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September 22 2014


Linka -- Upgrade A Car's Aux-in To A Wifi Audio Connection - Yahoo Finance

(SNR 100dB / THD -90dB @ 48Khz) Compact Size- Easy to install & hide in any space. LINKA has just posted this project on Indiegogo ( http://goo.gl/0yLMIo ), and needs your support to bring this product into the volume production stage. LINKA is designed for upgrading AUX-IN to a WiFi audio connection, no matter whether your car is a new model or an older one. Even if you already have a Bluetooth connection you should add WiFi audio capability to your car as well. You will notice a huge difference between both technologies. You will love LINKA, that's for sure.
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September 19 2014


Spokane To Give Parking Scofflaws The Boot - Spokesman.com - July 11, 2014

A total of $90,000 in collection fees and interest werewaived. Now, the city is sending scofflaws notice that their vehicles are subject to impoundment with the boot starting later thismonth. The city also is employing new technology to more easily find parkingscofflaws. The parking meter department has replaced one of its miniature enforcement vehicles with a new Ford Focus that looks like a miniature police car and is equipped with a light bar and automated license platereaders. A parking patrol officer will start cruising downtown streets letting the license plate recognition system find the violators. The system also will help find stolenvehicles. In addition, the technology will allow officers to find people who are parking downtown in a single spot and then refilling time on the meter so they can remain parked beyond the time limit on themeter.
For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit http://www.spokesman.com/stories/2014/jul/11/spokane-police-to-give-parking-scofflaws-the-boot/

September 18 2014


Should You Put Your Vacation On A Credit Card?- Msn Money

Next, vacationers need only use their credit cards when they offer the greatest benefits, such as when renting a car or staying in a hotel. Using cash for meals, souvenirs and other impromptu purchases can help credit card users to control unnecessary expenditures. Finally, it helps to keep asmart chip-enabled credit cardhandy when traveling overseas, just in case one is required. For example, chip-enabled cards are often required by unattended card readers in Europe -- such as on gas pumps and subway ticket vending machines. Credit cards are useful tools when traveling, but credit card users would be wise to avoid just charging their vacations and choosing to worry about paying for it when they return home. More from Credit.com Are you sure you want to delete this comment? DATA PROVIDERS Copyright 2014 Microsoft. All rights reserved. Fundamental company data and historical chart data provided by Morningstar Inc .
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September 15 2014


Star Apps: Aerosmith | The Download Blog - Cnet Download.com

You just have to watch that and make sure you pick out the stuff that's good. You'll be practicing away on something that's a musical exercise and you wind up changing it, and it turns into a riff. That was how "Sweet Emotion" came up. It wasn't, "How could I construct a riff using a major arpeggio?" I was just noodling around. It can happen in a very accidental way. Your "Janie's Got a Gun" riff is another one of your best-known contributions. How did that come about?
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September 11 2014


Trustees Fall Short At Long Point | The Martha's Vineyard Times

There is a restroom facility at the ferry pier, but it is so far away from where most people would be on the Oak Bluffs town beach; and, worse, the expansive and widely popular Joseph Sylvia Beach has none. Attention, trustees: those who care naught and would defile the environment, would likely take such negligence as a cue, and therefore relieve themselves anywhere, perhaps even among the heaps of smelly garbage I saw lying on areas of the beaches. It is difficult to understand why Americas Marthas Vineyard should be trailing so far behind the standards in a small third-world jurisdiction like Barbados, which has over 70 lifeguards stationed at the 19 most frequented beaches, and they are rated among the most highly trained in the world. They are constantly retrained and recertified both locally and by the Lifesaving Society of Canada in Water Safety/First Aid/Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation and Aquatic Emergency Care. Further, the Barbados National Conservation Commission employs personnel round the clock to ensure cleanliness of the islands beaches, all of which are publicly owned and accessible to everybody locals and visitors alike. Does Barbados have something to teach Marthas Vineyard?
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September 08 2014


