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Southie St. Patrick’s Day breakfast slugfest begins early

Emcee struggle raises questions of tradition

The St. Patrick’s Day breakfast in South Boston has long been known as a no-holds-barred political slugfest. And though the event is six months away, the slugfest has already begun.

The battle is over who has the rightful claim to host the event. Call it the Southie version of Game of Thrones.

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