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Meet Cute #5: The Building and the High-Reach Demolition Excavator —

I was excited when I heard the state was taking down the old Central Cold Storage building downtown. I can see the building from my office, so I thought: Hey, free show.

One day, the demolition guys drove a wrecking ball truck to the site. The truck sidled up to the building and the ball hung from its crane, getting ready for a smack-down.

Up next to that gargantuan steel ball, that old gray-brown building trembled.

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