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February 25, 2010

Yankees stadium concrete testers facing 25 years in the slammer

For those following along, the case of the concrete testing firm charged with faking test results at the new Yankees stadium among other places, and the verdict is: Guilty, guilty, guilty! Everyone swears that this doesn't mean the new stadium, the Freedom Tower, and dozens of other buildings are about to fall down, but then, how would they know? The city Buildings Department is reportedly working to check on all the buildings that got faulty inspections, which would be more reassuring if the Buildings Department had the staff to do its regular inspections in the first place.

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