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M'ville residents want Neighborhood Watch
MERRILLVILLE | Some town residents expressed interest in becoming more involved with the Police Department and redevelop Merrillville's Neighborhood Watch program. (Sun, 01 Jul 2007 05:21:08 GMT)

Eager for improvement
Amidst longstanding efforts to revitalize the neighborhood, eighbors who live along Adams Avenue are weary of violence on the street. (Sun, 01 Jul 2007 06:17:13 GMT)

You can set up a Neighborhood Watch group
Neighborhood Watch is a grass-roots program made up of volunteers who agree to be a block captain or join the program. (Sun, 01 Jul 2007 11:05:28 GMT)

Design interfaces for device partners
Making the user interface for a single device easy, slick, fun and fast is a challenge. If you have multiple devices that need to cooperate, the challenge increases dramatically. This article gives tips on designing user interfaces for cooperating devices. (Sun, 01 Jul 2007 21:07:18 GMT)

'Gutless' torching of family home angers firie
DEVONPORT firefighter Ken Russell was off duty on Friday night, but fire would not leave him alone. Mr Russell and his family lost two cars, camping equipment, a carport and a corner of their house in what was the fourth fire to be lit in Devonport in the space of an hour. (Mon, 02 Jul 2007 01:55:31 GMT)

Cousino relishes role as outsider
David Cousino doesn't just acknowledge his status as an outsider in Macon politics. He practically revels in it. (Mon, 02 Jul 2007 07:16:34 GMT)

$3M in cocaine seized
Illegal drugs valued at an estimated three million dollars have been seized by drug enforcement officers on a sailboat anchored off the coast of a Family Island. (Mon, 02 Jul 2007 11:39:22 GMT)

Veteran Security to begin operations
RIDGELAND — Veteran Securiuty is launching its security hardware venture with plans to employ more than 200 service-disabled military veterans nationwide by the end of 2009. (Mon, 02 Jul 2007 15:57:42 GMT)

Lee County drug bust shuts down major marijuana operation
Leesburg -- Two prominent businessmen remain in jail in the largest marijuana bust in Lee County history. Real estate agent Scott Renfroe and Insurance Agent Ray Moody are said to be at the heart of a huge indoor-marijuana growing operation. (Mon, 02 Jul 2007 22:17:40 GMT)

Yemen ups security after attack kills 7 tourists
SANAA (Reuters) - Yemen stepped up security precautions around government buildings and foreign interests on Tuesday a day after a suspected al Qaeda suicide bomber killed seven Spanish tourists and two Yemenis at a tourist site. (Tue, 03 Jul 2007 08:26:52 GMT)

Yemen ups security after attack kills 7 tourists
Source: Reuters By Mohammed Sudam SANAA, July 3 (Reuters) - Yemen stepped up security precautions around government buildings and foreign interests on Tuesday a day after a suspected al Qaeda suicide bomber killed ... (Tue, 03 Jul 2007 08:33:10 GMT)

World news
Yemen stepped up security precautions around government buildings and foreign interests a day after a suspected al-Qaeda suicide bomber killed seven Spanish tourists and two Yemenis at a tourist site. (Tue, 03 Jul 2007 09:03:59 GMT)

Murder suspect charged
A second man has been charged in connection with the June 11 murder of Marvin Lightbourne, whose body was found 200 feet from the Church of God of Prophecy on East Street, and the attempted murder of Quincy Glinton, who was found riddled with bullets in the same area. (Tue, 03 Jul 2007 12:39:31 GMT)

Home Safety Council's 'Hot' Topics for Summer: Backyard Safety and Home Security
From outdoor celebrations to out-of-town vacations, summer activities bring new and familiar risks for families. According to the national nonprofit Home Safety Council, popular summer activities like backyard grilling and using playground equipment and pools bring especially important home hazards to consider. The Council points out there are also security risks to keep in mind for those ... (Tue, 03 Jul 2007 14:30:00 GMT)

Security boost after tourist deaths in Yemen
YEMEN has stepped up security precautions around government buildings and foreign interests after a suspected al-Qaeda suicide bomber killed seven Spanish tourists and two Yemenis. (Tue, 03 Jul 2007 14:36:35 GMT)

Home Safety Council's 'Hot' Topics for Summer: Backyard Safety and Home Security
From outdoor celebrations to out-of-town vacations, summer activities bring new and familiar risks for families. According to the national nonprofit Home Safety Council, popular summer activities like backyard grilling and using playground equipment and pools bring especially important home hazards to consider. The Council points out there are also security risks to keep in mind for those leaving ... (Tue, 03 Jul 2007 15:30:49 GMT)

It’s criminal
ROBBERIES committed while people are at home increased by 25 percent in the past year, according to crime statistics released yesterday. (Tue, 03 Jul 2007 23:53:44 GMT)

