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Disconnecting crime in Boston

Police and city officials and community groups seek restrictions on pay phones

City and law enforcement officials say pay phones such as these in Maverick Square in East Boston attract drug dealers and prostitutes.
By Russell Nichols
Globe Staff / February 10, 2006

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They went after guns. Then it was T-shirts. Now, in Mayor Thomas M. Menino's effort to make Boston's neighborhoods safer, officials have targeted a new possible accomplice in city crime: Pay phones. (Full article: 718 words)

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