Butler County Times Gazette
Updated at 10:16 AM

You might forget the year, but you never forget the moment.And even after all these years, each new moment is as precious and emotionally overwhelming as the first.The cheers get louder, though hundreds, or thousands, of runners have passed, and you feel something in your heart, or maybe it's your soul, stir because you know they will go by in a second or two.And even though you vow not to get choked up, not this time, you can't help yourself.

Updated at 10:11 AM

FRAMINGHAM - Ida Kalavantis was bawling as she met Boston Marathon bombing survivor Jeff Bauman on Saturday – so inspired by his recovery but also reminded of how close she and her three daughters had stood to one bomb that went off at the finish...

Updated at 10:08 AM

HOPKINTON – A relay team led by elite runner Johnny Clemons arrived in town Saturday after its 1,075-mile trek from Tennessee, adding to excitement at the starting line as fans got pumped for Monday’s Boston Marathon.

Updated at 10:03 AM

It is a question Dave McGillivray, the Boston Marathon race director, is prepared to answer – but it is an emotional one.Are we ready?

Posted at 10:00 AM

Flynn Donoho has traveled to 48 states, some multiple times, all on a mission to raise awareness of and money for cancer, as well as spread the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

Posted at 7:00 AM

Each year as the city of El Dorado gets into their budget planning process, they review upcoming capital improvement projects. One of those projects discussed during a special meeting this week was a public safety dispatch system for El Dorado.

Posted at 1:01 AM

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Updated Apr 19, 2014 at 9:04 PM

For more Dave Granlund cartoons, visit metrowestdailynews.com/opinion/editorial-cartoons. For more Boston Marathon information, visit wickedlocal.com/news/boston-marathon.

Updated Apr 19, 2014 at 3:01 PM

BOSTON — Several days after the Boston Marathon bombing, Gov. Deval Patrick received a call in the pre-dawn hours from a top aide telling him that police officers outside the city had just engaged in a ferocious gun battle with the two men suspected...

Updated Apr 19, 2014 at 1:38 PM

Much like the modern Boston Marathon, at its beginnings, the fledgling “American Marathon” was a race for the common man.

Updated Apr 19, 2014 at 1:34 PM

HOPKINTON – The massive Massachusetts State Police mobile incident command center played a pivotal role in the capture of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev last year.

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