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America’s Crafty Poor Turning To Urban Harvesting

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How’s the economy? It’s sooooo good that people are stealing everything off the street that isn’t chained down and selling it for scrap metal prices. Today, the New York Times rehashes the epidemic of theft of manhole covers in Philadelphia, first ably reported earlier this month by the Philadelphia Inquirer. (Ha, the Times even re-interviews some of the same people.)

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