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Boston Marathon Canceled For First Time In Its History

ESPN reports: Organizers canceled the Boston Marathon on Thursday for the first time in its history, bowing to the social distancing requirements of the coronavirus outbreak and ending a 124-year run that had persisted through two World Wars, a volcanic eruption and even another pandemic. The race, which draws a field of 30,000 and already had been postponed from April …

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Glenn Beck Faces Potential Jailing After Refusing To Name Alleged Boston Marathon Bombing Sources

Glenn Beck and two of his staffers face jailing for contempt after refusing today to name the alleged sources that led them to wrongly accuse a Saudi man of being behind the Boston Marathon bombing. Via Law Newz: In a letter delivered Wednesday, Beck’s attorney, Michael J. Grygiel, said that Beck and his colleague Joe Weasel, would refuse to reveal …

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American Man Wins Boston Marathon

For first time in 31 years, an American man has won the Boston Marathon. American Meb Keflezighi won the Boston Marathon men’s title on a day that was marked by remembrances of the bombings one year ago. He held off Wilson Chebet of Kenya at the finish to win in a time of 2:08.37. Keflezighi, who will turn 39 next …

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