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Nooses, Anger and No Answers: Inside the Uproar Over a Future Amazon Site


Representatives for Amazon and the other companies involved say they have done everything they can, delaying construction twice, adding security and cameras at the site and putting up $100,000 in award money for anyone who can provide information about the nooses. Those are unusual steps, particularly for Amazon, which often avoids getting caught up in local affairs. The companies also say their power is somewhat limited, because there are dozens of subcontractors that have a hand in the project and are not under their direct control.Adding to the turmoil is disagreement about even some of the most basic facts of …

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