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March 26, 2013

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Veloia Carbot and Carlos Centeno
Carlos Centeno, a Chicago-area temporary worker who died after a workplace accident, and his partner, Velia Carbot.
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98 Minutes

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WBEZ and The Center for Public Integrity

A man is burned by scalding water and citric acid at work. No one rinses him off or calls 911. Instead, his boss sends him to a small clinic and they finally send him to the hospital. He arrives 98 minutes later. WBEZ's Chip Mitchell and Jim Morris of the Center for Public Integrity investigate this case, which exposes weak U.S. safety protections for temporary workers.

Read the story from WBEZ and the Center for Public Integrity on our website and a court filing from the Raani Corp.

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"En Route" by Balmorhea

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