A heating repairman found human remains in the chimney of a Salvation Army Thrift Store in Bridgeport, Conn., during a routine furnace inspection. The skeleton belongs to a 37-year-old man missing since 1999. Authorities say Archie Hinton Jr., who had a criminal record, may have been trying to break into the store, but the official cause of death remains under investigation.
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For plumbers in Flint, Mich., “it’s been a heck of a year,” said Harold T. Harrington, a master plumber and pipefitter working as the business manager for Flint’s United Association of Plumbers and Pipefitters, Local 370. Read more stories in 2017 March Issue.