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Collected Item: “"Plight of Holyoke Soldiers' Home residents, families becomes political flashpoint in state Senate race"”

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"Plight of Holyoke Soldiers' Home residents, families becomes political flashpoint in state Senate race"

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news story URL

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This MassLive news article discusses how a state senate candidate was using the poor response to the pandemic at the Holyoke Soldiers' Home during his opponent's term in office to gain popularity for himself.

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#healthcare, #veterans, #Holyoke, #localgovernment, #politics, #MassLive

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https://www.masslive.com/coronavirus/2020/09/plight-of-holyoke-soldiers-home-residents-families-becomes-political-flashpoint-in-state-senate-race.html

Who originally created this object? (If you created this object, such as photo, then your name goes here.)

Stephanie Barry

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2020-09-13
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