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Explosions heard at finish line of Boston Marathon

The New York Times reports that two explosions were heard at the finish line of the Boston Marathon. The race ends inside the Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel. Authorities are investigating.

More on the Marathon: The Times now writes that authorities report that 2 people are dead and 22 injured from a series of explosions detonated near the finish line of the Boston Marathon. Read all about it here.