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Republican U.S. Senate candidate Dan Winslow talks with reporters after dropping off a box of signatures at the secretary of state's office, to qualify for a spot on the primary ballot for the special election to fill the seat formerly held by John Kerry, in Boston, Wednesday, March 6, 2013. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Dan Winslow talks with reporters after dropping off a box of signatures at the secretary of state’s office, to qualify for a spot on the primary ballot for the special election to fill the seat formerly held by John Kerry, in Boston, Wednesday, March 6, 2013. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

We’ll check in on a week in the news: the GOP candidates debate in the senate special election, a Boston journalistic icon shuts its doors, and shocking developments in the case against James “Whitey” Bulger.

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Dante Ramos, Deputy Editorial Page Editor for the Boston Globe.

John Carroll, communications professor at Boston University; author of the Campaign Outsider Blog.

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CBS “Norfolk state Rep. Daniel Winslow, former U.S. Attorney Michael Sullivan and Cohasset businessman Gabriel Gomez jousted on everything from the recent across-the-board spending cuts to the use of the filibuster in the Senate.”

WBUR “The judge who was set to preside over the trial of reputed gangster James “Whitey” Bulger was removed from the case Thursday by a federal appeals court that found his background as a former federal prosecutor could create the appearance of bias.”


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