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Adrian Walker

Walker is a columnist for the Metro section. He provides commentary and opinion on local and regional news as well as society and culture. Walker started as a Metro columnist in 1998. His column appears Mondays and Fridays.

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Is change coming to Massachusetts politics this fall? Or maybe not so much?

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Will 2018 be a year of political change in Massachusetts — or simply a close call for the status quo?

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Suffolk DA’s race raises a long-overdue question: What do voters want?

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With Dan Conley’s impending retirement, it’s a topic being fiercely debated.

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Despite persistent bias, Trial Court chief says she is committed to change

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Paula Carey says her courts have made headway since an earlier report.

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Incoming police commissioner Willie Gross, a keen student of history, is now poised to make it

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Gross is aware of standing on the shoulders of the black officers and commanders who preceded him.