boston marathon http://kbia.org en Security concerns loom in North Caucasus ahead of 2014 Winter Olympics http://kbia.org/post/security-concerns-loom-north-caucasus-ahead-2014-winter-olympics <p></p><div></div><div>The deadly bombings at the Boston Marathon and security concerns about the upcoming winter Olympics in Russia have a common link: the North Caucasus. This rugged region between the Caspian and Black Seas is beset by a violent Islamic insurgency.</div><p> Fri, 24 May 2013 16:12:36 +0000 Rehman Tungekar & David Reed 34288 at http://kbia.org Security concerns loom in North Caucasus ahead of 2014 Winter Olympics Boston strong: 5K race shows support for bombing victims, families http://kbia.org/post/boston-strong-5k-race-shows-support-bombing-victims-families <p></p><p>This weekend, Columbia hosted the 118th Boston Strong 5K race. The event was part of a global effort by <a href="http://www.pavementrunner.com" target="_blank">pavementrunner.com</a> to raise awareness and support for Boston marathon bombing victims.</p><p>About 35 runners, walkers, volunteers and supporters gathered in the rain at Stephens Lake Park Saturday morning for the 118th Boston Strong 5K run. The race began at 9:30 a.m. with a moment of silence, where participants raised their hands in a number-one sign to signify their support for Boston.</p> Mon, 29 Apr 2013 17:19:16 +0000 Brittany Crocker 32849 at http://kbia.org Boston strong: 5K race shows support for bombing victims, families Missouri runners support Boston, in planned Boston Strong 5K race http://kbia.org/post/missouri-runners-support-boston-planned-boston-strong-5k-race <p></p><p>Columbia is scheduled host the Boston Strong 5K run Saturday morning at Stephens Lake Park.</p><p><a href="https://sn2prd0102.outlook.com/owa/pavementrunner.com">Pavementrunner.com </a>created the race to show support for Boston marathon bombing victims and their families, with events worldwide. The website says Boston Strong runs give runners a chance to unite, and run for those who were unable to finish, and those who may never run again.</p> Wed, 24 Apr 2013 13:07:22 +0000 Brittany Crocker 32554 at http://kbia.org Missouri runners support Boston, in planned Boston Strong 5K race Tsarnaev Charged: Suspected Boston Bomber Accused Of Using WMD http://kbia.org/post/boston-bombings-mondays-developments (Most recent update: 7:00 p.m. Mon, 22 Apr 2013 11:17:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 32417 at http://kbia.org Tsarnaev Charged: Suspected Boston Bomber Accused Of Using WMD The Tsarnaev Brothers: What We Know About The Boston Bombing Suspects http://kbia.org/post/tsarnaev-brothers-what-we-know-about-boston-bombing-suspects With Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in police custody at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and his brother and fellow suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev dead after a shootout, many questions now focus on how these two young men arrived at this point.<p>Information about the brothers quickly turned from a trickle into a flood after police publicly identified them as suspects just days after Monday's attack. Sat, 20 Apr 2013 19:21:00 +0000 Bill Chappell 32376 at http://kbia.org The Tsarnaev Brothers: What We Know About The Boston Bombing Suspects MU sororities 'bake for Boston' http://kbia.org/post/mu-sororities-bake-boston <p></p><p>Sororities and community members across MU’s campus are gathering efforts today to prepare for a bake sale fundraiser to benefit Massachusetts General Hospital, which treated victims of the Boston Marathon explosions.</p> Fri, 19 Apr 2013 15:00:14 +0000 Alexandra Engel 32318 at http://kbia.org MU sororities 'bake for Boston' 'The Hunt Is Over:' Police Apprehend Marathon Bombing Suspect http://kbia.org/post/shots-explosions-heard-boston-manhunt-continues (We most recently updated this post at 11:10 p.m. ET on Friday. <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/04/19/177885868/shots-explosions-heard-as-boston-manhunt-continues/#0001" target="_self">See this note</a> about how we cover news such as this. Fri, 19 Apr 2013 07:53:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 32313 at http://kbia.org 'The Hunt Is Over:' Police Apprehend Marathon Bombing Suspect Missourians at the Boston Marathon describe ordeal http://kbia.org/post/missourians-boston-marathon-describe-ordeal <p>More than a dozen Mid-Missourians who participated in the Boston Marathon Monday are describing their experiences to the local media.</p><p> Tue, 16 Apr 2013 19:09:32 +0000 Russell Chapin 32145 at http://kbia.org Missourians at the Boston Marathon describe ordeal More than a dozen mid-Missouri runners in Boston http://kbia.org/post/more-dozen-mid-missouri-runners-boston <p>More than a dozen Mid-Missouri runners took part in the Boston Marathon today that was marred by bombings, with reports of two deaths and almost two dozen injured.</p><p> Mon, 15 Apr 2013 21:33:44 +0000 Ryan Famuliner 32082 at http://kbia.org More than a dozen mid-Missouri runners in Boston Prayers for Boston [STORIFY] http://kbia.org/post/prayers-boston-storify <p>Two explosions went off near the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday afternoon. Like people all across the country, many of those from around mid-Missouri are responding with Tweets of prayer.&nbsp;</p><script src="//storify.com/ColumbiaFAVS/prayers-for-boston.js"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/ColumbiaFAVS/prayers-for-boston" target="_blank">View the story "Prayers for Boston" on Storify</a>]</noscript> Mon, 15 Apr 2013 20:19:36 +0000 Kellie Moore 32078 at http://kbia.org