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THE EARTHQUAKE IN JAPAN
Drop in water levels at plant intensifies nuclear threat
The partial exposure of fuel rods has added to the risk of the spread of radiation at an earthquake-damaged nuclear power plant in Japan. (AP, 6:31 p.m.)
Big Picture: Vast devastation in Japan
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A man cycled by a ship resting on its side in northern Japan today, three days after a powerful earthquake-triggered tsunami hit Japan's east coast.
Santorum attacks Romney on health care
Former US senator Rick Santorum spoke in Newton today, where he said the state's health law would lead to more government-sponsored plans. (Boston Globe, 2:59 p.m.)
Photos: Dressing up at PAX
Michelle Perl dressed up as Samus Aran from the "Metroid" video game at the PAX East video gaming show in Boston, which drew an estimated 60,000 enthusiasts.
Inspectors suspended after death of boy
The Patrick administration suspended two officials who failed to properly inspect an escalator at a mall where a 4-year-old boy suffered fatal injuries. (Globe, 4:16 p.m.)
Getting In: Boston's school lottery
Parents such as Chryssanta Rudder (left) talk about their frustrations with the Boston Public Schools lottery system, which they say is forcing them to consider sending their children elsewhere. (Globe)
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After removing walls and adding 175 square feet to this Cape Cod-style home, these owners no longer had to move.
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