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Controversial Puerto Rican nationalist saluted in Holyoke

Controversial Puerto Rican nationalist saluted in Holyoke

10- YEAR-OLD BOY, WHEN A FLOATING LOG STRUCK AND KILLLED HIM BARRY: HUNDREDS OF HOLYOKE RESIDENTS SHOWED UP TODAY TO LISTEN TO OSCAR LOPEZ RIVERA SPEAK AT A PUERTO RICAN FLAG RAISING CEREMONY. LOPEZ RIVERA WAS ARRESTED IN 1981 AND TRIED BY THE U-S GOVERNMENT FOR SEDITIOUS CONSPIRACY, RELATED TO HIS INVOLVEMENT IN A PUERTO RICAN NATIONALIST GROUP. HE ADMITTED TO CRIMES.. INCLUDING PLANNING TO TRANSPORT EXPLOSIVES WITH INTENT TO DESTROY GOVERNMENT PROPERTY.. AND DECLARED HIMSELF A POLITICAL PRISONER. HE…

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Noted pianist pays a visit to Springfield financial plaza

Noted pianist pays a visit to Springfield financial plaza

AND BATON ROUGE. CIARA: THE LUNCH CROWD AT ONE FINANCIAL PLAZA IN DOWNTOWN SPRINGFIELD GOT A NICE TREAT THIS AFTERNOON.. BY A NOTED PIANIST WHO IS USUALLY CONDUCTING THE SPRINGFIELD SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA.. 4 SECONDS OF KEVIN RHODES AT THE KEYBOARD… MAESTRO KEVIN RHODES SEEMED JUST AS COMFORTABLE AT THE KEYBOARD, PLAYING ON ONE OF THE SIX COLORFUL PAINTED PIANOS STRATEGICALLY LOCATED DOWNTOWN. WHEN SYMPHONY GOER CHARLES PAGE OF SPRINGFIELD HEARD THAT KEVIN RHODES WOULD BE GIVING AN OPEN AIR PERFORMANCE…

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