Weekly stories, facts, trends and other information from around the globe October 11, 2005  
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Industry News

Associated Materials Incorporated and AMH Holdings, Inc. Comment ...
PR Newswire (press release), NY - Oct 10, 2005
... AMI produces a broad range of vinyl windows, vinyl siding, aluminum trim coil, aluminum and steel siding and accessories, as well as vinyl fencing, decking and ...
Hysecurity distributor/dealer/end user tech training - Nov 2 - 4th 2005
Press Releasse, Kent, WA - Sep 22, 2005
HySecurity host it annual, intensive, hand-on THREE day technical seminar on Nov 2nd - 4th at out manufacturing plant in Kent WA ...

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USA Mexico Border Fence

Border fence campaign another sign of frustration
Oxford Press, OH - Oct 11, 2005
AUSTIN, Texas A 2,000-mile tableau from the Pacific to the Gulf, the nation's southern border spans six Mexican and four US states, snaking through arid ...
Groups Advocate Border Fence Along Mexico
FOX News - Oct 8, 2005
LOS ANGELES A fence already marks the US border with Mexico but in some places, it's no more than a strand of wire or metal rail. ...
Don't fence us in: Barrier at border won't solve immigration ...
Modesto Bee, CA - Oct 6, 2005
A group based in Washington, DC, wants to build a fence along the entire US border with Mexico, from San Ysidro to Brownsville, Texas. ...

Stolen Fences

Cloverdale men arrested in theft of historic fence
KESQ, CA - Oct 11, 2005
CLOVERDALE, Calif. A tip led Sonoma County authorities to a 200-foot-long section of stolen fence from the historic Preston religious community.

The Art of Fences

Fanciful fences
San Jose Mercury News, United States -(free registration required) Oct 8, 2005
... stoppers. The truth is, while some of us view our yard as our canvas, very few of us see a fence as anything but a backdrop. Of ...
'Between Fences,' Nov. 5-Jan. 1
Reno Gazette Journal, NV - Oct 7, 2005
... Visitors enter the museum through a gate in a picket fence, stopping first to check the mail in the mailbox. There is a photo opportunity ...

Fence Contractors in the News

Builders attacked and site wrecked
ic CheshireOnline, UK - Oct 6, 2005
... Gary Weaver, owner of Weaver Fencing, says he lost a day's work after yobs kicked over a section of fencing and wrenched it from the ground. ...

Community Issues

Housing proposed for Reisterstown Town house plan- 61 units
Towson Jeffersonian, MD - Oct 10, 2005
... land. The developer will be required to install fencing to muffle noise generated by traffic on I-795, according to plans. Farther ...
Boardwalk, state clash over access gate
Santa Cruz Sentinel, CA - Oct 10, 2005
SANTA CRUZ The state Coastal Commission and the company that owns the Santa Cruz Boardwalk are at odds over a gate and fence at the amusement parks east ...
Parks and Recreation Department receives fencing grant
Hibbing Daily Tribune, MN - Oct 10, 2005
... The safety fence will be installed along the perimeter between the park and the mine pit. Gaasland said some areas are in need of ...
Critic calls for fence around jail in Hilo
Honolulu Star-Bulletin, HI - Oct 5, 2005
... Center in Hilo, where three inmates escaped Sunday evening, is the only secure correctional facility in the state that does not have a fence around it, says ...

Hurricane Katrina and Industry News

Gulf Coast Farmers Face Immediate Needs, Long-Term Challenges
Farm Bureau News - Oct 10, 2005
... state as well. Nearly every fence is down or has some damage to it south of I-20, the Mississippi staffer said. The biggest ...

Fences and Neighbors

Liability leans on health of storm-blown oak
Houston Chronicle, United States - Oct 10, 2005
... It knocked down a large section of my fence and smashed our swing set. ... I suspect it will cost several thousand dollars to put up a new fence in its place. ...
How to block the inch grinch from stealing fence
Akron Beacon Journal, OH - Oct 8, 2005
Q: In 1971 I purchased my home. At that time, I had the property surveyed and then paid a reputable fence company to install a fence on the property line. ...

Local Government Issues

Eyesore prompts Alvin to mend its fence rules
Brazosport Facts (subscription), TX - Oct 8, 2005
ALVIN City Council has instructed one of its committees to discuss what should be done with a fence that some residents have complained is becoming an ...
INDOT plans fence for dangerous stretch of I-65
WTHR, IN - Oct 7, 2005
Indianapolis, October 6 - It happened again Thursday afternoon, an accident on I-65 between Lebanon and Indianapolis. A semi filled ...
EPA to add fence around cleanup site
Brockton Enterprise,  United States - Oct 6, 2005
TAUNTON The Environmental Protection Agency said Wednesday it will begin work this week to install a fence around a contaminated parcel of downtown land. ...

Fences and Animals

Residents want deer fenced out
Star Newspapers, IL - Oct 9, 2005
Their homes are near where the deer and antelope play, but some homeowners in Oak Forest say a dilapidated county-owned fence are bringing nature a little too ...
To reclaim the woodlands, fence aims to keep out deer
Chatham Courier, NJ - Oct 7, 2005
... to do at its 51-acre Conservation Area on Tiger Lily Lane in Harding Township, and to that end volunteers are erecting a seven and a half-foot fence aimed at ...

Consumers

Don't pay for repairs or improvements until the job is done
The Wichita Eagle, KS - Oct 8, 2005
... this spring. In March, Gieser signed a contract with Augusta Fence owner Pete Chavana to build a wood fence at her home. Chavana ...
Vinyl fence can help curb energy loss
Charlotte Observer, NC -(free registration required) Oct 8, 2005
... lower the cost? Vinyl fencing is about your best option if you are looking for a low-maintenance fence for your home. It is also ...
Forgo the fence and plant a privet
Newark Star Ledger, NJ - Oct 5, 2005
BY JOHN VAN de WATER. Along residential streets, each of those tiny front yards was separated from the sidewalk by a low privet hedge ...

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International

DPW to install fence at Thousand Curve
Saipan Tribune, NJ - Oct 6, 2005
... ravine. The curve requires motorists to make a hairpin turn, and the roadside has no fence separating it from the ravine. Reyes ...
Spain to build new fence around African enclave
Boston Globe, United States - Oct 5, 2005
MELILLA, Spain -- The government will build a third high-security fence between its Melilla enclave and Morocco, after undocumented immigrants repeatedly ...
Fence for Mogo's Caucasian pioneers
Narooma News, Australia - Oct 5, 2005
ERECTION of a fence around gravesites in Mogo would give some recognition to the Ison and other families, general manager James Levy told councillors at last ...

Weird News

Drivers fill up at 1955 prices
Canoe Network CNEWS Oct 10, 2005
LINCOLN, Nebraska (AP) - One gas station manager's mistake paid off for drivers who were able to buy fuel for about a tenth of the current price...

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