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Boston Marathon Bomber Apologizes For The First Time

In a startling turn, Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev apologized for the lethal attack for the first time Wednesday just before a judge formally sentenced him to death.

06/24/2015

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Penalty Phase Opens In Boston Marathon Bombing Trial

The life-or-death phase in the trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev got underway Tuesday with a prosecutor showing the jury a photo of Tsarnaev giving the finger to a security camera in his jail cell three months after the attack.

04/21/2015

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Minneapolis Man Prepares For Boston Marathon After Missing 2013 Tragedy

Matt Grey was originally supposed to run his first Boston two years ago, but after signing up, he had to drop out after deciding to move to Minneapolis right before the race. Instead, he watched from home as the horror of that day unfolded.

04/18/2015

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2015 Boston Travel Guide

A guide to the best dining, lodging and attractions in Boston

04/17/2015

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Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Convicted In Boston Marathon Bombing

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been convicted in the 2013 bombing of the Boston Marathon.

04/08/2015

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MN Cancer Patient Who Ran Boston Marathon Dies

A Minnesota woman who returned this year to finish the Boston Marathon despite her battle with cancer has died. Elinor Scott-Sutter had nearly finished the marathon in 2013 when two pressure cooker bombs exploded, killed three people and injured dozens of others.

09/16/2014

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MN Mom, Who Returned To Boston Marathon After Bombings, Dies

A Minnesota mom who finished the Boston Marathon–a year after terrorist bombings kept her from crossing the finish line–died on Friday.

09/15/2014

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Minn. Woman Finishes Boston Marathon Against The Odds

Thousands of runners finished the Boston Marathon on Monday, something that was taken away from many of them last year. Fifty-one-year-old Elinor Scott of St. Louis Park was just three-quarters of a mile from finishing her dream, when two explosions forced her off the course.

04/24/2014

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Stillwater Man Helps Carry Fellow Boston Marathoner

As the soreness sets in for Boston marathoners, so do the images. A few hundred meters from the finish line, a runner could no longer stand. Several others stopped to carry him closer so he could gain strength and cross the finish line. One of the helper is from Stillwater, and the moment so many are talking about is one which Mike Johnson never thought would be discussed again.

04/22/2014

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PODCAST PAGE: The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee 4-21-14

Mike Lynch singing Karaoke during Mike Max’s Sports Segment. That and other highlights are here on the Podcast Page. Click the above link to listen back.

04/21/2014

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1 Year From Bombings, Annandale Woman Heading To Boston To Finish Marathon

A year after the Boston Marathon bombings that killed three people and injured hundreds, one Minnesota woman is going back to finish the race she started. “I knew it’d be emotional going back,” Jody Zylstra, from Annandale, said. “But this week is feeling like hurry up and wait.”

04/20/2014

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PODCAST PAGE: The Morning News With Dave Lee 4-15-14

Governor Dayton talks with Dave Lee….to hear that conversation and others from today, Click the link above!

04/15/2014

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Woman Aims To Finish Boston Marathon Despite Pancreatic Cancer

It’s the dream of thousands of runners: To qualify and finish the Boston Marathon. Last year that dream was cut short for many, after terrorists set off two bombs near the finish line. Elinor Scott of St. Louis Park was about three-quarters of a mile away from completing a life goal when the bombs went off.

03/10/2014

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Boston Police Supt. Offers Advice on Marathon Security

Police chiefs from across Minnesota received an eye-opening lesson Thursday on terror threats and police tactics from a man who has intense experience.

09/12/2013

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MN Woman Defeats Brain Injury, Completes 1,300-Mile Run

A Minnesota woman finished a 1,300 mile run Thursday night. It started in April, when Allyson Loisel-Murray left Galveston, Texas and wrapped up Thursday night in Chanhassen. All along the way, Murray raised awareness for traumatic brain injuries and stroke prevention.

08/01/2013

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Celtics Ready For Emotional Return Home

The Boston Celtics will play at the TD Garden for the first time Friday night since the events of the Boston Marathon.

04/26/2013

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Tech Used To Catch Boston Suspect Deployed Daily In Minn.

Police say the Boston Marathon bombers planned more attacks in the heart of New York City.

04/25/2013

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Twin Cities In Motion Dedicating 1-Mile Race To Marathon Victims

Officials with the Twin Cities Marathon said Wednesday they’ll dedicate one of their races to the victims of the bombing attacks at the Boston Marathon.

04/24/2013

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Minn. Runners Honor Boston Marathon Victims

More than 40 Twin Cities runners gathered on St. Anthony main on Monday, jogging along the Mississippi River to honor the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing.

04/22/2013

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Talking Points: Intelligence Failure Before Bombings?

As investigators continue to look into the Boston Marathon bombings, questions are growing about whether there was an American intelligence failure.

04/21/2013

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Wild Forward Coyle Has Boston On His Mind

The Wild are middle of a playoff push, but Wild forward Charlie Coyle’s thoughts have largely been elsewhere this week.

04/20/2013

Police officers and SWAT team members celebrate after the successful operation to capture 19-year-old bombing suspect Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev on April 19, 2013 in Watertown, Massachusetts. A manhunt for a suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing, Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev, 19, ended this evening with his capture on a boat parked on a residential property in Watertown, Massachusetts. His brother Tamerlan Tsarnaev, 26, the other suspect, was shot and killed by police early this morning after a car chase and shootout with police. The two men are suspects in the bombings at the Boston Marathon on April 15 that killed three people and wounded at least 170.  (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Boston Bomb Suspect Captured, Brother Killed

A 19-year-old Massachusetts college student wanted in the Boston Marathon bombing was captured hiding out in a boat parked in a backyard Friday and his older brother lay dead in a furious 24-hour drama that transfixed the nation and paralyzed the Boston area with fear.

04/19/2013

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Manhunt Continues For 19-Year-Old Boston Marathon Bomber

In a blaze of gunfire, the hunt for the two Boston Marathon bombing suspects was down to one. Late Thursday night, 26-year-old Tamerlan Tsarnaev was killed in a vicious firefight with police and federal agents.

04/19/2013

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Sartell Man Snapped Photo Of ‘Suspicious’ Bag In Boston Bombing

As the hunt for those responsible for Monday’s bombing at the Boston Marathon intensifies, school counselor Sam Nordby is back at work.

04/18/2013

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FBI Releases Images Of 2 Men At Boston Marathon

The FBI has released photos of two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombings and is asking for the public’s help in identifying them.

04/18/2013

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