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Adrian Walker

Opportunity awaits Roxbury Community College

A gathering of hundreds of area residents at Roxbury Community College one night last week offered a glimpse of what the school means to the neighborhood and why its current woes have left many people so rattled.

US Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren appeared there Wednesday at the invitation of a coalition of civil rights groups. Her opponent, Scott Brown, was invited but he declined. That left Warren to take questions from an onstage questioner and, later, from the audience.

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