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Paws in the action: Governor’s dog stirs things up

John A. Volpe left the governor’s office in 1969 after three terms. His portrait has also left the governor’s office. John A. Volpe left the governor’s office in 1969 after three terms. His portrait has also left the governor’s office. (Sam Hammat/ File 1971)
Globe Staff / July 26, 2009

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For the past week or two, Governor Deval Patrick has taken a puppy with him most of the places he goes. Some believe it’s a blatant attempt to earn public support. The official word from Patrick’s aides is that the young pup can’t be alone and needs someone - in this case, the state’s top politician - to watch over ... (Full article: 981 words)

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