Brave teen fights back against sword gang
BRAVE teenager Craig Akhtar Bissa leapt into action when masked men armed with Samurai swords burst into his family home. Seeing the men slash at his dad Akhtar Shakil, the 15-year-old swung into action by smashing a glass table over the back of one of the robbers. (Wed, 04 Jul 2007 09:35:40 GMT)

Kennewick Police Arrest Man for Selling Drugs and Take His Security Camera
Law Enforcement Officers from across the Tri-Cities report that more and more drug dealers are using home security cameras to protect their illegal operations. (Thu, 05 Jul 2007 01:04:21 GMT)

Anonymous Pledge to Help with Downtown Revitalization in Ellensburg
The Downtown Ellensburg Association is looking for an answer to the $20,000 question. (Thu, 05 Jul 2007 02:41:01 GMT)

Brush Fire Burns Close to 100 Acres North of Zillah
About 100 acres burned. (Thu, 05 Jul 2007 02:49:33 GMT)

Empathy sparks teen-age science frenzy
Collaborative effort is a goal of the workshop that brought 40 or more high schoolers to the University of Vermont campus this week. (Thu, 05 Jul 2007 08:26:02 GMT)

Urgent Stephen Fretwell news
Stephen Fretwell has released early details about his forthcoming album - the songwriter's first for three years. (Thu, 05 Jul 2007 11:12:37 GMT)

Free home security devices for seniors
MOUNT HOLLY - Senior homeowners can have free door locks, bars for sliding glass doors, door viewers, special lighting devices and other safety adjustments made to their homes. (Thu, 05 Jul 2007 15:34:58 GMT)

Wife of Suspect in 'Baseline Killer' Case Stands by Him
Wendy Carr Calls Mark Goudeau the Nicest Man She Knows, Says They Have a Perfect Marriage (Thu, 05 Jul 2007 15:52:48 GMT)

Professional CCTV Display Monitors For Surveillance, Point-Of-Sale & Industrial Automation Applications
Pacer, specialist supplier of information displays, digital signage, optoelectronic components and systems, has announced the launch of the TVS range of professional CCTV video displays (Thu, 05 Jul 2007 16:52:23 GMT)

Cops investigate report of phone identity scam
PRINCETON TOWNSHIP -- Police said a resident received two "suspicious" phone calls from a male caller identifying himself as an employee of Medicare. The unknown male asked the woman resident for her bank ac count number and Social Security number so that he could send her a new Medicare card. (Fri, 06 Jul 2007 04:20:15 GMT)

Keep your vacation burglar-free
When a family goes away on vacation, the last thing it wants to do is put out a welcome mat at home for burglars. (Fri, 06 Jul 2007 05:19:48 GMT)

The Investigators reveal the $4 Security Plan
For less than $4 (and sometimes less than half that) The Investigators show you a few ways to help protect your family and your home. (Fri, 06 Jul 2007 15:47:11 GMT)

'Gutless' torching of family home angers firie
DEVONPORT firefighter Ken Russell was off duty on Friday night, but fire would not leave him alone. Mr Russell and his family lost two cars, camping equipment, a carport and a corner of their house in what was the fourth fire to be lit in Devonport in the space of an hour. (Fri, 06 Jul 2007 17:45:48 GMT)

Main » Sports
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Security company leaving town
State Attorney General Roy Cooper has ordered a Utah-based company to stop selling home-security systems in Durham, saying it was operating without proper certification. (Sat, 07 Jul 2007 05:34:59 GMT)

111 fails home invasion victim
Telecom is launching an investigation into the failure of its 111 system after the victim of an Auckland home invasion couldn't contact police despite repeated attempts. (Sat, 07 Jul 2007 21:59:18 GMT)

It Takes a Village . . . To Catch a Thief, Too
Stephanie Babin was in a deep sleep one night in February, feeling safe in her Alexandria home, her 1-year-old and 4-year-old snuggled tight in her bed, when the squeal of a boot woke her. She opened her eyes to find the shadowy shape of a man less than four feet away, rifling through her dresser. (Sun, 08 Jul 2007 03:58:24 GMT)

Check agent's license
Last Saturday, Scot Scheuring got a bit of a consumer sucker punch. A door-to-door home security salesman persuaded him to signing a three-year, $1,600 contract with a company that wasn't licensed to do business in the state. (Sun, 08 Jul 2007 06:34:15 GMT)

Top dollar
New disclosure rules give investors a clearer picture of how lucrative the big job can be Lockheed Martin Corp.'s CEO Robert J. Stevens has had a lucrative career at the nation's largest defense contractor, and his pay has been outlined to shareholders for years. (Sun, 08 Jul 2007 10:02:27 GMT)

Manhunt for shooters of 2 NYPD cops
A New York Police Department officer was shot twice in the face and another officer was shot in the arm during a traffic stop in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn early Monday morning. (Mon, 09 Jul 2007 12:00:15 GMT)

