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May 20, 2010

Merced County District Attorney: Firm Build knowingly exposed teens to asbestos

Three former key executives with the defunct nonprofit Firm Build are accused of knowingly exposing high school students to the cancer-causing agent asbestos under the guise of involving the students in work experience and job training programs. Investigators with the Merced County District Attorney's Office say they've found at least five victims -- although up to 80 teens may have been affected.

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