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Local And National Reactions To The Boston Bombings

A day of city pride turned to tragedy yesterday when two bombs struck near the finish line of the Boston Marathon. In Washington, law enforcement agencies are boosting security around landmarks and Metro. Kojo discusses local and national reactions to yesterday's events in Boston with Rep. Jim Moran.

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