathon,” where explosions near the finish lined Monday.

The annual Grandma’s Marathon is held along the North Shore of Lake Superior, ending in Duluth.

This year’s Grandma’s is scheduled June 22 and has a limit of 10,000 runners.

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