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Mayoral candidates wait quietly to resume campaigning

The frenetic race to fill Boston’s first open mayor’s seat in a generation came to an immediate halt last week when two bombs exploded at the Boston Marathon, killing three and injuring more than 275.

Candidates stopped campaigning. They ceased fund-raising. They abandoned efforts to woo political activists. As the region buries its dead and lurches ­toward normalcy, most of the nascent campaigns have remained silent.

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