2:35pm

Mon April 15, 2013
The Two-Way

Two Explosions Rock Boston Marathon Finish Line; At Least 3 Dead, Dozens Injured

Originally published on Tue April 16, 2013 4:20 am

Medical workers aid injured people at the finish line of the 2013 Boston Marathon following an explosion in Boston on Monday.
Charles Krupa AP

Two explosions rocked the finish line of the Boston Marathon this afternoon, leaving at least three dead and dozens injured, the Boston Police Department reports.

The explosions happened in quick succession four hours after the beginning of the race, the world's oldest and one of the most prestigious road races in the world. At that point, the majority of 27,000 runners had crossed the finish line. Thousands, however, were still out on the course.

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2:28pm

Mon April 15, 2013
The Two-Way

Germany Braces For Trial Blamed On Right-Wing Extremists

Originally published on Tue April 16, 2013 7:20 am

Police in Munich, Germany, stand watch last week as activists protest against right-wing violence. A trial is set to begin next month for men charged in the killings of nine immigrants and a German policewoman.
Johannes Simon Getty Images

Germany is preparing for its most important terrorism trial in decades.

Ten people — eight of them of Turkish descent, one of Greek extraction and one a German policewoman, were gunned down between 2000 and 2007. For years, German authorities failed to see a link between the crimes, even though the same gun was used in all of the shootings. They also rejected any link to right-wing extremism.

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1:36pm

Mon April 15, 2013
The Salt

Sandwich Monday: The Egg Rollie

Originally published on Wed April 17, 2013 2:04 pm

In progress.
NPR

Ever since Neanderthal man first cooked mammoth eggs over a fire, we've been looking for newer and better ways to cook eggs. Finally, the Egg Rollie is here. Take a second to watch the video above, then recoil in horror, then read our review.

Ian: "EGG-cellent!" I love the way it "EGG-scretes" the eggs!

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1:35pm

Mon April 15, 2013
The Two-Way

Ford, GM Will Jointly Develop Fuel-Efficient Transmissions

Originally published on Mon April 15, 2013 2:04 pm

Schematic of the current generation of six-speed transmissions co-developed by GM and Ford.
GM Wieck

Rivals Ford and General Motors said Monday they will work together to develop new transmissions aimed at helping them meet upcoming fuel efficiency standards.

The new 9-speed transmissions for front-wheel-drive vehicles and 10 speeds for rear-drive and SUVs and trucks are expected to reach the market by 2016.

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1:22pm

Mon April 15, 2013
The Two-Way

Poll: Vast Majority Of Undocumented Immigrants Have Connection To Citizens

Maglena Gomez waves an American flag as she and others participate in a march that organizers said was an attempt to get the U.S. Congress to say yes to immigration reform on April 6, 2013 in Miami, Florida.
Joe Raedle Getty Images

A vast majority of undocumented Latino immigrants (85 percent) have family connections to U.S. citizens, a new poll finds.

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12:23pm

Mon April 15, 2013
The Two-Way

Remains Sent From Vietnam To Hawaii May Be Those Of U.S. Service Member

Vietnam has sent what analysts believe could be the remains of a member of the American military who died in the country during the Vietnam War. After a repatriation ceremony at the airport in Da Nang Sunday, the remains were sent to Hawaii for examination and possible identification.

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12:11pm

Mon April 15, 2013
Arts

Franklin Woman the Subject of New Documentary

Credit http://www.oneofthemiracles.com./

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)  --  A Williamson County woman is the subject of a new documentary film being released this week.

Franklin resident Inge Meyring Smith was one of the founders of Harpeth Academy, present day Battle Ground Academy. She also operates a well-known local pre-school.

Early in her career, Meyring worked for the Kennedy Administration in the deep south introducing what was then a new and revolutionary program for pre-school age children called Head Start.

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12:06pm

Mon April 15, 2013
The Two-Way

Oh, Yeah! Kool-Aid Man Gets A Makeover And A Personality

Originally published on Mon April 15, 2013 12:22 pm

The new Kool-Aid Man.
PR Newswire

Smashing through walls and yelling "Oh, Yeah!" apparently aren't cool enough for Kool-Aid Man anymore.

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11:43am

Mon April 15, 2013
The Two-Way

European Union Report Details Growth Of Human Trafficking

EU Home Affairs Commissioner Cecilia Malmström said Monday that "trafficking in human beings is all around us, closer than we think."
European Union

More than 23,600 people were victims of human trafficking in Europe during a recent three-year period, according to a new European Union report that says the problem is growing worse. Its authors say the official figures do not come close to describing the crime, which has "hundreds of thousands of victims."

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11:28am

Mon April 15, 2013
The Two-Way

Africans Win At Boston Marathon

Originally published on Mon April 15, 2013 3:54 pm

The scene at the start of the elite women's division of the Boston Marathon on Monday.
Dominick Reuter Reuters /Landov

Ethiopian runner Lelisa Desisa won the men's division at this year's Boston Marathon on Monday, finishing the 26.2 miles in 2 hours, 10 minutes and 22 seconds. It's the first win at Boston for the 23-year-old.

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