Boston Locked Down During Hunt For Bombing Suspect

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The city of Boston and several surrounding communities were locked down as authorities conducted a massive search for a remaining suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing. Gov. Deval Patrick asked residents to stay inside. The region's rail, bus and subway system shut down and taxi service was halted.for much of the morning.
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