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Question of the Week 11/14/06
What are you seeing? |
There is a story about how Home Depot had a bad quarter due to the softening housing market, their words "...weakening in the housing market and broader economy...". There has been much talk about the bubble having burst in the housing market.
How is it affecting you? What are you seeing?
Question of the Week Blog
|Merchants Metals Announces New National Credit Manager|
Press Release, TX - Nov 10, 2006
Houston, TX - James H. Clem has been named National Credit Manager for Merchants Metals. The announcement was made by Greg Mabry, chief financial officer of Merchants Metals, a division of MMI Products, Inc...
|Home Depot warns over housing slowdown|
MSNBC - Nov 14, 2006
By Andrew Ward in Atlanta. Home Depot on Tuesday warned that the US do-it-yourself market had entered a sharp slowdown because of ...
Fences and Neighbors
|Dead in Argument Over Oklahoma Fence|
ABC News - Nov 10, 2006
Okla. Man Suspected of Killing Self and 3 Others Over Fence Dispute Had Complained to Deputies. By JUSTIN JUOZAPAVICIUS. SKIATOOK, Okla. ...
|Do Bad Fences Make Bad Neighbors?|
Queens Tribune, NY - Nov 11, 2006
For the last 12 years, Lilly Levinson has stared at a rickety green fence meandering onto her driveway. ... to get the fence removed from their property. ...
Local Government Issues
|Fredericktown to build fence around lagoon|
Mount Vernon News, OH - Nov 7, 2006
FREDERICKTOWN The Fredericktown Village Council approved a bid for a fence around the lagoon at Warner Park during its meeting Monday. ...
|Official wants fence around county jail|
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, PA - Nov 10, 2006
Allegheny County Manager Jim Flynn promises to work with county and city officials to erect a perimeter fence that could help prevent contraband from being ...
The Famous and Their Fences
|Charlotte Church's fence inquiry|
BBC News, UK - Nov 7, 2006
... A Cardiff Council spokeswoman said: "The fence is over 2m (6ft 5in) high so it needs planning ... People living near the house said they did not mind the fencing. ...
|Channel 2 to install new fencing|
Buffalo News, United States - Nov 8, 2006
... is about to test the old adage "good fences make good ... The black steel fencing will be installed in the next ... approval to erect the wire coil-topped fence in the ...
|Villagers angered by fencing at priory|
East Anglian Daily Times, UK - Nov 6, 2006
... He compared fencing off The Bury to fencing off Hyde Park in London: "You would not be talking about the quality of the fence you would be talking about ...
USA Mexico Border Fence
|Dem Congress may scrap border fence|
United Press International - Nov 13, 2006
By SHAUN WATERMAN. WASHINGTON, Nov. 13 (UPI) -- The incoming US Congress will review the law mandating 700 miles of fence along the ...
|Fence will hurt US-Mexico relationship|
Contra Costa Times, CA - Nov 13, 2006
The relationship between Mexico and the United States has never been the best. I believe that with building the wall, the little relationship that the two countries have will disintegrate and leave in place of that more bitter feelings. The building of the wall is unnecessary...
USA Mexico Minuteman Fence
|Minuteman Border Fence Update|
The Conservative Voice, NC - Nov 12, 2006
... 9/06. This is enough steel mesh to complete this phase of the first 1/3 mile of the foundational "no climb" fence layer. More steel ...
Schools and Fences
|Ilion school may install fences in front of bleachers|
Herkimer Evening Telegram, NY - Nov 14, 2006
... concerns about safety, Ilion school district officials are considering putting fences in front ... Ken Long said he had obtained one estimate for fencing at $3,100 ...
|Fences helping schools to keep outsiders out|
St. Petersburg Times, FL - Nov 9, 2006
... spend nearly $600,000 adding security fences to 38 ... a committee to look into setting standards for fencing. ... says, there's no consistency in fence planning for ...
Fences and Volunteers
DIY - Consumers
|Do fence me in|
Cherry Hill Courier Post, NJ - Nov 10, 2006
Prepare to be overwhelmed with choices if you're planning to buy a fence. Consumers must consider materials, colors, cost and styles -- and manufacturers keep coming out with new options every year
Fences and Animals
|Duct tape helps owner fix deer-killing fence|
Oakland Press, MI - Nov 11, 2006
By ANN ZANIEWSKI. The owner of a house on Widgeon Way has covered the pointy spikes on the top of his fence with horizontal strips of black duct tape. ...
|Investors sanction ATF sale|
Courier Mail, Australia - Nov 9, 2006
The temporary fencing company said yesterday that its shareholders had approved the sale to the consortium of private equity investors and senior ATF management ...
|Saudi promises "security fence" along Iraq border|
Reuters AlertNet, UK - Nov 14, 2006
KUWAIT, Nov 14 (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia will next year start work on a planned security fence stretching 900 km along its border with Iraq to prevent Islamic ...
|Army installs a barbed wire fence near Azone Village|
International Middle East Media Center, Palestinian Territories - Nov 13, 2006
The Israeli army started to install a barbed wire fence on the southern farm lands that belong to Azon Village, south of the West Bank city of Qalqilia on ...
|Man survives walk into spinning airplane propeller|
Canoe Network CNEWS Nov 13, 2006
A 50-year-old man is recovering in Winnipeg's Health Sciences Centre from injuries he suffered when he walked into a small aircraft's rotating propeller blades yesterday in the hamlet of Kleefeld, 45 km south-east of Winnipeg...
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