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Two Explosions at Boston Marathon

There have been two confirmed bombs detonated near the finish line of the Boston Marathon. We are updating this post as new information comes in. Our thoughts and prayers are with the families and friends of the victims.

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The Navy has now sent resources to aid in the bombing investigation.

Homeland security did not see this coming, leading many to wonder the origin of the attacks.

One of the two casualties in the bombings has been confirmed as an 8 year-old boy. Devastating.

The next press conference, according to Boston PD, will take place at 8:30 p.m.

Here is video to President Obama’s speech in its entirety.

President Obama has said that security around the country will increase as needed.


Below are snippets of what President Obama had to say:







President Obama’s speech has begun. The White House has provided a link to watch live in the tweet below.


Boston PD says that the fire at the JFK Library was unrelated to the marathon explosions.


Boston Residents are offering up places to stay to marathoners displaced by the bombings.


President Obama is going to address the nation from the White House about the explosions at 6:10 p.m.


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Original report: According to tweets from The Boston Globe and, there have been two explosions detonated near the finish line at the Boston Marathon. No other information is available, but we’ll update this story with details as the come in

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