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How Vancouver SkyTrain’s “ding dang dong” became its signature sound

In its heyday, Vancouver’s Little Mountain Sound Studios was a hit factory, a place where rock bands like AC/DC, Aerosmith, Bon Jovi and Bryan Adams recorded songs that helped define ’80s music. It was also the birthplace of a little piece of music that has had as much stamina as those 80s mainstays: the SkyTrain […]

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Sherman School forms committee of experts to work on repairs: “Getting to the heart of the matter”

SHERMAN — The Sherman School has formed a new committee that says it’s dedicated to working on areas of the school that need repairs. The committee, called the Special Committee on Facility Repair and Renovation, focused specifically on selecting members with knowledge of the construction industry, said Matt Vogt, vice president of the Sherman Board […]

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City and county crews ready for the storm | News

City and county road crews were on standby Wednesday night, waiting for a burst of freezing rain that could deposit more than a half-inch of ice on Owensboro. The Owensboro area is under an ice storm warning through Thursday evening. The storm forecast issued by the National Weather Service for Paducah was still moving Wednesday […]

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Mold, rats and other problems in Linda Lane apartments

CHEEKTOWAGA, NY (WKBW) – Six months after 7 News first exposed mold and fungus growing on the floor of a unit inside the Linda Lane Apartments in Cheektowaga, another tenant is raising news concerns about the conditions in and around this apartment complex. “You can see all the things, just walking around the property, that […]

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Omicron-induced COVID-19 surge hits some Texas restaurants, bars harder than others

As the Omicron variant began to catch on late last year, bar owner Lee Daugherty grew concerned. He began to implement serious protocols among his staff at Alexandre, his establishment in the Oak Lawn neighborhood of Dallas, including bi-weekly testing. It wasn’t long before someone tested positive for COVID-19. “We flagged a bartender before the […]

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YKK Touchlink Fastener Featured in Artilect’s F/W 2022 Collection

Artilect, the performance brand, used YKK’s Touchlink Near Field Communication (NFC) compatible zipper in 17 styles for men and women in its FW22 apparel collection. By using Touchlink zippers, Artilect “aims to provide consumers with richer user experiences and enhanced product functionality.” With the simple touch of a smartphone’s zipper, consumers can access product information, […]

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Space travel astronauts replace antenna after debris alert

Space-marching astronauts replaced a broken antenna outside the International Space Station after getting the green light from NASA for orbiting debris Through MARCIA DUNN AP Aerospace Writer 2 December 2021, 16:19 • 2 minutes to read Share on FacebookShare on twitterEmail this article CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla .– Space-traveling astronauts replaced a broken antenna outside the […]

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Congratulations to the recipients of the 2021 California Casualty Music and Arts Grants

SAN MATEO, California, October 7, 2021 / PRNewswire / – After careful consideration of nearly 500 applications, California Casualty has named 142 schools nationwide as recipients of the 2021 Music and the Arts Scholarships. The California Casualty Music and Arts Grants Program receives applications year round. To be considered for a 2022 award, educators in […]

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Ky. School board member interviewed by AG targets whistleblower

[ad_1] The new gymnasium at George Rogers Clark High School was unveiled to the public on Tuesday. Matt Goins A Clark County School Board member under investigation by the Kentucky Attorney General is leading efforts to fire the school board lawyer who launched the state investigation against her. Clark’s school board member Sherry Richardson is […]

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GM’s OnStar brings emergency service home with Amazon Alexa – TechCrunch

[ad_1] Owners of Alexa devices will soon be able to use OnStar emergency services from their homes, as part of an expanded partnership between OnStar’s parent company, General Motors, and Amazon. OnStar already extended OnStar Guardian earlier this year with the introduction of the Guardian app, which allows customers to access the service through their […]

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Alpha Medical closes $ 24 million Series B round to expand women’s telehealth – without video calls – TechCrunch

[ad_1] Alpha Medical, a telemedicine company focused on women’s health care, closed a $ 24 million funding round on Tuesday. This is another company that is squarely in the crosshairs of a boom in telemedicine investments fueled by the pandemic, although Alpha Medical’s approach has one notable difference: you will not connect to any Zoom […]

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Premium Service Brands Adds The Grout Medic Tile Cleaning Franchise To Its Growing Portfolio

[ad_1] Multi-brand franchisor Premium Service Brands is adding another high-value franchise to its network of home service brands. Tweet this “Premium Service Brands’ goal in acquiring The Grout Medic is not only to add great franchise partners, but also to provide another option for existing PSB franchisees and franchise applicants interested in joining the PSB […]

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Salesforce announces new Mulesoft RPA tool based on the acquisition of Servicetrace – TechCrunch

