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VIA: Newsone.com

A complaint filed last week with the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination alleges that a foreclosure notice placed in the New Bedford Standard-Times by a Newton law firm contained racist language.

The legal notice, which first appeared May 17 and drew its wording directly from the property’s deed, stated that ‘‘The said land shall not be sold, leased or rented to any person other than of the Caucasian race.’’

The statement was removed from later editions of the paper, and both the New Bedford Standard-Times and Harmon Law have issued apologies for the ad.

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