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Here comes the bride ... and there she goes again; couple weds while running Chicago Marathon

CHICAGO One couple ran away to get married ... at the Chicago Marathon.

Stephanie Reinhart says she just wanted a “short and sweet ceremony.” Mark Jockel wanted a big wedding surrounded by friends and family. The 35-year-old Reinhart and 46-year-old Jockel compromised, marrying at the 8-mile mark of Sunday’s Chicago Marathon in the city’s Boystown neighbourhood.

Hunter ‘gags’ grizzly

GREAT FALLS, Mont.—A bow hunter is recovering after he survived a grizzly bear mauling by remembering a tip from his grandmother and shoving his arm down the animal’s throat.

Chase Dellwo, 26, was hunting with his brother northwest of the town of Choteau on Saturday when he came face-to-face with male grizzly weighing up to 400 pounds.