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Batter up! Protecting Little League World Series

August 20, 2014Amy Canfield

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa.—A 13-year-old female pitching phenom has drawn unexpected crowds to the Little League World Series this month, testing physical security for the annual event in this small town.With her 70 mph fastball, Mo'ne Davis became the first girl to a throw a shutout in LLWS history. She plays for Philadelphia's Taney Dragons, and her fans have been attending semifinal games in their home state by the busloads, according to Robert Muehlbauer, business development manager for Axis Communications.Axis,...

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Pennsylvania city mulls future of antiquated alarm system

March 1, 2013SSN Staff

YORK, Pa.—City officials in this Pennsylvania city are considering a proposal to terminate a 127-year-old fire alarm system, according to an article from the York Dispatch, a newspaper based here. Installed in 1886, the Gamewell systems' operating and maintenance costs are becoming onerous for the city. The 83 street boxes are connected to 320 properties, mostly businesses. Maintaining the system costs about $84,000 a year, the report said. Despite the age of the street boxes, the Gamewell...

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