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Runners head south on West Main Road shortly after the torch run began at the 1st Rhode Island Regiment Monument. Photo by Jim McGaw.

Torch relay honoring MLK starts in Portsmouth

Torch relay honoring MLK starts in Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH — Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy was celebrated this morning with a torch run ceremony that began at the 1st Rhode Island Regiment Monument at the intersection to Routes 114 and 24. It was a fitting starting point for the relay run honoring the slain Civil Rights leader. The 1st Rhode Island Regiment was

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