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|Integrated Security Systems, Inc. Announces B&B ARMR Corporation ...|
Business Wire (press release), CA - Jul 16, 2007
Integrated Security Systems, Inc. (OTCBB:IZZI) today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, B&B ARMR Corporation, has received a major order for high security anti-terrorist barrier systems for ultimate delivery to a major new U.S. governmental installation in north Texas....
|New Wood-style Fence Is Fit For Outdoor Living Rooms|
Best Syndication, CA - Jul 14, 2007
Whether trying to disconnect from technology, reconnect with nature or simply wind down from the everyday bustle, more of us are doing so in our new living rooms-the backyard ...
Local Government Issues
|A chain(link) reaction|
York County Coast Star, ME - Jul 12, 2007
OGUNQUIT - Many would agree that the newly refurbished area along River Road where the town replaced a culvert recently is an attractive and welcoming place. There are park benches to sit on while overlooking the Ogunquit River. There's bark mulch scattered around and a new sidewalk. There's also a fence there. That's where there appears to be a small problem....
|Fence issue falls|
Reedsburg Times Press, WI - Jul 11, 2007
REEDSBURG-Finding little support among Reedsburg Ordinance Committee members, Monday evening's discussion to further restrict residential fences ended with no change to existing regulations...
|Money OK'd for river walk fence|
Nashua Telegraph (subscription), NH - Jul 11, 2007
"Good fences make good neighbors," Frost wrote. By an 8-4 vote, the board of aldermen said, in essence, a good fence also can help make a good neighborhood. The aldermen kicked in $20,000 to help build a steel railing fence on the south side of railroad tracks that parallel a section of Canal Street near its intersection with Main Street...
|Split rail fence deemed fine for C&O Canal|
Business Gazette, MD - Jul 11, 2007
Fences do make for good neighbors along the C&O canal, provided the fence is made of split rails and sits at least 100 feet back from the park, county officials decided last week....
|Fencing to improve security at power station|
NW Evening Mail, UK - Jul 11, 2007
The owner of the power station has now been given the green light by Lake District planning bosses to erect a fence along the roadside boundary of the ...
|Walker defies Army attempt to fence Common|
York Press, UK - Jul 16, 2007
"OVER my dead body." That was a dog walker's reaction today to news that army chiefs are looking into fencing off 680 acres of common land around firing ranges near York
|Residents seek fence around south LRT|
Edmonton Journal (subscription), Canada - Jul 16, 2007
EDMONTON - Residents living along the south LRT line are hoping for victory this week in their fight for a high fence to shield them from the line...
|Deer-swallowing 'Glory Holes' could get fencing|
Mail Tribune, OR - Jul 12, 2007
JACKSONVILLE - Some of the city's historical mining features may get safety fences surrounding them to keep people, pets and local blacktail deer from discovering there is little glory at the base of these "Glory Holes."...
|Tree, fence forever united at cemetery|
Niles Daily Star, MI - Jul 16, 2007
NILES - This week we again look at a permanent features speaking to Silverbrook Cemetery's unique place in our history. One section of the ornate wrought iron fencing surrounding the grounds found its fame through a 1930s edition of the long-time syndicated news column, Ripley's Believe it or Not...
Fences and Dogs
|Experts leery of invisible fence |
WBBH, FL - Jul 10, 2007
Officials with Animal Control say a dog escaped from a yard with an invisible fence and then mauled an elderly woman. The incident has led some people to wonder whether the invisible fences work at all...
|Woman Says Electronic Fence Didn't Work
WSOCtv.com, NC - Jul 10, 2007
Electric fences are popular with pet owners. They're cheaper than above ground fences, and there's no clutter. But there's also a down side, as a York homeowner found out....
|Free Fences for Dogs in Need|
abc11tv.com, NC - Jul 16, 2007
Durham animal advocates are speaking out about dogs left chained up under the hot sun. They are saying it is simply unacceptable treatment of another living thing....
Fence Contractors in the News
|Private prison in Cushing plans to expand|
Tulsa World, OK - Jul 16, 2007
...The expansion will include two new housing units with 360 beds each, a programs building and a security upgrade with a new "stun fence" to replace the present interior fence. The new security fence features a grid design that prevents it from being "grounded out," and increases voltage with subsequent strikes, Ray said.
USA Canada Border Fence
|US official fired over fence fight|
Globe and Mail, Canada - Jul 12, 2007
VANCOUVER -- The dispute over a retired couple's metre-high fence near the Canada-US border in British Columbia has cost the US representative on the ...
USA Mexico Border Fence
Schools and Fences
|School plans campus fence|
York Daily Record, PA - Jul 13, 2007
York College will be fencing in the campus on York's south end. In the works for a couple of years, the brick and wrought-iron fence is intended to define the boundaries of the campus and enhance safety and security for students, said college spokesman David Salter...
|Swimming pool owners reminded to build fences|
Omaha World-Herald (subscription), NE - Jul 17, 2007
With temperatures nearing the triple digits, that chest-deep, above-ground swimming pool on the store shelf looks like an ideal, easy-to-assemble family retreat. Just remember to erect a 4-foot fence, if your yard isn't already enclosed, before filling the pool...
Fences and Neighbors
|6-foot-tall fences make troubled neighbors|
Palm Beach Post, FL - Jul 13, 2007
HOBE SOUND - Residents of one of Hobe Sound's oldest neighborhoods said they would feel shut out and overwhelmed by traffic if a housing development were built nearby. "We have little children in the neighborhood and old men like me," Banner Lake resident Gilbert Miller said. "We can't get out of the way of the traffic." ...
|Tangled web Webster, resident feud over fallen fence|
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, MO - Jul 13, 2007
...The tree also smashed a chain-link fence behind his property, and that still hasn't been repaired. In its place is a temporary, orange fence that the city installed shortly after the storm...
Fences and Agriculture
|Four steps to safer fencing |
North Queensland Register, Australia - Jul 17, 2007
To help landholders work towards a safer future this National Farm Safety Week, OneSteel Waratah wire safety manager, Paul Fray, and fencing contractor Neville Prince have put together four key points to help ensure good strong fences, and a safe day out on the fence line...
|New treated wood products are safer for home use |
Hillsboro Argus, OR - Jul 13, 2007
Wooden decks, trellises and play structures can be important elements in your garden, both beautiful and useful. You'd probably also like to know they're safe...
Community Fence Projects
|Fencing help required|
Bombala Times, Australia - Jul 11, 2007
THE Victorian Farmers' Federation is calling for volunteers to help Gippsland farmers repair or replace fences damaged by recent floods ...
|Delhi seeks Dhaka flexibility on fence|
Calcutta Telegraph, India - Jul 13, 2007
New Delhi, July 13: India is expecting greater "flexibility" from Bangladesh to complete fencing the 4,096-km-long international border within the new deadline...
|Fence to be completed only by 2010|
Jerusalem Post, Israel - Jul 10, 2007
Legal appeals to the High Court of Justice continue to delay the construction of the West Bank security fence, which now may not be finished until 2010, The Jerusalem Post has learned from the Defense Ministry...
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