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Senator: Technology Warrants New Privacy Laws

By Nick Tabor ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) – Sen. Christopher Shank says government agencies can learn a great deal about people by just tracking their movements via cellphones and license plates, so Maryland needs stricter protections to keep pace with new surveillance technology. Shank, R-Washington, presented to the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee two bills that would [...]

Leviton Introduces New Extra Duty While-in-Use Covers

MELVILLE, New York – Leviton today introduced its new Extra Duty While-in-Use Covers designed to protect wiring devices from inclement elements while providing easy access to receptacles. Available in both horizontal and vertical configurations, these non-metallic covers are ruggedly constructed to guard against moisture, debris and insects without breaking or cracking. They are ideal for [...]

The Best of All Worlds for Efficiency and Sustainability

Over the past several decades, the term “automatic heating system” was lost in the cold, ash heap of time. Once in the vernacular of heating professionals, the term was conceived when oil took America’s heating systems by storm after M.A. Fessler invented the oil burner to take advantage of the crude oil that was seeping [...]

Dispute Over Repairs Threatens Historic Building

By Jenny Peter VINCENNES, Ind. (AP) – A 140-year-old building nestled in the heart of Main Street in Vincennes is at risk of being lost forever unless its owner and both local and state historic preservation groups can come together to save it. It’s been five months since city officials condemned the Heberd Building, 320 [...]

Baseball Star Rivera Rescues, Renovates NY Church

By Jim Fitzgerald NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. (AP) – Being retired hasn’t stopped Mariano Rivera from picking up one more save. The former New York Yankees closer has renovated a long-vacant suburban church that will be the new home of his wife’s ministry. For years, Rivera had been crediting God for his skills on the field, [...]