Nina Dimke picked the perfect spot for the Boston Marathon Monday morning — near the finish line, behind the flags, where she could watch her friends from Palm Beach County finish the race.
The Boynton Beach woman was there early enough to see the grandstands installed and take photos of police dogs sniffing around the course. At one point, as people started trickling into the stands, she saw a Boston cop make them leave and go through the security line.
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Staff writers Fedor Zarkhin, Jeff Ostrowski, Matt Porter, Joel Engelhardt and Jodie Wagner and staff researcher Niels Heimeriks contributed to this story.