LETTER TO THE EDITOR Jesus' birth is the reason for Christmas

In a recent letter to the editor, F. Nowak of Lowell asks: So what are children being taught to celebrate on Christmas Day? Full Story
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NASCAR hopes for a boost from Daytona 500

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- The good news for NASCAR is that all signs indicate Dale Earnhardt Jr. has a legitimate shot to win the Daytona 500. Full Story
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Four score in January for Dracut High

Dracut High School's January Students of the Month are, from left, Allyn French, Jillian Gomes, Nicole Morin and Theresa Levasseur. Full Story
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Goldman: The enemy of the press and the public is the same
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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.