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Congressional Republicans have charged that, at best, the request for the files was a gross invasion of privacy and, at worst, a plot to dig up dirt on the GOP officials.
We don't send them to buy any commodity from markets lest they should fall victim to these horrendous dig ups, said a mother while telling the story of his injured son.
In 2007, there were more than 1,800 accidental excavator and homeowner dig ups - approximately five per day throughout the year - to PSE's 24,000 miles of underground natural gas lines and 9,500 miles of buried power lines.