Governor Patrick criticizes radio station shutdown

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Governor Patrick criticizes radio station shutdown

By Michael Levenson | GLOBE STAFF APRIL 18, 2014
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Governor Patrick said he tried to dissuade federal agents raiding the radio station in Grove Hall.

Governor Deval Patrick today sharply criticized federal agents for shutting down an unlicensed radio station in Grove Hall and said he tried to dissuade them from raiding the station that bills itself as the fabric of the black community.

Patrick, the state’s first African-American governor, said he had received advanced warning from the US attorney’s office that TOUCH 106.1 FM was going to be raided and urged the office not to proceed.

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