Weekly stories, facts, trends and other information from around the globe June 28, 2005  
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Industry News

ObjectVideo Selected by Memphis Airport as Critical Component of Aviation Perimeter Intrusion Detection System (APIDS)
Press Release Reston VA  -Jun 21, 2005
...cameras to proactively detect security threats along 34,000 feet of fenced perimeter...
Invisible Fence Northwest Offers Free Installation for National ...
Business Wire (press release), CA - Jun 23, 2005
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 23, 2005--Invisible Fence(R) Northwest, the leading supplier of electronic pet containment systems, today announced a $100 ...
The chameleon of keypads
Electronics Talk, UK - Jun 27, 2005
... needs of public self service applications including indoor and outdoor beverage and snack vending machines and dispensers, as well as access control and public ...

Homeland Security

Counties to receive homeland security aid
Bridgewater Courier News, NJ - Jun 28, 2005
... Roger Shatzkin, a spokesman for the New Jersey Attorney General's Office, said the four counties most likely will use the money for fencing enclosed areas ...
High anxiety
Danbury News Times, CT - Jun 26, 2005
... He said the airport's perimeter fence and gates are in accordance with the Federal Aviation Administration. He said security at the airport is adequate. ...

Local Government Issues

Many Pool Owners Not Following the Law
WTOL, OH - Jun 28, 2005
TOLEDO -- Above ground inflatable pools are becoming very popular but many people aren't aware of the laws surrounding them. In Toledo, people who have pools that are two feet or higher also need to have a fence to completely surrounds the area.
Planned Parenthood request to be considered
Amarillo.com (Subscription), TX - Jun 27, 2005
... The agency needs a right-of-way agreement with the city so it can keep a newly constructed security fence around its perimeter. ...
Parents fence for safer school yard
Daily Pilot, CA - Jun 24, 2005
A parents' group has started a campaign to erect a fence around Mariners Elementary School, citing a need for more protection of students. ...

Community Fencing Efforts

Cemetery fence sections all purchased
Cadillac News, MI - Jun 22, 2005
CADILLAC -- After five years of planning and hard work, every section of the Maple Hill Cemetery fence has been purchased for dedication. ...
School launches plan to fence playground
Clarksdale Press Register, MS - Jun 24, 2005
"The parish council and school kicked around the idea of putting up a fence for sometime and now the project is taking shape with donor participation," Roland ...
Huntington's tomb gets spruced up with fence
Norwich Bulletin, CT - Jun 24, 2005
... Co. in West Hartford, donated almost 60 feet of wrought iron fence at a cost of $3,500 to enclose an area around Huntington's tomb in Norwichtown. ...

Community Issues

Nogales International, AZ - Jun 28, 2005
Roy David Yarbrough, 49, might still be alive had a dilapidated fence been repaired by Santa Cruz County. Yarbrough, who was married and had two children, crashed his motorcycle into a ...
Missing fence angers Community Gardeners
Gillette News Record, Gillette WY - Jun 27, 2005
A torn down fence at the Campbell County Community Gardens have caused a rift between those who use the garden and those who run it.
Edgerton rejects beer tent fence plan at Tobacco Heritage Days
Janesville Gazette, WI - Jun 23, 2005
... Klubertanz wanted this year's event plan to include a fence around the beer garden and consumption limited to that area after 8 pm Friday and Saturday during ...
Big League Team Has Big Trouble With Security
WPBF Channel.com, FL - Jun 26, 2005
... They're also planning to install new fencing around the lot, upgrade lighting and install a swipe-card system at the parking lot gates.

Fences and Animals

Pawsitive Park opens at last as dog haven
Norwich Bulletin, CT - Jun 27, 2005
... An anonymous donor gave the park $10,000, which got things going. Fund raising is ongoing for upgrades and to pay the city for the $22,000 fence. ...
Sheep Field Day Centers on Grazing, Fencing
Wisconsin Ag Connection, WI - Jun 23, 2005
Grazing and fencing issues are the focus of the Sixth Annual Sheep Production Field Day sponsored by the Wisconsin Sheep Breeders Cooperative. ...
Fence to keep frogs off Route 2 in doubt
WCAX, VT - Jun 27, 2005
MILTON, Vt. The state has yet to decide if it has enough staff to build and monitor a fence to keep frogs off Route 2 in Milton this summer. ...
Horse dies after fence turns live
NEWS.com.au, Australia - Jun 27, 2005
By Nigel Adlam. A pet horse has been killed after a faulty power pole electrified a metal fence. The current is believed to have been up to 100 volts. ...


Fence complete by August
Zimbabwe Independent, Zimbabwe - Jun 24, 2005
THE Botswana government says the controversial electric fence along its border with Zimbabwe is set to be completed by the end of August. ...
Security fence in school's big spend
Scarborough Today, UK - Jun 28, 2005
SUPERSTAR yachtswoman Emma Richards dropped anchor at Braeburn Junior School to talk about her achie... SCARBOROUGH coastguards used a ladder to rescue five people from rock armour around Marine Drive las.

Fences and Neighbors

Neighbors Ask For Barrier Between School Facilities
Springdale Morning News, AR - Jun 25, 2005
BENTONVILLE -- Some residents who live in homes surrounding the Bentonville school district's new sports complex have asked for a visual barrier from the ...
N. Aurora residents to get backyard fence
Chicago Daily Herald, IL - Jun 24, 2005
Neighbors of a 100-acre development at the southwest corner of the Randall and Orchard roads in North Aurora might get the 10-foot fence they want. ...
Neighbors to get fence
Hampton Union, NH - Jun 24, 2005
... They want the school to pay for an 8-foot-high stockade fence across the side of their property, at an estimated cost of $2,860. ...
Fence at center of debate
DesMoinesRegister.com, IA - Jun 28, 2005
Clive homeowners are at odds with office park developers over where to place the divider. Developers of an office park on University Avenue and homeowners who live north of the project each hope the other ...

Feds and Fences

Some Cascade Property Owners Face New Federal Fence
KBCI, ID - Jun 21, 2005
... is coming to a head as the Bureau of Reclamation is claiming its property line at various places around the reservoir with a new wooden rail fence to prevent ...
DOT not fond of fence on I-43 span
Appleton Post Crescent, WI - Jun 21, 2005
GREEN BAY — State officials say a 10-foot-high fence would not be an effective way to discourage people from jumping off the Leo Frigo Memorial Bridge in ...

The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly

Former deputy accused of theft of fence, hot tub
Great Falls Tribune, MT - Jun 28, 2005
A former Chouteau County sheriff's deputy is in jail, accused of stealing a chain link fence and a neighbor's hot tub in the rural community he was hired to protect.
Fence defaced with racist symbols, words
Concord Monitor, NH - Jun 23, 2005
OW - A week after they finished erecting a new cedar fence, the owners of a home on Knox Road woke up yesterday morning to find it covered in spray-painted anti ...

Weird News - Not Just Fencing

Weird News: Beheaded owl makes a nifty desk organizer
Kansas City Star, MO - Jun 21, 2005
Andrews, 22, said her artwork is a commentary on how we humans view animals as commodities. She turned a beheaded owl into a desk ...

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