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New York Times
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Times on Line
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Last week's Japan news
Per capita rate of cancer fatalities, highest (by prefecture per 1,000)
Per capita rate of cancer fatalities, lowest (by prefecture per 1,000)
Source: Asahi Shinbun
99 million people visited temples and shrines in the first three days of 2009. That is up 1.21 million from the previous year.
Source: Yomiuri Shinbun