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Syrian refugees prayed last week at the Islamic Society of Greater Worcester in Worcester. Voters are deeply split over Governor Charlie Baker’s resistance to accepting Syrian refugees here, according to a Suffolk University poll.

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After testifying at a hearing Monday before the Joint Committee on Mental Health and Substance Abuse, Governor Charlie Baker (center) answered a question about letting Syrian refugees resettle in Massachusetts.

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