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Edward King, hard-charging governor, dies

Unseated Dukakis in 1978

By Mark Feeney and Brian MacQuarrie
Globe Staff / September 19, 2006

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Edward J. King, whose victory over Governor Michael S. Dukakis in the 1978 state Democratic primary was one of the great upsets in Massachusetts political history and set up a storied rematch, died yesterday. He was 81. (Full article: 1111 words)

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