Former Boston Mayor Tom Menino Dead at 71

He was diagnosed with cancer about a month after leaving office in January


By Allison Sonfist and Marc Fortier

Thursday, Oct 30, 2014 Updated at 2:01 PM EDT

Former Boston Mayor Thomas Menino, the longest-serving mayor in the city's history, has died at age 71.

Menino was diagnosed with advanced cancer about a month after leaving office in January. Spokesperson Dot Joyce confirmed his death in a statement Thursday...

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