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Feds Cite Epoxy in Big Dig's Fatal Ceiling Collapse

The National Transportation Safety Bureau laid blame Tuesday for last year's Big Dig ceiling collapse in Boston that killed a motorist.

Officials said the wrong epoxy was used to secure the ceiling panel, and pointed the finger at designers and inspectors who could have possibly prevented the tragedy.

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Tovia Smith is an award-winning NPR National Correspondent based in Boston, who's spent more than three decades covering news around New England and beyond.