The New Mercedes-benz S-class Coupé--small Scale

MORE INFO Mercedes-Benz Buyer's Guide STUTTGART -- July 2, 2014: Sensual serenity in its most beautiful form - the new Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe also stands out in small scale with a flowing silhouette and sporty classic proportions. The high-quality model cars of the Mercedes-Benz Collection are available in two scales - 1:18 and 1:43 and a total of four original exterior colors. They are available starting in September 2014 at the Mercedes-Benz dealerships und Partner as well as the onlineshop. Since time immemorial, the big coupe forms the top of the model range of Mercedes-Benz - and is perfectly proportioned, modernly luxurious and a cutting-edge technology of tomorrow's classics. Now, there is a collector's item as hand-made collector's item for the showcase: The 1:43 model was created in collaboration with the renowned model car specialists iScale and consists of over 50 individual parts, the 1:18 model from Norev even has 110 mounted parts. As is usual from Mercedes-Benz Collection, greatest attention was paid to the authenticity and craftsmanship of originality: the interior details are represented exactly like the original model and the interior is of high quality printed material.
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Best Of The Bay 2013 Editors Picks: Shopping | Sf Bay Guardian

While shopping for the creep-craver in your life, you'll do no better than the Oakland or Lower Haight location of Zero Friends, which has become a ground zero of sorts for the street art marketing scene. 419 Haight, SF. (415) 418-9912; 489A 25th St., Oakl. (510) 735-9405 (open first Fridays of the month or by appointment only); www.zerofriends.com BEST REPAIR GRAND CENTRAL Should you need a custom cabinet, a staircase rehab, perhaps a new cupola on your clock tower, you can turn to Clipper Construction's Mathieu Palmer. But 501 Waller, the storefront Palmer owned and used as storage space as he told local blog Haighteration wasn't the best use of a neighborhood-facing corner shop. Enter Palmer's friend Dan Daniel, who created Clipper Repair from this clutter, a friendly place for fixing up, designing, or refurbishing anything you could imagine: lamps, cabinets, antique furniture, electrical things. The interior is a gorgeously organized wonderland of screws, nails, tools, gears, and random curiosities. And then!
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September 04 2014


Huntsville's First Ever Car Boot Sale Drawing In Hundreds Of Attendees, Offers Unique Finds | Al.com

Dale Earnhardt memorabilia. A motorcycle. Antique vases. Old vinyls. A vintage barware set. Strawberry Shortcake lunchbox. And an old photograph of elderly couple, The Lamperts. There isplenty to see and purchase at Huntsville's first ever Car Boot Sale, hosted by and on the grounds of Lowe Mill. More than 60 shopsset upat Saturday'sflea market style event where vendors can sell anything that will fit in the "boot," the British term for trunk, of their car. The boot sale, thought up by Lowe Mill artist and British cartographer David Nuttall, drew in hundreds of attendees within an hour of its start with more still coming in as the day continues.
For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit http://www.al.com/news/huntsville/index.ssf/2014/06/overstuffed_boots_fill_the_gro.html

September 01 2014


Car Boot Sale In Widnes To Help Fund School Trip To Africa (from Runcorn And Widnes World)

Pupils at Bankfield School are hoping to do voluntary work in Kenya. Deputy head Julia Flavin is organising the trip. To help raise funds, a car boot sale is being held on Sunday, June 29, at the school in Liverpool Road, Widnes. It opens at 9am. Admission is free.
For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit http://www.runcornandwidnesworld.co.uk/news/11296799.Car_boot_sale_in_Widnes_to_help_fund_school_trip_to_Africa/

August 28 2014


Insurers Keeping Drivers Happy Amid Rising Car Insurance Rates | Fox Business

Instead, we focus on really understanding the customer's needs. We keep our customers happy by knowing them and their insurance needs, providing highly customized policies that meet their needs and being responsive to their needs over the lifetime of their policies." What insurers are doing right Insurers must be doing something right, because loyalty is definitely improving. Over half (51%) of consumers claim they "definitely will" renew their policy with their insurer. This is a 2-point bump from 2013. The surveyed drivers are so happy with their insurance companies that 49% of them are "definitely" going to recommend their insurer to their friends and family.
For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit http://www.foxbusiness.com/personal-finance/2014/08/18/insurers-keeping-drivers-happy-amid-rising-car-insurance-rates/

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August 24 2014


Cheap Car Insurance For Preowned Motor Vehicles Added To National System At Insurance Portal Online

