Kay Lazar

Kay Lazar is a member of the Globe’s team of strike force reporters who investigate people and events in the news to uncover the full story and hold leaders accountable for their actions. Her experience combines more than two decades of print and broadcast reporting. She previously worked as a news writer and producer at ABC and CBS radio networks.

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Lessons not learned

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Firefighters have been sounding the alarm for years about the fire risk of lightweight wood construction. Will two spectacular blazes in Dorchester and Waltham finally get officials’ attention?

Timeline: Massive fires have recently erupted at wood-framed projects nationwide

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All but one of these projects were under construction.

Mystic Valley charter school drops ban on hair extensions

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The handbook sent to parents Friday from the school no longer bans hair extensions, hair that is more than 2 inches in thickness or height, or shaved sides.

50 years later, Metco’s dream is still unanswered

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Some students who attended suburban schools through the program say they often felt ostracized. Their accounts are hardly unique.