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Devon Volunteer Network volunteers and 7024U staff members begin tearing down walls and ripping up carpet Friday.  Liana Swarengin - Daily Press

Devon Volunteer Network volunteers and 7024U staff members begin tearing down walls and ripping up carpet Friday. Liana Swarengin – Daily Press

By LIANA SWARENGIN

Daily Press Staff Writer

7024U started its demolition work on the old Artesia police station at 702 W. Chisum Ave. Friday morning.

Devon Volunteer Network sent crews to help rip up carpet, tear down walls, and get the building ready for its reconstruction. Altrusa provided the crew lunch and beverages to get them through the hard work day, and the Artesia Do It Center donated materials to the project. … For the rest of the story, subscribe in print and on the web.