Example of News Item: Manhole covers are being stolen

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Manhole covers are being stolen
More than 30 manhole covers have been stolen in the city’s Brooklyn, Queens and Bronx boroughs since early March, presumably by thieves selling them for scrap metal.

Manhole covers are stolen on occasion but the recent thefts are a marked increase. “Stealing manhole covers is dangerous,” said Milovan Blair, Con Edison’s vice president for Brooklyn-Queens Electric Operations. “Anyone who steals these covers creates a serious hazard for pedestrians and motorists.”