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Anti-Semitic graffiti stuns Medford

MEDFORD — Anti-Semitic and other hate speech and symbols spray-painted on public schools, playgrounds, and businesses in south Medford have stunned local officials, who vow to mount a vigorous investigation into who desecrated the city on the eve of Holocaust ­Remembrance Day.

“To think they would be that brazen, to travel wherever they want, to destroy whatever they want,” Mayor Michael J. ­McGlynn said Monday. “It’s ­unconscionable.”

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