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Menino pushing for police as flaggers

Wants to reverse a Patrick initiative

A civilian flagger with the state Highway Commission directed traffic as a Woburn police officer watched last fall. Mayor Menino says Boston’s roads are too complex for a civilian to manage. A civilian flagger with the state Highway Commission directed traffic as a Woburn police officer watched last fall. Mayor Menino says Boston’s roads are too complex for a civilian to manage. (David L. Ryan/ Globe Staff)
By Milton J. Valencia
Globe Staff / August 5, 2009

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Mayor Thomas M. Menino has proposed reworking state laws governing the use of police details on city roads, a politically sensitive issue that could challenge one of Governor Deval Patrick’s key initiatives. (Full article: 662 words)

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