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Everett mayor takes aim at Menino over casino site

The battle between backers of Boston-area casinos became unusually personal Friday, with the mayor of Everett accusing Mayor Thomas M. Menino of being a bully, prompting a quick retort from Menino and then a remarkable accusation by the developer who wants to build in Everett.

The sharp rhetoric began to unfold Friday morning, when Mayor Carlo DeMaria Jr. of Everett held a press conference to promote his efforts to bring a casino to his city.

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