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After bombs, Boston Marathon under tight security

BOSTON (AP) -- For years, state and local officials have conducted a "tabletop exercise" before the Boston Marathon, a meeting that allows them to study a map of the 26.2-mile course from Hopkinton to Boston's Copley Square and plan for emergencies that could arise during the race....
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SKorean president: Ferry crew actions 'murderous'

JINDO, South Korea (AP) -- South Korean President Park Geun-hye said Monday that the captain and some crew members of the sunken ferry committed "unforgivable, murderous behavior" in the disaster, which left more than 300 people dead or missing....
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Ukraine, Russia trade blame for shootout in east

BYLBASIVKA, Ukraine (AP) -- Within hours of an Easter morning shootout at a checkpoint manned by pro-Russia insurgents in eastern Ukraine, Russia's Foreign Ministry issued a statement blaming militant Ukrainian nationalists and Russian state television stations aired pictures of supposed proof of their involvement in the attack that left at least three people dead....
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Japan PM sends offering to war shrine

TOKYO (AP) -- Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sent a religious offering Monday to a Tokyo shrine that honors the dead, including executed war criminals - long a source of tension with Japan's neighbors China and South Korea....
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Blood donors replenish supplies after Pa. stabbing

MURRYSVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- An effort to replenish blood bank supplies after a mass stabbing at a western Pennsylvania high school is far exceeding its target....
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Pittsburgh man charged after egg decorating fight

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A Pittsburgh man faces charges after police say he threw hardboiled eggs at his girlfriend during an Easter egg decorating party, then tried to attack police....
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Pa. labor dispute law change runs into opposition

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A proposal to change Pennsylvania law regarding stalking and harassment in labor disputes is generating a dispute among Republicans in the state Legislature....
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Pa. hawk sanctuary has different kind of egg hunt

DREHERSVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- A wild bird sanctuary in eastern Pennsylvania offers children a different kind of egg hunt for Easter, offering as prizes realistic looking wooden replicas of raptor eggs....
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Fracking foes cringe as unions back drilling boom

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- After early complaints that out-of-state firms got the most jobs, some local construction trade workers and union members in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia say they're now benefiting in a big way from the Marcellus and Utica Shale oil and gas boom....
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Missing Pa. boater's search enters recovery stage

BENSALEM, Pa. (AP) -- Searchers trying to find a suburban Philadelphia man who fell from his boat into the Delaware River say they now consider it a recovery mission....
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Authorities examine body of woman in NE Pa. pond

CLARKS SUMMIT, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities in northeastern Pennsylvania plan a forensic examination of the remains of a woman's body discovered in a private pond....
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Miss America: Don't suspend teen over prom invite

YORK, Pa. (AP) -- Miss America is asking a Pennsylvania school district to reconsider the punishment of a senior who asked her to prom during the question-and-answer portion of an assembly....
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State College expands surveillance cameras network

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- State College is expanding its system of downtown surveillance, adding 71 cameras to a network that's been in place for about a decade....
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