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Lynne Dailey, left, and Ben Opara, right, both of Lowell, were among 60 people who participated in the recent 82nd annual Citizens' Legislative Seminar at the Statehouse, as guests of state Sen. Ed Kennedy, center, also of Lowell. The two-day seminar explains the history of the Legislature, provides an overview of the legislative process, including a mock Senate session and mock joint legislative hearing, information on how to advocate and be heard by your representatives, an overview of the state budget process and a tour of the Statehouse.


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