Explosions at the Boston Marathon: Our Hearts Go Out to Runners, Families

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 /><br /><em>WASHINGTON D.C., April 15, 2013 Police officers secure the White House in Washington D.C., capital of the United States, April 15, 2013. The White House increased security, and the Justice Department and FBI mobilized to fully investigate the explosions occurring near the Boston Marathon finish line today. (Image: ©Zhang Jun/Xinhua/ZUMAPRESS.com)

<p>BlogHers Dara Michalski and Christine Koh report that they are safe:</p>

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We're okay, everyone. The explosions happened 1 block behind us. We had just walked past there 3 minutes before.

— Dara Michalski (@cookincanuck) April 15, 2013

We'll be keeping an eye on the events as more information becomes available, and if you are in the area and have access, please leave a note to let us know that you are safe.

News and Politics Editor Grace Hwang Lynch blogs at HapaMama and A Year (Almost) Without Shopping.

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