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HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) — Officials say a teen has been freed after spending more than three hours in the vault of an abandoned Florida bank. News outlets report that Hollywood firefighters tried to drill through a wall to break into the vault Wednesday afternoon after the 17-year-old’s friend called 911. But they were stymied until a worker at the bank’s new branch across the street heard of the predicament. That worker remembered the code and… Read at AP News