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Politics

State of the Commonwealth

Patrick prepares lengthy end-of-term agenda

To state priorities in address tonight

As he prepares his final State of the Commonwealth for delivery, Governor Deval Patrick has been working out of an anonymous office, one floor down from the grand and historic governor’s suite.

Tuesday night, though, he will be front and center, speaking in the House chamber to the assembled lawmakers and politicians, and the voters who elected him twice to lead the state.

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