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Oklahoma City Marathon Will Proceed, Organizers Say After Boston Attack

News of the deadly bombing attack on the Boston Marathon is echoing in Oklahoma City, where residents will observe the 18th anniversary Friday of the bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building. The events include a marathon, which organizers say will still take place.
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IMF Lowers 2013 Economic Growth Forecasts

The International Monetary Fund has lowered its projections for global economic growth, including in the United States, citing sharp cuts in government spending and the struggling eurozone.
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The Cruelest Month: Boston Blasts Join List Of Dark Incidents

The Oklahoma City bombing, the Columbine school shootings and the Chernobyl nuclear disaster are among the infamous and sometimes horrific moments that have occurred during the month of April.
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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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