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Running on empty

With big ideas without support, New Bedford’s mayor trudges on

By Sam Allis
Globe Columnist / July 12, 2009

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NEW BEDFORD - Being a mayor today must rank somewhere below pest control officer. If the trickle-down theory of wealth has been a bust, and it has, the trickle-down effect from state and federal cuts on cities has flowed smoothly. It is on a mayor’s desk that these things land. To be mayor today is to choose the least horrendous ... (Full article: 976 words)

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