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Opinion

JOAN VENNOCHI

Patrick’s expensive legacy

Governor Deval Patrick is thinking legacy — or “What will last?” as he put it in last week’s State of the Commonwealth address.

He wants to be remembered for new and improved roads, trains, bridges, and schools — not for casinos, which went unmentioned in a long list of accomplishments he presented to Beacon Hill.

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