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Opening statements due in Boston Marathon bombing trial

In this Monday, April 15, 2013, file image from video provided by WBZ-TV, spectators and runners run from an explosion near the finish line of the Boston Marathon. Opening statements are scheduled Wednesday, March 4, 2015, in the federal death penalty trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev for allegedly conspiring with his brother to place twin bombs near the finish line of the race, killing three and injuring 260 people. (AP Photo/WBZ-TV, File) MANDATORY CREDIT

BOSTON (AP) — Two dramatically different portraits of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are expected to emerge when prosecutors and Tsarnaev’s lawyers give their opening statements at his federal death penalty trial.

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Victims to relive horror of marathon bombing as trial begins

Boston Police Special Operations officers use a bomb-sniffing dog while searching a vehicle on a street near the federal courthouse, in Boston, Tuesday, March 3, 2015. A panel of 12 jurors and six alternates was seated Tuesday after two months of jury selection for the federal death penalty trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

BOSTON (AP) — In the two years since twin bombs tore through crowds at the Boston Marathon finish line, the case against suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has focused on arguments over where his trial should be held, who should sit on the jury and what evidence prosecutors should be allowed to use.

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Feds want boat panels brought to court to show Tsarnaev note

BOSTON (AP) — Prosecutors want panels of the boat in which Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was found hiding to be brought to court to show jurors what they say is his written confession, but his lawyers want them to see the entire bullet-ridden boat.

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‘Ice Bucket Challenge’ inspiration honored by BC baseball

BOSTON (AP) — Boston College’s baseball team is honoring a former team captain credited as the inspiration for the “Ice Bucket Challenge” phenomenon.

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Bruins win 4-1, send Coyotes to 9th straight loss

Boston Bruins' Brad Marchand is congratulated at the bench after scoring against the Arizona Coyotes during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Boston Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Bruins are in a tight race for one of the Eastern Conference’s final playoff spots, and they knew they couldn’t slip up against a struggling team.

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