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Moving news further into the digital age - Mount Airy News

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Moving news further into the digital age - Mount Airy NewsMoving news further into the digital age - Mount Airy NewsPosted: 07 Jul 2020 05:35 AM PDTHurleyTurbulent 2020. Challenging and scary. Record-breaking. Pandemic, worse than a recession, stores and tourist destinations closed. These are terms we didn't pepper in our conversations at the turn of the new year. Goodness, that seems so long ago.Who would have thought that finding toilet paper and hand sanitizer would be a major mission when shopping? And if you had told your friends that no one would be in our churches for several weeks or even months, and especially Easter Sunday, you would have been laughed out of the room.Prior to COVID-19, discussions were different. Business was different and the way we work, play and live, was different. But turbulent times make us stronger, and resilient. We see this every day in our neighborhoods. Anniversaries, birthdays, and just saying hello to an elderly friend are reasons to have a …

Is the £149 Karcher SC3 Upright steam mop worth buying? – Which? News - Which?

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Is the £149 Karcher SC3 Upright steam mop worth buying? – Which? News - Which?Is the £149 Karcher SC3 Upright steam mop worth buying? – Which? News - Which?Posted: 30 Jan 2020 11:00 PM PSTKarcher claims that the SC3 Upright is its 'best performing steam mop'. But it's also one of the more expensive steam cleaners on the market and this high price creates high expectations. Does it exceed these or fall short?Steam cleaners have become an increasingly popular, environmentally-friendly cleaning method, because the steam kills germs and removes dirt without the use of harsh chemicals.Previous Karcher models have done well in Which? testing, demonstrating their high quality. Keep reading to find out what this upright Karcher steam cleaner offers in terms of efficiency and effectiveness.And if the SC3's £149 price is too steep for your budget, we've also included some cheaper steam cleaners – including another Karcher model – so you can see if one is right for you.Our in…

Laundry Maintenance and Repairs: Are You Equipped? (Part 2) - American Coin-Op

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Laundry Maintenance and Repairs: Are You Equipped? (Part 2) - American Coin-OpLaundry Maintenance and Repairs: Are You Equipped? (Part 2) - American Coin-OpPosted: 07 Jan 2020 12:00 AM PSTCHICAGO — Not every equipment matter may require a service call, so it's important that a store owner/operator understands what they're able to maintain and repair on their own and what tasks they should leave to a professional. American Coin-Op asked some equipment manufacturer reps to weigh in on equipment maintenance and repairs.Q: With an understanding that not all machines are alike, what are some basic service tips you can offer for the following:WASHERIt's important to follow the recommended maintenance schedule provided in the machine's installation guide to help prevent unnecessary repairs and downtime. Be sure to leave the loading door open during extended periods of non-use to allow the wash drum to dry out. It is also helpful to check washer hose attachments for leaks and …

Surprise sale slashes the Fire TV Stick 4K back down to Black Friday’s all-time low price - BGR

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Surprise sale slashes the Fire TV Stick 4K back down to Black Friday’s all-time low price - BGRSurprise sale slashes the Fire TV Stick 4K back down to Black Friday’s all-time low price - BGRPosted: 08 Jan 2020 12:00 AM PSTAmazon's Fire TV Stick 4K dropped from $50 to $24.99 during Black Friday and Cyber Week, and it flew off the virtual shelves. In fact, Amazon confirmed that it was among the best-selling products on the retailer's entire site during that time span. Did you miss that killer deal? Or do you wish you bought more than one so you can use them in additional rooms or hold onto them to give as gifts? Well, today is your lucky day.Amazon just kicked off a surprise sale that slashes the Fire TV Stick 4K Streaming Media Player back down to $24.99. Just use the coupon code 4KFIRETV at checkout and you're good to go! UPDATE: Note that not everyone is eligible for this deal, and you'll find the terms and conditions right here on Amazon's site.Here are the key d…

A Global Digital Media Network - Digital Journal

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A Global Digital Media Network - Digital JournalA Global Digital Media Network - Digital JournalPosted: 31 Jan 2020 09:02 AM PSTHomeowners facing water damage to their property need the help of a company that is proficient in handling water damage.This press release was orginally distributed by ReleaseWireChicago, IL -- (ReleaseWire) -- 01/31/2020 -- A property owner, be it a residential property or a commercial one, is open to threats. Any damage can come to it from natural elements or human errors. Water damage, for example, can result from a flood situation, or leaking taps and pipes, or a burst pipe. The point is, when that happens, the property owner needs to try and get a hold of the situation. Standing water is not good news for the property. One should try and salvage as much as possible.Most importantly, one should try to get all that water removed from the property while still there is time. The quicker it is done, the better. Water and moisture can ruin everything in the ho…

