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Former marathon runner trims commute in new position

Former marathon runner trims commute in new position

Kevin Higdon set a Boston Marathon world record with his father and nearly made the U.S. Olympic team. The near lifelong Michigan City resident also set Big Ten cross country records at Indiana University.

June 23, 2014 12:00 am

Boston Strong dayes back to the American Revolution

As is customary, the Boston Marathon kicked off the annual running season Monday. The events of the last week show that Boston Strong truly means something.

April 27, 2014 12:00 am
Kevin Kearney returns to Boston Marathon 18 years later, as a participant

Kevin Kearney returns to Boston Marathon 18 years later, as a participant

Eighteen years ago, Kevin Kearney sat on the edge of a roof five stories up watching the finish of the Boston Marathon with his mom as his dad, Steve, made his way to the line.

April 20, 2014 10:00 pm
AP poll: Obama health care overhaul top 2013 story

AP poll: Obama health care overhaul top 2013 story

NEW YORK | The glitch-plagued rollout of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul was the top news story of 2013, followed by the Boston Marathon bombing and the dramatic papal changeover at the Vatican, according to The Associated Press' annual poll of U.S. editors and news directors.

December 28, 2013 11:00 pm Photos

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Ohio resident captures Valpo 13.1 title over Chesterton's Mitch Wilborn on windy course

Ohio resident captures Valpo 13.1 title over Chesterton's Mitch Wilborn on windy course

VALPARAISO | Two weeks ago, Chesterton junior Mitch Wilborn suffered a devastating blow after running at the New Prairie Semistate for the Trojans' cross country team.

November 10, 2013 4:45 pm Photos

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Mosop looking for another win at Chicago Marathon

Mosop looking for another win at Chicago Marathon

CHICAGO | Moses Mosop not only hopes to be the fastest man in today's Chicago Marathon he wants to complete a comeback 26.2-mile run in record time.

October 12, 2013 5:00 pm
WHERE ARE THEY NOW?: Hal Higdon

WHERE ARE THEY NOW?: Hal Higdon

The title says it all.

September 09, 2013 6:00 pm Photos

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Boston Marathon victim from Highland wants to find her rescuer

Boston Marathon victim from Highland wants to find her rescuer

BOSTON | A man in a blue uniform got on the ground next to Beth Roche, shielding the Boston Marathon bombing victim after the first blast left bones poking out of her left leg.

May 28, 2013 12:55 pm Photos

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Calumet City native ran in most recent Boston Marathon

The modern Boston Massacre is still in the news every day.

May 02, 2013 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Lessons from legacy media – get it right, first

GUEST COMMENTARY: Lessons from legacy media – get it right, first

Enough mistakes and maybe we’ll learn: When in doubt, leave it out.

April 28, 2013 12:00 am
Highland woman, another Boston Marathon victim vow to run, dance again

Highland woman, another Boston Marathon victim vow to run, dance again

BOSTON | Highland resident Beth Roche wakes up knowing she can't feel sorry for herself, that she has to focus on rehabbing her ravaged left leg.

April 25, 2013 6:15 pm Related

As Boston buries its dead, more evidence gathered

BOSTON | The Boston area held funerals for two more of its dead Tuesday — including an 8-year-old boy — as more details emerged from U.S. officials and family members about how the two Boston Marathon bombing suspects may have been swayed by a radical, anti-American strain of Islam.

April 23, 2013 4:39 pm Related
Bombing suspect charged, could face death penalty

Bombing suspect charged, could face death penalty

A moment of silence in honor of the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing is observed on Boylston Street near the race finish line, exactly one week after the tragedy, Monday.

April 22, 2013 4:22 pm
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April 22, 2013 12:00 am

Five days of fear: What happened in Boston

BOSTON | In the tight rows of chairs stretched across the Commonwealth Ballroom, the nervousness — already dialed high by two bombs, three deaths and more than 72 hours without answers — ratcheted even higher.

April 21, 2013 12:15 pm

Interrogators wait to query wounded bomb suspect

BOSTON | As the lone surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing lay hospitalized under heavy guard, the American Civil Liberties Union and a federal public defender raised concerns about investigators' plan to question 19-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev without reading him his Miranda rights.

April 21, 2013 11:00 am Related
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April 21, 2013 12:00 am
BRIAN HOWEY: Terror returns to American homeland

BRIAN HOWEY: Terror returns to American homeland

“Brian, we’re going to get hit again. It’s going to happen. I just hope when it happens, I’m not in Washington.”

April 21, 2013 12:00 am

Local runners relieved Boston manhunt is over

Valparaiso resident Crystal Siewin, who crossed the finish line of last week's Boston Marathon less than a half-hour before the deadly bombings, was pleased Saturday with how quickly authorities hunted down the two brothers believed responsible for the attack.

April 20, 2013 11:30 pm
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