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A few tips for safe, fun fireworks use

CONSUMER FORUM

By Russ Van Arsdale, executive director Northeast CONTACT

Posted June 28, 2015, at 3:15 p.m.

Each Independence Day safety officials renew their advice regarding consumers who buy and use fireworks: Make sure everyone involved knows the items are not toys and are not to be used by children.

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2015 Canada and assumptions about being in the fight with ISIS

I listened to CBC “power and politics” yesterday about Canada and ISIS and am somewhat concerned about the underlying consensus and untouchable assumptions, by all parties and the moderator Terry, that Canada should and must be in the fight in the first place, and that Canada must not have diplomatic relations with Iran.     453 more words

Armed Conflict

Measure Twice; Cut Once

A couple of years ago, I did an addition to my house.  Everyone who has done this knows the steps.  I sat down with an… 981 more words

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Colnago Recalls Bicycles and Frame Kits Due to Crash Hazard

Name of Product:  Bicycles and bicycle frame kits 

Hazard: The front brakes can detach from fork during use, posing a crash hazard.

Remedy:  Replace

Consumers should stop using the recalled bicycles and bicycle frame kits and contact Colnago America for a free inspection. 589 more words

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Greater Regulatory Activity from CPSC - Importer Liability for Product Safety

Two days ago, the CPSC (Consumer Product Safety Commission) filed suit against Spectrum Brands, a company that imported a Black & Decker coffeemaker and failed to report that it was unsafe when customers complained, then continued to sell the recalled goods after the recall was announced. 339 more words

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The Truth About What's In Your Cleaning Products

Get The Safest Cleaning Product Shopping List.

You buy cleaning products labeled as “green” or “all natural” because you feel confident that these products are safer for you and the environment. 656 more words

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Earthwise Cordless Lawn Mower Recall [US]

US/Washington: Great States recalls approximately 1,200 Earthwise Cordless Electric Push Lawn Mowers due to injury and laceration hazards. CPSC: http://ht.ly/OhJSc

Direct link: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2015/Great-States-Recalls-Earthwise-Cordless-Electric-Lawn-Mowers/

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