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With top lawmakers gone, silence fills these halls

The State House had little foot traffic yesterday. The state's top politicians are in Denver for the convention. The State House had little foot traffic yesterday. The state's top politicians are in Denver for the convention. (Justine Hunt/Globe Staff)
August 26, 2008

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How dead was it at the State House? So dead the House couldn't find a quorum. So dead the 40-member Senate managed to attract only three of its members. And so dead that the only sound, much of yesterday, was of trash barrels being pushed by the maintenance crew. (Full article: 320 words)

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