Candidates for City Council made history by getting people out to vote the old school way. WBZ-TV’s Anaridis Rodriguez reports.
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Opposition voices get louder as public pressure forces Worcester City Council to reconsider cutting police budget to fund social services
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20 years after serving as Tustin High School student body president, Letitia Clark is leading the whole city
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City councilor pushing 'serious change,' wants to go out on 'right side of this issue'
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