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Runners Honor Victims Of Marathon Bombing

Weekend Edition Sunday host Rachel Martin takes a moment to note how racers around the country honored the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing in their races on Saturday.
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Amputee Community Helps Bomb Victims Cope With Injuries

Many of the surviving victims of the Boston bombings lost limbs in the blast, and will not have to cope with that loss. Weekend Edition Sunday host Rachel Martin speaks with Lindsay Ess, a quadruple amputee who wanted to let those affected know that there is life after limb loss.
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Author Dennis Lehane Reflects On Boston's Tense Week

Weekend Edition Sunday host Rachel Martin talks with author Dennis Lehane reflects on how Boston has dealt with a week of violence and uncertainty. Lehane is a Boston native and the author of many books about the city, including Mystic River.
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Boston Slowly Returns To Sense Of Normalcy

The tension last week in Boston culminated in a day-long lockdown for most people. Public transit wasn't operating, stores were closed and kids stayed home from school. With the capture of the bombing suspect, Bostonians emerged from their homes and are slowly resuming life as usual. NPR's David Schaper reports.
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An Unforgettable Week, For Boston And The Nation

It was a tense week for the city of Boston and the nation, as a normally peaceful event was disrupted by a terrible act of terrorism and the hunt was on to find the perpetrators. NPR's Jeff Brady reviews the week's events, from the bombing at the marathon to the dramatic capture of the suspect.
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Thirsty States Take Water Battle To Supreme Court

Texas and Oklahoma are fighting over access to the Red River. Fast-growing Texas is eager to fuel its expansion in a time of drought, while the poorer state of Oklahoma is water-rich. There's an agreement in place to make distribution equitable, but fairness is arguable.

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