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Social Media Helped Find Loved Ones After Marathon Bombing

With cellphone service hopelessly congested, many people turned to Twitter and Facebook to report their whereabouts or find out if family and friends attending the race were OK.
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Violating His Own Rule, Judge Fines Himself

Michigan Judge Raymond Voet does not like cell phones in his courtroom. During his years on the bench, he's confiscated phones from police officers, attorneys and witnesses — holding them in contempt. So when his own phone, a new touch screen that he wasn't quite familiar with, began making sounds last week, he doled out justice with equal severity.
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'Boston Globe' Reporter Was Near Blast At Marathon

At the end of Monday's marathon, David Abel, a Boston Globe reporter, was shooting video of the racers final steps. He was about 10 feet away from the first explosion. He talks to Steve Inskeep about what he saw.
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Boston Marathon Explosions: Latest Developments

The investigation into the explosions that killed three and injured dozens continues. We're tracking developments.
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Blasts Don't Stop 78-Year-Old Marathoner In Boston

Bill Iffrig, 78, was approaching the finish line when the explosions occurred Monday. Video footage shows him tumbling down. But he stood up and walked the last few feet to the end.
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Deadly Blasts Punctuate Boston Marathon's Finish Line

Two explosions took place in short order at the finish line of Monday's race as runners were still coming through. Many serious injuries and at least three deaths have been confirmed. The FBI is leading the investigation through the joint terror task force.

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