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January 08, 2013 - Lead exposure, even in very low amounts, has a negative effect on young children taking school tests, according to a new study by researchers at UW-Madison and the Wisconsin Department of Health Services. To read more, click here.
January 03, 2013 - New research finds lead is the hidden villain behind violent crime, lower IQs, and even the ADHD epidemic. And fixing the problem is a lot cheaper than doing nothing. You can read more here.
February 2011 - A former lead inspector for the City of Detroit who was charged with taking bribes and lying about lead inspections in hazardous homes was sentenced Tuesday to 46 months in prison on wire fraud charges.
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October 19, 2010 - John Price of PBS Environmental left for Nigeria on October 19th to help deal with the lead poisoning that has caused hundreds to die. Follow his blog at: http://pbsboise.blogspot.com/
July 9, 2009 - Kenosha News: Getting the Lead Out