A vet's appeal to secularists: Let's enjoy Christmas freedoms

As I sit listening to the beautiful music of this time of the year I find it difficult to believe that there is a secular movement in this country pushing for the elimination of any religious aspect to Christmas. Full Story
Vocal minority does not represent Dracut
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Homers lead Red Sox to victory

CHICAGO (AP) -- Dustin Pedroia, Hanley Ramirez and Jackie Bradley Jr. homered to lead the Boston Red Sox to a 7-3 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Thursday night. Full Story
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Wires down in Dracut on Lakeview Ave.

Sun Staff Report DRACUT -- Police reported wires were down in Dracut on Lakeview Avenue behind the Mobil gas station. Full Story
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Lightning advance to second round

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Ben Bishop stopped 34 shots and Alex Killorn scored with less than two minutes remaining Thursday night as the Tampa Bay Lightning advanced to the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs with a 1-0 victory over the Detroit Red Full Story
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