‘Rotting from the inside:’ Fast-growing Philly developer accused of defective building - WHYY

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‘Rotting from the inside:’ Fast-growing Philly developer accused of defective building - WHYY‘Rotting from the inside:’ Fast-growing Philly developer accused of defective building - WHYYPosted: 31 Jan 2020 02:07 AM PSTMegan Murray felt happy when she bought her condo in Kensington. She loved the walkable, up-and-coming neighborhood and was proud she could afford a $320,000 new construction home with high-end finishes.She wasn't too worried, at first, that the neighbor in the condo next door said there had been flooding in her building before she moved in. Or that puddles somehow kept appearing in her basement-level living room and bedrooms when it rained. She figured that her warranty from Streamline, the company that had sold her the condo, would cover any repairs.Streamline, which bills itself as the biggest home builder in Philadelphia, tried a few different fixes, but the water kept reappearing whenever it rained, Murray said. Workers sent by the company sealed a window with e…

A Global Digital Media Network - Digital Journal

A Emergency Services and Restoration Offers Quick Water Damage Clean Up in Deerfield and Niles Illinois - Press Release - Digital Journal

Meadowview named LifePoint Health National Quality Leader - Ledger Independent

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Meadowview named LifePoint Health National Quality Leader - Ledger IndependentMeadowview named LifePoint Health National Quality Leader - Ledger IndependentPosted: 29 Jan 2020 12:25 PM PST - Meadowview Regional Medical Center officials said Monday that it has been named a LifePoint Health National Quality Leader, recognizing its continued efforts in transforming its culture of safety and achieving high standards of quality care, performance improvement and patient engagement.The designation replaces the hospital's former recognition as a Duke LifePoint Quality Affiliate."We are so proud of our team's continued efforts to ensure that our patients and their families have the best possible care and experiences and are delighted to recognize their hard work with this new designation," said Joe Koch, chief executive officer of Meadowview Regional Medical Center. "The culture of safety we have created here is strengthened every day through the commitment of our physici…

Joaquin Phoenix, Martin Sheen Arrested at Jane Fonda's Final DC Fire Drill Fridays Protest - EcoWatch

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Joaquin Phoenix, Martin Sheen Arrested at Jane Fonda&#039;s Final DC Fire Drill Fridays Protest - EcoWatchJoaquin Phoenix, Martin Sheen Arrested at Jane Fonda&#039;s Final DC Fire Drill Fridays Protest - EcoWatchPosted: 14 Jan 2020 12:00 AM PST <p>The researchers assessed nutritional quality by evaluating specific foods and nutrients in the meals, based on the <a href="https://www.heart.org/idc/groups/ahaecc-public/@wcm/@gra/documents/downloadable/ucm_432281.pdf" target="_blank">American Heart Association 2020 Diet Score</a>.</p><p>The researchers found that at fast-food restaurants, about 70 percent of the meals Americans consumed were of poor dietary quality.</p><p>At full-service restaurants, about 50 percent were of poor nutritional quality.</p><p>The researchers also report that less than 0.1 percent of all the restaurant meals consumed over the study period were of ideal quality.</p><p>T…

“Bonds on the ballot: Will billions of dollars help California cope with climate change? - Palo Alto Online” plus 1 more

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“Bonds on the ballot: Will billions of dollars help California cope with climate change? - Palo Alto Online” plus 1 moreBonds on the ballot: Will billions of dollars help California cope with climate change? - Palo Alto OnlinePosted: 26 Jan 2020 08:52 AM PST Given California's international leadership in addressing climate change, it isn't surprising that voters will be asked this November to approve billions of dollars in bonds to help the state become more resilient.But why settle for one ballot proposal when you can have three?Competing plans for "climate resiliency" bonds come from three sides of state government: the Assembly, the Senate and Gov. Gavin Newsom.If any of these proposals are approved by voters in November, the money would be broadly spent, mostly to fund building and retrofitting projects and state grants to communities to prepare for the impacts of climate change.That's on top of the $12.5 billion for wide-ranging climate-change programs in the…