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Lee Barnathan | News | 1 min ago Dale Heys is convinced working with your hands is a dying art. “Kids nowadays, they’re so used to apps and computers, not like 20, 30 years ago when they fixed bikes, fixed skateboards,” the co-owner of Heys Plumbing in Valencia said. “They’re not used to that anymore. … Every bike a kid owns is $99 at Wal-Mart, so if you break it, parents buy them another one.” Heys, 44, has been in the plumbing industry for 26 years, having learned at the side of his father, John. In that time, he has seen a dearth of new plumbers coming into the industry. Most…
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Elmore County College and Career Day set Sept. 5

… Bank and Trust, Russell Lands, Thompson Tractor Co., United Heating, Air, Plumbing and Electrical, Wells Fargo Bank and Wind Creek Hospitality.
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Death of Snooty the manatee was ‘result of preventable accident’

BRADENTON, Fla. – After a long investigation, the South Florida Museum has stated that the death of “Snooty,” the world’s oldest-known manatee in captivity, was the “result of a preventable accident.” Snooty died in July at the age of 69. Snooty was found in an underwater area only used to access plumbing for the exhibit life support system. Their early indication led them to believe that an access panel door that is normally bolted shut had been knocked loose and somehow Snooty was able to swim in, where he got stuck and drowned. They later determined that staff …
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Snooty’s Death: Staff Knew Panel Was ‘Askew,’ Officials Say

BRADENTON, FL — Less than six weeks after the death of iconic Snooty the manatee, the South Florida Museum has released an expert’s report highlighting measures that may have prevented the tragedy. Museum officials have also confirmed that staff at the Parker Manatee Aquarium knew the panel to an underwater plumbing area was loose. That oversight enabled Snooty to swim into the area where he became trapped and drowned just days after turning 69 years old. Museum officials on Aug. 31 also detailed steps being taken to ensure a “preventable accident,” like the drowning of the world-reco…
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 Posted on : September 1, 2017
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