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TwitPics Out of Watertown and Boston [PHOTOS]

I think all eyes and ears are tuned into Watertown, Massachusetts today. I know that ours certainly are. Take a look at some photos out of Watertown and Boston that have been shared on Twitter.

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Major Police Operation Underway in Boston Suburb [UPDATED]

6:55 AM ET:  The AP is reporting that the suspects are from Chechnya, and have lived in the US for at least one year. The surviving Boston bomb suspect has been identified as Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, of Cambridge, Ma. NBC News is reporting that both suspects are brothers. Sources say that the men may have military experience, according to law enforcement officials.

6:30 AM ET: CNN is reporting that officials are worried that the suspect who remains at large could have explosives on his body. An official tells the network that the suspect killed overnight had explosives on his body.  As a result, city officials have suspended all public transportation for the time being. Those in Watertown and the surrounding neighborhoods are being urged to shelter in place until further notice. Many colleges have cancelled classes for the day.  Businesses are being told not to open. 

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Texas Fertilizer Plant Explodes; Several Dead – Over 100 Injuries Reported

Police are reporting that between 5 and 15 people are dead and 160 were injured after an explosion at a fertilizer plant in West, TX, just outside of Waco.

Firefighters were putting out a blaze at the plant when the explosion occurred at around 8PM

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FBI investigates Boston Marathon
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Conflicting Reports Regarding a Possible Arrest in Boston Bombings [UPDATED]

2:45 p.m. (EST): The Boston Police Department has announced that "there has not been an arrest in the Marathon attack." Investigations are ongoing.

2:35 p.m.: CNN is retracting their previous report that an arrest has been made in the Boston Marathon bombings. Other sources are reporting that officials are close to identifying a suspect after reviewing area surveillance video, but no arrests have been made.

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Letters Containing Ricin Sent to President, Two Senators [UPDATED]

1:10 p.m. (EST): A third letter, this one sent to Senator Joe Manchin (D.-W.V.), has been found to contain ricin.

12:45 p.m. (EST): FBI spokesman Paul Bresson has confirmed that the substance found in the letter to the president was ricin.

The Secret Service says that a letter containing a suspicious substance and addressed to President Obama was received on Tuesday at a White House mail facility. This comes just after a letter sent to Senator Roger Wicker (R.-Miss.) was found to contain the poison ricin.

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Tracking Down Evansville/Newburgh Runners After Explosions at the Boston Marathon

In the wake of the tragedy that happened Monday afternoon at the Boston Marathon, we are looking for our local runners. Unfortunately, not everyone crossed the finish line so their whereabouts are unknown to us

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Indiana Department of Homeland Security Releases Phone Number for Hoosiers Having Difficulty Contacting Family in Boston

The Indiana Department of Homeland Security has issued a statement in regards to Hoosiers attempting to reach friends and family in Boston area in the wake of Monday's bombings.

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Blue Angels Practice Maneuvers For San Francisco Fleet Week
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Blue Angels Performance at 2013 Shrinerfest Cancelled

Even the Blue Angels aren't swift enough to evade budget cut ax.

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What’s the Red Equal Sign All Over Facebook?

Have you seen a red equal sign on friends' news feeds and profile pictures? In response to the Supreme Court's reviewing of gay marriage, the Human Rights Campaign is using the symbol to support legalization

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Teenage Murderer’s Shocking Statement [WARNING: STRONG LANGUAGE]

T.J. Lane's message to the victims' families.

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Federal Aviation Administration Investigating Colorado College Harlem Shake [VIDEO]

The Rob & Kat were talking earlier this morning about a crazy Harlem Shake video that has garnish Federal attention - from the Federal Aviation Administration!

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National Pet Adoption Weekend at PetSmart

This weekend is a National Pet Adoption Weekend at PetSmart stores all across the country! There will be over 2,000 shelters & rescues all over the country with adoptable pets looking for their forever homes, including right here in the Tristate!

 

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