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In Boston, The Search For Answers Begins

Now that one suspect in the Boston bombings is captured and the other dead, the quest for answers begins and investigators look for motives. Weekend Edition Saturday host Scott Simon talks with NPR's Tom Gjelten about what's next for Boston.
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Boston Manhunt Ends With Suspect In Custody

A week of fear and questions following Monday's bombing of the Boston Marathon ended with a dramatic daylong manhunt and capture of the remaining suspect on Friday. Weekend Edition Saturday host Scott Simon talks NPR's Dan Bobkoff joins about the latest from Boston and captured suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
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Week Of Hardship Strains City Of Boston

Weekend Edition Saturday host Scott Simon speaks with journalist Mike Barnicle about how Boston is faring since the bombing at the Boston Marathon and the subsequent manhunt. Barnicle, a journalist frequently on MSNBC and who has written for the Boston Globe for many years, was born and raised in Massachusetts.
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In Boston, Lockdown Became Time To Spend With Friends

The long day in Boston left many residents stuck in their homes watching TV. Some chose to congregate, and NPR's Chris Arnold went to a "lock-down party" Friday night, and spoke to happy residents after the capture of the second suspect.
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Forget NCAA Titles, This School Dominates Spoken Word

As college recruiting continues to be a challenge, many schools hope a run at a national title in football or basketball can get prospective students to check out their campus. But for a small private school in the Midwest, an unprecedented domination of another competition may be what sets them apart. Bradley University has won more national titles in speech competitions than UCLA, Kentucky and Duke combined have in basketball.

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