Keeping your home safe while away on summer vacation

Keeping your home safe while away on summer vacation
FAIRFIELD, Conn. (WTNH) — Many families are getting ready to go away on their summer vacations, but before anyone heads out of town make sure your home is unattractive to burglars. “They're in a totally different mind frame,” said Lt. James Perez with …
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Bad gas at Cedar Rapids station stalls cars, vacation plans; company responds
Instead of taking a family vacation, they had to tow their cars and are now waiting for repairs. McGrath Service Center in Hiawatha confirmed Friday it was working on at least seven vehicles with damage because of bad gas from the store. McGrath says …
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Whatever Happened To Peace, Love And Summer Vacation?

Whatever Happened To Peace, Love And Summer Vacation?
We all know Americans take a lot less vacation time than Europeans. C'est la vie. Now it turns out that Americans also take a lot less vacation time than their own parents did. Current Americans taking less vacation time than past. And many taking …
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Horlick grad runs business during summer vacation
“I did it because I saw how it helped grow my roommate and improve his lifestyle.” — Sam McFarland. RACINE COUNTY — Sam McFarland is confident his current summer job will do a lot more than replenish his bank account: It'll also help him stand out in …
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How I spent my summer vacation. My mom made me do free SAT prep. Here's why.
My twins are having a “skip” summer, as my mother-in-law used to say in reference to missing out on fun stuff. My son enrolled in a history course at the Georgia Virtual School to free up his junior year for more science. (We may finally produce a …
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Commentary How I will spend my summer vacation

Commentary How I will spend my summer vacation
Well, we work, just not as fast paced as we do during an election season or a legislative session. And that's not necessarily a bad thing. A slower pace means more time to delve into issues and maybe explore some nuances that you don't get time to look …
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New 'Vacation' Trailer: Griswolds Get Crazy New Car, Ron Livingston Gets
The latest look at Warner Bros.' reboot of the Chevy Chase classic features lots of sibling rivalry and more wild moments from the cross-country road trip Ed Helms' character takes his family on. The Griswolds have hit the road in the latest trailer …
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Smartphone Apps to Keep your House Safe During Family Vacation
Summer vacation is a time to relax and enjoy the sunshine outdoors, but unfortunately it is also a prime time for home burglaries. According to a U.S. Department of Justice study, crime rates increase more than 10 percent in the summer months. June …
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