MARATHON - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/MARATHON News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) On eve of marathon, festivities and tight security http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57842389-200/boston-marathon-race-runners.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57842389-200/boston-marathon-race-runners.html.csp">On eve of marathon, festivities and tight security</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By AMY CRAWFORD</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-20T17:04:11.551-06:00">Updated Apr 20, 2014 05:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Boston • Families celebrating Easter contrasted with tight security checks as Boston welcomed tens of thousands of runners and hundreds of thousands of spectators for the annual marathon. Diners gathered at sidewalk cafes and runners in their official jackets picked up last-minute supplies on Sunday, the day before the 26.2-mile race. Gisele Goldstein, of Germantown, Tenn., planned to run her 12th Boston Marathon Monday. She said the day was marked by sadness a year after pressure cooker bombs k...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57842389@www.sltrib.com Sun, 20 Apr 2014 17:04:11 MDT Op-ed: I am a Muslim who stands ‘Boston Strong’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57828170-82/boston-family-mossalam-american.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57828170-82/boston-family-mossalam-american.html.csp">Op-ed: I am a Muslim who stands ‘Boston Strong’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Nichole Mossalam</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-20T10:57:20.373-06:00">Updated Apr 20, 2014 10:57AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A little over a year ago, right before the Boston Marathon, I moved from Salt Lake City to Boston with my husband and my 5-year-old son. I missed the soaring beauty of the Wasatch Range, but I loved the colonial character of Boston. My husband and I had both been on the Board of Directors of United in Service for Humanity, a nonprofit in Salt Lake that provides services to the homeless poor and disadvantaged, so upon moving to Boston I threw myself into the city and quickly became involved wi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57828170@www.sltrib.com Sun, 20 Apr 2014 10:57:20 MDT Expect street closures in downtown Salt Lake City for marathon http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57836426-78/east-south-marathon-street.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57836426-78/east-south-marathon-street.html.csp">Expect street closures in downtown Salt Lake City for marathon</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-18T22:36:41.188-06:00">Updated Apr 18, 2014 10:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Police warn that when it comes to navigating street traffic and Saturday’s Salt Lake City Marathon, you may have to crawl before you can watch the run. Extensive road closures are planned along the marathon route Saturday morning, with 208 police officers being stationed at 197 traffic-control posts. While SLCPD will strive to accommodate motorists and residents when possible, both should expect the marathon-related events to delay trips through affected areas. The starting times for various e...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57836426@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Apr 2014 22:36:41 MDT Salt Lake Marathon: SLC runner Van De Kamp takes easy win http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57839316-77/marathon-lake-salt-wins.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57839316-77/marathon-lake-salt-wins.html.csp">Salt Lake Marathon: SLC runner Van De Kamp takes easy win</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TOM WHARTON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-19T22:35:35.182-06:00">Updated Apr 19, 2014 10:35PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">After missing last year’s Boston Marathon due to an injury, Fritz Van De Kamp showed no ill effects Saturday as he raced to an easy victory in the 11th annual Salt Lake City Marathon. The 34-year-old Salt Lake City runner found the marathon’s new course more challenging than expected as he led 1,130 runners to finish with a time of 2 hours, 28 minutes, 18 seconds, beating Ogden’s Bret Ferrier by just over four minutes. The marathon runners joined 3,440 half-marathon and 870 5-kilometer participa...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57839316@www.sltrib.com Sat, 19 Apr 2014 22:35:35 MDT Video: Salt Lake City Marathon in 210 seconds http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57832767-77/marathon-race-com-lake.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57832767-77/marathon-race-com-lake.html.csp">Video: Salt Lake City Marathon in 210 seconds</a></h4> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-18T08:58:48.91-06:00">Updated Apr 18, 2014 08:58AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Running a marathon takes long hours of training, and let’s not forget what happened to the first guy to finish one. According to Running USA’s 2013 Annual Marathon Report, there was an estimated 487,000 U.S. marathon finishers in 2012. That was down from the all-time high of 518,000 in 2011. The website statisticbrain.com put the percentage of the U.S. population who has run a marathon at 0.5 percent. So it’s safe to say few accomplish the feat. With that in mind, The Tribune set out to showcase...