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  1. Holiday religious decorations return to City HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 29 | Lowell Sun

    The Nativity scene that has historically occupied City Hall plaza during the Christmas holiday season will be joined this year by decorations from Jewish, Buddhist and other faiths as the city balances tradition with legal concerns over the separation of church and state. A year ago, the manger was placed in the vicinity of City Hall on the property of St. Anne's Episcopal Church, on Merrimack Street, after a resident questioned the legality of displaying a Christian symbol on government property.

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  2. Group to hold pit bull parade after ban droppedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | Lowell Sun

    A group of pit bull lovers plans to hold a pit bull parade to celebrate after a judge threw out a 10-year-old ban on the dogs in a Rhode Island city. WLNE-TV reports the nonprofit group Pit Bulls for PTSD plans to hold the parade on Sunday in Pawtucket.

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  3. DreamWorks soars on report of Hasbro deal talksRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | Lowell Sun

    Shares of DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc. jumped Thursday following a media report that toy company Hasbro is in discussions to buy the studio. The New York Times, citing anonymous sources briefed on the talks, reported that Hasbro is in "advanced talks" with DreamWorks about a potential deal that would include a combination of cash and stock.

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  4. Creator of Operation couldn't afford own operationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | Lowell Sun

    The creator of the board game Operation needed his own operation, and it turned out he couldn't afford to pay for it. So John Spinello's friends decided to raise the money for him online.

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  5. Hub Network becoming Discovery Family ChannelRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | Lowell Sun

    The Hub Network will become Discovery Family Channel next month and will include more family-oriented programs in the evenings while maintaining its children's content during the day. Discovery Communications Inc. will have a 60 percent ownership interest in the joint venture, with Hasbro Inc. holding the remaining 40 percent.

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  6. Donkeys reunited at Polish zoo after sex scandalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | Lowell Sun

    The two amorous donkeys who were separated because of an outcry over their lovemaking have been reunited at a zoo in Poland. The couple, together for 10 years, got into trouble when mothers expressed outrage that children had to witness their mating.

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  7. BlackBerry debuts PassportRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | Lowell Sun

    BlackBerry Ltd. unveiled the square-screened Passport phone at events around the world Wednesday, as Chief Executive Officer John Chen tries to win back business users even in the midst of a turnaround. "When you come out of restructuring, when you come out of financial problems, once you stabilize the company, customers and the market will only respond if you're innovating again," Chen said in an interview before Wednesday's announcement.

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  8. Cry, you might be on hidden cameraRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | Lowell Sun

    Without prior knowledge or intent, I recently was inducted into a club I had no interest in joining, especially in light of the $200 initiation fee. In fact, I had no idea I had joined until the bill arrived notifying me that a camera had caught me exceeding the speed limit somewhere along the route between downtown Washington and the Maryland border.

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  9. Lowell announces upcoming road closings, construction workRead the original story

    Jul 20, 2014 | Lowell Sun

    The city has announced upcoming road closings and construction work, according to Henri Marchand, assistant to the city manager.

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