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11th September 2019 Issue no. 474
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The mayor of Jersey City is planning to open a pair of mysterious safes built into a wall of his City Hall office.
Mayor Steve Fulup says he has no idea what they may have been used for, or whether anything might be inside. But he is planning to have a locksmith open them in December. City officials think they have been around for generations and not opened for many years.
Mayors who have served over the past 30 years say that they don't have any answers about them. But one bit of lore is that they may have been used to store kickbacks from city workers to Mayor Frank Hague, who ran the city from 1917 to 1947.
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