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Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 9:59 a.m.

Forward to the past

This week's special session of the Legislature was just like the old days--and the new ones, too. It combined the best of an historical re-enactment with swift, efficient and concise legislative action. The easy-in, easy-out three-day session, complete with a stellar start and a midnight conclusion, was a model of public service and a welcome comeuppance for cynics who said it couldn't be done. But it was.

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