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  1. GoLocalWorcester | News | Monfredo: Moving Up School Starting Time On The Secondary Level - A Community DiscussionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Go Local

    One of the "hot" topics discussed this week at the Standing Committee on Teaching Learning and Student Support was on whether the starting time on the secondary level can or should be changed. Sleep deprivation among teens has become a major public health issue across the nation for research has shown that not enough sleep puts teens physical and physiological health at risk.

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  2. GoLocalWorcester | News | Worcester Schools Closed and Parking Ban In EffectRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Go Local

    Due to the inclement weather, all Worcester Public Schools will be closed on FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2016. Before and after school activities and programs are also cancelled.

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  3. GoLocalWorcester | News | Worcester State to Celebrate Black History MonthRead the original story

    Thursday | Go Local

    Worcester State University is celebrating Black History Month wit multiple events which will look at the experiences of African-Americans in the U.S. The events include: Kevin Powell is described as a writer, poet, entrepreneur, and political activist who has spoken out against violence against women and girls. He is considered one of the most relevant political, cultural, literary and hip-hop voices in America today.

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  4. GoLocalWorcester | Lifestyle | 10 Great Things to do in Worcester This Weekend - Feb. 5Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Go Local

    There is plenty going on in Worcester. To help you figure out what to do, GoLocalWorcester has compiled a list of the top 10 things to do this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.

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  5. GoLocalWorcester | News | John Ghiorse: Storm Update - Thursday, Feb. 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Go Local

    Surprise, surprise! It looks like the groundhog was wrong again. Winter is not over and, after being absent for most of the time lately, looks like it will make a nasty return to Southeastern New England tonight and much of tomorrow.

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  6. GoLocalWorcester | Business | Job Cuts Up 218% in JanuaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Go Local

    Businesses announced more than 75,000 job cuts in January, an increase of 218% from the same month last year. Energy and retail employers led the increase, reporting plans to cut more than 40,000 jobs between the two sectors.

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  7. GoLocalWorcester | Lifestyle | Girls Inc. Receives $25K in Funding to Support STEMRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Go Local

    Girls Inc. of Worcester has received $25,000 in funding for fiscal year 2016 from Walmart Foundation to support its STEM program, Eureka. Eureka is Girls Inc.'s capstone program that encourages girls in grads 8-12 to explore career paths and post secondary educational opportunities in STEM.

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  8. GoLocalWorcester | News | How Does Worcester Rank for Young FamiliesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Go Local

    Is Worcester a good place to raise a young family? A comprehensive report comparing 156 cities across 16 different measures finds that Worcester scores in the middle of the ranking, but behind most New England cities. According to the report developed by Andrew Pentis and Rebecca Wessell at ValuePenguin, Worcester scored best in two categories - Quality for Working Parents the city ranked #60 and for Safety and Healthcare it ranked #48.

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  9. GoLocalWorcester | Lifestyle | Assumption to Host Ecumenical Prayer for Christian Unity on Feb. 12Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Go Local

    Assumption College will host an ecumenical prayer for Christian unity on Friday, February 12 at 7 p.m. in the chapel of the Holy Spirit, located at 500 Salisbury Street. The prayer will feature church leaders from several Christian faith communities in Worcester.

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  10. GoLocalWorcester | Sports | Former Holy Cross Defensive Coordinator Rodgers Coaching in Super BowlRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Go Local

    Richard Rodgers, former Holy Cross football defensive coordinator will take the field on Sunday for the Super Bowl between the Denver Broncos and the Carolina Panthers. Rodgers is currently the assistant defensive backs coach for Carolina.

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  11. GoLocalWorcester | News | Worcester PD Make 2nd Arrest in Connection to Hope Cemetery TheftRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Go Local

    On Tuesday, February 2, Worcester police detectives assisted Bridgeport police in conducting a drug investigation and subsequently recovered human remains in the home of Felix Delgado. Worcester police believe that the remains in the home could be linked to the theft of skeletal remains from two mausoleums in Hope Cemetery in Worcester.

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  12. GoLocalWorcester | News | Worcester Taxi Drivers Face Financial and Physical ThreatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Go Local

    This week's shooting of a Worcester taxi driver was just the latest act of violence against a driver. A taxi driver was shot on Stockton Street on Monday.

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  13. GoLocalWorcester | News | Worcester Cab Driver Shot in Armed Robbery, Police InvestigatingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Go Local

    A male cab driver is in stable condition at a local hospital after being shot during an armed robbery attempt on Monday night. Worcester police responded to the scene at approximately 10:11 p.m. According to the driver, 62, he was dispatched to a Stockton Street home to pick up a fare.

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  14. GoLocalWorcester | News | Police Recruit Class Fails to Reflect Worcester's PopulationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Go Local

    The newest class of recruits to the Worcester Police Department have a higher percentage of Latinos and women than the previous class in 2013, but this year's class has no African-Americans and does not come close to reflect the population of the City. For Worcester, a City that recently named its first diversity officer - Dr. Malika Carter to the post, the numbers show little improvement.

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  15. GoLocalWorcester | News | Worcester Nurse Gets 3 Years Probation for Stealing OxycodoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Go Local

    Worcester nurse Joanna Dacri, 34, of Auburn, Mass. was sentenced to three years of probation, the first six months of which is to be served in home detention, for stealing pain medication from patients in a nursing care facility in Worcester.

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  16. GoLocalWorcester | Sports | Detroit’s Calvin Johnson to Retire From NFLRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Go Local

    Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson is planning to retire following the conclusion of the NFL season, according to reports. Washington, DC Position: Center College: Holy Cross Teams: Boston/New England Patriots , Detroit Lions , Chicago Bears One of the best football players in Holy Cross history, Morris was the Washington Daily News's Athlete of the Year in 1960 and the Holy Cross Varsity CLub Athlete of the Year and Lineman of the Year in 1963.

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  17. GoLocalWorcester | Business | Worcester Free Tax Service Coalition Kicks-off 12th Year Providing Free Tax PrepRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 30 | Go Local

    Anne Vinick, WFTSC Chair and Community Life Senior Manager at Community Builders/Plumley Village; City Councilor Sarai Rivera; WCAC Executive Director Jill Dagilis; City Manager Ed Augustus; Gladys Rodriguez-Parker of Congressman Jim McGovern; and United Way of Central Massachusetts CEO Tim Garvin. The Worcester Free Tax Service Coalition kicked off its 12th year on Friday with a program at the Woo Church in Worcester in celebration of the 10th anniversary of the statewide Earned Income Tax Credit Awareness Day.

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  18. GoLocalWorcester | News | Monfredo: South High, Best School Band In MA Needs Community SupportRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 30 | Go Local

    "The South High Community School Band will serve as an official representative of the State of Massachusetts in commemoration of the 240th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence", stated John P. Wiscombe, president of the Music Celebration International, L.L.C. in a letter sent to Principal Maureen Binienda and to band director Johnetta Smith.

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  19. GoLocalWorcester | News | Worcester Men Arrested Charged With Illegal Gun PossessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 30 | Go Local

    Police arrested Edward Crump, 28, of 11 Oberlin street, Apt. 2 in Worcester and charged him with carrying a firearm without a license, carrying a loaded firearm without a license, and possession of ammunition without an FID Card.

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  20. GoLocalWorcester | Lifestyle | Disney in Concert Coming to Hanover TheatreRead the original story

    Friday Jan 29 | Go Local

    Music Worcester will present Disney in Concert at The Hanover Theartre on Saturday, February 27 at 4 p.m. The concert will feature some of the best music from some of Disney's biggest hits with an orchestra, projected video clips and leading vocalists performing live on stage.

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