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Court, for now, blocks immigrant teen's access to abortion

WASHINGTON (AP) -- An appeals court is blocking, for now, an abortion sought by a pregnant 17-year-old immigrant being held in a Texas facility, ruling that the government should have time to try to release her so she can obtain the abortion outside Full Story
Egyptian officials say 54 police killed in Egypt attack
CAIRO (AP) -- At least 54 policemen, including 20 officers and 34 conscripts, were killed when a raid on a militant hideout outside of Cairo escalated into an all-out firefight, authorities said Saturday. Full Story

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Jury acquits Dracut man of some sex charges

10/20/2017 10:32 AM EDT
DRACUT -- A 22-year-old former Dracut football star accused in 2014 of assaulting or accosting several women in an effort to rape them was acquitted by a jury of over half the charges he faced in Lowell Superior Court on Wednesday. 
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Dracut lawyer gets prison for false tax returns
10/19/2017 07:16 PM EDT - Sun Staff Report BOSTON -- Dracut attorney John. F. Paczkowski was sentenced to six months in prison, one year of supervised release and ordered to pay $192,974 in restitution in federal court Thursday for filing false tax returns, according to Full Story

'Bittersweet' exit by Maguire
10/19/2017 01:09 PM EDT - DRACUT -- After more than a decade working for Dracut Public Schools, Mike Maguire has retired from his role as Director of Food Service. Full Story

Ex-Dracut football star acquitted on some sex-assault charges
10/18/2017 05:48 PM EDT - DRACUT -- A 22-year-old former Dracut football star accused in 2014 of assaulting or accosting several women in an effort to rape them was acquitted by a jury of over half the charges he faced in Lowell Superior Court on Wednesday. Full Story

Cox sparks Dracut High to impressive victory
10/17/2017 08:37 AM EDT - Meghan Cox notched 26 digs, eight service points and four aces while powering Dracut past Whittier Tech, 3-1, in a non-league girls volleyball match. Full Story

Durkin, Dracut top Chelmsford
10/16/2017 06:35 AM EDT - Leah Durkin scored the lone goal of the game Saturday to power the Dracut High girls soccer team past Merrimack Valley Conference rival Chelmsford, 1-0, on Saturday High schools Elsewhere in girls soccer play, Central Catholic blanked Needham, Full Story

For family, Dracut students, a life of stirring notes and lessons from ... 'Mr. Music'
10/15/2017 08:38 AM EDT - DRACUT -- The memories of the man for whom the Dracut High School stage is named have poured in all week through social media. Full Story

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Taylor Swift and Tom Hiddleston split up

Taylor Swift decides Tom Hiddleston isn’t the one after all and hands him his walking papers.