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Boston Marathon Blasts: Bay Area Witnesses Share Their Stories

April 15, 2013 | 2:42 pm

Boston Marathon Blasts: Bay Area Witnesses Share Their Stories

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There were about 2,000 California competitors at the Boston Marathon, with hundreds from the Bay Area. Many of them witnessed Monday’s explosions. Scott Dunlap of Woodside¬†had finished the race and was in a pub near the finish line: “There was a loud boom, then a second one, and then thousands of people running as fast […]

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Japan Quake-Tsunami Aftermath: Fears About Nuclear Plants

March 12, 2011 | 2:02 am

Japan Quake-Tsunami Aftermath: Fears About Nuclear Plants

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In Japan, attention is focusing in two places: First, search and rescue operations and the massive recovery ahead in the large sections of the northeastern coast devastated by Friday’s earthquake and tsunamis. The other increasingly critical concern: the condition of damaged nuclear power plants in Fukushima Prefecture. Saturday afternoon, an explosion was seen at the […]

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