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Dunkin’ Donuts kept the lights on during chaos

At officials’ request, coffee chain stayed open during lockdown to aid police, emergency responders

It was clear amid the chaos Friday which was the hometown coffee chain.

On block after block of Boston’s Financial District and Downtown Crossing, Starbucks shops went dark as the city locked down, spurred by a manhunt for the second Marathon bombing suspect. Dunkin’ Donuts stayed open.

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