boston marathon http://wkms.org en Boone County Runner Recalls Boston Marathon Bombings http://wkms.org/post/boone-county-runner-recalls-boston-marathon-bombings <p></p><p>A Boone County man who is back home in Kentucky after competing in the Boston Marathon said there was a strange silence immediately after the first bomb went off Monday.</p><p>Kevin Dobson of Hebron said he finished the race about 90 minutes before the initial explosion. He was about two blocks away from the site where the blast occurred. Fri, 19 Apr 2013 12:53:24 +0000 Dan Conti (KPR) & Austin DeCarlo 30774 at http://wkms.org Boone County Runner Recalls Boston Marathon Bombings Southeast Missouri State University Provost Recalls Boston Marathon Explosions http://wkms.org/post/southeast-missouri-state-university-provost-recalls-boston-marathon-explosions <p></p><p>Southeast Missouri State University provost Dr. Ron Rosati was one of at least five Cape Girardeau-area runners who raced in Monday’s Boston Marathon. Tragedy struck the race when two explosive devices killed three people and injured more than 170.<br> Tue, 16 Apr 2013 19:24:35 +0000 Jacob McCleland 30646 at http://wkms.org Southeast Missouri State University Provost Recalls Boston Marathon Explosions Illinois Marathon Weighing Security Concerns http://wkms.org/post/illinois-marathon-weighing-security-concerns <p></p><p>Officials at the Illinois Marathon in Champaign and Urbana say they will meet Wednesday to talk about security ahead of their April 27 event after explosions at the Boston Marathon. Tue, 16 Apr 2013 12:51:59 +0000 Whitney Jones & The Associated Press 30618 at http://wkms.org Illinois Marathon Weighing Security Concerns Afternoon Round-Up 4/16/12 http://wkms.org/post/afternoon-round-41612 <p><strong>Today on NPR: <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2012/04/16/150728786/key-players-in-federal-agencys-vegas-scandal-due-at-hearing">What happens in Vegas... gets you fired</a>. </strong></p><p>At a sometimes heated hearing today where members of the House got to express outrage about the excessive and wasteful spending by officials from the General Services Administration during a 2010 conference in Las Vegas, the man at the center of the scandal refused to testify.</p><p>And now... news from the Four Rivers Region:</p> Mon, 16 Apr 2012 21:46:17 +0000 Shelly Baskin 17652 at http://wkms.org Afternoon Round-Up 4/16/12 Former Murray State Racer Wins Boston Marathon http://wkms.org/post/former-murray-state-racer-wins-boston-marathon <p>Former Murray State student and Kenya native Wesley Korir won the Boston Marathon today. Korir finished the race with a time of 2 hours 12 minutes and 40 seconds. He attended Murray State before transferring to Louisville and graduating with a biology degree. Korir will receive a $150,000 prize for his victory.</p> Mon, 16 Apr 2012 19:48:05 +0000 Shelly Baskin & AP 17649 at http://wkms.org Former Murray State Racer Wins Boston Marathon