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BOSTONIAN OF THE YEAR

The Whistle-Blower

It's taken so long -- two decades! -- and cost so much -- $14.6 billion! -- that we never dreamed it could somehow not be safe in the end. Then these revolutionary tunnels started leaking. Only when a retired judge went public did we learn the hard truth behind the Big Dig.

Edward Ginsburg, 2005 Bostonian of the Year.
By Sean P. Murphy
December 18, 2005

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Admit it. When you're driving through the cavernous tunnels of the Big Dig these days, you can't help but wonder if the drop of water that suddenly appeared on your windshield is just spray from another car or a tiny leak from overhead. (Full article: 1182 words)

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