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Patrick may have made T chief pick

Governor Deval Patrick has signaled that he wants Beverly A. Scott, head of the Atlanta transit system, to become general manager of the MBTA, even before the state board that has authority over the appointment interviews the two finalists for the position, say people familiar with the selection process.

Scott is expected to be offered the job at an annual salary of about $225,000, they said.

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