Boston Marathon explosions

6:21 am
Fri May 10, 2013

Heightened security for Tulip Time in Holland

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Holland Public Safety officials say measures are precautionary after bombing at Boston Marathon
Tulip Time spectators along Eighth Street paused Thursday afternoon as the latest festival addition walked by - two Michigan State Police troopers with a bomb-sniffing dog. The state bomb squad has been in town for the first time as part of the heightened security stemming from the Boston Marathon attack April 15, said Capt.
Kalamazoo Marathon
9:00 am
Fri May 3, 2013

Third annual Kalamazoo Marathon this weekend

Credit Kalamazoo Marathon/Borgess Run for the Health of It

Interview with Blaine Lam

The third Kalamazoo Marathon is being run this weekend as part of the Borgess Run for the Health of It

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8:09 pm
Tue April 23, 2013

Few security adjustments made for Kalamazoo Marathon

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Safety plans reviewed after bombing at Boston Marathon.
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - Kalamazoo Marathon race director Blaine Lam said a few minor adjustments were made for the Borgess Run for the Health of It events on May 5 after a run through checklists with medical and security officials Tuesday morning. Lam said he hopes the most notable change from last year will be unnoticed by runners and spectators.
6:29 am
Thu April 18, 2013

Battle Creek native, former Boston Marathon winner reacts to bombings

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Lisa Larsen-Rainsberger says terrorist acts shouldn't stop the Boston Marathon from continuing.
As the last American woman to win the Boston Marathon, Battle Creek's Lisa Larsen-Rainsberger knows what it is like to cross the finish line at that race. What she can't imagine is the horror at the finish line of that race after bombs went off on Monday at the Boston Marathon, killing three people and injuring hundreds more.
SW Michigan
7:43 am
Tue April 16, 2013

Boston Marathon: web roundup

Medical workers help people near the finish line of the Boston Marathon
Credit AP Photo

Southwest Michigan runners and their families had anxious moments after participating in Monday's Boston Marathon. At least three people have been reported dead and dozens were injured by explosions near the finish line. 

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