Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick said at the starting line in Hopkinton that officials are trying to keep a traditional family feel to the marathon while maintaining security in the wake of the bombing at the 2013 race.

The victim has been identified by police as 30-year-old Arnold Jerome Bennett.

On Easter Sunday, Brenda Stevenson celebrated her 41st year handing out meals to whoever stopped by her church, New Outreach Christian Center on Gossett Avenue in northwest Charlotte.

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As I run the marathon, one year after Boston bombing, I’ll be thinking of resilient people.

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Duke's Christian Laettner, UNC's George Lynch and N.C. State's Vinny Del Negro sounded off Saturday about the state of college basketball.

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All-Observer boys basketball: Shelby's Gabe DeVoe averaged 34 points and 10 rebounds. Northside Christian's Byron Dinkins is coach of the year.

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