THE BRIDGEHUNTER'S CHRONICLES Question for the Forum: Parker or Not?
Side view of the bridge. Photos courtesy of Nathan Holth.In connection with the series on the dire state of Massachusetts' historic bridges and plans to demolish and replace them, here is a unique b... Posted on 2/18/14 at 2:30 PM
THE MINNESOTA BASHAW BLOG Good Luck Runners
As a life long resident of Duluth tomorrow is an exciting day. Hopefully the weather will cooperate and Grandmas Marathon will go off without any hitches.
I have completed the half marathon one time... Posted on 6/21/13 at 1:04 PM
ADDICTED TO RUNNING A defiant spirit
As I climbed on the treadmill early Tuesday morning, still a bit sluggish from a long day of work at the newspaper, my thoughts turned to the Boston Marathon.
In an instant, the events Monday afterno... Posted on 4/17/13 at 8:18 AM
SLOWING THE RACING MIND Well Done, Mayor Menino!
I want to be a public official someday so that all of the mistakes I make can be swept under the rug by saying, I make mistakes all the time. Thats a Bender-ism. In fact, why wait until I am a public ... Posted on 7/27/12 at 7:30 AM
Authorities will seek the death penalty for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who is charged with planting homemade explosives devices that killed three people and wounded 264 at the Boston Marathon last year, the government's chief prosecutor said on Thursday.
David Ingram and Richard Valdmanis
, January 30, 2014
Dozens of amputees showed up at the Harvard athletic fields on a rainy Sunday morning along with their family and physical therapists and other volunteers to learn how to run — or run better — with prosthetic legs.
A state police sergeant who released striking photos of the capture of the surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings faces a hearing to determine if he will be suspended until an internal investigation is complete.
Rosy Spraker was only a half-mile from the finish line of her seventh Boston Marathon when the bombs went off. She received her medal later in the mail at her Lorton, Va., home. But she couldn't bring herself to wear it until Saturday, when she and thousands of other athletes joined victims of the blast to run and walk the last mile of the race.
The younger sister of the 8-year-old boy killed in the Boston Marathon bombings has undergone what her family calls a “milestone” 11th operation on her left leg, which she lost below the knee, they said in a statement Thursday.
Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev was secretly buried in an undisclosed location outside Worcester after a frustrating weeklong search for a community willing to take the body, police said Thursday.
Opponents of immigration reform, including Sens. Chuck Grassley of Iowa and Rand Paul of Kentucky, want to slow down legislation in the wake of the Boston bombings. It’s no surprise; politicians exploit news events for political gain all the time. But the hypocrisy in this case is particularly transparent.
Three more suspects were taken into custody in the Boston Marathon bombing case, including two college friends of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev who came to the U.S. from Kazakhstan, authorities and a defense attorney said today.
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