Nevada's Heller becomes 5th GOP senator opposed to health bill
Ferguson attorney: Brown family settlement $1.5 million
Colorado to take $15 billion hit under Senate health care bill
Nancy Pelosi is beside the point
Letter to the Editor: Activists right on Senate health care bill
50 years later: South Bend runner finishes Boston Marathon, honors first woman
20 April 2017, 06:28 | Laverne Osborne
Wounded Marine Who Lost Leg In Afghanistan Finishes Boston Marathon
And she competed in Boston several more times, placing second in the women's race in 1975 with a time of 2:51, her personal best. "Just imagine what's gonna happen in 50 years!"
The 25-year-old finished third to victor Edna Kiplagat of Kenya and Bahrain's Rose Chelimo on Patriots' Day in MA running 2:23:00.
"He threw me back and he said, 'Get the hell out of my race and give me those numbers, ' and tried to pull my bib numbers off", recalled Switzer, whose boyfriend and coach ran interference. Bobbi Gibb hid in the bushes by the starting line and snuck into the mass of runners as they passed, finishing in 3:21:40.
Kathrine Switzer, the Boston Marathon pioneer who ran as the first woman registered in the race, returned for the 50th anniversary of the event Monday.
Apart from the Kenyan's impressive time in surging temperatures in Boston, the runner's quite extraordinary leg definition left many spectators stumped. Bib No. 261, the one she wore her first time running the course and then again this year, was retired on Monday in her honor. Switzer asked. "As negative as that experience was, it became the best thing in my life".
Switzer recovered to finish in 4 hours, 20 minutes.
In a moving finish, Granville picked up his race partner and guide and carried her over the finish line over his shoulders.
Of her legacy as a pioneer, she wrote in The Times: "We learned that women are not deficient in endurance and stamina, and that running requires no fancy facilities or equipment".
She has said she hopes to run NY this year as well. Kirui outran Galen Rupp of the U.S.to take the men's race in an official time of 2 hours, 9 minutes, 37 seconds.
"American distance running is looking good today", said sixth-place finisher Abdi Abdirahman, a Somali immigrant and Tucson resident who is a four-time Olympian. "I was not only pushed by that tailwind, but also buoyed by the crowd".
Fox dumps embattled host over harassment allegations
His exit came nine months after his former boss, Fox News CEO Roger Ailes, was ousted following allegations of sexual harassment. There was the prospect of even more, with his audience larger in the first three months of 2017 than it has ever been.
Price Of Crude Oil Dips On Supply Glut Concerns
Output in the lower-48 states rose 21,000 barrels a day to 8.72 million, also the highest since August 2015. Brent for June settlement fell 45 cents to $54.44 a barrel on the London-based ICE Futures Europe exchange.
Sabres clean house by firing GM Murray and coach Bylsma
Pegula will address the media on Friday at 10 a.m. and says the team has begun the process to fill these positions immediately. After missing the playoffs again, the Buffalo Sabres are making major changes in their organization.
Capitals hold off Leafs to tie series
On top of all of that, look for Caps' goaltender, Braden Holtby , to dial his level of play up another level. As they did in Game 3, the Capitals scored the first two goals of the game early in the first period.