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Menino won’t run for sixth term

Mayor Thomas M. Menino will announce at a Faneuil Hall event Thursday after­noon that he will not seek a sixth term in office, say officials familiar with his decision.

Menino arrived at his decision late last week and reconsidered it for the last several days to be sure he felt comfortable following through, the ­officials said.

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