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Fishing crews seethe at ineligibility for aid – “You’re going to have winners and losers.” Maggie Mooney-Seus

The National Marine Fisheries Service said 194 fishing permits qualified for the $32,000 check. But local fishermen say some fishermen own several permits, sometimes dozens, so the $6.3 million could benefit as few as 100 out of the nearly 800 who hold federal permits in Massachusetts. Read more here 12:19