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Florida Finds Zika In Trapped Mosquitoes, 1st in US Mainland

Florida Finds Zika In Trapped Mosquitoes, 1st in US Mainland

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Portions of Yellowstone River, Some Tributaries Re-Opened

Portions of Yellowstone River, Some Tributaries Re-Opened

Dead whitefish float in the Yellowstone River near Emigrant, Mont. Montana re-opened portions of the Yellowstone River Thursday, Sept. 1, but is keeping a popular stretch closed due to a fish-killing parasite. (AP Photo/Matthew Brown, file)

By Matthew Brown

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Montana

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Vintage Luxury Apartment Building Restored to Former Heating Glory

Vintage Luxury Apartment Building Restored to Former Heating Glory

At the Mendota, a Weil-McLain atmospheric draft steam boiler was the key to the property’s overhaul.

Built at the turn of the last century in 1901, the seven-story Mendota is Washington D.C.’s oldest intact luxury apartment building. Though much of the building had been restored over the years, one area requiring attention was the facility’s heating system. Upgrading to a modern steam boiler restored

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Plan Divvies Up Desert for Conservation, Energy Projects

Plan Divvies Up Desert for Conservation, Energy Projects

By Alicia Chang

Shows an array of mirrors at the Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating site in Primm, Nev. The Obama administration released a plan on Wednesday, Sept. …

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J.W. Winco Offers Stainless Steel Arched Pull Handles

J.W. Winco Offers Stainless Steel Arched Pull Handles

The new Bison Compact 712 Series PowerSTAR is built for performance in compact spaces.

NEW BERLIN, Wis. — J.W. Winco, Inc., a leading supplier of standard industrial machine components, announced it now offers GN 565.9 Stainless Steel Arched Pull Handles, Tapped or Thru Hole.

These RoHS-compliant Arched Pull Handles are made of 304 stainless steel and feature a matte shot-blast finish. The modernly designed handles are

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Pasternack Unveils Brand New Radar Demonstration Kits Covering the 2.4 GHz ISM Frequency Brand

Pasternack Unveils Brand New Radar Demonstration Kits Covering the 2.4 GHz ISM Frequency Brand

Bison’s 712 PMDC right-angle hypoid gearmotor is its most compact PowerSTAR gearmotor option yet.

Irvine, CA — Pasternack, a leading provider of RF, microwave and millimeter wave products, unveils the brand new PEM11000-KIT and PEM11002-KIT radar demonstration kits covering the popular 2.4 GHz industrial, scientific, and medical (ISM) band with no special licensing required. These demonstration kits offer a convenient educational resource to study and experiment

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Taco Introduces the New, 007e ECM High-Efficiency Circulator

Taco Introduces the New, 007e ECM High-Efficiency Circulator

Taco’s 007e ECM circulator combines the performance of its 007 with high efficiency, offering an 85-percent reduction in electricity while eliminating the need for programming.

Taco Comfort Solutions has introduced the new 007e ECM circulator, offering the equivalent performance of the legendary 007 combined with high-efficiency ECM technology that uses up to 85 percent less

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Delta Unveils World’s First Anti-Microbial Cooling Tower

Delta Unveils World’s First Anti-Microbial Cooling Tower

The risk of propagation of deadly cooling tower-borne pathogens, such as Legionnaire’s Disease, can be minimized through the use of towers made of anti-microbial HDPE.

ROXBURY TOWNSHIP, NJ — Legionella, the bacteria that causes potentially fatal Legionnaire’s Disease, and other strains of deadly pathogens that are hosted by some cooling towers, have been substantially reduced

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Samsung Updates Smartwatch, Lenovo Ditches Laptop Keyboard

Samsung Updates Smartwatch, Lenovo Ditches Laptop Keyboard

By Anick Jesdanun

NEW YORK (AP) — Samsung’s next smartwatch will come with GPS capabilities and the ability to call or text for help by triple-tapping a side button.

The new Gear S3 retains the circular design of the current S2 model, but is slightly larger. Samsung will still sell last year’s S2 to those who consider the S3 too big on their wrist. As with the S2, the outer ring of the watch face rotates to let you scroll through notifications and apps. Interface improvements

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New App Turns Apple iOS Devices Into Professional Vibration Measurement Tools

New App Turns Apple iOS Devices Into Professional Vibration Measurement Tools

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. — ACE Controls’ new VibroChecker PRO native iOS app turns iPhones and iPads into professional vibration and impact measuring devices, providing users with a high-performance, lightweight alternative to more costly systems.

The original VibroChecker app from Ace Controls uses the acceleration sensors, gyroscopes and microphones integrated in the iPhone and iPad to measure vibrations on machines and components within a frequency range of up to 50 Hz. Upgrading to the new ‘PRO’ version of the app increases the range up to 8,000Hz. The

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Intel Brief — October 2016

Intel Brief — October 2016

Officials trying to clean up oil spill before it seeps into groundwater.

Nearly 4,000 gallons of gasoline spilled near the South Fork of the Eel River in south Humboldt, California, September 11 after a petroleum tanker overturned. Officials from the California Department of Parks and Recreation were working to determine if the oil leaked into the river and stated clean-up efforts would begin September 13.

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Sunday storm causes widespread damage, outages.

Crews worked September 11 to restore power to over 23,000 Eversource Energy customers

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Intel Brief September 2016

Intel Brief September 2016

As much as 4,200 gallons of crude oil spill into mouth of Mississippi River.

The U.S. Coast Guard reported that approximately 4,200 gallons of crude oil spilled from a Texas Petroleum Investment Co. well into the Main Pass of the Mississippi River in Louisiana Aug. 2 and 840 gallons spilled from the company’s pipeline into the river’s South Pass July 28. The U.S. Coast Guard secured the pipe and installed a containment boom and officials were investigating the cause of the spill.

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Montana E.coli

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Intel Brief August 2016

Intel Brief August 2016

Nearly 70 people were evacuated from residences, a library, and a YMCA in Pierre after a city street crew ruptured an underground gas line.

Nearly 70 people were evacuated from residences, a library, and a YMCA of the USA facility in Pierre, S.D., for about two hours June 27 while crews worked to repair a ruptured underground gas line.

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Algae causes boil water order for almost 3,600 water customers.

Approximately 3,600 customers in the Crittenden-Livingston County Water District were placed under a boil advisory

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