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Terrorist bombings at Boston Marathon, three dead and many maimed or otherwise wounded; investigations underway

Two comparatively small bombs were detonated on a wide urban sidewalk near the Boston Marathon finish line on Boylston Street killing at least three persons, including a child, maiming dozens, and injuring more than 100.  The bombings, within less than a minute of one another, appear to be acts of terrorism and are being investigated as such.  Their lethality apparently was magnified by the close