Verizon Goes To Court Over Workers' Strike In East

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By JENNIFER PELTZ

NEW YORK (AP) -- Striking Verizon landline workers have harassed and even fired a BB gun at those still on the job, blocked trucks from getting to Verizon facilities and kept work from being completed, the telecommunications company said Wednesday as it pursued legal action in five states to limit picketing and stop what it claims is demonstrating gone too far.