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Oklahoma City marks 19th anniversary of bombing at memorial

A woman places flowers and a stuffed animal on a chair before the start of the 19th anniversary Remembrance Ceremony at the Oklahoma City National Memorial Saturday morning, April 19, 2014, to honor the memory of the 168 victims killed in the 1995 bombing of the Murrah Federal Building. Photo by Jim Beckel, The Oklahoman

By Silas Allen The Oklahoman As she stood a few feet away from an empty chair bearing her mother’s name, Dion Thomas smiled when she thought about the kind of woman Charlotte Thomas was. Although 19 years have passed since she lost her mother, Dion Thomas said she still remembers her kindness and generosity. “She […]

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A year after marathon bombs, Boston hospitals apply lessons learned

By Svea Herbst-Bayliss Reuters BOSTON (Reuters) – The homemade bombs that ripped through the crowd at the finish line of last year’s Boston Marathon, killing three people and injuring 264, showcased the city’s medical talent but also taught valuable lessons in responding to a mass disaster. By all accounts, Boston’s hospitals performed well after the […]

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Charities to support Boston Marathon bombing survivors

CBS Boston has compiled this list of charities to help Boston Marathon bombing survivors, many of whom face catastrophic medical bills for conditions that will affect them for life.

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