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    IS buried thousands in 72 mass graves

    HARDAN, Iraq (AP) -- Surrounded by smoke and flames, the sound of gunshots echoing around him, the young man crouched in the creek for hours, listening to the men in his family die. Full Story
    Dogs know what you're saying, study suggests
    BERLIN (AP) -- Scientists have found evidence to support what many dog owners have long believed: man's best friend really does understand some of what we're saying. Full Story

    Dracut resident faces federal fraud charges

    08/30/2016 07:44 AM EDT
    BOSTON -- A Dracut resident has been charged by federal officials with using her job as a city of Worcester housing official to help a Natick attorney obtain $2. 
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    Dracut man held without bail on child-enticement charge
    08/30/2016 07:42 AM EDT - NEWBURYPORT -- In Newburyport District Court on Thursday, Richard Bly, 65, of Dracut, was ordered held without bail as a danger after he pleaded not guilty to a charge of enticement of a child under 16. Full Story

    Audit: Despite tension, Dracut Fire Dept. 'solid'
    08/30/2016 07:30 AM EDT - DRACUT -- An outside risk assessment characterizes the Dracut Fire Department as a "solid and functional organization," but the overall positive report has nonetheless prompted the fire chief to hire an attorney. Full Story

    Despite tension, consultant finds Dracut Fire Department "solid and functional"
    08/29/2016 04:34 PM EDT - DRACUT -- An outside risk assessment characterizes the Dracut Fire Department as a "solid and functional organization" despite tension between management and subordinates. Full Story

    Dracut woman named clinical director at CLASS Inc.
    08/28/2016 06:53 AM EDT - Melanie Chandonnet, of Dracut, was recently named clinical director at CLASS Inc., a Lawrence-based supporter of people with disabilities, their families and caregivers. Full Story

    Dracut man, 65, held without bail in child-entice case
    08/26/2016 08:22 AM EDT -

    NEWBURYPORT -- A 65-year-old Dracut man is being held without bail after his arraignment on allegations that he drove to Newburyport to meet who he thought was a teenage girl for sex. Full Story

    HIT-AND-RUN: Dracut man admits drinking and driving
    08/25/2016 07:24 AM EDT - LOWELL -- A 54-year-old Dracut man admitted he was driving drunk when he accidentally hit a 45-year-old pedestrian with his sideview mirror and then drove away in a hit-and-run incident last year. Full Story