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  • Boston Marathon: Ky. Bapt. recalls life-changing 2013 run

    by Mark Maynard/Kentucky Today , posted Monday, April 16, 2018 (8 months ago)

    ASHLAND, Ky. (BP) -- It's safe to say, marathoner and Kentucky Baptist Amy Compston will never forget April 15, 2013.

    It's a clear and defining marker in her life. There's the Amy Compston before that date and the Amy Compston after that date.

    The same could be said for her family members, 22 of them in all who were with her that day. Read More

  • Death penalty debate stirred by Boston sentence

    by David Roach, posted Thursday, May 28, 2015 (3 years ago)

    NASHVILLE (BP) -- The death sentence of convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, combined with four allegedly botched executions in the U.S. last year and an anticipated Supreme Court ruling on the death penalty this summer, has fueled debate among evangelicals regarding the legitimacy of capital punishment. Read More

  • Boston Marathon bomb amputee: 'blessed'

    by Todd Deaton/Kentucky Western Recorder, posted Tuesday, February 24, 2015 (3 years ago)

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    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BP) -- Rebekah DiMartino was at the Boston Marathon in April 2013, standing just three feet from where a bomb exploded at the finish line.

    "Here was me," she said, pointing to a spot on the floor at a Kentucky church where she was speaking.

    "Right here was a bomb!" she exclaimed. Read More