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State Sen. Moore faces Republican challenger

Democratic incumbent Michael O. Moore is trying to fend off a challenge by Republican Stephen Simonian this fall in a state Senate race for the Second Worcester District in which both candidates say creating jobs and aiding small businesses are top priorities.

The issues strike close to home for Simonian, who was laid off as a consultant for EMC Corp. in December and has been looking for a new job while campaigning for the Senate.

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