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nicole hubbard submitted posted facebook
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What Would You Do If You Saw This On The Highway?

This picture is what Nicole Hubbard saw. She is an animal control officer in South Carolina for two years, but had no jurisdiction in Georgia, where she saw this scene. So, what did she do?

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Category: Animals, Pets, Photos Tags: , ,
Source:  Richard Masoner-Cyclelicious via flickr
Source: Richard Masoner-Cyclelicious via flickr
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How Higher Temperatures Affect Bicycle Riders; A Minnesota Based Study Sheds Light On The Cause And Effect Of Summertime Riding

It's a given:  The hot summer sun can be deadly if you're not prepared.  Most of us all know the essentials:  Drink plenty of water, apply a sunscreen with a high SPF, and avoid over-exerting yourself.  But what about bicycle riders - who utilize the summer season as their time to ride?

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Source:  Derek K Miller via flickr
Source: Derek K Miller via flickr
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Prevent A Lost Digital Camera; How To Identify Yourself As The Owner

Summer time is "picture time"!  Today's digital cameras make it easier than ever to snap those pictures into memories that will last a lifetime.  But cameras are also prone to being lost or mis-placed.  Hopefully - if yours was ever lost - it would be returned by a kind-hearted person.  But how would they know the camera is yours - or how would they contact you?

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US Army Corps Of Engineers Los Angeles District via flickr
US Army Corps Of Engineers Los Angeles District via flickr
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Northland And Community Wellness Day Happens April 27th At UMD

If you'd like more information about health, fitness, public safety, environmental awareness, and financial literacy - here's your chance to get it AND have some fun at the same time.

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Snow And Rain Hit Britain In Coldest March In 50 Years
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Winter Storm Preparation Tips, What To Do, What To Bring, Check Traffic

With the storm coming tomorrow, some things to keep in mind to keep safe. This may not happen to you but plan to be safe. You shouldn't drive in extreme weather but if you have to, here's some tips.

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(Photo by Jacopo Raule/Getty Images)
(Photo by Jacopo Raule/Getty Images)
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Airplanes Black Box Saves Lives and Answers Questions, Your Car May Be Next To Get One

Everyone knows when a plane goes down, the first thing the investigators try to get is the black box recorder. The recorder can measure the actions of the pilots, record transmissions and also anything on their dash they may have seen. This week ended the public comment sessions to put a black box in every new car sold by September 1, 2014.

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Category: Health, Science, Tech Tags: ,
(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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Public Invited to Discuss Proposed New Fire Hall in Woodland Area

One of the things the City of Duluth is talking about is putting a new fire station in the Woodland area to replace the station currently on College Ave. at UMD. The city wants to address all the concerns of the area.

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Free Carbon Monoxide Detectors To Flood Victims

People are still struggling 6 months after the June floods in the city and outside the city limits. Flood Homes with Hope has stepped up to help relieve a little stress and help with the health of the house during these winter months.

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Source:  Jeffrey B via flickr
Source: Jeffrey B via flickr
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How To Adjust Your Car’s Mirrors; A New Way Could Be Safer And Eliminate The Blind Spot

The last time you thought about how you adjust the mirrors on your automobile was when you were learning how to drive.  It seemed simple:  The rear-view mirror was positioned so that you could see the road behind your car and the side-mirrors were adjusted so that you could see the side of your car, along with the road alongside.  The only problem:  Those side-view mirrors left you with a blind spot.

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(Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
(Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
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Emergency Items Every Car Should Have In The Cold

We are in that part of the year where it gets cold. When you are traveling, you never know how the cold weather will act on your car. So, you should always be ready.

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(Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)
(Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)
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Cold Weather Dangers, How It Affects Your Body

Adam Lorch from the NNC always says it best when he talks about bundling up in cold temps. Just the other day he was warning that it only took 3 minutes in the weather we were having to get frost bite. I have looked up some questions and answers about cold temps.

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Category: Family, Health Tags: ,
Source:  Technodad via flickr
Source: Technodad via flickr
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Glass Baking Pans Shatter More Frequently Than In The Past

It's happened to me.  A couple of years ago, I took food out of my oven that I had baked in a glass pan, set it on a dry cutting board with a hot pad underneath it, and then watched in horror as it shattered into a million pieces of hot flying glass.  It sounded like a gun went off.  The hot glass melted into my floor.  My insurance company was not amused.

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