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In Philadelphia thieves are stealing iron manhole covers from roadways. This makes driving down the roads somewhat challenging, to say the least.

The city has started chaining them down, but I don't think this will be much of a deterrent. Other places have welded them in place, which does slow down maintenance.

The odd thing is that they aren't worth much and any scrap yard buying them has to know they are stolen.

Taking all the piping and electrical wiring out of foreclosed homes in the US is a rising trend as well.

Time to watch Mad Max again...

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by rdf (robert.feinman@gmail.com) on Thu Jul 24th, 2008 at 04:07:26 PM EST

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