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Commuter rail beats car in race from Boston to Lynn

Item Writer-at-Large Steve Krause, left, and Editorial Page Editor Thor Jourgensen engage in some friendly banter at 4:45 in front of the Old State House in Boston before the start of their race back to Central Square in Lynn, with Krause taking his car and Jourgensen relying on the T and Commuter Rail. (Spenser R. Hasak)
SOMEWHERE BETWEEN BOSTON AND LYNN — It seemed like a simple proposition: Try to find the quickest way to commute from Boston to Lynn in the face of ongoing construction on the Tobin Bridge. Three days and $183.75 later, we felt a little differently. Last Friday’s experiment pitting two Item/itemlive.com reporters and photographer Spenser Hasak…

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