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This didn't happen in Queens, but is very relevant to our topic. One worker was killed today in a partial building collapse in Manhattan and two others injured. Check out the DOB complaint history of this one. Perhaps if the city had responded to the emergency complaint lodged on 12/16, then maybe the poor guy under the sheet would be going home to enjoy Christmas leftovers tonight with his family instead of lying in the morgue.
Get this: According to the most recently approved DOB permit dated 10/17/06, it's a government building! Is it possible that work without a permit was perpetrated by New York City?
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