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March 1, 2009

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    NEWS AND INFORMATION FOR THE FIRE PROTECTION ENGINEERING TEAM      
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 Issue No. 377  ISSN 1554-074X       http://www.etnews.org   3-1-2009  
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Contents 
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- News 
- Journal 
- Employment 
- Seminar Schedule 
- Comments & Acknowledgements 
 
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NEWS 
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Fire Safety Device Saves Lives, Money
Bristol Herald Courier - Bristol,TN,USA
The sound came from the "StoveTop FireStop" installed on the stove's .
"This FireStop, not only can it save lives, but it saves the city a 
lot of money. ... 
http://www.tricities.com/tri/news/local/article/fire_safety_device_
saves_lives_money/20905/ 
 
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Coffee Break Training
Fire and building inspectors with busy daily schedules often don't 
have time to attend valuable skill-enhancing training sessions, so the 
United States Fire Administration (USFA) is providing Coffee Break 
Training bulletins for you to read and enjoy during your daily break .
http://www.usfa.dhs.gov/nfa/coffee-break/ 
 
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CIA Realizes It's Been Using Black Highlighters All These Years 
LANGLEY, VA-A report released Tuesday by the CIA's Office of the 
Inspector General revealed that the CIA has mistakenly obscured 
hundreds of thousands of pages of critical intelligence information
with black highlighters. 
http://www.theonion.com/content/node/43014?utm_source=a-section 
 
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This week I'll see you in Park City, KS. 
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/TI_IntFA_Wichita_Mar2009.pdf 
 
Have fun! 
 
- Mike 
mailto:mike@etnews.org 
 
35 days until "Play Ball!" 
 
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seekers and employers.  ET News is not a placement agency and does not
endorse either job seekers or employers. 
 
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SEMINAR SCHEDULE
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Contact me regarding seminar sponsorship mailto:mikebaker@afaa.org 
 
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March 2-6, 2009 Park City, KS 
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Fire Alarm System Testing & Inspections 
Intermediate Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET I & II) 
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/TI_IntFA_Wichita_Mar2009.pdf 
 
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March 10-11, 2009 New Orleans, LA 
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Intermediate Fire Alarm (NICET I & II)  
Sponsored seminar (closed) 
 
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March 16-19, 2009 Bowling Green, KY 
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Advanced Fire Alarm (NICET III & IV) 
Fire Alarm System Testing & Inspections 
Fire Alarm Plan Review 
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/AdvFA_TI_PR_Bowling_Green_Mar2009.pdf 
 
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March 24-26, 2009 Hoffman Estates, IL 
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Fire Alarm System Testing & Inspections 
Advanced Fire Alarm (NICET III & IV)
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/TI_AdvFA_Chicago_Mar-2009.pdf 
 
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April 2-3, 2009 Chico, CA 
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Advanced Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET III & IV)  
Sponsored seminar (closed) 
 
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April 7-9, 2009 Conshohocken, PA 
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Understanding IBC Fire Alarm Requirements 
Intermediate Fire Alarm (NICET I & II)
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/IBC_IntFA_Conshohocken_PA_Apr2009.pdf 
 
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April 14-16, 2009 Savannah, GA 
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Automatic Fire Alarm Association Annual Meeting 
http://www.afaa.org/ 
 
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April 28-30, 2009 Newark, NJ 
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Fire Alarm System Testing & Inspections 
Advanced Fire Alarm (NICET III & IV)
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/TI_AdvFA_Newark_Apr2009.pdf 
 
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May 4-7, 2009 Denver, CO 
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Intermediate Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET I & II) 
Fire Alarm System Testing & Inspections 
Fire Alarm Plan Review 
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/IntFA_TI_PR_Denver_May-2009.pdf 
 
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May 13-14, 2009 Minneapolis, MN 
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Intermediate Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET I & II) 
Sponsored seminar (closed) 
 
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COMMENTS AND ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS 
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ET News is written nearly every week and almost always sent on Sunday. 
 
Doug Hockinson built ETNews.org using PHP/MySQL-> http://www.phpvs.com 
 
Buy codes and standards online-> http://www.etnews.org/index.php?s=461 
 
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