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Charlotte Golar Richie to back Martin Walsh

Endorsement could be vital in mayoral contest

Charlotte Golar Richie called state Representative Martin J. Walsh Friday to tell him she would endorse his campaign for mayor, three people with direct knowledge of the call said.

The decision by Golar Richie, who finished third in the Sept. 24 preliminary election, potentially gives Walsh a significant boost in building vital support in the African-American community.

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