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3 Simple DIY Bathroom Decor Projects

Posted by on Feb 6, 2019 in Featured News | 0 comments

Your bathroom is a room in your house you probably don’t think much about — unless you’re one of the one-quarter of U.S. households that use a septic system that requires regular maintenance. But your bathroom is a room in your house that you probably spend a lot of time in throughout the day. So don’t neglect your bathroom. To make it look its best, here are a few DIY bathroom decor projects you should consider. Rag Rug Every bathroom needs a good, soft rug for in front of the sink. So if you don’t have one, or are looking for a new one, this project is for you. It’s super easy and you can make use of old t-shirts, bedding, or towels you aren’t using anymore. For this DIY rug, you’ll need: Fabric (old t-shirts work great) Towel...

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Utah Takes The Wheel In Fight Against Drunk Driving, Lowers BAC Standard

Posted by on Feb 2, 2019 in Featured News | 0 comments

The history of drunk driving in this country — and, indeed, all over the world — is a long and storied one. It wasn’t until 1998 that President Clinton demanded a change to prevent the many tragic and unnecessary alcohol-related deaths and injuries that occurred each year on American roads: a legal blood alcohol content (BAC) limit of .08% was set and enforced nationwide. The state of Utah recently decided that he didn’t go far enough. As of December 30th, 2018, the salty state lowered the BAC limit to .05%, imposing the strictest drunk driving limit in the entire country. It’s no surprise that the change came the day before New Year’s Eve, one of the most alcohol-laden nights of the year. It’s been a long time coming,” said Rep. Norm Thurston, R-Provo, who sponsored the original legislation that...

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Sears Is On the Brink of Bankruptcy: Can the Major Retail Outlet Be Saved?

Posted by on Jan 31, 2019 in Featured News | 0 comments

Bankruptcies among large-scale retailers have been an unfortunate yet ongoing trend as consumer shopping habits evolve. In fact, there were a total of 8,980 Chapter 11 bankruptcies filed in the United States during 2013 alone. And in a recent turn of events, Sears’ former chairman and CEO Alan Lacy says the chain is unlikely to survive based on the bankruptcy histories of previous chains. “Obviously, many people have said it, it’s doubtful and unlikely that a retailer that goes into a Chapter 11 process comes out of it and stays out of it,” Lacy told CNBC. Sears was once considered the largest retailer in the country before becoming saddled with debt for years. And the e-commerce rise didn’t help matters much: U.S. e-commerce revenue is about $423.3 billion and is steadily climbing. As a result, more brick-and-mortar retailers are...

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Tech Leading to Major Breakthroughs Within Flooring Sector

Posted by on Jan 31, 2019 in Featured News | 0 comments

With a market share of about 10%, the U.S. is the second largest construction market worldwide and continues to grow. Technology has transformed virtually every industry within the construction sector. When people think about major technological innovations, they don’t often think about flooring. In fact, unless they are designing a home or office layout, people don’t often think about flooring at all, despite how large the industry as a whole is. Total 2017 flooring sales actually topped out at $21.9 billion and the industry is expanding year after year. Believe it or not, technology is playing a major role in the industry’s success. According to a report by Transparency Market Research (TMR), the global flooring sector is anticipated to see significant growth in the coming years as leading vendors are anticipated to make large investments toward the research and...

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From Manufacturing to Transport: The Dangers of Hazardous Materials

Posted by on Jan 31, 2019 in Featured News | 0 comments

Over 3 billion tons of hazardous materials are transported every year. These materials are inherently dangerous and need to be properly handled at all times, especially during transport. Unfortunately, accidents do happen and roadway incidents involving hazardous materials can have very real and very dangerous consequences. According to Wyoming Public Media, a crash involving hazardous materials on Interstate 80 left westbound lanes closed between Laramie and Cheyenne. The truck involved in the crash was carrying hazardous materials, including hydrofluoric acid, hydrochloric acid, and flammable materials. Hazmat crews were called to the scene, but their efforts were hindered due to inclement weather. “The sustained winds were around 30 miles an hour, and the gusts were around 60 miles an hour which hampered the cleanup process,” said Matt Murphy, public relations specialist for the Wyoming Department of Transportation. Hazmat crews finished...

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