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Jason Pennick was eating dinner with his wife at Jerry Remy’s Sports Bar & Grill in Fall River recently when he glanced at one of the televisions and saw something that nearly made him choke on his burger.

“It was good food, nice atmosphere, but then you look on the screen, and right there you see the news playing and it’s about [Remy’s] son,” said Pennick, 40. “Everybody stops eating.”

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