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Boston Marathon A Day For Celebration Despite Increased Security Presence

04 / 22 / 14

Boston is "enjoying a runner’s high today after a triumphant Boston Marathon -- an idyllic, cathartic and historic spectacle that drew a crowd of more than a million, honored those killed and wounded in last year’s bombings and saw its first American men’s winner in more than three...

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