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“Evacuee mayor’s community torn” via the Japan Times Online

KAZO, Saitama Pref. — Katsutaka Idogawa, the 64-year-old mayor of Futaba, Fukushima Prefecture, is standing at a crossroads.

Whether evacuees in Saitama Prefecture from Futaba, where two of the six reactors at the troubled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant are located, will stay there or go back to Fukushima Prefecture is in Idogawa’s hands. Weeks have passed since the March 11 disaster, but the mayor is still struggling to make up his mind.

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