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Arroyo denied reinstatement bid

Bodybuilder's tests called subjective

Neil Osborne (left), lawyer for Albert Arroyo (right), spoke out after yesterday's hearing. Osborne said Arroyo's back injury is so severe that he can no longer work as a fire inspector. Neil Osborne (left), lawyer for Albert Arroyo (right), spoke out after yesterday's hearing. Osborne said Arroyo's back injury is so severe that he can no longer work as a fire inspector. (JIM DAVIS/GLOBE STAFF)
By Donovan Slack
Globe Staff / August 22, 2008

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Bodybuilder Albert Arroyo lost his bid to return to the Boston Fire Department yesterday after Boston fire officials determined that new test results Arroyo submitted to prove he has a disabling back injury were not certified by a doctor and were too subjective to be reliable, according to two senior public officials briefed on the decision. (Full article: 703 words)

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