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Regional Headlines: Boston Marathon Remembered; Shooting Details Revealed; Earthquakes in Idaho

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Here are some stories making headlines around the region:

Missoula Runner Honors Boston Bombing Victims - One year ago today, two bombs exploded near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, killing three people and injuring more than 200 others. Trisha Drobeck, a two-time Missoula Marathon winner, said she joined the rest of the world in shock and disbelief when the bombs went off in Boston. http://bit.ly/1jJ6cWw

Boyland Does Not Appear In Court, Warrant Issued - After Friday's car chase a Great Falls man is facing eight charges, including criminal endangerment and eluding a police officer. His initial appearance was scheduled for today, but he was a no show. http://bit.ly/1iWGiLN

Shooting Details Revealed - Billings Police said the man shot Monday night was the primary suspect in an armed robbery that took place Sunday night, but whether the man was reaching for a gun during Monday night's shooting remains unclear. http://bit.ly/1gzvseh

Boston Police Investigate 2 Backpacks Near Boston Marathon Finish Line - Police have evacuated the area around the Boston Marathon finish line to investigate two unattended backpacks. http://bit.ly/1kZcd5g

UPDATE: 5 More Small Earthquakes In Idaho - Five more small earthquakes have occurred near the central Idaho town of Challis. The U.S. Geological Survey says the temblors started at about 1 p.m. Monday and ranged from 2.5 to 3.0 in magnitude. http://bit.ly/1l59keR


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