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FBI’s Boston leader brushes off talk of friction

WORCESTER — The head of the FBI’s Boston division fended off questions of friction between his office and local law enforcement just before giving the commencement address at his alma mater, Assumption College, Saturday morning.

Richard DesLauriers said his agency works “shoulder-to-shoulder” with local law enforcement officers, despite a recent congressional hearing that suggested a possible breakdown in intelligence-sharing regarding the 2011 investigation of Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev.

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