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Cottage Grove, Newport marathon runners in Boston during bombing


Three south Washington County runners participated in the Boston Marathon Monday that was disrupted by two devastating explosions that killed three and injured more than 175.

All three local runners reportedly finished the race, and one was confirmed safe Tuesday morning.

Attempts to contact the three local runners were unsuccessful Tuesday morning.

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Emily Buss
Emily Buss joined the South Washington County Bulletin in February 2013. She covers local government in Cottage Grove, St. Paul Park and Newport, along with other general assignment reporting. She holds a bachelor's degree in journalism and mass communications from Minnesota State University, Mankato.
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