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    BOSTON RECONNECTING

    As inconceivable as it may seem today, a wide swath of downtown Boston including vibrant ethnic neighborhoods, historic pre-Revolutionary buildings, and a tangled but charming street pattern was mowed down like weeds in the mid-1950s to make way for an elevated highway.

    This was decades before the Boston-as-perennial-boomtown that we've known recently. A master plan prepared in 1956 by I.M. Pei and Associates stated darkly: "Stagnation and resultant blight are the condition of the Boston peninsula."

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    BASIC SAFETY RULES FOR CONSTRUCTION

    "This company has safety rules to keep you from getting hurt on the job. It is your responsibility to learn these rules and to follow them at all times." So opens a new construction-site rulebook.

    The Associated General Contractors (AGC) of America has published an easy-to-read illustrated booklet to provide workers with a basic understanding of job-site safety. In addition to the pages shown here, it treats such topics as material handling, ladder safety, and trench safety.

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