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Firefigters Battle Random Drug Testing

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The standoff continues over random drug and alcohol testing of Boston firefighters. The Department has been under scrutiny since two firefighters were killed in a blaze last year and were later found to have been under the influence. The city's firefighters union wants the testing to be part of stalled contract talks. Critics say the testing will improve public safety. Should there be random drug testing of all firefighters?


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