Someone who has a policy of coverage although is unhappy with the annual rates being charged can also benefit through searching the new rates available. "The preowned vehicle insurers that appear inside of our price system are national companies that specialize in various formats of coverage," said a Quotes Pros source. The national tool that has been placed into use this year gives drivers the option to upgrade coverage for any vehicle type. Instead of placing limitations on liability plans, the system can help introduce providers offering full coverage or other high payout plans for insurance. "The database that every person enters when visiting our website is updated with broker rates, insurer rates and other prices that are obtained for specific coverage plans," the source included. The Quotes Pros company has a goal to simplify the price and policy declaration research that the average person conducts using the Internet each year.
For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit http://www.prweb.com/releases/cheap-car-insurance/auto-insurance-quote/prweb12113731.htm

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August 20 2014


La. Attorney General Alleges Insurance Companies Force Unsafe Repairs | Wwltv.com New Orleans

Its a problem with virtually every insurance company in the state, said Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell. Now his office is suing the states biggest insurance company, State Farm. The lawsuit filed Tuesday alleges the company uses "scare tactics" to steer drivers to certain auto shops, then forces those shops to make cheap, quick repairs with substandard, after-market parts, which can be foreign knock-offs or even parts from junk yards. Unsafe repairs affect the consumers who have unsafe parts on their vehicles, anyone sharing the road with them, said Caldwell at a news conference in Baton Rouge. The description in this lawsuit is not in line with State Farm's mission to serve the needs of its customers, and our long, proud history of achievements in advancing vehicle safety. We are reviewing the lawsuit and will have more to share soon, said Phil Supple, a State Farm corporate spokesman. Caldwell is hoping the lawsuit changes a culture of what he calls "unsafe business practices." He said if State Farm changes its ways, other companies will likely follow.
For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit http://www.wwltv.com/news/local/State-Attorney-General-alleges-insurance-companies-force-unsafe-repairs-271943051.html

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August 17 2014


Bank Stocks And Bonds Need Checking Before Buying | Www.palmbeachdailynews.com

Securities balances grew by a larger dollar volume and at a considerably faster rate than loans during the five years ending second quarter 2013, the FDIC reported last winter. While securities balances have increased, the quarterly annualized yield on securities held by all institutions fell 2.8 percentage points to 2.21 percent. The annualized yields of loans fell 1.35 percentage points to 4.94 percent. At least one reason for lower securities interest rates, according to the FDIC, is more investments by banks in municipal securities, which pay lower yields. It also has warned that as customers seek FDIC-insured safety, investors are putting more money in bank deposits. Plus, many bank customers have remained in variable-rate liquid accounts rather than CDs. CDs have penalties for early withdrawal. As the economy improves and higher yields become available, bank interest costs could shoot up very quickly or customers could leave. This could spell more financial trouble for banks.
For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit http://www.palmbeachdailynews.com/news/news/local/two-rising-bank-risks-seen/ng4CR/

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August 13 2014


Bentley's Most Hardcore Model For The Street Gets Officially Priced - Autospies Auto News

CONTINENTAL GT3-R MAKES NORTH AMERICAN DEBUT AT 2014 PEBBLE BEACH - Limited edition Bentley Performance Model to be shown during Monterey Auto Week - Complete Bentley product range on display at the Home of Bentley (Pebble Beach, 11th August 2014) Making its North American debut at this year's Pebble Beach is the new Continental GT3-R the most dynamic and fastest-accelerating Bentley ever produced. Inspired by Bentley's race-winning Continental GT3 race car, the GT3-R is powered by Bentley's race and road proven 4.0 litre V8 engine. Bentley engineers have developed a retuned version of the high performance 4.0-litre twin-turbo V8 for this new two-seater GT. Developing 572 bhp and 516 lb-ft of torque, together with a 220 lb weight reduction and shorter gearing, the Continental GT3-R is the fastest-accelerating Bentley ever. Capable of reaching 60 mph from a standstill in just 3.6 seconds, the GT3-R is a Grand Tourer with the performance of a racer.
For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit http://www.autospies.com/news/Bentley-s-Most-HARDCORE-Model-For-The-Street-Gets-OFFICIALLY-Priced-82390/

August 10 2014


Life With Little Man: As They Said He Was Dying, Ethan Arbelo Wasn't Done Living (part 2 Of 3) - + Kshb.com

He was on the fifth and final day of a pill form of chemotherapy that made him sleepy. His mother said he probably fell asleep before finishing his thoughts. (Dania Maxwell/Staff) Dania Maxwell Maria Maldonado gives Ethan Arbelo, 12, one last hug before he heads for an MRI on November, 20, 2013, at All Children's Hospital in St. Petersburg, Fla. The MRI will show that a tumor has taken over Ethan's brain and cancer has spread into his spine.
For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit http://www.kshb.com/news/ethan-arbelo-life-little-man-day-2_66894956

