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Boston to hold first marathon since bombing under heavy security

Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick said Sunday that Boston may be the safest place in America Monday as the city holds its annual marathon for the first time since two bombs exploded near the finish line, killing three people and injured 264. "There'll be considerably more police presence," Patrick said on CBS' "Face the Nation". "But we also don't want to have it, you know, kind of a race through a militarized zone. So it's about striking a balance, and I think we have struck that balance."Approximately 36,000 runners have registered for the 118th running of the race, the oldest annual marathon in the world. That's approximately 9,000 more than last year's field, with many many of them coming to show support for the event and the city that was shocked by the attack on its signature sporting event. Race organizers expanded the field to make room for approximately 5,000 runners who were on the course when the explosions shook Boylston Street in the heart of Boston's Back Bay on the aftern...

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