The explosive devices that killed three people and injured scores at the Boston Marathon finish line were pressure cookers filled with metal and ball bearings, according to a federal law enforcement official.
One measure will require schools and other organizations with youth
athletic programs to adopt concussion policies. It was overwhelmingly
approved 93-3 in the House and the Senate unanimously passed it 30-0.
Downtown drivers who use Clinch Avenue between Locust Street and Henley
Street will need to find an alternate route Tuesday. The Knoxville
Utilities Board has closed that portion of the street to make water main
Police searched widely
for other explosive devices, and two law enforcement officials said no
other explosive devices had been found. The officials said that as many
as seven suspicious packages were destroyed in controlled explosions but
they were later found not to be actual bombs.