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Entries for October, 2011

Retailers getting thrifty

Retailers getting thriftyNews from Retail Customer Experience: Retailers are changing their branding strategies, putting more emphasis on inexpensive products to reach budget-minded shoppers, according to a story in the Palm Beach Post. As the recession squeezed the middle class, consumers have traded in name-brand goods for discount prices, and retailers are responding. Procter & Gamble, [...]

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Man Stuck In Baby Swing For Nine Hours

Man Stuck In Baby Swing For Nine HoursNews from KETV Omaha: POSTED: 10:29 am CDT October 28, 2011UPDATED: 10:35 am CDT October 28, 2011 A California man found himself stuck in a baby swing for nine hours after a bet with his friends went horribly wrong.After making a $ 100 wager, the 21-year-old lubricated himself [...]

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Living Space: What’s your laundry style? Choosing a machine, other tips

Living Space: What’s your laundry style? Choosing a machine, other tipsNews from Victoria Advocate: Originally published October 27, 2011 at midnight, updated October 27, 2011 at midnight By Kathryn Weber Everyone has a dreaded household chore, and laundry often tops the list. While some love the Zen of sorting, folding and ironing, others see laundry [...]

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Roanoke County company gets high ranking as great place to work

Roanoke County company gets high ranking as great place to workNews from WDBJ7.com: Salem, Va— Going to work can sometimes be a drag. But, that’s not the case for employees of a Roanoke County company. Novozymes was ranked by “Entrepreneurs.com” in its 2011 list of Great Place to Work. It’s based on continues on WDBJ7.com [...]

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California Man Stuck in Baby Swing for 9 Hours After Bet Goes Wrong

California Man Stuck in Baby Swing for 9 Hours After Bet Goes WrongNews from Fox News: AP October 25, 2011: This image provided by the Orange County Fire Authority shows officials and rescue personnel around a man who became stuck in a tree in Laguna Hills, Calif. VALLEJO, Calif. –  A California man became stuck [...]

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California Man Gets Stuck in Baby Swing for Nine Hours

California Man Gets Stuck in Baby Swing for Nine HoursNews from Fox News: VALLEJO, Calif. –  A California man became stuck in a baby swing for about nine hours after a wager went horribly wrong, police said. After making a $ 100 bet with friends, the 21 year old lubricated himself with laundry detergent and [...]

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COMING SOON! Laundry tips with Kim Woodburn

COMING SOON! Laundry tips with Kim WoodburnNews from House To Home: Stay tuned for our exclusive webchat with Channel 4′s Kim Woodburn, on Housetohome this November. Kim Woodburn first noticed the joy of cleaning while watching her fastidious grandmother, who cleaned schools for a living, soaking clothes, scrubbing the step and polishing like crazy. Now [...]

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Dryer Lint Reaches Oceans

Dryer Lint Reaches OceansNews from Scientist: Microscopic fibers shed by your clothes in the wash are making their way to oceans round the world, where they could harm marine organisms. By Jef Akst | October 24, 2011 Wikimedia Commons, Joshua Sherurcij The first global look at the distribution of microscopic plastic fibers, called microplastics—shed from [...]

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Nanny’s washer made laundry time seem like an adventure

Nanny’s washer made laundry time seem like an adventureNews from News Chief:<p>My current laundry washing machine is not at all impressive to see. It’s a big white box standing next to a couple valves that supply water to it, and a drain pipe that takes the water after the cycles are finished. It doesn’t look [...]

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Inspector’s in the House: Badly placed laundry causes clothes dryer vent problems

Inspector’s in the House: Badly placed laundry causes clothes dryer vent problemsNews from NewsOK.com: This causes two problems: The vent becomes clogged with lint, and moisture in the duct causes the ceiling to become wet. Can anything be done to correct this problem?BobDEAR BOB: A vertical dryer vent is typically a problem because it acts [...]

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