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Key figure in Japan's school scandal expected to testify soon

Ex-tax chief may illuminate who ordered the altering of public records

Opposition lawmakers are dialing up the pressure on Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, left, and Finance Minister Taro Aso.

TOKYO -- A former Finance Ministry official appears headed for parliamentary questioning as early as this month over his role in altering documents at the heart of a political scandal that has ensnared Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's government.

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