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10 things to know for Tuesday

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staff, Gazette
April 16, 2013

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

1. SEARCH FOR ANSWERS AFTER BOSTON MARATHON BOMBINGS

No one claimed responsibility for the two explosions that killed three and wounded more than 140, but the president vowed to "find out who did this." Click here for full story

2. LOCAL RUNNERS SAFE AFTER FINISHING RACE

Runners from Rock and Walworth counties are safe, with all of them finishing the race before the blasts. Click here for full story

3. WORLD'S CITIES ON EDGE

Cities from Los Angeles to London see a surge in security and police were monitoring landmarks, government buildings and sporting events. Click here for full story

4. ANOTHER MARATHON ENDS, 'THEN I HEARD THE FIRST BLAST'

AP Sports Writer Jimmy Golen, covering his 18th Boston Marathon, says he saw a bloody, chaotic scene shortly after the explosions rocked the finish line. Click here for full story

5. A MERIT VISA IN NEW IMMIGRATION BILL

The visa in the plan being presented to the Senate this week would aim to bring talented workers to the U.S. Click here for full story

6. A DEMAND FROM NORTH KOREA

Pyongyang issued an ultimatum for an apology from South Korea for "hostile acts" and threatened unspecified retaliatory action. Click here for full story

7. OBAMA SCOURS SENATE FOR GUN CONTROL SUPPORT

Republican opposition is growing to a proposal to expand background checks for firearms buyers. Click here for full story

8. ATTACKS IN IRAQ BEAR HALLMARKS OF AL-QAIDA

A series of deadly car bombs appears aimed at sowing fear days before the first elections since U.S. troops withdrew. Click here for full story

9. WHAT WAS FOUND ON ASSAULTED TEEN

Audrie Pott's family attorney says her attackers wrote and drew on intimate parts of her body. Click here for full story

10. WHY WALL STREET WAS SPOOKED

The stock market had its worst day of the year, trigged by fears of an economic slowdown in China. Click here for full story



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