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57832767@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Apr 2014 08:58:48 MDT Salt Lake City Marathon heading in new direction http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57828342-77/marathon-race-lake-salt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57828342-77/marathon-race-lake-salt.html.csp">Salt Lake City Marathon heading in new direction</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Tom Wharton | The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-17T08:43:02.361-06:00">Updated Apr 17, 2014 08:43AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New owner. New course. Welcome to the 2014 Salt Lake Marathon. According to race director Steve Bingham, new owner Life Time Fitness feels strongly that the 11th annual marathon possesses the attributes to draw participants from all over the country. “Life Time Fitness sees a wealth of growth opportunities in Salt Lake City,” said Bingham, who is based in Denver. “With its access to a national platform with its clubs, you will see the Salt Lake City Marathon in front of more runners than ever be...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57828342@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 08:43:02 MDT Man charged with marathon hoax is held on bail http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57826594-68/marathon-boston-edson-police.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57826594-68/marathon-boston-edson-police.html.csp">Man charged with marathon hoax is held on bail</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-16T14:54:01.193-06:00">Updated Apr 16, 2014 02:54PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Boston • The man arrested near the Boston Marathon finish line carrying a backpack containing a rice cooker was sent to a state psychiatric facility for an evaluation Wednesday after an initial court appearance. Kevin “Kayvon” Edson, 25, was sent to Bridgewater State Hospital and ordered held on $100,000 bail at an appearance in Boston Municipal Court on charges of threatening battery, possession of a hoax explosive device, threats to commit a crime, disturbing the peace, disturbing a public ass...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578265942014-04-16T14:54:01.193-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-16T14:54:01.193-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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He stumbled over a pothole, opening a cut where his running blade attached below his right knee. Glasbrenner cursed his luck as he stopped every mile to clean the wound. That bump in the road just may have kept the 41-year-old from being in the midst of the chaos. He was three blocks from the finish when the marathon was halted by the t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578267252014-04-17T16:25:31.802-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-17T16:25:31.802-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57826725@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:25:31 MDT Year after bombing, survivors lay wreathes in Boston http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57824195-68/boston-finish-tribute-bombs.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57824195-68/boston-finish-tribute-bombs.html.csp">Year after bombing, survivors lay wreathes in Boston</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By KATHARINE Q. SEELYE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The New York Times</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-15T20:19:06.742-06:00">Updated Apr 15, 2014 08:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Boston • It may be one of the biggest cities in the country, but Boston was a small town on Tuesday as it mourned the losses it suffered in mayhem a year ago and as it honored the sense of community that emerged from the ashes. “There are no strangers here,” Gov. Deval Patrick said to 2,500 people gathered at the Hynes Convention Center on Boylston Street. “We are all connected to each other, to events beyond our control, to a common destiny.” He was addressing families and loved ones, first r...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57824195@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Apr 2014 20:19:06 MDT Boston police investigate 2 backpacks, clear area http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57824339-68/backpacks-police-boston-area.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57824339-68/backpacks-police-boston-area.html.csp">Boston police investigate 2 backpacks, clear area</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-15T19:29:21.18-06:00">Updated Apr 15, 2014 07:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Boston • Police say they’ve taken a man into custody in connection with two unattended backpacks found at the Boston Marathon finish line. Police spokesman Dave Estrada says the backpacks were discovered Tuesday evening, a year after two bombs in backpacks exploded at the end of the marathon and killed three people. The bomb squad is checking the backpacks found Tuesday. Police have cleared the area. Trains are bypassing the nearby Copley Square station. The police department has tweeted asking ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578243392014-04-15T19:29:21.18-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-15T19:29:21.18-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57824339@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Apr 2014 19:29:21 MDT Moment of silence marks Boston Marathon bombings (video) http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57822097-77/boston-bombings-config-data.