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Sina-cism: What if Trump is right about something?

“Recently the president signed an executive order aiming to bolster existing rules around ‘Hire American’ and ‘Buy American.’ The H-1B visa program falls under the first. … His vow to enforce existing rules regarding visas [for some foreign workers] is a position that ought to be cheered by all American workers and anyone who values the rule of law.”

Mandell: Five great ideas to nurture the Worcester Renaissance

“Each of us living or working in the city has an important voice in shaping Worcester’s future development. Jane Week (May 1-7) is designed to prompt deep discussions and debates on our urban design and to give people a chance to think about the variables that make Worcester come alive.”

Grafton’s Obi Melifonwu is ready for his NFL Draft moment

“Nearly every year there is a player or two who sets the Combine on fire with his workouts, causing fans and scouts to drool over a prospect they may have never seen in an actual game. Calling Melifonwu a ‘workout warrior,’ as some casual observers have for the last month, would be selling him a great deal short, however.”

Boys & Girls Club has Worcester Police on the run

“The Worcester Police Department is one of our greatest supporters and they knew we would need financial support to have staff and equipment for [track and field] programming that we’ve never been able to provide our kids before,” Boys & Girls Club of Worcester Executive Director Liz Hamilton told the Sun recently. Patrick Sargent tracks their progress.