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BAA selects fall date for 2021 Boston Marathon

BAA selects fall date for 2021 Boston Marathon

1 day ago   |   WMUR

Last year's race was canceled and announcements about this year's race were delayed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Boston Marathon 2021: Race now set for Oct. 11 following 2020 cancellation

1 day ago   |   CBS Sports

The date shift comes with hopes of an in-person event
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Boston Marathon runner from New Hampshire shares inspirational story in new book

Boston Marathon runner from New Hampshire shares inspirational story in new book

1 day ago   |   WMUR

Jeremy Woodward co-wrote “Heart Failure to Victory,” a story about his experience overcoming his heart condition and succeeding as a triathlete.
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Ayanna Pressley urges Biden to commute sentences of all federal death row prisoners

4 days ago   |   Boston Herald

U.S. Rep. Ayanna Pressley is calling for President Biden to commute the sentences of all federal prisoners on death row - a push that could ultimately affect Boston marathon...
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Chicago Dance History Project prepares for Interview Marathon

4 days ago   |   ABC

At the interview marathon, more than 40 people will talk about dance legacies, education and more.
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Nearly 200 Workers At St. Paul Park Refinery Go On Strike

5 days ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - Nearly 200 workers at Marathon Petroleum's St. Paul Park oil refinery went on strike Thursday afternoon. The workers union, Teamsters Local 120, says the strike...
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Review: ‘Psycho Goreman' Is A Charming Absurdist Sci-Fi-Comedy Romp

6 days ago   |   Forbes

'Psycho Goreman' is an engaging, loud, brash sci-fi-horror-comedy. If your idea of a good time is a Saturday 'Toxic Avenger' marathon (and you love films that feel like a blast...
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Watch the 2021 Chevron Houston Marathon Special

8 days ago   |   ABC

Watch the 2021 Chevron Houston Marathon Special! Experience the sights and sounds of this year's vurtual event!
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South Boston St. Patrick's Day parade again canceled due to coronavirus

8 days ago   |   Boston Herald   |   2 articles

The St. Patrick's Day parade in South Boston is canceled again due to the coronavirus. Due to ongoing state restrictions limiting outdoor public events to 25 people, the 2021...
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Losing his eyesight unexpectedly triggered a life of fitness, marathons and triathlons

9 days ago   |   Los Angeles Times

With the help of a network of sighted guides, Tony Duenas, 53, found fitness and freedom through endurance athletics after losing his eyesight in 2009.
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Cloris Leachman, of ‘The Mary Tyler Moore Show' and ‘The Last Picture Show,'...

Cloris Leachman, of ‘The Mary Tyler Moore Show' and ‘The Last Picture Show,' dies at 94

Hollywood star Cloris Leachman has died. She was 94. Read more ...

North Carolina man hits 2 deer with new car, then wins $2 million in lottery

North Carolina man hits 2 deer with new car, then wins $2 million in lottery

An unlucky start to a man's day turned upside down when he discovered he won a $2 million lottery prize hours after hitting two deer with his new car. Read more ...

GOP to stay neutral should former President Trump run again

GOP to stay neutral should former President Trump run again

“The party has to stay neutral. I'm not telling anybody to run or not to run in 2024,” the head of the Republican National Committee said. Read more ...

US terrorism alert warns of politically-motivated violence

US terrorism alert warns of politically-motivated violence

The Department of Homeland Security has issued a national terrorism bulletin warning of the potential for lingering violence from people motivated by anti-government sentiment... Read more ...

Youth poet laureate Amanda Gorman to recite poem before Super Bowl LV

Youth poet laureate Amanda Gorman to recite poem before Super Bowl LV

Her poem will highlight three individuals the NFL will honor as honorary captains at the Super Bowl "who served as leaders in their respective communities during the global... Read more ...

Oakland International becomes first airport to have COVID-19 test kit...

Oakland International becomes first airport to have COVID-19 test kit vending machines

They are contactless kiosks, and the kits cost between $130 and $150 each. Read more ...

Jennifer King named NFL's 1st Black female assistant position coach

Jennifer King named NFL's 1st Black female assistant position coach

Jennifer King is just the second woman in league history to be an assistant position coach after Tampa Bay's assistant defensive line coach Lori Locust. Read more ...

Feds Get First Conviction in Plot to Kidnap Governor

Feds Get First Conviction in Plot to Kidnap Governor

One of six men accused of plotting to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer pleaded guilty Wednesday and agreed to testify against the other five suspects. Ty Garbin, a... Read more ...

Biden aims for most ambitious US effort on climate change

Biden aims for most ambitious US effort on climate change

President Joe Biden is undertaking the most ambitious effort ever to cut America's oil, gas and coal emissions and stave off the worst effects of climate change. Read more ...

January has been the deadliest month for COVID-19 with nearly 80,000 lives...

January has been the deadliest month for COVID-19 with nearly 80,000 lives lost so far in the US

The grim milestone underpins the growing demand from state officials for more vaccines so that Americans can be inoculated more quickly. Read more ...