August 08 2014


Marion Barry's Car Impounded After Crash On $2,800 In Unpaid Traffic Tickets - Washington Times

Some of Mr. Barrys tickets date back to 2012. The most recent was issued Thursday, while the vehicle was parked in the 1200 block of Talbert Street in Southeast, apparently too close to a fire hydrant. DMV spokeswoman Vanessa Newton said previously that the agencys records indicate none of the 21 tickets had been appealed. She also confirmed that Mr.
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August 05 2014


Joe Gibbs Racing To Appeal Nascar Penalties | Nbc On Yahoo Sports - Yahoo Sports

However, since the No. 11s infraction was found in post-race inspection, the P5 penalty tacks on an additional docking of 25 driver and owners championship points and an additional $50,000 fine. With all of that said, heres the damage. Hamlins crew chief, Darian Grubb, has been suspended for the next six Sprint Cup races as well as fined a total of $125,000 ($75,000 under the original P5 penalty plus an extra $50,000 post-race fine). In addition, Hamlins car chief, Wesley Sherrill , has also been suspended for the next six Cup races.
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Cmpd: 5 Arrested After Cmpd Officer Hit By Car In North Charlotte | Www.wsoctv.com

Dozens of people watched in amazement as a driver dragged that police officer nearly a quarter mile down Reagan Drive. The guy just gunned it. He came through here flying doing 70 to 80 mph, a witness said. The officers in the area were able to track down the car. The officer is in the hospital. CMPD said Starnes has an injury to his leg. Monroe said this was not an accident and it appeared to be an intentional assault of an officer.
For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit http://www.wsoctv.com/news/news/local/cmpd-officer-deliberately-hit-car-north-charlotte/ngqRY/

August 01 2014


License Plate Readers Target Parking Ticket Holders | Spokane/e. Wa - Kxly.com

The Spokane Police Department is already using license plate reader technology to find stolen cars. The cameras feed passing plates to a data base of missing vehicles faster than you can snap your fingers. It's really just an extra set of eyes for us, it's capturing images of license plates for us that there's just no way we could run all those license plates, said officer Glenn Bartlett. The license plate reader also keep tabs on which cars are parked in free, one hour zones and can tattle on drivers who plug meters in two hour spots. But most of all, it's looking for long-time parking scofflaws who didn't take advantage of a 60 days amnesty program to clear up their tickets. We certainly don't want to be heavy-handed, and that's our last resort, said Brian Coddington with the City of Spokane.
For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit http://www.kxly.com/news/spokane-news/license-plate-readers-target-parking-ticket-holders/27156144

July 29 2014


Kristen Stewart Kiss Cost Rupert Sanders A Lot - I4u News

Jul 28 2014, 9:38am CDT | by Sumayah Aamir 12 Updates Full Story Kristen Stewart Kiss cost Rupert Sanders a lot Liberty Ross was distraught when her husband, film director Rupert Sanders was caught with his pants down with the Twilight actress Kristen Stewart . The two were philandering and when the news reached Liberty Ross she simply could not take the infidelity and took the aid of the court of law. There the judge declared that Liberty Ross had been badly treated by her cheating hubby and hence she deserved a lot of compensation in the form of millions of pounds. Rupert was photographed by paparazzi in a car while he was passionately necking with Kristen Stewart. When the divorce proceedings got underway it was found to everybodys surprise and most of all Liberty Rosss delight that she was awarded three fourth of the property and a 23,000 pounds monthly stipend to boot. Even part of the profits accruing from the poor directors films would go to Liberty Ross. The reason behind the divorce was irreconcilable differences. And the compensation plan was so extensive that it extended to the credit card points that Rupert Sanders scored. He is left a virtual pauper after this divorce from Ross. And all for a stupid fling with Kristen Stewart. All that Sanders gets to keep are three things in total: his Malibu residence, an old Volkswagen van and a Nissan Pathfinder. He has been reduced to penury thanks to the law and his dumb luck to have been caught so openly. Rupert is still trying to apologize and grovel before his by now ex-wife Liberty and their children. But it is too late for things to go back to normal between the two. As for the children, the two will have mutual rights over them.
For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit http://www.i4u.com/2014/07/80279/kristen-stewart-kiss-cost-rupert-sanders-lot

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