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July 31, 2011

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    NEWS AND INFORMATION FOR THE FIRE PROTECTION ENGINEERING TEAM      
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 Issue No. 469  ISSN 1554-074X      http://www.etnews.org   7-31-2011  
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- News
- Journal
- Employment
- Seminar Schedule
- Comments & Acknowledgements 
 
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NEWS
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NFPA JournalŪ, May/June 2011
By Fred Durso, Jr. 
The Great Boston Molasses Flood of 1919
The bizarre tale of a deadly wave of molasses that decimated a Boston 
neighborhood, and prompted nationwide construction safeguards. 
http://www.nfpa.org/publicJournalDetail.asp?categoryID=2176&itemID=51301&src=NFPAJournal&order_src=C248&cookie_test=1 
 
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Swede Tries To Make Nuke Reactor In Kitchen
KPRC Houston
Helsingborgs Dagblad, who said he has always been interested in 
nuclear physics, bought nuclear material online and took some more 
from a smoke detector. He got himself in trouble before the reactor 
was even complete, by asking for permission. ... 
http://www.click2houston.com/news/28739278/detail.html 
 
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Automated Code Checking
Constructech
In January, FIATECH, www.fiatech.org, Austin, Texas, launched a new 
automated code-checking project, AUTOCodes, to demonstrate the ability
to develop and deliver rule sets for the ICC's (Intl. Code Council) 
Intl. Building Code. ... 
http://www.constructech.com/news/articles/article.aspx?article_id=8933&SECTION=1 
 
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Argh!  It seems as though I'm only getting 2-3 years out of a laptop 
and then they die.  Fortunately, this time I was using Carbonite 
http://www.carbonite.com to back everything up.  Now I just have to 
wait about 40 hours for 100GB of data to download into my newest 
laptop. 
 
When I go through this data migration chore, email messages seem to 
suffer the most.  So, if I owe you an email response, please remind me. 
 
Have fun! 
 
- Mike 
 
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JOB OPPORTUNITIES
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service.  ET News provides a venue for direct contact between job 
seekers and employers.  ET News is not a placement agency and does not 
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SEMINAR SCHEDULE
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Contact me regarding seminar sponsorship -> mailto:mikebaker@afaa.org  
 
Download our course outlines here -> http://tinyurl.com/4xfydyk  
 
Download seminar sponsorship information -> http://tinyurl.com/3w8hgbv  
 
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17th Annual Baker Family Camping Jubilee-Fest and Drama Tryouts 
 
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August 18-29, 2011 - Portland, OR 
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Sponsored (closed) seminars. 
 
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August 23-25, 2011 - Houston, TX 
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Sponsored (closed) seminars. 
 
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August 26, 2011 - The Ether 
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Fire Alarm System Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance 
FREE! Webinar Presented by Merton Bunker, PE CFEI 
http://www.afaa.org/Training/Webinars.aspx 
 
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Fall 2011 - Anchorage, AK  
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Jump into Fire! (NEW)
Fire Alarm System Testing and Inspection 
Fire Alarm Plan Review 
More info to follow ... 
 
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September 19-22, 2011 - Buffalo, NY   
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Jump into Fire! (NEW)
Fire Alarm System Testing and Inspection 
Intermediate Fire Alarm (NICET I & II) 
http://www.afaa.org/PDF/Seminars/2011/JIF_TI_IntFA_Buffalo_Sep2011.pdf 
 
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September 19-22, 2011 - Bowling Green, KY   
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Fire Alarm System Testing and Inspection 
Fire Alarm Plan Review 
Intermediate Fire Alarm (NICET I & II) 
http://www.afaa.org/PDF/Seminars/2011/TI_PR_IntFA_Bowling_Green_Sep2011.pdf 
 
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COMMENTS AND ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS 
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Doug Hockinson built ETNews.org using PHP & MySQL http://www.phpvs.com. 
 
ET News is written nearly every week and almost always sent on Sunday. 
 
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