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  Deadly Colo. avalanche kills five snowboarders

April 21: Nightly News Sunday broadcast

  Bombing suspect beginning to respond to investigators; In Russia, suspected bombers' friends, family struggle to understand; Slowly, Boston returning to normal; London Marathon celebrates Boston; Midwest battling mother nature; West, Texas gathers to pray, remember; Thrill seekers return to Colorado

Thrill seekers return to Colorado slope where avalanche killed five

  One day after five snowboarders were killed in a massive backcountry avalanche on Loveland Pass, Colorado, thrill seekers returned on Sunday, saying they know the risk and it is worth the reward. NBC’s Leanne Gregg reports.

5 snowboarders killed in Colorado avalanche

  Colorado’s deadliest avalanche in more than 50 years took the lives of five snowboarders on Saturday, even though they were well-equipped. “Just because you have all the rescue equipment, that doesn’t prevent the avalanche,” said rescue worker Dale Atkins. NBC’s Leanne Gregg reports.

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  Avalanche traps snowshoer

The search for a snowshoer in Washington state was suspended due to bad weather on Sunday. Two snowshoers were rescued after an avalanche in the Cascade Mountains carried them 1200 feet a day earlier, NBC’s Lester Holt reports.

  Hiker missing after avalanche

Dozens were swept up in an avalanche in the mountains outside of Seattle Saturday, and one person remains missing. Survivors have said the huge mass of snow dragged them for a thousand feet. TODAY’s Dylan Dreyer reports.

  Avalanche survivor: 'It just rolled you over and over'

A family counts their blessings after surviving an avalanche. KUSA's Todd Walker reports.

  Avalanche survivor recalls friends being swept away

An avalanche in Colorado leaves one man dead and another badly injured. KUSA’s Kevin Torres reports speaks with the one friend who walked away from the massive snow slide unscathed.

  Woman rescued after bing buried in small avalanche

Ski patrol raced to free a woman buried by a small avalanche on Washington’s Crystal Mountain. KING’s Natalie Swaby reports.

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