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Connected Home Technologies opens in Iowa

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11/01/2007

MUSCATINE, Iowa--When JJ Koehler decided to expand his commercial security business into residential security and home automation, he figured it would take six months or more before people discovered the Connected Home Technology showroom he opened in a historic shopping district here in July.
"That was not the case at all.

Iowa pol in security co. extortion case

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10/01/2007

DES MOINES, Iowa--In a case that has involved accusations of trumped-up and politically motivated charges, a state senator is getting ready to stand trial this month for allegedly attempting to extort money from Reid Shultz, owner of alarm company Security Plus Inc.
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Slough installs Maine to Miami

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10/01/2007

KNOXVILLE, Tenn.--Scott Slough, owner of fire and security installation firm Slough & Associates, expects to complete work on a sweet multi-family project here by the end of October: "It's an old candy factory that has been converted into loft apartments.

ADT cited in Conn.

Conn. Consumer Protection chief calls flyers "false advertising." Free speech advocates come to ADT's defense
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10/01/2007

HARTFORD, Conn.--In a case that some critics say is an attack on free speech, the Connecticut Consumer Protection chief cited ADT under Connecticut's false advertising laws for leafleting a neighborhood shortly after a triple murder occurred.

'Exorcist' director, former Paramont prez sue ADT

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SSN Staff  - 
10/01/2007

BEL-AIR, Calif.--A Hollywood couple on Aug.

Devcon, investor settle

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10/01/2007

BOCA RATON, Fla.--A major Devcon investor, who objected to a March debt restructuring agreement, has dropped a lawsuit and settled with the regional alarm company based here, according to an Aug.

Post sale, Pirate says 'Sell'

SSN Staff  - 
10/01/2007

NORWALK, Conn.--Thomas Hudson, manager of hedge fund Pirate Capital, in August stepped up the pressure on Brink's chief executive officer Michael Dan to do a tax-free split up, while at the same time Hudson sold roughly half of his Brink's shares.

Pro One IASG integration progresses

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SSN Staff  - 
10/01/2007

LAWRENCE, Kan. - Protection One has made significant progress in the integration of IASG, Richard Ginsburg said during an Aug.

Conn. AG sues safe home Sec.

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10/01/2007

ROCKY HILL, Conn.--Safe Home Security owner David Roman, who is being sued by the Connecticut Attorney General for violations including illegal renewal of contracts, said he "thought he was acting within the law and I still feel we were acting within the law" when he automatically renewed and enforced alarm contracts that he believed fell outside of this state's 2004 "Evergreen" law.

ApxAlarm VP gets his hands dirty

TV news story leads to personal visit from the top
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09/01/2007

PROVO, Utah--ApxAlarm in July showed that it will go multiple extra miles to ensure customer satisfaction when Apx vice president of operations Jack Inbar hopped a red-eye and flew from Utah to Evansville, Ind., to personally oversee a fix of Billie Jeanne Gilmore's newly installed Apx alarm system.

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Poll

SSN News Poll January 2017

Some companies this year have discussed the benefit of moving from operating their own central stations to partnering with a third party monitoring center, including RFI Communications, Red Hawk Fire & Security and Comtronics. Will more companies switch to using wholesale centrals?