High crime rate is forcing up premiums
HOUSEHOLD and car insurance premiums are set to rise because of an escalation in violent crimes against home and car owners. (Mon, 09 Jul 2007 22:40:24 GMT)

SOTTO VOCE: Open Sesame!
There was one last chance to do this right. Else, my gadget would inevitably self-destruct. Sure, the password cue was easily remembered. My mother's maiden name was an easy one. But for heaven's sake, what was the answer to the back-up question? (Mon, 09 Jul 2007 22:40:40 GMT)

How best to protect your home
There are some things you should know while insuring your home (Tue, 10 Jul 2007 04:05:21 GMT)

Our partners
1. Links in the Chain Bike Ride Riding across Australia to celebrate the anniversary of the Centenary of Federation. Bog Trotters Mountain Bike Club - Located in Lancaster and offers Sunday, Wednesday evening and weekend rides for all. (Tue, 10 Jul 2007 06:59:53 GMT)

Protect home from thieves this summer
Martha Hempel, 42, wouldn't want to live in her Fortville, Ind., home without an electronic home security system. She became a burglary victim about 10 years ago when a man cut the mesh in the back screen door of her suburban Chicago studio apartment, grabbed her purse off the kitchen table and ran. (Tue, 10 Jul 2007 08:36:09 GMT)

Ontario police plan to kick off watch program
ONTARIO -- The Ontario Police Department will kick off its Neighborhood Watch Program July 24. The goal is to reduce crime and build a better rapport with residents. (Tue, 10 Jul 2007 11:13:11 GMT)

Break-ins spark interest in security
It seems sad and a shame to him when security alarm system expert Ted Offenberger gets called to the scene of a burglary or break-in the day after the crime happens. (Tue, 10 Jul 2007 12:33:21 GMT)

IPTV Will Take Off, Says Study
As cable companies continue to take a bite out of telcos' voice business, those companies will be returning the favor by ramping up their IPTV business in a big way. (Tue, 10 Jul 2007 16:01:01 GMT)

Nortek CEO succeeds Papitto as RWU chairman
BRISTOL – The board of trustees at Roger Williams University has elected Richard Bready, the chairman and CEO of Nortek Inc., to serve as board chairman. He replaces longtime chairman Ralph R. Papitto, who was named chairman emeritus. (Tue, 10 Jul 2007 16:30:36 GMT)

IPTV Revenue, Competition Heating Up
IPTV deployment strategies will most likely center on features and benefits rather than price, a recent study suggests. (Tue, 10 Jul 2007 17:45:00 GMT)

iSuppli: IPTV revenue $26 billion by 2011
JULY 10, 2007 -- Telcos increasingly are looking to IPTV offerings to augment their declining voice communications revenue, causing the market for IPTV video services to rise by a factor of nearly 34 from 2006 to 2011, iSuppli Corp. predicts. (Tue, 10 Jul 2007 19:22:20 GMT)

Don't be put on the spot for sale
1/83/8 Last Saturday, Scot Scheuring got a bit of a consumer sucker punch. A door-to-door home security salesman persuaded him to sign a three-year, $1,600 contract with a company that wasn't licensed to do business in the state. (Wed, 11 Jul 2007 07:15:25 GMT)

Don't be put on the spot for sale
1/83/8 Last Saturday, Scot Scheuring got a bit of a consumer sucker punch. A door-to-door home security salesman persuaded him to sign a three-year, $1,600 contract with a company that wasn't licensed to do business in the state. (Wed, 11 Jul 2007 07:15:25 GMT)

IPTV video revenues to hit US$26 billion by 2011, says iSuppli
The market for IPTV video services is to rise by a factor of nearly 34 to US$26.3 billion in 2011, up from US$779.2 million in 2006, according to research firm iSuppli, which noted that the figures do not include advertising and value-added TV services. (Wed, 11 Jul 2007 09:09:36 GMT)

ADT Safewatch Videoview Helps Homeowners Monitor Property From Anywhere at Any Time
For years, business owners have used video surveillance systems to keep tabs on their operations remotely. Now homeowners are taking advantage of the same technology to monitor their homes when they are away. (Wed, 11 Jul 2007 15:42:01 GMT)

ADT Safewatch Videoview Helps Homeowners Monitor Property From Anywhere at Any Time
For years, business owners have used video surveillance systems to keep tabs on their operations remotely. Now homeowners are taking advantage of the same technology to monitor their homes when they are away. (Wed, 11 Jul 2007 15:42:01 GMT)

Help wanted: Senior needs addressed at conference
Dilys Phillips, a certified public accountant with many older clients, says that there is a 'great need' to educate seniors about telemarketing fraud and other scams. (Thu, 12 Jul 2007 01:11:09 GMT)

