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McGovern to Speak in Northampton on Poverty

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McGovern to Speak in Northampton on Poverty

Congressman Jim McGovern will speak at the First Churches in Northampton next Sunday evening. ┬áThe topic will be hunger and poverty. ┬áThe forum called “Beyond the Bandaid” is sponsored by the church’s Peace and Justice Committee.

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