Don’t let foodborne illness
be unwanted guest at your BBQ

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Summer is a great time to enjoy food and drink with family and friends, but summertime outdoor cooking also invites an unwanted guest – the threat of foodborne illness. Whether at a family picnic, a barbecue at a park, sporting event or a group social activity, following some basic food safety rules will help prevent foodborne illness.


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7 tips for using power tools safely at home

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Most Americans live in or grew up in a home that was built and maintained with conventional hand tools, the most common of which was a claw hammer. Instead of using tools powered largely by muscle and sweat, today homeowners use time-saving tools powered by internal combustion engines, compressed air, electricity, compressed gas and gunpowder.


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Safety harnesses protect more than just your pet

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Like a lot of dogs, our dog, Bowie, enjoys car rides because he knows they ultimately end up in a trip to the dog park, a visit with family and friends (where he’ll get lots of attention), or an adventure like our city’s annual Running of the Wieners race. Bowie is a mini-dachshund, but his personality is anything but miniature.


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