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5 stories to follow: April 25

Here are five stories to have on your radar today:

5 stories to follow: April 25

The Penn Relays again will receive worldwide attention with the 14th annual "USA vs. the World" competition. (David J. Phillip/AP)
The Penn Relays again will receive worldwide attention with the 14th annual "USA vs. the World" competition. (David J. Phillip/AP)

Here are five stories to have on your radar today:

1. NFL draft: The NFL draft kicks off tonight. Follow along with our live blog starting at 8 p.m., or check out Philly.com's full draft coverage here. Some pieces to get you started: Team-by-team draft needs, a look at the Eagles' endless options, why trading down is risky.

2. Boston bombings: The latest on the bombings and investigation: Surviving Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev stopped talking to interrogators after he was read his Miranda rights, the CIA had his older brother Tamerlan placed on a terror watch list, a toy-car remote was used to detonate the bombs and Dzhokhar was unarmed when he was captured amid a barrage of gunfire from law enforcement.

3. Penn Relays: Events at the major track meet get started today at Franklin Field. Philly.com's full coverage page is here. Some need-to-know pieces to get started: The agenda, people to watch, USA vs. the World line-upsexpect enhanced security.

4. Racing "with love" to Boston: Philly officials have unveiled a sticker runners in the May 5 Broad Street Run will be given to wear. The sticker says "From Philly to Boston with Love" and race organizer Independence Blue Cross and logo designer Cadient Group are donating money to The One Fund Boston. More Broad Street Run coverage. In other Pennsylvania race news, officials are expected to discuss security measures for the May 5 Pittsburgh Marathon today.

5. Bush library dedication: The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum will be officially dedicated today. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is attending the event in Dallas.

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