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Affidavit depicts pol manipulating levers of power

Dianne Wilkerson, in a campaign call last month, is accused of holding up a Licensing Board raise to extract a liquor license. Dianne Wilkerson, in a campaign call last month, is accused of holding up a Licensing Board raise to extract a liquor license. (Matthew J. Lee/Globe Staff)
By Donovan Slack
Globe Staff / October 29, 2008

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It was a mid-August afternoon on Beacon Hill, typically the time of year when little gets done at the State House. But on this day in 2007, a cadre of powerful officials had gathered in a Senate meeting room to cut a deal to provide a liquor license for a Roxbury nightclub championed by state Senator Dianne Wilkerson. (Full article: 1325 words)

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