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Your week in review: April 26

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The one-week anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing attacks, the effects of the sequestration on airports and the opening of a new presidential library are just a few of the stories that caught our eye this week. The one-week anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing attacks, the effects of the sequestration on airports and the opening of a new presidential library are just a few of the stories that caught our eye this week.
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  • Your Week in Review: April 18

    Your Week in Review: April 18

    Friday, April 18 2014 8:00 AM EDT2014-04-18 12:00:20 GMT
    The one-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing, rising tensions in eastern Ukraine and a deadly ferry sinking all made headlines this week.More >>
    The one-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing, rising tensions in eastern Ukraine and a deadly ferry sinking all made headlines this week.More >>
  • Your Week in Review: April 11

    Your Week in Review: April 11

    Friday, April 11 2014 8:00 AM EDT2014-04-11 12:00:17 GMT
    A mass stabbing at a high school, the HHS secretary's resignation and the announcement of a new Late Show host all made headlines this week.More >>
    A mass stabbing at a high school, the HHS secretary's resignation and the announcement of a new Late Show host all made headlines this week.More >>
  • Your Week in Review: March 28

    Your Week in Review: March 28

    Friday, March 28 2014 8:00 AM EDT2014-03-28 12:00:24 GMT
    The continued search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, Northwestern football players being allowed to unionize and a new report about childhood autism all made headlines this week.More >>
    The continued search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, Northwestern football players being allowed to unionize and a new report about childhood autism all made headlines this week.More >>

(RNN) – Authorities questioned Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev while he recovered in the hospital. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev reportedly told police that his brother, Tamerlan Tsarnaev, who died in a shootout with police, was the mastermind of the attacks and that the two of them became self-radicalized from Islamic videos on the internet.

They were also reportedly planning to detonate explosives at Times Square in New York City. Police charged Dzhokhar Tsarnaev with use of a weapon of mass destruction and malicious destruction of property resulting in death.

Police dropped charges against a man who was suspected of mailing letters that contained the poison ricin to President Barack Obama, Sen. Roger Wicker, R-MS, and others. The FBI said they found no evidence of ricin in his home.

The sequestration hit the airline industry and travelers hard this week. Mandatory budget cuts forced many air traffic control operators to take off more days, causing flight delays anywhere from minutes to more than three hours.

Two barges carrying fuel exploded Wednesday night in Mobile, AL. Three people were injured in the blasts.

The George W. Bush Library was dedicated in Dallas on Thursday. All five living presidents attended the event.

Learn more about these stories and others in this week's Raycom week in review.

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  • Affidavit: Former Crisis Ministries CFO embezzled over $440,000

    Affidavit: Former Crisis Ministries CFO embezzled over $440,000

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 1:38 PM EDT2014-04-22 17:38:48 GMT
    Federal charges have been filed against a former Crisis Ministries chief financial officer who allegedly used her position to steal nearly $500,000 from the charitable organization.More >>
    Federal charges have been filed against a former Crisis Ministries chief financial officer who allegedly used her position to steal nearly $500,000 from the charitable organization.More >>
  • Beer brewing expands in Charleston County

    Beer brewing expands in Charleston County

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 11:13 PM EDT2014-04-23 03:13:29 GMT
    The beer brewing industry is getting a boost in Charleston. Charleston County passed an ordinance Tuesday that will allow more microbreweries to open up beyond industrial-zoned areas.More >>
    The beer brewing industry is getting a boost in Charleston. Charleston County passed an ordinance Tuesday that will allow more microbreweries to open up beyond industrial-zoned areas.More >>
  • City of Charleston fines Lowcountry farmer over "nuisance signs"

    City of Charleston fines Lowcountry farmer over "nuisance signs"

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 9:09 PM EDT2014-04-23 01:09:56 GMT
    Pete Ambrose chose to hear the bad news first.Late Monday, the farmer and owner of Ambrose Farms on Wadmalaw Island got wind of a $1092 citation issued by The City of Charleston, for advertising signs he posted on city property.The signs read, U-Pick Strawberries and list a phone number for Ambrose Farms. Farm owner, Pete Ambrose says he posts the signs annually, and has been asked to move them before, but never fined."You can't really tell where city property is, or James Island property, or...More >>
    Pete Ambrose chose to hear the bad news first.Late Monday, the farmer and owner of Ambrose Farms on Wadmalaw Island got wind of a $1092 citation issued by The City of Charleston, for advertising signs he posted on city property.The signs read, U-Pick Strawberries and list a phone number for Ambrose Farms. Farm owner, Pete Ambrose says he posts the signs annually, and has been asked to move them before, but never fined."You can't really tell where city property is, or James Island property, or...More >>
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