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Celebrate Independence Day by Welcoming Nearly 7,500 New Citizens

USCIS reports - WASHINGTON, DC: This week, Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will celebrate the Declaration of Independence and the birth of our country by welcoming almost 7,500 new citizens in nearly 110 naturalization ceremonies between July 1 and July 5. Our naturalization ceremonies will be held in venues across the country, and include several notable ceremonies. Acting USCIS Director Ken Cuccinelli will administer the…
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Rwandan Man Sentenced for Immigration Fraud and Perjury in Connection with 1994 Genocide

USDOJ MA reports - BOSTON – A man who fled Rwanda near the end of the 1994 genocide was sentenced today in federal court in Boston for immigration fraud and perjury in connection with his application for immigration benefits in the United ; Jean Leonard Teganya, 47, was sentenced by District Court Judge F. Denis Saylor IV to 97 months in prison. Upon completion of his sentence, Teganya will face…
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Atlantic Strong news – Coast Guard repatriates 44 migrants to the Dominican Republic, following 2 at-sea interdictions in the Mona Passage

US Coast Guard reports – SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Donald Horsley (WPC-1117) repatriated 44 Dominican migrants and transferred them to Dominican Naval authorities Friday morning in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, following the interdiction of two illegal migrant voyages Tuesday and Wednesday in the Mona ; Six other migrants interdicted in both voyages are facing possible federal prosecution in Puerto…
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AWARENESS I PREPAREDNESS I RESILIENCY

BOSTON STRONG news – MASS Registry Motor Vehicles Chief Resigns as State admits Failure to get Trucker, who Drove Head On Killing 7 Motorcyclists in NH, Off Road after OUI Arrest

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BOSTON STRONG news – Brain Injury Safety Tips and Prevention – Contact Sports can cause damage to the part of the brain which controls hormone production

“We recommend that people who take part in combative sports, like boxing or kickboxing, and are exposed to repeated head trauma should be screened to ensure their pituitary is working properly.” Professor Fahrettin Kelestimur, researcher. Share More:  There is no “concussion-proof” helmet. CDC reports Washington, DC: There are many ways to help reduce the risk of a concussion or other serious brain injury both on and…
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Dominican National Sentenced For Distributing Fentanyl and Heroin

The defendant will be subject to deportation upon completion of his sentence. DOJustice Massachusetts reports - BOSTON – A Dominican national residing in Lawrence was sentenced yesterday in federal court in Boston for distributing a mixture of fentanyl and heroin. Jorge Aguasvivas, 39, was sentenced by District Court Judge Indira Talwani to 78 months in prison and four years of supervised release. The defendant will…
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UnBreaking News Disasters – General Court of the Commonwealth establishing a commission to study journalism in underserved communities

NEWS STRONG NEWS – Boston, MA: The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts reports – Representative Ehrlich of Marblehead and Senator Crighton, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 181) of Lori A. Ehrlich, Brendan P. Crighton and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to local journalism in underserved communities. Community Development and…
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BOSTON STRONG NEWS – Boston Red Sox baseball statement regarding retired star David Ortiz shooting

BOSTON STRONG NEWS - Boston, MA: Red Sox baseball Ian Browne Front Office reports Late last night we were made aware of an incident involving David Ortiz in the Dominican Republic. David’s family has confirmed that he sustained a gunshot wound to the lower back/abdominal region. David is being treated at Clinica Abel Gonzalez in Santo Domingo where he is recovering after surgery. We have…
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Nation

Old Guard – Flags In for Memorial Day

Soldiers from the 3d Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) place flags at headstones as part of Flags-In at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia, May 23, 2019. For more than 55 years, soldiers from the Old Guard have honored our nation’s fallen heroes by placing flags at gravesites for service members buried at both Arlington National Cemetery and the Soldiers’ and Airmen’s Home National Cemetery just…
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California Man Pleads Guilty to Making Violent Threats Against Boston Globe Employees

BOSTON STRONG NEWS - DOJ BOSTON reports - BOSTON, MA – A California man pleaded guilty today in federal court in Boston in connection with making violent threats against Boston Globe employees in retaliation for the newspaper’s editorial response to political attacks on the media.  Robert D. Chain, 68, of Encino, Calif., pleaded guilty to seven counts of making threatening communications in interstate commerce. District Court…
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John Henry’s Globe censors reader comments as Henry and the Red Sox Team with President Trump

Remarks by President Trump Welcoming the 2018 World Series Champions Boston Red Sox Washington, DC: The White House reports - South Lawn 3:44 EDT. THE PRESIDENT:  Well, there’s nothing like the White ; And a little rain is ; We might wipe out a suit, but that’s all right, ; It’s raining a little bit, ; Nobody told me about ; You don’t need umbrellas,…
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Atlantic

BOSTON STRONG Lower Atlantic EVAC ZONES – Hurricane Preparedness – Evacuate Politely Before or When Told to Leave. Superstorm Sandy’s Atlantic strike killed over 233 people by drowning, impalement, crushing or Poisoning by odorless fumes from misuse of gas generators.

National Hurricane Preparedness Week WASHINGTON, DC: The White House reports – During National Hurricane Preparedness Week, I encourage all Americans living in hurricane-prone areas to take the measures necessary to safeguard their families, homes, and businesses.  As a Nation, we are sadly too familiar with the destructive force of hurricanes.  To help prevent and mitigate hurricane-related harm, it is critically important that we prepare for…
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Worcester Man Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison for Fentanyl, Cocaine and Firearm Offenses

Boston Field ATF reports - BOSTON, MA: A Worcester man was sentenced yesterday in federal court in Worcester for drug and firearm offenses. Cleon Riley, 36, was sentenced by District Court Judge Timothy S. Hillman to 15 years in prison and five years of supervised release. In November 2018, Riley pleaded guilty to one count of being a felon in possession of firearms and ammunition,…
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New CDC analysis shows steep and sustained increases in STDs

Latest data reveal threat to multiple populations. CDC reports - Nearly million cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis were diagnosed in the United States in 2017, according to preliminary data released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) at the National STD Prevention Conference in Washington, This surpassed the previous record set in 2016 by more than 200,000 cases and marked the…
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NATION – Federal, state law enforcement agencies partner with nonprofits to rescue trafficking victims prior to NBA All-Star 2019

CHARLOTTE, ICE reports – Representatives from a variety of federal and state law enforcement agencies, as well as nonprofit organizations hit the streets of Charlotte early Thursday morning to target potential human traffickers and aid victims in the hours leading up to NBA All-Star 2019.“Criminals often capitalize on large, special events to conduct illicit activity, including the trafficking of human beings,” said John Eisert, acting…
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NATION – “The State of Our Union is Strong” President Donald Trump

Washington, DC: President Donald Trump delivers the State of the Union address. Washington, DC: White House reports – Here are the special guests who will join the President and First Lady at the Capitol when President Donald J. Trump delivers the second State of the Union Address of his presidency. This year’s guests come from all different walks of life, and each has an incredible…
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