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    SPORTS
    Dallmeyer, Devitt collect home club championships

    Sam Dallmeyer won the Mt. Pleasant Junior Club Championship, firing a 2-over par 74 to edge Pat Silk by a single shot. Full Story
    DRACUT NEWS
    Dracut man faces 6th OUI charge after allegedly striking woman

    LOWELL -- A 50-year-old Dracut man is facing his sixth drunken-driving charge after police say he clipped a utility pole and then struck a 25-year-old female pedestrian on Mammoth Road on Monday, all while drinking from an open bottle of vodka. Full Story
    WEB EXTRAS
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    Fist bumps less germy than handshakes, study says

    NEW YORK (AP) — When it comes to preventing the spread of germs, maybe the president is on to something with his fondness for fist bumps. Full Story
    MOST RECENT
    Dracut man faces 6th OUI charge after allegedly striking woman

    07/29/2014 07:33 AM EDT
    LOWELL -- A 50-year-old Dracut man is facing his sixth drunken-driving charge after police say he clipped a utility pole and then struck a 25-year-old female pedestrian on Mammoth Road on Monday, all while drinking from an open bottle of vodka. 
    Full Story
    Pipeline relay ends in Dracut, but natural-gas protesters vow to 'never stop'
    07/26/2014 04:32 PM EDT - DRACUT -- The statewide relay to oppose a proposed natural-gas pipeline ended in Dracut on Saturday, but protesters vowed to continue the fight, beginning with a rally at the Statehouse planned for Wednesday. Full Story

    Firm on track with new Dracut High
    07/23/2014 07:34 AM EDT - DRACUT -- CTA Construction is making progress this summer toward meeting the company's contractual obligation to completing the new $60 million high school by Sept. Full Story

    Dracut mom will 'Shave for the Brave'
    07/22/2014 08:03 AM EDT - BOSTON -- The St. Baldrick's Foundation, a volunteer-driven and donor-centered charity dedicated to funding childhood cancer research, announces its fifth annual St. Baldrick's 46 Mommas: Shave for the Brave event taking place at The Prudential Center on Sunday, July 27.  Full Story

    Firm on track to complete new Dracut High
    07/21/2014 10:36 PM EDT - DRACUT -- CTA Construction is making progress this summer toward meeting the company's contractual obligation to completing the new $60 million high school by Sept. Full Story

    They're all winners when Dracut High plays KIDS
    07/20/2014 06:37 AM EDT - Dracut High School recently hosted its annual Middies vs. KIDS football game. The game started three years ago, spearheaded by then-football player Zachary Bassett (Class of 2013). Full Story

    Cyclist seriously injured in Dracut
    07/19/2014 06:36 AM EDT - DRACUT -- A motorcyclist was listed in critical condition Friday night after he suffered serious injuries in a crash on Varnum Road, according to police. Full Story

    Wedding reception shut down when brawl breaks out

    MIDDLETOWN TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a brawl involving dozens of guests broke out at a wedding reception in central New Jersey. Full Story
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    Gaga on Bennett duet CD: Jazz comes easier vs. pop

    NEW YORK (AP) — Lady Gaga is a bona fide pop star, but the singer says recording jazz music was easier than pop. Full Story
    (Gary Reyes/Bay Area News Group)
    Batkid documentary in the works

    A film about Miles Scott, the 5-year-old who stole the hearts of millions when he “saved Gotham” as part of a Make-a Wish Foundation event in San Francisco, is underway, but needs funds to be finished; a trailer has aired at Comic-Con.