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School security funding dealt setback as part of gun-control bill

April 17, 2013Rich Miller

WASHINGTON—Legislation to provide $40 million a year to improve security in the nation's schools has bipartisan support, but it was dealt a blow after the Senate rejected an amendment to which it was linked: expanded background checks on gun purchases.The School Safety Enhancements Act of 2013 would authorize federal funding for state, local and tribal governments to improve security at elementary and secondary schools. Grants could be used to install metal detectors and surveillance equipment,...

Barbara Boxer, Marcus Dunn, NRA, SIA, The School Safety Enhancements Act of 2013, TWIC, U.S. Coast Guard

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Fire Systems Installation

Louisiana fire dealer predicts more wins

February 29, 2012Tess Nacelewicz

NORTHFORD, Conn., and LAFAYETTE, La.—Notifier by Honeywell recently announced that its Marine ONYX line, fire alarm systems designed for nautical environments, has gained approval for marine applications from the U.S. Coast Guard, Lloyd's Register and the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS).The approval came after a series of rigorous tests, according to the Connecticut-based company.Charlie Primeaux, project manager for the Fire & Safety Division of Louisiana-based Dynamic Industries, a Notifier...

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