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CNN Radio News Day: April 22, 2013
April 22, 2013, Medford, Massachusetts. The funeral procession passes a sign for 29-year-old Krystle Campbell, who was one of three people killed in the Boston Marathon bombings.
April 22nd, 2013
04:47 PM ET

CNN Radio News Day: April 22, 2013

CNN Radio News Day is an evening news program providing an informative, thoughtful and creative look at the day's events. It's posted Monday through Friday at 4:30 pm ET.

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(CNN) – Welcome to CNN Radio News Day.

  • The city of Boston this afternoon marked one week since the marathon bombings with a moment of silence throughout the city. Meanwhile, the surviving bombing suspect, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, is facing federal charges that could allow the government to seek the death penalty against the 19-year-old.  CNN's Deborah Feyerick  reports:

"He is charged with using a weapon of mass destruction and conspiring to use a weapon of mass destruction. Those are the two preliminary charges upon which he is being held."

  • It's a situation that's increasingly common in the United States, especially as baby-boomers age: how do you manage care for elder parents?  CNN's Emma Lacey-Bordeaux talked with Peggy Casey, who found an assisted-living home for her mother that she thought would do nicely:

"When we came out and she sat and started crying I thought, 'okay you blew this. This is not gonna work'"

  • Chicago's Wrigley Field is one of the two oldest ballparks in the U.S. The stadium remains little changed from the 1930's,  but change is coming.  As CNN's Nova Safo reports from Chicago many fans, including 28-year old Jeff Sauline, like Wrigley Field's old-time feel:

“I kinda like the manual scoreboard with the guy in the back sweating in 120 degrees turning the numbers .”

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