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Officials to Release Photos of Suspects in Boston Marathon Bombings

After days of combing through huge amounts of photographic and video evidence of Monday's bombings at the Boston Marathon, authorities have two clear video images of suspects that they plan to release to the public Thursday afternoon.

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Conflicting Reports Regarding a Possible Arrest in Boston Bombings [UPDATED]

2:45 p.m. (EST): The Boston Police Department has announced that "there has not been an arrest in the Marathon attack." Investigations are ongoing.

2:35 p.m.: CNN is retracting their previous report that an arrest has been made in the Boston Marathon bombings. Other sources are reporting that officials are close to identifying a suspect after reviewing area surveillance video, but no arrests have been made.

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Boston Marathon Explosions: How You Can Help

Three people were killed and more than 100 injured on Monday afternoon when two explosions went off near the finish line of the Boston Marathon. Rescue organizations have gathered to help and at the the tragic scene, but how can you help?

The Huffington Post has put together a helpful list of ways:

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Twin Explosions at Boston Marathon Finish Line [UPDATED]

9 p.m. (EST): The final press conference of the day with Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick, Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis and various other officials just concluded. The FBI is now leading investigations of the events. Davis confirmed that three people were killed in today's blasts.

CNN is reporting that one of the victims killed was an 8-year-old boy. The Wall Street Journal had reported that as many as five other unexploded devices were found around Boston, but investigators now doubt that they were actually bombs.

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Macklemore and Ryan Lewis — “My Oh My” Tribute for Dave Niehaus Gives Us Chills With Images + Memories of Mariner Baseball and Seattle History

I grew up in and around Seattle — when I wasn't growing up in Montana that is — and Seattle Mariners baseball was what spring was all about! As kids, we all used to pretend to be Ken Griffey Jr., Edgar Martinez and Randy Johnson as we played baseball with our friends. There was always someone in the back of the field who took on another familiar role though — that of commentator Davie Niehaus, i.e. the voice of the Mariners.

Niehaus died unexpectedly Nov. 10, 2010. In early April 2011, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis put together a moving, yet catchy, tribute to the man who apparently narrated the spring days of their childhood too.

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NCAA Bracket Challenge Results

The 2013 NCAA Championship concluded Monday night (April 8) with a 82-76 victory for the Louisville Cardinals over the Michigan Wolverines. The conclusion of the tournament, also meant the end of our 2013 NCAA Bracket Challenge.

Let's take a look at how our local bracket-predictors did...

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Rugby Player Suffers Worst Broken Nose Ever

South African athlete Ernst Joubert plays rugby for Saracens, a professional team based in St Albans, England. From the looks of the picture below from the BBC's Dan Roan, someone mistook Joubert's face for the ball during his team's 27-16 win over Ulster in the Heineken Cup last weekend in Twickenham, England.
Takes a hard man to smile with a nose as damaged as this: Sarries' Ernst Joubert after their

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March Mascot Madness 2013 — Final Four! Vote For the Best Mascot in the 2013 NCAA Tournament!

Only four teams remain; who will be champion?

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7-Year-Old Jack Hoffman Scores TD In Nebraska Spring Football Game

On the field and online, Jack Hoffman was impossible to stop on Saturday.

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March Mascot Madness, Round 3! Vote For the Best Mascot in the 2013 NCAA Tournament!

It's time for round 3 of Mascot Madness! Who will be crowned the best mascot in the NCAA?

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Reid Flair, Son of Ric Flair, Passes Away at 24

Reid Flair, son of wrestling legend Ric Flair, passed away today at the age of 24. Reid Flair was found this morning in Charlotte, North Carolina and had just returned from working for All Japan. Few details are known at the time of this writing.

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Track Your NCAA Bracket Challenge Entry Here

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The games have begun and the heat is on. Follow your score in the Million Dollar NCAA Bracket Challenge - and the scores of your favorite DJs - below, as the tournament continues toward the Final Four finale, and the NCAA championship game on April 8.

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