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Lead problem puts couple in bind

Parents, facing charges, resisted work on home out of fear for children's safety

Catie Ellis, 4, had an initial lead count of 37 micrograms per deciliter of blood, above the 25 micrograms that warrants home inspection. Catie Ellis, 4, had an initial lead count of 37 micrograms per deciliter of blood, above the 25 micrograms that warrants home inspection. (Essdras M Suarez/Globe Staff)
By Keith O'Brien
Globe Staff / April 14, 2008

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WELLESLEY - Charles and Jane Ellis say they are not criminals. Jane Ellis, a mother of three, says she's never even been ticketed for speeding. But today, in Dedham District Court, the young Wellesley couple will be arraigned for failing to address alleged lead paint violations in their $1.3 million home. (Full article: 1133 words)

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