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57822097-77/boston-bombings-config-data.html.csp">Moment of silence marks Boston Marathon bombings (video)</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DENISE LAVOIE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-16T16:00:36.025-06:00">Updated Apr 16, 2014 04:00PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Boston • Survivors, first responders and family members of those killed in the Boston Marathon bombing marked the anniversary Tuesday with tributes that combined sorrow over the loss of innocent victims with pride over Boston’s resilience in the face of a terror attack. “This day will always be hard, but this place will always be strong,” former Mayor Thomas Menino told an invitation-only audience of about 2,500 people at the Hynes Convention Center, not far from the finish line where three peop...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578220972014-04-16T16:00:36.025-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-16T16:00:36.025-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57822097@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:00:36 MDT Utah runners conquering fear from Boston Marathon http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57787264-78/boston-boren-finish-running.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57787264-78/boston-boren-finish-running.html.csp">Utah runners conquering fear from Boston Marathon</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael McFall</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-13T22:09:23.761-06:00">Updated Apr 13, 2014 10:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Peggy Rose Boren sees the 2013 Boston Marathon medal on her dresser every day. It reminds the St. George woman to take nothing for granted. She had crossed the finish line about six seconds before the first of two bombs exploded, plunging a perfect day into horror. The dual explosions killed three people and wounded hundreds. “That moment, I’ll never forget it. I’ll never forget it,” Boren said. What was supposed to be a momentous achievement — it was Boren’s first time running in the famous m...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57787264@www.sltrib.com Sun, 13 Apr 2014 22:09:23 MDT A year after bombing, Boston and its people heal http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57811075-200/boston-says-marathon-leg.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57811075-200/boston-says-marathon-leg.html.csp">A year after bombing, Boston and its people heal</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DENISE LAVOIE and PAIGE SUTHERLAND</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-12T13:31:49.748-06:00">Updated Apr 12, 2014 01:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Boston• Every time Roseann Sdoia comes home, she must climb 18 steps — six stairs into the building, 12 more to her apartment. It is an old building in Boston’s North End, with doors that are big and heavy, not an easy place for an amputee to live. When she left the hospital, a month after the Boston marathon bombing, she had a choice: She could find another place to live, one more suitable for someone who wears a prosthetic that replaces most of her right leg. Or, she could stay. “Early on when...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57811075@www.sltrib.com Sat, 12 Apr 2014 13:31:49 MDT The Cricket’s Daily 3: Rolling in the ‘D’oh!’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/57799654-66/com-entertainment-fxx-http.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/57799654-66/com-entertainment-fxx-http.html.csp">The Cricket’s Daily 3: Rolling in the ‘D’oh!’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Sean P. Means</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-11T09:32:32.619-06:00">Updated Apr 11, 2014 09:32AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Here’s what’s being talked about in pop culture: • The FXX channel will run a marathon of all 552 episodes of “The Simpsons,” starting Aug. 21 and running through Labor Day. That’s 12 days of “Ay Caramba” and “D’oh!” [Entertainment Weekly] • The Cameron Diaz-starring comedy “The Other Woman” will get a PG-13 rating, after Diaz herself appeared with a Fox executive at an MPAA hearing to appeal an R rating. [The Hollywood Reporter] • Michael Cera is headed to Broadway, with a Steppenwolf Theatre C...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57799654@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Apr 2014 09:32:32 MDT Marathon victim sues Glenn Beck for defamation http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57758278-68/beck-alharbi-boston-lawsuit.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57758278-68/beck-alharbi-boston-lawsuit.html.csp">Marathon victim sues Glenn Beck for defamation</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-01T18:38:38.535-06:00">Updated Apr 1, 2014 06:38PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Boston • A Saudi Arabian man injured in the Boston Marathon bombings has filed a defamation lawsuit against Glenn Beck, accusing the conservative commentator of calling him “the money man” behind the attack. Abdulrahman Alharbi, 20, said in the lawsuit filed Friday in U.S. District Court in Boston that his reputation was “substantially and severely damaged” as a result of Beck’s statements on the air linking him to the bombings. The lawsuit, which also names the broadcast companies connected to ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577582782014-04-01T18:38:38.535-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-01T18:38:38.535-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57758278@www.sltrib.com Tue, 01 Apr 2014 18:38:38 MDT Report details killing of friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57730477-68/todashev-fbi-investigators-trooper.