Receiving Broadcast Location Updates

Now that you have code to request location updates as broadcast Intents, you need to have a way to receive them. RunTracker will need to be able to receive them whether or not any UI components, or even the application process, are running, so the best place to handle it is with a standalone BroadcastReceiver registered in the manifest.

To keep things simple, create LocationReceiver to log out the locations it receives.

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