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KBR Drivers Say They Risked Their Lives to Pad Profits

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KBR Drivers Say They Risked Their Lives to Pad Profits

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KBR Drivers Say They Risked Their Lives to Pad Profits

KBR Drivers Say They Risked Their Lives to Pad Profits

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Halliburton-subsidiary Kellogg, Brown & Root (KBR) has a contract to transport supplies to U.S. troops in Iraq. But some KBR drivers say they were often assigned to make the dangerous trips with empty trucks. KBR records confirm the trucks were dispatched empty of cargo, but the company denies it tried to pad profits. NPR's Kathleen Schalch reports.