News Minute: Here is the latest Massachusetts news from The Associated Press at 3:40 a.m. EST
LOWELL, Mass. (AP) - A 30-year-old man has been shot and killed in Lowell. Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan says the shooting happened around 6:20 p.m. on Saturday and the victim died after he was taken to the hospital. The Lowell Sun reports the victim's family and friends identified him Sunday as James Iem.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A colleague of Patrick Caddell says the pollster who helped propel Jimmy Carter in his longshot bid to win the presidency has died. He was 68. Caddell died Saturday after suffering a stroke. That's according to Professor Kendra Stewart of the College of Charleston, who confirmed the death to The Associated Press. Caddell eventually drifted away from the Democratic Party and began advising supporters of Republican Donald Trump and was a contributor to Fox News for a time.
SOUTH PARIS, Maine (AP) - A dog that went missing in Massachusetts months ago has been reunited with its family after being found in Maine, 175 miles away. The Bangor Daily News reports 5-year-old king shepherd Kaiser made his way from Ashby, Massachusetts, to South Paris, Maine, over a span of eight months. The pooch jumped a wall at the home of a woman who was caring for him before going missing.
BOSTON (AP) - The Satanic Temple has filed a discrimination complaint against the Boston City Council after being denied the chance to say the opening prayer at the panel's public meetings. The Salem-based religious group said earlier this week it filed a complaint with the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination. A commission spokesman said the agency can neither confirm nor deny the existence of active investigations. Emails to the council weren't returned Friday.
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