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Furry, 4-Legged Therapist Helps Marathon Bombing Victims Through Hard Year

Meet Rescue. He's a specially trained assistance dog that's helping Jessica Kensky and Patrick Downes, newlyweds who each lost a left leg in the marathon bombing, rebuild their lives.

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Man Charged With Marathon Hoax Held On High Bail

The man arrested near the Boston Marathon finish line carrying a backpack containing a rice cooker on the anniversary of the bombings was sent to a state psychiatric facility for an evaluation Wednesday following his initial court appearance.

MBTA Begins Rolling Out New Locomotives

The MBTA is rolling out the first of 40 new commuter train locomotives as part of a plan to upgrade its aging fleet. The new engines cost about $220 million collectively, and the MBTA says they’re cleaner, safer, and more reliable.

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