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Pirate says Brink's should sell

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10/01/2006

NORWALK, Conn.--At about $57 per share, The Brink's Company stock is trading close to its 52-week high and is up $20 since mid-August 2005, but Pirate Capital, a hedge fund here, says shareholders still aren't getting the booty they deserve.

Protection One seeking alliances

Home security giant hires Pumpelly; Ginsburg says Pro One is ready to to build on success of five-year alliance with BellSouth
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10/01/2006

LAWRENCE, Kan.--Five years into a successful alliance with BellSouth, home security giant Protection One has created a new executive level position to oversee and create new strategic partnerships with other companies.

Alarm.com sponsors crime blog

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10/01/2006

VIENNA, Va.--Providing a community service, while reaching potential customers is the two-fold goal of Alarm.

October 5-8 is First Alert Convention

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SSN Staff  - 
10/01/2006

BOCA RATON, Fla--The Honeywell FirstAlert Professionals Convention will take place here at the Boca Raton Resort and Club. Called Partners in Paradise, this year's convention will attract hundreds of First Alert's top dealers from around the nation.

NBFAA Best Practices explained

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SSN Staff  - 
10/01/2006

IRVING, Texas--The National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association Chartered State Association Symposium on Oct. 22 will feature a discussion of best practices including information about: managing member retention initiatives, an apprenticeship program, and the Youth Scholarship Program.

Telco partnership brings Axis to Latin American homeowners

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10/01/2006

CHELMSFORD, Mass.-In a deal that network video company Axis Communications says foreshadows deals yet to come, they have joined with TELMEX, a large Mexico-based telco, to sell network cameras to homeowners and small businesses in Latin America.

Sonitrol buy sews up Capital region

SSN Staff  - 
09/01/2006

BERWYN, Pa.--Sonitrol's latest franchise purchase solidifies the company's presence in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast and specifically connects the economically intertwined Baltimore-Washington corridor.

Alarm Financial services offers dealers no-account-buy funding

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09/01/2006

SAN FRANCISCO-Alarm dealers who want financing for acquisitions and debt consolidations, but do not want to sell off accounts, can check out a new financing program announced in July by Alarm Financial Services.
Aimed at dealers seeking loans of $150,000 to $1 million, the program includes term loans up to 60 months as well as revolving lines of credit.

Former TSU president indicted

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SSN Staff  - 
09/01/2006

HOUSTON, Texas--Former Texas Southern University President Priscilla Slade was indicted Aug. 1 on charges of misusing school funds for personal expenses, the Houston Chronicle reported.

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