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Elisabeth Ponsot

Associate web producer
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Reading guide to Boston coverage

By ProPublica, April 19, 2013 Boston is on lockdown as the hunt for suspects in Monday’s Boston marathon bombing is ongoing. Waking up to the news this morning was being thrown into a sea of breaking updates, emergency warnings, and more than one conspiracy theory. To help you catch up, we’ve pulled together some of [...]

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Active scene: Updates on manhunt

Live video for mobile from Ustream PBS NewsHour will live-stream updates, including news briefings, from Boston as they happen in the player above.

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Reunited after the explosions

An unidentified Boston Marathon runner, center, is reunited with loved ones near Copley Square following an explosion in Boston Monday, April 15, 2013.

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Marathon bombing shakes nation

Watch Obama: Anyone Responsible for Bombs Will Be Held Accountable on PBS. From PBS NewsHour: After the explosions, President Barack Obama spoke at the White House about the events in Boston, the spirit of its citizens and the state holiday Patriots’ Day. Stephen Murphy of the Boston City Council offers an eyewitness account to Gwen [...]

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Video: Prescription for savings

As we reported on this week’s episode of “Need to Know,” several employers across Northern Vermont are participating in the “Working Bridges” program, which allows workers to take out “income advance loans” to help pay for unexpected expenses. The loans are then paid off through small paycheck deductions. “It’s a loan that is available to [...]

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Video: Coping with chronic pain

Due to the location of the device, doctors have been unable to remove the mesh in its entirety, so pieces of it remain inside Linda — causing her intense, lasting pain.