Thomas McGee

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Former Mass. House Speaker McGee Passes Away

Thomas McGee, a tough-talking, cigar-chewing ex-Marine who played a key role in Massachusetts politics as House speaker for nearly a decade before a former lieutenant ousted him in a leadership struggle, has died. He was 88.


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MBTA Commuter Train Breaks Down, This Time On Fitchburg Line

Those who run the MBTA commuter rail would like to put this week behind them.