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Resource ID: #16362
Subject: Worker Safety
Source: KBJR-TV (Duluth, Minn.)
Date: June 15 and 24 1999



KBJR-TV reports that "In early June a nineteen-year-old woman was abducted from the convenience store where she was working the late shift...Eventually a man was arrested who admitted to killing her and burning her body on his nearby property.... We conducted a ... survey of convenience stores in our area, in the evening hours. We found a preponderance of young women working the late shift alone, many with no way to alert authorities in an emergency. We outlined their conditions and highlighted their potential danger. Many of the young women felt frightened and vulnerable..."

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