March 24, 2011
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The state’s top transportation official now admits that his agency withheld information from the public about potentially hazardous light fixtures over drivers’ heads in the Big Dig tunnel system because his own staff did not tell him about the problem for a month. (By Sean P. Murphy and Scott Allen, Globe Staff)
Radioactive iodine detected in Tokyo’s water supply prompted Japanese authorities yesterday to warn that infants in Tokyo and surrounding areas should not be given tap water to drink, adding to the anxiety about public safety posed by Japan’s unfolding nuclear crisis. (By David Jolly and Denise Grady, New York Times)
Whites are abandoning Massachusetts cities at a rapid clip, continuing well-worn paths to the suburbs or out of state, according to new demographic data from the US census. (By Peter Schworm and Matt Carroll, Globe Staff)
Elizabeth Taylor, one of the last of the great Hollywood studio stars and the first of the modern mega-celebrities, died of congestive heart failure early yesterday at Los Angeles’s Cedars-Sinai Hospital. Although seemingly ageless, she was 79. (By Ty Burr, Globe Staff)
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