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Boston's longest-serving Mayor dies

Boston's longest-serving Mayor, Thomas Menino, has died after battling cancer.

Menino retired from office in 2013, after being elected five consecutive times.

Before he was elected as Mayor, he was elected City Councilor five times.

Menino earned the nickname "The Urban Mechanic" for revitalizing Boston from the ground up, including fixing potholes to even street lights.

Thomas Menino was 71-years-old. 


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