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Thursday, July 2

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The Inspector General's office reports that foreman Kevin O'Gorman and Carpenter Anthony Pilas were charged today with official misconduct and theft for allegedly using city funds to obtain thousands of in unauthorized materials from Arrow Lumber, a company with a city contract. Some of their loot? Kitchen cabinets, power tools, custom counter tops, folding chairs, etc. etc. etc.

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