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57730477-68/todashev-fbi-investigators-trooper.html.csp">Report details killing of friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MIKE SCHNEIDER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-25T20:06:28.691-06:00">Updated Mar 25, 2014 08:06PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Orlando, Fla. • Fearing imminent arrest in a triple slaying, Ibragim Todashev started acting suspiciously. His mood, once cooperative with investigators, became agitated. His eyes darted around his small apartment in Florida, as if he were looking for a weapon or a way out. As Todashev wrote a statement about his role in the 2011 killings in Waltham, Mass. — slayings that received renewed attention after the Boston Marathon bombing — a state trooper sent an ominous text message: “Be on guard. H...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577304772014-03-25T20:06:28.691-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-25T20:06:28.691-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57730477@www.sltrib.com Tue, 25 Mar 2014 20:06:28 MDT More than 3,500 police planned for Boston Marathon http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57659643-77/police-marathon-spectators-boston.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57659643-77/police-marathon-spectators-boston.html.csp">More than 3,500 police planned for Boston Marathon</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DENISE LAVOIE </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-10T23:25:28.122-06:00">Updated Mar 10, 2014 11:25PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Framingham, Mass. • The number of police officers patrolling this year’s Boston Marathon will be doubled to over 3,500, one year after two bombs exploded near the finish line, killing three people and injuring more than 260. The enhanced police presence is part of a beefed-up security plan detailed Monday by public safety officials as they prepare for the April 21 marathon. Spectators who plan to attend the marathon are being strongly discouraged from bringing backpacks, rolling bags, coolers an...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576596432014-03-10T23:25:28.122-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-10T23:25:28.122-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57659643@www.sltrib.com Mon, 10 Mar 2014 23:25:28 MDT Ethiopians sweep LA Marathon http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57655725-77/finish-marathon-won-ahead.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57655725-77/finish-marathon-won-ahead.html.csp">Ethiopians sweep LA Marathon</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-09T23:07:21.552-06:00">Updated Mar 9, 2014 11:07PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Santa Monica, Calif. • Amane Gobena of Ethiopia won the women’s Los Angeles Marathon on Sunday in 2 hours, 27 minutes, 37 seconds, crossing the finish line 41 seconds ahead of men’s champion and fellow Ethiopian Gebo Burka and winning the gender challenge. Burka won in 2:10:37. Gobena, who finished second here in 2009, and the women started 17:41 ahead of the men. As the first person to cross the finish line, she won a $50,000 bonus in addition to the $25,000 first prize. Tigist Tufa of Ethiopia...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576557252014-03-09T23:07:21.552-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-09T23:07:21.552-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57655725@www.sltrib.com Sun, 09 Mar 2014 23:07:21 MDT Police seek security balance for Boston Marathon http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57655738-77/police-security-marathon-boston.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57655738-77/police-security-marathon-boston.html.csp">Police seek security balance for Boston Marathon</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DENISE LAVOIE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-09T13:10:49.664-06:00">Updated Mar 9, 2014 01:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Boston • The ladies of Wellesley College will still be allowed to plant kisses on passing runners and crowds will still flock to the finish line at the 118th Boston Marathon. But a year after deadly twin explosions turned the race’s festive final dash into a scene of devastation, police and organizers of the world’s oldest annual marathon find themselves balancing security with its traditionally festive atmosphere. “We want this event to be what it always has been, and that’s a special day for t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576557382014-03-09T13:10:49.664-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-09T13:10:49.664-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57655738@www.sltrib.com Sun, 09 Mar 2014 13:10:49 MDT Feds: Marathon bombing suspect made detrimental remark http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57616170-200/tsarnaev-lawyers-prosecutors-prison.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57616170-200/tsarnaev-lawyers-prosecutors-prison.html.csp">Feds: Marathon bombing suspect made detrimental remark</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DENISE LAVOIE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Legal Affairs Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-28T21:45:07.202-06:00">Updated Feb 28, 2014 09:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">BOSTON • An FBI agent overheard Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev make a “statement to his detriment” when his sister visited him in prison, federal prosecutors said Friday. Prosecutors did not reveal what Tsarnaev said, but they objected to what they called an attempt by Tsarnaev’s lawyers to suppress the statement. Tsarnaev made the remark when an investigator working for his lawyers accompanied Tsarnaev’s sister to a prison visit, a meeting that was monitored by an FBI agent, ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576161702014-02-28T21:45:07.202-06:00" id="#license-2014-02-28T21:45:07.202-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57616170@www.sltrib.com Fri, 28 Feb 2014 21:45:07 MDT