Help wanted: Senior needs addressed at conference
Dilys Phillips, a certified public accountant with many older clients, says that there is a 'great need' to educate seniors about telemarketing fraud and other scams. (Thu, 12 Jul 2007 01:11:09 GMT)

UT-Pan Am president reimburses school for improvements to home
The president of the University of Texas-Pan American has reimbursed the school for more than $7,000 in improvements to her home and for use of a campus vehicle after auditors found UT System rules were violated. (Thu, 12 Jul 2007 04:52:18 GMT)

UT-Pan Am president reimburses school for improvements to home
The president of the University of Texas-Pan American has reimbursed the school for more than $7,000 in improvements to her home and for use of a campus vehicle after auditors found UT System rules were violated. (Thu, 12 Jul 2007 04:52:18 GMT)

Home security measures for summer
Martha Hempel, 42, wouldn't want to live in her Fortville, Ind., home without an electronic home security system. (Thu, 12 Jul 2007 07:57:06 GMT)

Home-invasion terror
CHELMSFORD -- Kimberly Ang heard a thump. Climbing the stairs to the second floor of her 5 Hollow Ridge Road home, she opened her son's bedroom door. Standing there were two men. (Thu, 12 Jul 2007 08:08:18 GMT)

Protect your home from thieves
Now is a good time to rethink your home security system: Summer vacation season is a popular time for break-ins because the bad guys know fewer people are home. (Thu, 12 Jul 2007 09:10:57 GMT)

Hmong felt CIA backed them
Hmong leaders in the United States believed the Central Intelligence Agency was backing a plan to extract Hmong villagers from the Laos jungle, according to papers filed late Wednesday in Sacramento federal court. (Thu, 12 Jul 2007 11:31:55 GMT)

Home security is Bay sheriff's topic
Presentations on home safety and security, featuring Sheriff John Miller as guest speaker, will take place in Bay County. The presentations are being hosted by the Bay County Division on Aging in cooperation with the Bay County Sheriff's Department. (Thu, 12 Jul 2007 16:41:41 GMT)

Brinks Investor Repeats Call for Spinoff
MMI Investments LP has repeated its request for Brinks Co. to consider a tax-free split-up of its home security and armored transportation units, according to a regulatory filing Thursday with the Securities and Exchange Commission. (Thu, 12 Jul 2007 18:19:37 GMT)

Top law enforcer authorizes home security system for deputy
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- A top assistant to Ohio Attorney General Marc Dann is getting a 37-hundred dollar home security system at state expense after receiving telephone threats. (Thu, 12 Jul 2007 23:10:56 GMT)

Top law enforcer authorizes home security system for deputy
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - A top assistant to Ohio Attorney General Marc Dann is getting a $3,700 home security system at state expense after receiving telephone threats. (Thu, 12 Jul 2007 23:27:42 GMT)

State pays for home security system
A top assistant to Ohio Attorney General Marc Dann has received a $3,700 home security system at state expense after receiving a telephone threat. (Fri, 13 Jul 2007 07:25:02 GMT)

State pays for home security system
A top assistant to Ohio Attorney General Marc Dann has received a $3,700 home security system at state expense after receiving a telephone threat. (Fri, 13 Jul 2007 07:25:02 GMT)

The Brink's Company Board of Directors Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend
The board of directors of The Brink's Company declared a regular quarterly dividend of 10 cents per share on its common stock payable on September 4, 2007, to shareholders of record on July 24, 2007. (Fri, 13 Jul 2007 12:42:00 GMT)

75 employers to be at Columbus job fair Thursday
The Georgia Department of Labor’s Columbus Career Center and the University of Phoenix will co-sponsor a job fair Thursday at the university's Columbus campus, 4747 Hamilton Rd. (Fri, 13 Jul 2007 21:27:08 GMT)

Taxpayer Funded Home Security System Stirs Up Controversy
A state funded home security system is stirring up controversy. (Fri, 13 Jul 2007 21:53:33 GMT)

State pays for home security system
A top assistant to Ohio Attorney General Marc Dann has received a $3,700 home security system at state expense after receiving a telephone threat. (Sat, 14 Jul 2007 11:10:47 GMT)

Don't let guard down when buying security system
Scot Scheuring got a bit of a consumer sucker punch. (Sun, 15 Jul 2007 08:25:15 GMT)

How Thick Are Their Wallets?
The chairman and chief executive of credit card issuer Capital One Financial , Richard D. Fairbank, was the most highly paid executive at a Washington area public company last year with total compensation of $37.4 million. (Mon, 16 Jul 2007 00:15:11 GMT)

Will Doña Ana County continue to attract companies?
LAS CRUCES — A quick look around Doña Ana County reveals the obvious: the area is growing at a cheetah's pace. More and more housing developments are being built, new restaurants and stores are opening their doors and earth movers can be seen at a variety of locales as projects begin to take shape. (Mon, 16 Jul 2007 06:06:43 GMT)