[ad_1] When Salesforce announced that it was buying German RPA provider Servicetrace last month, it looked like it might well match up with Mulesoft, the company the CRM giant bought in 2018 for $ 6.5 billion. Mulesoft, among others, helps customers build APIs for legacy systems, while Servicetrace provides a way to add automation to […]

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No plea deal yet for West Virginian in January 6 case, but both sides agree they are moving closer

[ad_1] Lawyers are still negotiating a plea deal for Gracyn Courtright, one of the West Virgins accused of invading the U.S. Capitol on January 6. Courtright had a plea agreement hearing scheduled for this morning in federal court in the District of Columbia. But it turned out that there was no resolution today. “Do I […]

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A future without breakdowns? How electric vehicles could supercharge the electricity grid

[ad_1] More and more electric vehicles are becoming able not only to store energy for driving, but also to power buildings and the network at large, thanks to a capacity called “two-way charging”. This is an emerging technology that could keep refrigerators, lights, and the internet on in homes and other buildings in an emergency, […]

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Sales of apartment buildings accelerate in the region

[ad_1] Gary Cooper, senior vice president and director of real estate brokerage firm Colliers International in Cleveland, called it a “very abnormal market” for the regional apartment transactions he has seen over the past three decades. “You have unprecedented demand for multi-family housing,” Cooper said. “We go there seven days a week. Sales plummeted in […]

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Smith + Nephew Launches FAST-FIX ™ FLEX Meniscal Repair System; expands repair possibilities all inside with better access to all areas of the meniscus *

[ad_1] Building on the 15-year clinical legacy of its FAST-FIX platform, Smith + Nephew’s new FAST-FIX FLEX system uses an all-interior approach that can eliminate the need for additional incisions, reduce risk neurovascular injury and provide procedural efficiency to support faster uptime.4 The added ability to bend both the needle and the rod allows surgeons […]

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Meals on Wheels Volunteers Pay Close Attention to Resident Well-Being as Temperatures Rise – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

[ad_1] As another summer in Texas approaches, an organization is closely monitoring its customers to make sure everyone is safe and cool. Tarrant County Meals on Wheels serves approximately 6,600 people across the county. Although there is no age requirement, most of their clients are elderly and all are housebound. Sarah Drew-Watson, vice president of […]

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Panama City detonates hurricane storm conditions at Marina Civic Center to appeal FEMA ruling

[ad_1] PANAMA CITY – Huge fans on the scale of water jets unleashed elements of hurricane force on part of the exterior of the Marina Civic Center on Thursday, a simulation designed to reveal the extent of damage the building suffered during Hurricane Michael. The city will use the results to appeal a decision by […]

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Matter is the connectivity standard formerly known as the CHIP project

[ad_1] Matter is the new name for the interoperable and secure connectivity standard for the future of the smart home. The Connectivity Standards Alliance (CSA), formerly known as the Zigbee Alliance, recently announced the name change. The proliferation of connected objects continues to change the way we live, work and play. From homes to offices, […]

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Columbia Housing Authority shares 10-year affordable housing plan

[ad_1] In the agency’s “Vision 2030” plan, they unveiled which properties will be demolished, rebuilt and repaired. COLUMBIA, SC – In less than 10 years, public housing is expected to be very different in Columbia and Richland County. During a virtual meeting on Wednesday, Colombia Accommodation announced a new plan to demolish, renovate and add […]

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Zigbee Alliance becomes the Connectivity Standards Alliance, reveals material

[ad_1] The Connectivity Standards Alliance (CSA), formerly known as the Zigbee Alliance, an organization of hundreds of companies creating, managing and delivering open global standards for the Internet of Things (IoT), announced Matter – the standard for interoperable and secure connectivity for the future of the smart home. The proliferation of connected objects continues to […]

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Collier will replace 10 bridges east of Immokalee, Ave Maria for $ 26.7 million

[ad_1] Collier County commissioners unanimously approved the replacement of 10 bridges east of Immokalee and Ave Maria on Tuesday for nearly $ 27 million. The source of funding for the bridge replacement is the one-cent infrastructure sales tax, which was approved by voters in 2018 “to improve safety, mobility and hurricane preparedness,” according to one. […]

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Dunkin ‘adds new items to matcha menu as green tea powder gains popularity in the United States

[ad_1] Dunkin new menu additions show the love of matcha to plugged powdered tea. In a Press release, fast service chain announced that it will start selling matcha-topped donuts and blueberry matcha lattes nationwide starting Wednesday, February 24. MATCHA, MEET AMERICA: TRADITIONAL JAPANESE TEA IS TURNED, DUSTED AND INFUSED IN THE UNITED STATES The menu […]