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Cynthia Needham

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Cynthia Needham is a former PolitiFact Rhode Island reporter, now at the Boston Globe. She began her stint at The Journal in 2003 and covered the State House, politics, business and local news. She has a bachelors degree in English and history from Bowdoin College and a masters in journalism from Columbia University.

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