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2008-07-17 12:00:35

By Amelia A. Pridemore, The Register-Herald, Beckley, W.Va. Jul. 17--Beckley Police say a city health care business was burglarized last week with about $5,000 in laptop computers and other electronics taken. Then, two men unsuccessfully tried to pawn one of the computers the same day, police say. Last Thursday, employees at Res-Care on Grey Flats Road arrived at work around 8 a.m. to find several offices ransacked, said Detective Sgt. David Allard of the Beckley Police Department....


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