Archives for January 2014

Two Teens Killed in Auto Collision in Crystal Lake

As the weather continues to yo-yo back and forth between melting and below-freezing temperatures, it is important to remember the conditions of the roads you are driving on. Over the weekend two sisters were killed in a collision in Crystal Lake, Iowa, when their car collided with a sport utility vehicle. The driver of the […]

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Product Recalled from The Home Depot

A bathroom medicine cabinet sold exclusively at The Home Depot has been recalled by the manufacturer, RSI Home Products. Customers who purchased this unit, which involves four models and has a mirrored door, should immediately stop using the cabinet, uninstall it, and return it to The Home Depot for a full refund. About 14,000 units […]

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High Winds Across State to Impact Driving

Iowa is experiencing very high winds across the state, with wind gusts up to 50 mph. As a result of the high winds, numerous cases of semis blowing off the road have been reported. Fortunately, no deaths have occurred yet, but these dangerously high winds can cause accidents and be life threatening, similar to an accident previously reported on. […]

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Install Detectors in Your Home for Peace of Mind

Smoke detectors are the first line of defense when a fire occurs in your home, and having one installed properly in your home may reduce a fatality from fire in your home by more than 50 percent. Likewise, the Beattie Law Firm also recommends you have a carbon monoxide detector and gas detector installed in […]

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Other People Make Mistakes. Slow Down.

A public service advertisement made in New Zealand has gone viral, prompting viewers to think twice about speeding. The powerful advertisement, titled “Mistakes” shows two drivers who are seen on a path to collision. Time is halted, and two gentleman leave there vehicles to discuss the situation. One man pleads for the other not to […]

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Wind Chills at 35 Below are Life-Threatening. Bundle Up. Stay Warm.

The subzero temperatures we’re facing are causing wind chills of 35 below to 45 below – making it hazardous and even life-threatening. Bundle Up If you need to go outside, take extra precaution and dress in layers covering as much skin as possible. · Wear loose, lightweight layers of clothing to trap air and better […]

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