Home-Security Startup InGrid Raises $13.5M
TV Crush Mary McNamara , , July 13, 2007 August is Elvis Month on TV Land August is Elvis Presley month on TV Land, the channel that caters to the 78 million strong boomer viewer. The month-long t... (Mon, 16 Jul 2007 06:37:52 GMT)

Successful Internet Entrepreneur Sends His Online Wedding Business on the Honeymoon It Deserves
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.----What happens when a successful online marketer finds himself laid up in a hospital bed heavily drugged on morphine for five days with no internet access? In the case of web marketing pro, Drew Kossoff, you take a deep look at your life and then decide to sell off all interests that are distracting you from making a difference in the world and enjoying the ultimate ... (Mon, 16 Jul 2007 14:00:00 GMT)

Berwyn security company gets venture funding
InGrid Inc. said Monday it has closed on a third-round venture-capital financing of $13.5 million. (Mon, 16 Jul 2007 15:17:19 GMT)

Inter-racial couple plans to move after threats from neighbors
PALM BEACH, Fla. -- An inter-racial couple living in Wellington are throwing in the towel and putting their home up for sale after five years of harassment. (Mon, 16 Jul 2007 23:19:46 GMT)

Will Doña Ana County continue to attract companies?
LAS CRUCES — A quick look around Doña Ana County reveals the obvious: the area is growing at a cheetah's pace. More and more housing developments are being built, new restaurants and stores are opening their doors and earth movers can be seen at a variety of locales as projects begin to take shape. (Tue, 17 Jul 2007 06:07:13 GMT)

EON introduces SIMON security solutions in the Middle East
EON, the region's smart home pioneer, introduces yet another innovative security solution, combining advanced technologies and intrusion detection and prevention capabilities to defend today's blended threats, delivering peace of mind 24 hours a day. (Tue, 17 Jul 2007 08:36:11 GMT)

Home security is in the bag
THE Tasmanian State Emergency Service is encouraging Tasmanians to prepare themselves for natural disasters by developing their own survival kit. (Tue, 17 Jul 2007 14:00:00 GMT)

Internet Phone Start-up Goes Belly-Up
westlake writes "The New York Times has a short piece on the failure of SunRocket, the second-largest internet phone service after Vonage, with 200,000 customers. Start-ups like SunRocket are under enormous pressure from the telcos and cable, which have marketing muscle and can bundle VoIP with Internet, TV, home security services, and so on. The start-up has only one product, and since they ... (Tue, 17 Jul 2007 16:22:03 GMT)

Microsoft Windows Home Server Heads on Its Way
Microsoft announced Monday that it has completed its Windows Home Server (WHS) software and released the code to its OEM partners, including HP and Gateway, just six months after unveiling the project. (Wed, 18 Jul 2007 00:03:07 GMT)

Make life hard for burglars
PEOPLE living in Stanground, Peterborough, are being urged to check their home security following a series of break-ins. (18/07/2007) (Wed, 18 Jul 2007 12:32:54 GMT)

Family safety brings Chester home
Former Springbok wing Chester Williams has resigned from his coaching position to be closer to his wife. (Thu, 19 Jul 2007 11:16:46 GMT)

Lightning making season a real sizzler 7:57 AM
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- A 30 percent spike in lightning strikes has burned houses, fried electronics and split open trees as ranks of thunderstorms lashed metro Charlotte in recent weeks. (Thu, 19 Jul 2007 12:05:13 GMT)

Take steps to protect your home from summer thieves
Now is a good time to rethink your home security system: Summer vacation season is a popular time for break-ins because the bad guys know fewer people are home. (Thu, 19 Jul 2007 19:05:45 GMT)

A Breakup At Brink's?
Will security king Brink's ( BCO ) finally yield to demands to split the company? Activist shareholders have upped pressure to spin off to shareholders the home security unit, so it can trade independently of the armored cars. (Thu, 19 Jul 2007 23:03:12 GMT)

Hafslund Q2 opg 6.91 bln nkr vs 7.70 bln on 40 pct lower power prices
OSLO (Thomson Financial) - Norwegian electricity-to-home security group Hafslund ASA posted second quarter operating profits of 6.91 bln nkr, down from 7.70 bln at the same point last year, as the firm was hit by a 40 pct year-on-year fall in average power sales prices. (Fri, 20 Jul 2007 06:26:06 GMT)

New Plano court to pay traffic tickets
A new Plano Municipal Court branch office opened Monday at the Joint Use Facility located at 7501-A Independence Parkway, about a 15 minute drive from the main office in Downtown Plano. (Fri, 20 Jul 2007 06:42:50 GMT)

Burglary Victim Sees Intruder
In the recent burglaries around Sioux Falls, only one burglary victim has actually seen the intruder. (Sat, 21 Jul 2007 02:57:18 GMT)

