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Mayor is considering banning alcohol at bars in the Fenway area during World Series games

Mayor Thomas Menino told the news media this morning that he was considering banning the serving of liquor in bars in the Fenway Park area once any World Series game gets underway.

Menino made the comments after some Red Sox fans became unruly -- lighting fires and destroying property -- following this morning's Red Sox victory over the Yankees.

The mayor also said he was considering banning still and television cameras from inside bars in the Fenway Park area during games because he felt they contributed to inciting the crowds, mostly young people. He described what had happened in the wee hours outside of Fenway Park as "'senseless''. 

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