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S. Boston's James Kelly dies at 66

Fought outsiders, helped neighbors

Kelly led efforts to halt court-ordered school busing. Kelly led efforts to halt court-ordered school busing. (ap/file 1975)
By Brian MacQuarrie
Globe Staff / January 10, 2007

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James M. Kelly, the powerful city councilor from South Boston who was considered a pugnacious neighborhood champion by his supporters but a polarizing symbol of intolerance by others, died yesterday morning after a long battle with cancer. He was 66. (Full article: 1176 words)

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