Life is unpredictable, but God's love for us is steady
Ever feel like life is a crap shoot, and you wonder when you are going to roll snake eyes? Life feels so arbitrary at times. None of us knows... (Sat, 21 Jul 2007 07:31:23 GMT)

North Inland Volunteer Opportunities
Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve: The group needs volunteers in government and civilian workplaces to continue its mission of gaining employer support for reservists and guardsmen. (800) 336-4590 or www.esgr.mil. (Sat, 21 Jul 2007 09:03:57 GMT)

Don't take vacation from home security while on a trip
Dear Action Line: Your June 30 column on deterring home burglaries didn't go into providing an anti-burglary plan for when you are on vacation. In addition to stopping the mail and newspaper, what else can vacationers do to discourage burglars? -- R.G., Tulsa. (Sat, 21 Jul 2007 09:30:19 GMT)

Capital Gains in D.C.
Cable operators know they’re competing for consumers’ video, online and telephone dollars, so there won’t be a lot of talk at the CTAM Summit about getting past a monopolist mentality when it comes to marketing. (Sat, 21 Jul 2007 15:37:42 GMT)

Cousino relying on everyman appeal, unconventional ideas in mayoral quest
Most Macon mayoral candidates who earn just 318 votes might want to give up on their hopes for political greatness. (Sun, 22 Jul 2007 07:10:58 GMT)

The spirit of independence meets the spirit of invention
Marty Martin keeps track of his mom's health from more than 500 miles away. (Sun, 22 Jul 2007 09:12:47 GMT)

You can set up a Neighborhood Watch group
Neighborhood Watch is a grass-roots program made up of volunteers who agree to be a block captain or join the program. (Sun, 22 Jul 2007 11:03:49 GMT)

County roundup
Prince William County government will sponsor a community meeting regarding the Silver Lake Recreational Area located on Antioch Road. The meeting, which is open to the public, will be held in the auditorium at Battlefield High School at 15000 Graduation Drive in Haymarket at 7 p.m Thursday. (Mon, 23 Jul 2007 04:02:11 GMT)

Drees targets home security
After seeing an early surge in traffic from a new promotional program in its premier homes subsidiary, Drees Co. might roll out the program nationally. (Mon, 23 Jul 2007 04:04:12 GMT)

Capital Gains: The Summit of Competitive Marketing
Cable operators know they're competing for consumers' video, online and telephone dollars, so there won't be a lot of talk at the CTAM Summit about getting past a monopolist mentality when it comes to marketing. (Mon, 23 Jul 2007 04:07:44 GMT)

Letters to the editor
A sampling of readers' letters, faxes and e-mail. (Mon, 23 Jul 2007 07:25:51 GMT)

National Night Out set Aug. 7
BULLHEAD CITY - Bullhead City police and fire departments will hold their 9th annual National Night Out with Mohave Electric Cooperative as the “official electric utility sponsor, one light at a time.” (Mon, 23 Jul 2007 09:17:42 GMT)

UPG to Launch Its Fourth Logistic Center
CARROLLTON, Texas----Universal Power Group, Inc. , today announced that it is launching its fourth logistics center. (Mon, 23 Jul 2007 14:47:00 GMT)

Capital Gains: The Summit of Competitive Marketing
Cable operators know they're competing for consumers' video, online and telephone dollars, so there won't be a lot of talk at the CTAM Summit about getting past a monopolist mentality when it comes to marketing. (Mon, 23 Jul 2007 17:22:53 GMT)

County roundup
Prince William County government will sponsor a community meeting regarding the Silver Lake Recreational Area located on Antioch Road. The meeting, which is open to the public, will be held in the auditorium at Battlefield High School at 15000 Graduation Drive in Haymarket at 7 p.m Thursday. (Tue, 24 Jul 2007 02:06:43 GMT)

TiVo Debuts $299 HD DVR for Cable
As part of a marketing pitch to cable operators, TiVo plan to begin selling a lower-priced HD digital-video recorder, the TiVo HD box, which, at $299, is nearly one-third the price of the $799 TiVo Series 3 HD DVR. Scheduled to be available in retail channels in August, TiVo HD is designed “exclusively for cable,” according to the company, with support for multistream CableCARDs. (Tue, 24 Jul 2007 05:07:45 GMT)

Letter to the Editor
"The nightmare scenario" (Tue, 24 Jul 2007 06:19:32 GMT)

Police peddle advice to cyclists
CYCLE thieves are going to have a tougher time in Redbridge after police took to the streets with advice and help for bike owners. PC Jason Taylor was among those helping cyclists safeguard their property by marking bikes and recording frame numbers in Woodford High Road on Thursday, June 21. (Tue, 24 Jul 2007 11:12:17 GMT)

