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Primary fights for open seats claim spotlight north of Boston

The 2012 state election season is hitting full stride as Democrats and Republicans hold primaries Thursday to choose candidates for the Nov. 6 state election.

While the high-profile slugfests for the White House and US Senate may be foremost in the minds of area voters, the local spotlight this week will be on intra-party bouts in several area districts where the seats are open.

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