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Salem Police Call 'Rainbow Times' Newspaper Box Attack A 'Hate Crime'05:14
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Explosion at the 'Rainbow Times' newsbox in downtown Salem. (Photo Courtesy of Salem Police Footage)
Explosion at the 'Rainbow Times' newsbox in downtown Salem. (Photo Courtesy of Salem Police Footage)
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The largest LGBTQ newspaper in New England says a recent attack on its newspaper box in Salem is a hate crime.

Salem police released a video of seven people putting explosives in the Rainbow Times newspaper box early Tuesday morning in downtown Salem.

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Kim Driscoll, mayor of Salem. She tweets @MayorDriscoll.

This segment aired on August 25, 2016.

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