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Strategy for ‘Whitey’ Bulger’s defense unfolds

In the first offering of his defense strategy, the attorney for James “Whitey” Bulger told jurors in the high-profile trial Wednesday that, yes, his client had sold drugs and, yes, his client had extorted money.

But J.W. Carney Jr. sought to make this clear: Bulger did not kill women, and he certainly was not an informant.

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