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    Elite men runners leave the start line in the 118th running of the Boston Marathon Monday, April 21, 2014 in Hopkinton, Mass. Elite men runners leave the start line in the 118th running of the Boston Marathon Monday, April 21, 2014 in Hopkinton, Mass.

    Boston Marathon begins under tight security Video included

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    State and local officials are hoping for a safe but still enjoyable day for the 36,000 runners planning to participate in the Boston Marathon and the hundreds of thousands of spectators. More>>



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    Boston Marathon by the numbers

    This year's race will be the largest in its race history. This year's race will be the largest in its race history.
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    This year’s Boston Marathon will be the largest ever and here are some facts you may find interesting. More>>

    D-R Marching band tune up to play in Washington, D.C.

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    A Presidential invitation for a local group of young musicians. It's an honor bestowed on only 50 communities around the country every year, the opportunity for the marching band to travel to Washington D.C. and play in the Independence Day Parade. More>>

    Red Sox pay tribute to marathon bombing victims

    Boston Red Sox players stand during the national anthem during ceremonies marking the one-year anniversary of teh Boston Marathon bombings before a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles in Boston, Sunday, April 20, 2014. Boston Red Sox players stand during the national anthem during ceremonies marking the one-year anniversary of teh Boston Marathon bombings before a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles in Boston, Sunday, April 20, 2014.
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    The Boston Red Sox paid tribute to those who were affected by the bombing with a special ceremony before Sunday’s game. More>>

    Funeral services for Nuala Pell set for Monday Video included

    A private service is scheduled for 11 a.m. Monday at Trinity Episcopal Church. A private service is scheduled for 11 a.m. Monday at Trinity Episcopal Church.
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    The widow of the late Sen. Claiborne Pell passed away last Sunday. She will be laid to rest following services in Newport on Monday. More>>

    NBC 10 remembers the anniversary of the bombings at the Boston Marathon. Check out our special section. More>>

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    • MARATHON WATCH: 'We're taking back our race'

      MARATHON WATCH: 'We're taking back our race'

      Monday, April 21 2014 10:36 AM EDT2014-04-21 14:36:21 GMT
      By The Associated Press Thousands of runners are gathering at the starting line of the Boston Marathon in Hopkinton, one year after a pair of homemade pressure-cooker bombs killed three people...
      By The Associated Press A look at the 118th running of the Boston Marathon.
    • Funeral services for Nuala Pell set for Monday

      Funeral services for Nuala Pell set for Monday

      Monday, April 21 2014 10:30 AM EDT2014-04-21 14:30:06 GMT
      A private service is scheduled for 11 a.m. Monday at Trinity Episcopal Church.A private service is scheduled for 11 a.m. Monday at Trinity Episcopal Church.
      The widow of the late Sen. Claiborne Pell passed away last Sunday. She will be laid to rest following services in Newport on Monday.
      The widow of the late Sen. Claiborne Pell passed away last Sunday. She will be laid to rest following services in Newport on Monday.
    • Boston Marathon begins under tight security

      Boston Marathon begins under tight security

      Monday, April 21 2014 10:25 AM EDT2014-04-21 14:25:00 GMT
      Elite men runners leave the start line in the 118th running of the Boston Marathon Monday, April 21, 2014 in Hopkinton, Mass.Elite men runners leave the start line in the 118th running of the Boston Marathon Monday, April 21, 2014 in Hopkinton, Mass.
      State and local officials are hoping for a safe but still enjoyable day for the 36,000 runners planning to participate in the Boston Marathon and the hundreds of thousands of spectators.
      State and local officials are hoping for a safe but still enjoyable day for the 36,000 runners planning to participate in the Boston Marathon and the hundreds of thousands of spectators.
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    • Slideshow: Boston Marathon

      Slideshow: Boston Marathon

      Monday, April 21 2014 8:58 AM EDT2014-04-21 12:58:43 GMT
      Boston Marathon April 21, 2014Boston Marathon April 21, 2014
      Security is in place and runners have been filtering in to the start line area in Hopkinton for today's 118th edition of the Boston Marathon, the first since last year's tragic bombings.
      Security is in place and runners have been filtering in to the start line area in Hopkinton for today's 118th edition of the Boston Marathon, the first since last year's tragic bombings.
    • Slideshow: Royals visit beach, hospice, fair

      Slideshow: Royals visit beach, hospice, fair

      Friday, April 18 2014 9:27 AM EDT2014-04-18 13:27:52 GMT
      Britain's Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott arriving at Manly Beach.Britain's Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott arriving at Manly Beach.
      Britain's Prince William and his wife, Kate, attended a sheep-shearing demonstration , a visit to children's hospice and enjoyed a sunny afternoon at the beach.
      Britain's Prince William and his wife, Kate, attended a sheep-shearing demonstration , a visit to children's hospice and enjoyed a sunny afternoon at the beach.
    • Crash sends fire hydrant sailing through restaurant window

      Crash sends fire hydrant sailing through restaurant window

      Thursday, April 17 2014 3:28 PM EDT2014-04-17 19:28:25 GMT
      The hydrant came sailing through the window at the China Gourment on Main Street in Tiverton.The hydrant came sailing through the window at the China Gourment on Main Street in Tiverton.
      The China Gourmet restaurant in Tiverton had just opened when a fire hydrant came crashing through the window.
      The China Gourmet restaurant in Tiverton had just opened when a fire hydrant came crashing through the window.
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    • Court to look at 'born in Jerusalem' passport case

      Court to look at 'born in Jerusalem' passport case

      Monday, April 21 2014 10:45 AM EDT2014-04-21 14:45:06 GMT
      The Supreme Court says it will hear for the second time a passport dispute fraught with Middle Eastern politics. The question is whether Americans born in Jerusalem may list their place of birth as Israel.
      Confronting an issue fraught with Middle East politics, the Supreme Court has agreed to hear for the second time a passport dispute centering on whether Americans born in Jerusalem may list their place of birth as Israel.
    • MARATHON WATCH: 'We're taking back our race'

      MARATHON WATCH: 'We're taking back our race'

      Monday, April 21 2014 10:36 AM EDT2014-04-21 14:36:21 GMT
      By The Associated Press Thousands of runners are gathering at the starting line of the Boston Marathon in Hopkinton, one year after a pair of homemade pressure-cooker bombs killed three people...
      By The Associated Press A look at the 118th running of the Boston Marathon.
    • Boston Marathon begins under tight security

      Boston Marathon begins under tight security

      Monday, April 21 2014 10:16 AM EDT2014-04-21 14:16:00 GMT
      For years, state and local officials have conducted a "tabletop exercise" before the Boston Marathon, a meeting that allows them to study a map of the 26.2-mile course from Hopkinton to Boston's Copley Square...
      The 118th running of the Boston Marathon began under heavy security Monday morning, a year after the bombings near the race's finish line that killed three people and wounded more than 260 others.
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