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The editors of The NEWS have something to say... and we want to hear back from you! Here's our take on the news of the day. What's yours?

HVACR Contractors Battle Weather War

June 23, 2011
It is summer. The season has officially begun and it’s time to get out and enjoy the weather. For some this is difficult. Global warming - or was it global cooling? - is allegedly causing some rough weather.
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Dirty Jobs' Mike Rowe Offers Help to the Trades; Finding and Filling Jobs in Your Market, Part 2

June 21, 2011
In my last blog, I introduced a partnership BNP Media forged with BirdDog Jobs, a career center specializing in the skilled trades. Today, we’re pleased to announce another partnership.
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Finding and Filling Jobs in Your Market, Part 1

June 1, 2011
For the last two years, more than 13+ million U.S. workers have been unemployed, many for very long stretches.
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Promoting Small Business on Capitol Hill

May 26, 2011
I just returned from the annual HARDI fly-in in Washington, D.C. Distributors from around the country converged on Capitol Hill for a jam-packed day of lobbying on behalf of their businesses.
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Three Business Insights Gained While Running Through Hershey

May 26, 2011
This week I attended the last National Association Oil Heating Service Managers Show in Hershey, PA. Actually, it’s not the last show for this fine organization, but it will be the last show by that exact name.
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Delivery Questions

May 19, 2011
Here at The NEWS, we could argue that our job is really about asking and answering questions. Once we have the answers, we package them in different media platforms and deliver them for your information and your entertainment.
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Senate Bill Would Combine DOE and EPA

May 11, 2011
I keep hearing buzz about how much money the federal government could save if it eliminated and consolidated duplicative programs. In response to this, a senator from North Carolina recently sponsored a bill that would combine the DOE and the EPA.
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Musing on the Windy State and Alternative Energy

May 4, 2011
There’s a lot of talk about energy efficiency in the HVAC industry, but not as much talk about energy sources. Perhaps that’s because this is the business of using energy to achieve comfort, and it’s easier to leave the worrying about the source of that energy to someone else.
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Illegal Copper Mining Leaves Church with Tough Decision

April 28, 2011
Who knew you could copper mine with nothing more than a truck and a set of heavy duty cutters? The perpetrators that drove away with the old air conditioning unit from a local church last month - that’s who.
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Borrowing Bicycles

April 18, 2011
I remember the days when gas was $0.96 cents a gallon - and I am only 32. I didn’t start driving until I was 16 years old, so in the past 16 years gas prices have increased around $3.00 dollars or more per gallon.
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