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  • 16 Nov 2010 5:46 AM | IJCSA - (Administrator)

    Five years ago, Myrick emerged from a 37-day treatment program with the Veteran’s Affairs (VA) Palo Alto Healthcare system ready to make another fresh start. He began volunteering with the Palo Alto Downtown Streets Team (DST), an organization established in 2005 to clean up the city’s dirty streets and simultaneously provide jobs for the homeless.

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  • 16 Nov 2010 5:43 AM | IJCSA - (Administrator)

    SANTA ANA, Calif., Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Building Maintenance, a division of Universal Services of America and one of fastest growing all-green janitorial services companies in the U.S., is excited to announce that they have acquired Service Link Commercial, LLC in Phoenix, Arizona. Service Link Commercial has one of the best reputations in the janitorial industry within Arizona and is considered the premier provider of janitorial and cleaning services within the commercial office building marketplace.

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  • 15 Nov 2010 7:14 AM | IJCSA - (Administrator)

    Oops! Kendra Wilkinson gave window cleaners an eyeful as the former Playboy star flashed them her prize assets.....

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  • 15 Nov 2010 7:12 AM | IJCSA - (Administrator)

    He's been described as the elder statesman of the environment movement, but Paul Ehrlich just wants the world to be more aware the dangers posed by modern chemicals.

    Professor Ehrlich, who's in Australia on a brief visit, is a big name in the history of 20th century ecology. His book, The Population Bomb, published over forty years ago, still resonates today. Professor Ehrlich says modern man has released about 100-thousand chemicals into the environment, that are toxic in some way.

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  • 15 Nov 2010 7:08 AM | IJCSA - (Administrator)

    Ten women, believed to be in the United States illegally, have been arrested in Levittown, Bucks County where they worked for a maid service company.

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  • 15 Nov 2010 7:02 AM | IJCSA - (Administrator)

    HOUMA, La. -- A Louisiana family says their house was trashed by a full-grown deer that crashed through a glass door.

    The rampaging buck created chaos for close to a half hour Friday while trying to get out of the house in Houma, about 50 miles southwest of new Orleans. It smashed belongings, upended furniture and chased the women and child inside before it was shot and killed by a deputy.

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  • 15 Nov 2010 7:01 AM | IJCSA - (Administrator)

    Last article we talked about incentives and rewards for employees or volunteers that had an expense. Let's take a look at a few ways we might be able to reward with no or minimal cost.

  • 15 Nov 2010 6:58 AM | IJCSA - (Administrator)

    METHUEN — Former Superintendent Jeanne Whitten fired Eugene Casey in 2007 for working on an illegal gambling operation while on duty as a school custodian, but now a majority of civil service commissioners say Casey deserves his job back.

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  • 14 Nov 2010 10:13 AM | IJCSA - (Administrator)

    The Spokane river had a soap-scum problem. Runoff from the region's dishwashers was loaded with phosphorus, which helped get glasses and plates sparkling clean but was also fueling the growth of algae, which, in turn, were making Washington State's waterways an icky green. Besides repelling swimmers, the algae were sucking up so much oxygen they were suffocating other aquatic life. Experts estimated that as much as a third of the phosphorus at wastewater-treatment facilities was from dishwasher detergent


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  • 14 Nov 2010 10:11 AM | IJCSA - (Administrator)

    Question: Because I've had hip surgery, I cannot bend down low without the risk of dislocating my hip. We had to get a "raised" toilet seat. Being up a little higher is a lot more comfortable. Why are standard toilets so low and can you give me information on higher toilets for home use?

    - Betty, Minnesota

    Answer: First off, I'm not a history expert. But, I can share information that has been passed on to me. Many people have told me about bathroom designs in some areas where you basically are squatting over a pot or trough with a little running water. I've been told that many people ...

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