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Not saying he’ll run, Menino banters about the campaign

Mayor Thomas M. Menino smiled coyly Wednesday and leaned on his cane, a throng of cameras and reporters swarming the 20-year incumbent. They all wanted to know: Will he or won’t he run for a sixth term?

What did he make of 39-year-old Councilor John R. Connolly, who just launched his own campaign for the city’s top job?

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