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Learning a trade: Students from Carlsbad, Loving build a home

The sound of hammers, nail guns and electric saws can be heard on South Fifth Street as 14 Carlsbad and Loving students use classroom acquired skills to build a house. The three bedroom, two bathroom home with a two-car garage project is part of the schools’ construction trades vocational education. Students in the dual credit course learn the basics of construction in the course. Junior and seniors then put their knowledge to the test, and started the current project in fall 2017. The students are not without instruction in the project. Ken Burke, construction trades instructor at Carlsbad…
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Celebrating the life of Gabriel Cariño-Rodriguez

Family and friends paid their respects and reflected on the life of Gabriel Cariño-Rodriguez during two days of going home ceremonies last Friday and Saturday. He joined the ancestors Jan. 17, at 93 years of age, after a brief stay at the Bronx’s Montefiore Hospital. Gabriel Cariño-Rodriguez was born May 23, 1924, in Fajardo, Puerto Rico, as one of the 13 children conceived by Sergio Cariño-Donato and Filomena Rodriguez-Soto. He enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1941, where he learned several skills such as construction, electrical work and plumbing, as well as cooking, which he continued to …
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New MTHS construction going well

Miami Trace Local Schools recently provided an update on the new high school construction project and despite less than desirable weather, administrators are pleased with the progress. On the Miami Trace Local Schools website,, visitors can see the latest progress on the new building. An update was provided as of Feb. 1 and included descriptions on various areas of the school. “The cold weather months can prove to be a challenging time on a construction project,” the update reads. “The team hopes for mild weather, but sometimes things don&#82…
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A 10-point plan to make Parkside safe

Mayor Kent Guinn and Police Chief Greg Graham laid out the initiatives developed with owners of the Ocala apartment complex. Austin L. Miller @almillerosb Ocala Mayor Kent Guinn on Thursday introduced 10 initiatives he and senior members of Community Housing Partners, the corporate owner of the Parkside Garden Apartments complex, have developed to improve safety and security measures at the property. Guinn said discussions with officials from the Virginia-based company took place at the Ocala Police Department and stemmed from a series of violent crimes at Parkside, located at 621 NW Second …
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Smart Plumbing is Coming!

It was all over this year’s AHR Expo in Chicago. At almost every booth, in nearly a dozen educational seminars, going by a hundred different names: Internet of Things, intelligent buildings, WiFi enabled, web-enabled, cloud-based, app-controlled, learning algorithm, artificial intelligence, predictive modeling… the list goes on. Registration on Contractor allows you exclusive access to high value content centered around proprietary research, expert analysis, and in-depth technical procedures….
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$160M Alderman Library renovation plans come into focus

Whenever Ruth Serven posts new content, you’ll get an email delivered to your inbox with a link. Email notifications are only sent once a day, and only if there are new matching items. Get digital access with unlimited web and mobile web access to and, as well as all three electronic replica editions (e-Editions) every day for one low monthly fee. Only $5.95 after three-month intro period. Get home delivery of the newspaper Monday – Sunday. Plus digital access, which includes unlimited web and mobile web access to and our electronic replic…
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 Posted on : February 9, 2018

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