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Bill Linehan steps in as St. Patrick’s Day host

Political flux alters annual ritual

Bill Linehan had better warm up his vocal cords and bone up on his bad jokes.

The city councilor from South Boston said Tuesday that he will host the annual St. Patrick’s Day Breakfast this year, taking over from former state Senator John A. Hart Jr., who recent­ly resigned from the Legislature to take a job at a law firm.

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