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    :: Friday, October 31, 2003 ::

    CASINO GARAGE TRAGEDY BY JONATHAN SCHUPPE AND MARK MUELLER
    Union officials said up to 500 tradesmen, from pipefitters and ironworkers to masons and laborers, were at work in and around the garage when a long section of the top floor suddenly plummeted at about 10:40 a.m.

    Like dominoes falling, floors beneath the roof collapsed as thousands of tons of steel-reinforced concrete struck with the force of an explosion. In all, parts of the top five floors collapsed, and debris punched through the two floors below them.
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