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Dozens arrested at UMass' ‘Blarney Blowout’

Police detain a participant in the pre-St. Patrick's Day "Blarney Blowout" near the University of Massachusetts in Amherst, Mass. on Saturday.
Police detain a participant in the pre-St. Patrick's Day "Blarney Blowout" near the University of Massachusetts in Amherst, Mass. on Saturday.
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AMHERST, Mass. — An early St. Patrick’s Day celebration around the University of Massachusetts’ flagship campus known as “Blarney Blowout” spun out of control Saturday as police officers in riot gear arrested more than 40 people while dispersing massive crowds, including unruly students throwing beer cans and bottles. Forty-four people were arrested by late Saturday afternoon and four officers suffered minor injuries after police spent the day attempting to disperse “several” crowds of more than ...


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