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Boston Marathon bombings: What you need to know

Posted by Angela Nelson, Boston.com Staff  April 19, 2013 12:01 PM

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The latest as of Friday:

  • Cities on lockdown: Police are still searching today for the second suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings, identified as Dzhokar A. Tsarnaev, 19, of Cambridge. Multiple cities, including Watertown, Cambridge, Waltham, and all of Boston have requested residents not leave their homes.

  • No transit service: The MBTA has suspended all services until further notice.

  • Colleges closed: With the search still ongoing for a suspect considered by police to be armed and dangerous, a number of colleges — including Harvard, Emerson, MIT, and others — canceled classes Friday.

  • Massachusetts Turnpike Exit 22: The Prudential Center off-ramp reopened this morning, but the Copley Square off-ramp remains closed.

  • Boylston Street is closed between Massachusetts Avenue and Clarendon Street; street closures extend out on either side to Huntington Avenue and Newbury Street.

  • The Green Line is running, but Copley remains closed.

  • Bags will be randomly searched on the MBTA.

  • Click here for a list of vigils and remembrances target="_blank" being held across the Boston area.

  • Click here to learn how you can help victims and investigators.

  • How to get the "B Strong" logo.

  • Local restaurants are offering food and shelter to law enforcement and medical personnel.

  • For a guide on what you need to know about traveling in and out of Boston, click here.

  • Multiple organizations are offering free, temporary office space for businesses affected by the bombings. See the list here.

  • The Red Sox have postponed Wednesday's open house at Fenway Park.

  • The IRS has extended the tax filing deadline for those affected by the attack.

  • Boston.com has compiled a list of those wounded and killed by the bombings.

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