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  •  I was at Grand Isle Beach on July 10th (4+ / 0-)

    At 5:00, we saw the beach workers lining up to board yellow school buses and wondered if they were using inmates.  The lettering on the sides of the buses was covered up by black cloths.

    A woman who identified herself to me as "in charge of equipment for Zone 10," told me OSHA standards require 40 minutes of rest per hour because of the heat, which set off my bullpucky meter.

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