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Just ducky!

DALLAS/FT WORTH - When she got her young daughter the ducks she wanted, Rhonda “Seay” Usher had no idea how attached she herself would become to the fair-feathered friends. Now on her second pair of ducks, the owner of Primitive Stone LLC has been delighted with the companionship and entertain-ment ducks provide....

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09/28/2017 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Are you scruff enough?

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Hey, guys, have you haired? It’s almost time to grow your mo’! November 1, the start of “Movember,” is just about hair. So stash away the shaver and stop shaving your ‘stache to remind your bros (and those who love them) about the importance of men’s health....

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09/28/2017 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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The Meyer Family’s week off

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Construction News editor Melissa Jones-Meyer and her family were all packed and ready for a weeklong Vancouver vacation when news of wildfires in British Columbia broke, causing smoke and attraction closures. Dashed were dreams of whale watching, crossing the Capilano Suspension Bridge, zip lining through forestry and enjoying blissfully cooler temperatures....

Created by : mjonesmeyercn
08/30/2017 20:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Shark peek

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Ameripipe Supply president Blair Franklin and his family enjoyed a July trip to Kiawah Island, SC. The vacation was especially memorable for Franklin’s 14-year-old son Jake (front) who landed his first shark – a 5 ft. Bonnethead (the guide standing behind Jake is Cpt. Shane Green, owner of Lowcountry Lazy Charters)! Franklin says the shark was released immediately in good health to be caught another day. –mjm...

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Eyes off the prize

DALLAS/FT WORTH - The first total solar eclipse in 38 years occurred Aug. 21, and the Aguirre & Fields Fort Worth team came prepared! Armed with eclipse glasses, pinhole projectors and a camera with two ND filters taped to it, the team safely viewed the phenomenon. –mjm...

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Going to the dogs

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Every day is “Take Your Furbabies” to Work Day” for Nathan and Elisa “E” Lane of Fast Lane Metal Works in Dallas. The couple brings their 8lb., green-mohawked toy poodle “Ted” and their two mastiffs, “Nina” and “Lita” to the shop with them to greet customers, keep an eye on the office and test out the floor for napping purposes....

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Ride for freedom

SAN ANTONIO - Approximatly 800,000 motorcycles rolled into D.C. from around the country for the 31st annual Memorial ride on Sunday, May 27. The ride begins at the Pentagon, through DC, then onto Potomac Park by the Lincoln Monument. Thousands of spectators lined the streets along the route to observe this spectacular event, waving flags and remembering what Memorial Day is all about. It’s a great place to be to celebrate our military veterans...

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06/28/2018 11:03:00 | Viewed: 0
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Construction News in the Big Apple

SAN ANTONIO - Construction News’ editor, Melissa Jones-Meyer and son Avery, take in the sights in New York’s famous Times Square....

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06/28/2018 11:01:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus - Current flow of electricity

SAN ANTONIO - Electrical contractors work in a very competitive electrical construction industry. Electrical workers must be trained in safe work practices and National Electrical Code (NEC) compliant installations. Jobsite conditions can vary with tight scheduling demands affected by special equipment, such as lighting, generators, and distribution equipment....

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06/28/2018 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus - Programmable switching

HOUSTON - A native of Houston, Hengst began his electrical trade career in 1974. He became a Journeyman in 1977 and then progressed to be a Houston Master Electrician (HMEL 205) in 1990. His career has covered industrial, aviation and commercial installations throughout the greater Houston area, combining hands on and management roles. He is a principle member for the IEC on Code Making Panel 8 and a member of UL STP 5 and 6 along with a number ...

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