Apr 21, 2014 5:28 AM
BOSTON (AP) - State and local officials are hoping for a safe but still enjoyable day for the 36,000 runners planning to participate in the Boston Marathon and the hundreds of thousands of spectators.
One year after a pair of homemade bombs killed three people and wounded more than 260 others, the Boston Marathon returns to the streets for its 118th edition on Monday.
Bags will be restricted and searched near the finish line this year. More than 100 cameras have been installed along the route in Boston, and 50 or so "observation points" will be set up around the finish line.
Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick said on CBS' "Face the Nation" on Sunday that authorities didn't want to turn the 26.2-mile course from Hopkinton to Boston into a militarized zone.
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