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New Bill to End Animal Abuse

By April Newell
Activists are cracking down on animal abuse. Animal rights advocates and a bipartisan group of lawmakers are demanding passage of a bill that would increase fines and harden prison sentences for those convicted of animal cruelty and abuse.

Over 100 protest against Secure Communities

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By Zach Cusson — 02/12/11
Sounds of applause and frustration could be heard coming from outside the State House. Over 100 people gathered to speak out against Governor Deval Patrick’s plan to join the Secure Communities program.