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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?

Skaer-Tactics: He May Live There, but Isa Is No Turkey

After meeting Kadir Isa, I’ll never call anyone a “turkey” (in a negative way) anymore. Isa, an HVACR training specialist from Istanbul, Turkey, attended the recent HVACR & Plumbing Instructor Workshop.
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I Think... I Believe the Climate Change Hysteria is Real

If Congress is hell bent on saving Mother Earth in the next decade then why not do something to replace all the inefficient HVAC systems in the 50-plus million existing homes in the United States.
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Taking Care of Business: It's a War: Rural Vs. Urban Contractors

While HVACR contractors in urban areas may talk about the need to step up licensing and permitting enforcement in their states, contractors in rural areas may not see the need.
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Murphy's Law: HVACR Marketing Gets A Bump

A warm blend of sparkling bergamot and fresh ginger. Clean musk notes of white tea, amid spicy nuances of vetiver and nutmeg. Upon first glance, I thought I was supposed to drink it.
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Skaer-Tactics: Which Celebrity Would You Choose?

AirTime 500 members can now have actor Alan Thicke as their personal spokesperson. Well, kind of. Thanks to the efforts of Terry Nicholson and others, AirTime 500 members can now buy into a program that will put Thicke on their company’s Website.
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Taking Care of Business: This Is America: Speak English

I am paraphrasing this headline to make it fit on the page. The sign that is posted in a cheese steak shop in Philadelphia (gee, go figure) actually reads “This is America: When ordering please speak English.”
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Taking Care of Business: It May Not Be ‘Girls Gone Wild,' But...

It is “beach blanket beauty” as described in a recent issue of USA Today. The story was about a recruiting effort of spring break students in Daytona Beach by the American Association of Cosmetology Schools.
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Murphy's Law: Finding Gen X, Gen Y, and NexGen

It is a given that as Boomers age, the work force demographics are changing dramatically. People feel differently about their commitment to work. In great demand, these young workers can be more selective about their careers.
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Taking Care of Business: Green Acres or Green Buildings

“Greeeeeeeeeeen buildings are the place to be…”  Sing that once and tell me what TV show theme song that comes from. Oh I forgot, it’s in the headline of this blog.
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Murphy's Law: Define Green For Me

Upon this notable occasion of Celtic heritage and celebration, there will be many a wannabe Irish with green beer coursing through his or her veins. In my amateur days, I too fancied a mug of Miller Lite with some green food coloring as the embodiment of St. Paddy’s Day.
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Jim Johnson,an experienced trade school and community college instructor, discusses the HVAC industry and his column in The NEWS, ‘The Service Ticket.’ Listen now for a hint to the Not Enough Heat question from the Dec. 15 issue. Posted Jan. 30.

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