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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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Muslims Fear Backlash After Suspects Faith Revealed

All week, since the Boston marathon bombings, many Muslims have been praying that the attackers were not of their faith. Now that family members have confirmed the two young men were indeed, Muslim, many are bracing for a backlash.
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Witness To A Manhunt In Your Own Backyard

Franklin Street in Watertown, Mass., was the epicenter of the massive manhunt for the second suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings. Weekend Edition Saturday host Scott Simon talks to a resident of Franklin Street about what it was like.
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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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The Search For Answers In Boston: Why? How? Anyone Else?

With the capture Friday night of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the 19-year-old surviving suspect in the bombings at the Boston Marathon, the story moves into a new phase — one of trying to answer critical questions. In particular, are there more bombs and are other people involved?

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