Weekly stories, facts, trends and other information from around the globe July 19, 2005  
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Industry News

Airport access with security at the heart of Europe
Security Park, UK - Jul 19, 2005
... GTI, the Belgium-based systems integrator that specialises in bespoke solutions, from perimeter security and video surveillance to access control and the ...
New Vandal Resistant Access Control Readers from Multilink
Security Park, UK - Jul 15, 2005
Multilink Access Control Systems have launched a new range of vandal and weather resistant, wall mounted, card readers that combine either proximity or ...
Fingerprint scanner lets the right ones in
commercialappeal.com (subscription), TN - 13 hours ago
... The upgrade to a biometric access control system, at a cost of about $10,000, would use sensors to scan the fingerprints of motorists entering the garage off ...

Fence Contractors in the News

Eads Fence moving to Nisbet site
Loveland Herald, OH - Jul 12, 2005
... new owner. Dale Eads, owner of Eads Fence Co., closed on the property two weeks ago. The purchase ... other businesses. Eads Fence Co. will use ...
Customer bit; will get shots
New Brunswick Home News Tribune, NJ - 6 hours ago
RAHWAY — A male Rottweiler, housed in a pen at a fence company on routes 1 and 9, is being quarantined after the dog bit a Carteret man, who was a customer ...

Community Issues

Beer Tent Fence Needed?
WKOW, WI - Jul 17, 2005
Chief Tom Klubertanz asked city leaders for a fence around the beer tent to prevent minors from getting their hands on alcohol. ...
New Fence In Bucksport
WLBZ-TV, ME - Jul 12, 2005
Orange, plastic tarp has replaced an old cemetery fence. The ... The original fence was erected in the 1800s and in need of repair. The ...
New fence cost $18,000 extra
Central Michican Life, MI - Jul 12, 2005
By David Harris. The person who used to chase stray field hockey balls is thankful for the newly constructed fence around the field. ...
Fence assembled around the Redbud Woods News 10 Now Jul 18, 2005
... "We are proceeding in a deliberate fashion to start putting up the fence that will secure the construction site so that as ...

Fence-ology

KILLAM: I'll keep you posted
Lufkin Daily News, TX - Jul 16, 2005
... Fence-ology, the study of fences and fence posts, is actually a fairly new study in East Texas. Many people don't realize that it was in the mid-20th century ...

Pool Safety

"A Fence Makes Sense" aims to improve pool safety
Kansas City Star, MO - Jul 13, 2005
Nearly three years ago Janet Meisinger gained notoriety by building a six-foot fence around her pool. Now the Leawood resident is ...
Pool-fence program to run year-round
Arizona Republic, AZ - Jul 17, 2005
Phoenix firefighters will be able to give away free pool fences year-round for the first time since the countywide Adopt-A-Fence program began in 2002. ...
Trendy inflatable pools causing bylaw officers headaches
London Free Press, Canada - Jul 17, 2005
"Quite often we'll get a call from someone, usually a neighbour, who says their neighbour has this pool, no fence and children can walk right into it," said ...
Even inflatable pools must meet safety codes
MLive.com, MI - Jul 17, 2005
... Once the permit is issued, the site is inspected and issues like setback requirements, barriers (fencing) and electrical sources (for such things as pumps and ...

Fences in the Courts

A trip over fence post leads to suit against Nonna's restaurant
St. Clair Record, IL - Jul 19, 2005
Margaret Starr filed suit against Nonna's Restaurant in St. Clair County Circuit Court July 13 seeking more than $15,000 for injuries sustained when she allegedly tripped over a fence post in the Belleville restaurant's parking lot.

Feds and Fences

Deadly fence to deter escape at prison here
FOX11AZ.com (subscription), AZ - Jul 18, 2005
... on escaping from the Federal Correctional Institute in Tucson will soon have to worry about something other than armed guards - an electrified fence that can ...

Local Government Issues

Foyil considers expanding fence line
Claremore Daily Progress, OK - Jul 16, 2005
FOYIL — Council members unanimously agreed to continue research into the possible expansion of the Foyil fence line and squaring up town boundaries. ...
Homeowners beware: fix the broken fence or be ready to go to jail
Fort Bend Southwest Sun, TX - Jul 12, 2005
... appeared before city council last week regarding citations he received for the bad condition of his back yard fence. Fordjour said ...
Glad You Asked: Fireflies, trash and bindweed
Journal Times Online, WI - Jul 18, 2005
... So goes the romance of nature. When a property owner puts up a fence, is there an ordinance that the good side must face out from their property? ...

International

Politicians back 'ugly' fence protest
Norfolk Eastern Daily Press, UK - Jul 15, 2005
ADAM GRETTON 16 July 2005 07:16 Two Norfolk politicians pledged their support yesterday to a campaign against "illegal, ugly and dangerous" barbed wire fencing ...
Father's plea for 'peace fence' rejected
Belfast Telegraph, UK - Jul 14, 2005
Politicians today rejected calls from a man for a peace fence to be erected at a Londonderry interface after his young daughter was showered with glass in a ...
WIDE ANGLE Explores a Frontier Flashpoint, the Controversial Fence ...
Business Wire (press release), CA - 2 hours ago
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 19, 2005--Along the border between an unstable and destitute Zimbabwe, and a relatively calm and prosperous Botswana, a 300-mile, eight-foot-high electric fence is being erected - ostensibly to stop the spread of cattle ...
Fence off bus lane: coroner
Montreal Gazette, Canada - Jul 12, 2005
... It recommends, above all, the installation of a fence along the bus lane, with openings only at intersections, and pedestrian traffic lights at all ...

Consumers

Fence sense: There are options beyond cedar and chain link
Anchorage Daily News, AK - Jul 14, 2005
By DONNA FREEDMAN. Rick Abbott and Hope Wing wanted to fence their yard, but they didn't want cedar. ... So they crafted a welded-steel fence of their own design. ...

Fences and Neighbors

Warren marsh fire fans flames of neighborhood feud
Bristol Phoenix, RI - Jul 16, 2005
Biill Frost stands in front of the fence to Laurel Park Beach. ... The first fence is clearly on town property, according to town records. ...

Fences and Animals

A little frog fence
BurlingtonFreePress.com, VT - Jul 19, 2005
... Last year the fence was not put in place due to staffing shortages at the agency, and the public noticed the change and asked that it be put back up. ...

Fencing and Airports

Flexible rules allow different airport security
Greenwich Time, CT - Jul 18, 2005
... Security consists of a high fence topped by three strands of barbed wire, with five-digit keypads on the gates. One of the teens ...
State fears drop in grants will hinder security efforts
Green Bay Press Gazette, WI - Jul 18, 2005
... Wausau Downtown Airport spent $330,000 in federal funds to construct a 10-foot-high chain-link fence around two-thirds of the airport’s perimeter. ...

Weird News - Not Just Fencing

Weird News: The constitutional right to get drunk?
Kansas City Star, MO - Jul 14, 2005
BOSTON A man arrested when police showed up to break up a New Years Eve party at a friends house has filed a lawsuit, arguing he had a constitutional ...

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