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    Central Americans seeking asylum prey on U.S. generosity

    As a native Guatemalan and a naturalized USA citizen I cannot stand still and be quiet while both the press and our government is lying to you regarding the facts about this recent flood of illegals from the old country. Full Story
    Children at our borders came to legally seek refugee status
    Just to clarify for those who are less than well informed, most of the children at our border are not here illegally. Full Story

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    $1.1M budget item creates false alarm in Dracut

    07/31/2014 06:35 AM EDT
    DRACUT -- A $1.1 million payment made by the town to the firm in which Town Counsel James Hall is a partner has drawn questions from residents who were unaware that more than 90 percent of that amount went to land purchases Hall made on behalf of 
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    Dracut police: Suspect took money in paving scam
    07/31/2014 09:20 AM EDT - LOWELL -- A Billerica man is accused of fraud by accepting a partial payment to repave a Dracut couple's driveway/parking lot, tearing up the concrete, leaving and not returning. Full Story

    $1.1M budget line item creates false alarm for Dracut residents
    07/30/2014 07:44 PM EDT - DRACUT -- A $1.1 million payment made by the town to the firm in which Town Counsel James Hall is a partner has drawn questions from residents who were unaware that more than 90 percent of that amount went to land purchases Hall made on behalf of Full Story

    2nd OUI bust in 2 weeks for Dracut man charged with running down woman in crosswalk
    07/30/2014 10:14 AM EDT - LOWELL -- A 50-year-old Dracut man who was arrested nine days ago on a drunken-driving charge in Pelham, N. Full Story

    Two drunken-driving charges for Dracut man in less than two weeks
    07/29/2014 03:50 PM EDT - By Lisa Redmond lredmond@lowellsun.com LOWELL -- A 50-year-old Dracut man, who was arrested nine days ago on a drunken driving charge in Pelham, N. Full Story

    Dracut man faces 6th OUI charge after allegedly striking woman
    07/29/2014 04:05 PM 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

    Oakland Zoo animals enjoy fruit after truck crash

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Animals at the Oakland Zoo were treated to a buffet of tropical fruit after a truck spilled its shipment on a freeway. Full Story
    Alicia Keys pregnant with 2nd child

    NEW YORK (AP) — Alicia Keys is getting ready for another big release: her second child. A representative for the Grammy-winning performer confirmed Thursday that the singer is pregnant. Full Story