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Marathon bombing manhunt as it unfolded in tweets

As events unfolded Thursday night into Friday, Boston Globe reporters, police, public officials, and ordinary citizens used the social media platform Twitter to tell the story in a dramatic, second-by-second account, sometimes with riveting, first-person details. The following is a collection of Globe and official tweets only, many pulled from the Globe’s live blog, beginning with the news of a shooting on the campus of MIT.

11:26 p.m. @GlobeJenPeter: The Globe’s @martinepowers, @Globemoskowitz,and @WesleyLowery en route to MIT shooting scene.

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