Police issue warning after distraction burglaries across Aylesbury Vale
POLICE are urging the public to be vigilant this afternoon after a number of distraction burglaries across Aylesbury Vale. (Tue, 24 Jul 2007 11:44:20 GMT)

Megacable Bundles NextAlarm.com Home Security
TODD SPANGLER Todd Spangler , Technology Editor, Multichannel News July 23, 2007 NBCU-Fox JV: Help Wanted The NBC Universal-News Corp. joint venture&n... (Tue, 24 Jul 2007 14:53:09 GMT)

Google and eBay fight the phone companies
Internet companies are lobbying the FCC to open up wireless networks to new applications and devices. If they win, we could all have cheaper, better, more wonderful cellphones. (Wed, 25 Jul 2007 02:00:18 GMT)

Business Bureau warns consumers about pressure sales
YOUNGSTOWN — Area homeowners are reporting that high-pressured, door-to-door salesmen are attempting to convince them to purchase home security system contracts at locations that already have the hardware for the security systems on their properties. (Wed, 25 Jul 2007 04:20:19 GMT)

Business Bureau warns consumers about pressure sales
Tribune Chronicle YOUNGSTOWN — Area homeowners are reporting that high-pressured, door-to-door salesmen are attempting to convince them to purc... (Wed, 25 Jul 2007 04:30:27 GMT)

Exeter discusses public safety
EXETER TWP. - People who attended a meeting July 18, Wednesday, about ways to make their community safer stopped short of setting up a crime watch, but they agreed that neighbors should watch out for one another. (Wed, 25 Jul 2007 07:21:19 GMT)

Video security gains popularity in local homes
Homeowners wanting to keep an eye on their latchkey kids, watch for intruders or vandals, or simply see who's pulling into the driveway can set up video cameras for under $50 or buy deluxe systems for thousands of dollars. (Wed, 25 Jul 2007 09:24:44 GMT)

City law firm filing suit in Lee case
After Steven Van Keuren was convicted last month of murdering Teri Lee and Timothy Hawkinson Sr. in Lee’s Westlakeland Township home, the family and a Woodbury law firm, Harper and Peterson, announced they will be filing a civil suit against ADT Security Services for failing to alert Lee and Hawkinson that Van Keuren was entering the home. (Wed, 25 Jul 2007 14:29:05 GMT)

Burglaries on the Rise
Through just the last 24 hours there have been more than a half a dozen reports of burglaries in Mason City. The Mason City Police Department says homes and business have seen an increase in theft when compared to the past couple of months. The Helps family is just one of dozens of recent victims. (Thu, 26 Jul 2007 01:58:15 GMT)

Guard your castle
Martha Hempel, 42, wouldn't want to live in her Fortville, Ind., home without an electronic home security system. She became a burglary victim about 10 years ago when a man cut the mesh in the back screen door of her suburban Chicago studio apartment, grabbed her purse off the kitchen table and ran. (Thu, 26 Jul 2007 09:17:51 GMT)

Police, fire departments, MEC schedule National Night Out
BULLHEAD CITY - Bullhead City Police and Fire departments will hold their 9th annual National Night Out with Mohave Electric Cooperative as the “official electric utility sponsor, one light at a time.” (Thu, 26 Jul 2007 09:19:25 GMT)

UPG To Launch Its Fourth Logistic Center
Universal Power Group, Inc. recently announced that it is launching its fourth logistics center. UPG has leased an approximately 18,000 square feet facility in Waddell Industrial Park, northwest of Columbus, Georgia. The facility is conveniently located, with easy accessibility to major interstate freeways. (Thu, 26 Jul 2007 11:02:05 GMT)

The Brink's Company Announces Schedule for Second-Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call
The Brink's Company will host a conference call on Thursday, August 2, at 11:00 a.m. to review second-quarter results, which will be released earlier that day. (Thu, 26 Jul 2007 12:41:00 GMT)

Drees targets home security
After seeing an early surge in traffic from a new promotional program in its premier homes subsidiary, Drees Co. might roll out the program nationally. (Thu, 26 Jul 2007 14:38:19 GMT)

POLICE BEAT
An elderly Ann Arbor woman escaped her home after noticing an intruder early this morning, according to police reports. (Thu, 26 Jul 2007 14:53:50 GMT)

Home security saleswoman goes door-to-door after Hallman beating
Kelli Zerbel went house to house on Lapeer street, just doors from where Ruth Hallman was found beaten in her home this afternoon, soliciting famlies to sign up for an APX home security system. (Thu, 26 Jul 2007 20:53:47 GMT)

Going on holiday? Keep home safe
Martha Hempel, 42, would not want to live in her Fortville, Ind., home without an electronic home security system. She became a burglary victim about 10 years ago when a man cut the mesh in the back screen door of her suburban Chicago studio apartment, grabbed her purse off the kitchen table and ran. (Fri, 27 Jul 2007 07:13:32 GMT)

