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Practice fire safety this Halloween

Practice fire safety this Halloween
"Using battery-operated candles to illuminate your Halloween pumpkins is a great alternative to candles," said West. "They can keep your celebrations festive, while also making them safer." It is also important to stress fire safety in regard to …
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A Major UK Music Festival Is Finally Cracking Down on an Awful Modern Trend
The news: Starting next year, Native American headdresses — a prized fashion accessory for music festival aficionados all over the world — will no longer be sold at the U.K.'s Glastonbury Festival. What began as an online petition became official …
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Read this before you head out into the wilderness

Read this before you head out into the wilderness
You can do your own research and find what works for your situation; these are just what my emergency supplies are. What's in my survival kit. Michael … I also have a regular candle which I keep with my combustion items. A headlamp would probably be …
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Ash Wednesday Service Ideas & Why this Day is so Important

Ash Wednesday Service Ideas & Why this Day is so Important
If you can't make it out for an Ash Wednesday service – turn on some music, light some candles grab some supplies (a piece of clay or playdough, a tea light, a notecard and pencil, some ashes). and use this. This is the copy which is printed on big …
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Hamilton County lags in pollution reduction
But it doesn't hold a candle to the 5.3 million pounds of toxins released by Hamilton County manufacturers in 1992, or the 10 million pounds released in 1988. Great strides. Most of Hamilton County's great strides happened from 1970 to 1990, … Sarah …
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Drought-plagued Bay Area reaps much-needed rain with more coming Friday
"The probability of recovering from the deep hole the state is in now is virtually none," said Marty Grimes of the Santa Clara Valley Water District, which is asking its customers for a 20 percent cut in water use to cope with the diminishing supplies …
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