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Menino says city won't back Tall Ships

Defiant Sail Boston insists event will go on

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By Michael Levenson
Globe Staff / April 2, 2009

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Brushing aside a deadline set last month by Mayor Thomas M. Menino, Sail Boston officials failed yesterday to deliver a plan to pay the city for an estimated $2 million in public safety costs for its tall ships festival this summer. But in a rare show of defiance, Sail Boston said the ships would come anyway. (Full article: 830 words)

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