Police will discuss home security issues
HARVEY CEDARS: The borough police department will be hosting a home security seminar for residents, to be held about 5 p.m. Aug. 3 at borough hall, 7606 Long Beach Blvd. (Fri, 27 Jul 2007 08:54:08 GMT)

Big Brother
Who will make the most money after Big Brother? Loading ... MORE no news on the Madeleine McCann case. It is now a week since the three-year-old girl was snatched from a Portugal holiday resort. (Fri, 27 Jul 2007 09:37:08 GMT)

Ingersoll-Rand quarter earnings up on foreign sales
NEW YORK (MarketWatch) - Ingersoll-Rand Corp. on Friday reported second-quarter earnings in line with Wall Street expectations as revenue from its international markets offset a soft domestic market. (Fri, 27 Jul 2007 13:25:31 GMT)

NextVision - Affordable Internet Home Security Camera Service
The Home-Technology-Store.com and NextAlarm.com®, The Broadband Alarm Company®, have partnered to offer an affordable video monitoring service to its value priced, high quality VoIP- based alarm monitoring services for homes and small businesses called NEXTVIEW. (Fri, 27 Jul 2007 23:08:00 GMT)

Home Security Tips
The Connecticut State Police offer the following tips on how homeowners can keep themselves as safe as possible and deter burglars. (Sat, 28 Jul 2007 07:05:55 GMT)

briefly - the community journal
BATAVIA - At their July 16 meeting, Batavia Local School District Board of Education members hired Cindy Jacob to the position of gifted coordinator for the district's gifted program. (Sat, 28 Jul 2007 13:26:03 GMT)

Zicom sets up unit in China
CHENNAI: Zicom Electronic Security Systems, (Zicom) a provider of electronic security solutions, has recently set up a manufacturing unit in Shenzen, China. Rathin Kumar Banerjee, Chief Executive Officer of the company’s Security ... (Sat, 28 Jul 2007 22:29:18 GMT)

DIY Home Security
Here's a simple, low-cost way to keep an eye on your house. (Sun, 29 Jul 2007 10:14:45 GMT)

Wireless a multibillion-dollar industry
It's becoming a world of wireless. Cell phones aren't about voice calls anymore but about sending text messages to friends and family, sharing photos, downloading music, watching video. (Mon, 30 Jul 2007 07:15:48 GMT)

DIY Home Security
Here's a simple, low-cost way to keep an eye on your house. (Mon, 30 Jul 2007 20:05:23 GMT)

Ask a cop: When not to call 9-1-1
Dial 9-1-1 if the situation is an emergency. Emergency situations are those in which a person's health is immediately in jeopardy, a crime has just occurred or may be occurring or any other act that due to its serious nature demands immediate attention by the Police or Fire Department. If you are not sure if the situation is a real emergency, call 911 and the dispatcher will make the ... (Tue, 31 Jul 2007 00:54:41 GMT)

NCTC Talks with Sprint About Wireless Resale Deal for Independents
Monterey, Calif. -- The National Cable Television Cooperative held “exploratory discussions” with the cellular-telephony operations of Sprint Nextel, according to Scott Abbott , executive vice president of the programming- and hardware-buying collective. (Tue, 31 Jul 2007 04:37:41 GMT)

Invasion jitters? Take action now
Summary Not Available (Tue, 31 Jul 2007 04:59:44 GMT)

Biz bits 7/31/07
Hood Branco Innovations Inc., which designs entertainment theaters and systems for homes and businesses, recently accepted an invitation to serve on the advisory board of the international firm Control4, according to a company press release. (Tue, 31 Jul 2007 08:03:09 GMT)

Join the fun in Night Out
PLAINSBORO — THE PLAINSBORO TOWNSHIP Police Department will be hosting the 24th annual National Night Out on Aug. 7, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Morris Davison Park. (Tue, 31 Jul 2007 08:34:11 GMT)

AAA: Most Home Robberies Happen In July, August
In the midst of the peak season for residential burglaries, the Automobile Club of Southern California released a list of tips Tuesday for residents to deter home break-ins. SLIDESHOWS: View The Day's Top Photos VIDEO: Watch The Latest News (Tue, 31 Jul 2007 18:16:00 GMT)

Invasion suspect sought in Pelham
PELHAM -- Dianne Paradiso called her home-security company to have her alarm system checked. Joe Koster told his kids to be careful when they're playing outside. (Tue, 31 Jul 2007 21:35:56 GMT)

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
Crowbar-rape trial postponed after accused claims abuse at prison LOWELL -- The attorney for an Ayer man accused of raping a woman with a crowbar claims corrections officers at the House of Correction in Billerica allowed other inmates to throw feces and urine at his client while he sat trapped in his jail cell. (Tue, 31 Jul 2007 21:36:57 GMT)

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