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Oregon CCB Issues Buyer Beware about Predatory Contractors

The Oregon Contractor Construction Board (CCB) has released a ‘Buyer Beware’ list of unlicensed contractors who take payment then do little, poor work or no work at all. Contractors on the list owe customers or the state of Oregon money.  The CCB is hoping the list will deter people from hiring these builders and discourage…

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Nebraska Pesticide Renewal

What are the requirements to renew a Nebraska pesticide license? You must complete 12 credit hours of continuing education every 3 years by your April 15 renewal date. Licenses are renewed by submitting continuing education to the state and paying a renewal fee based on your license. Complete a 12-credit hour renewal course before your expiration…

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Drone Racing

LED lights are used to trace drone paths and obstacles  DAVID T KINDLER Imagine zipping through the air at 60 miles per hour, avoiding obstacles, using only your thumbs to steer. Drone racing is an exciting new sport with leagues popping up all over the nation. Pilots make their own drones and wear First Person…

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Realtors, are you ready to share your knowledge?

The real estate market saw an influx of new agents in 2016 to match the lowering mortgage rates and increasing home sales.  New agents are hungry for trade secrets and senior agents are looking for new, more efficient methods. There is an industry-wide need for expert information. Real Estate Training Institute is offering you the…

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Revised Worker Protection Standards

What is the Worker Protection Standard? Worker Protection Standard (WPS) aims to reduce the risk of pesticide poisoning and injury among agricultural workers and pesticide handlers.  Under Worker Protection Standard, all employers are required to: Formally train both workers and handlers yearly Provide documentation of training to employees Keep and maintain training records Use EPA-approved…

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DRONES SAVE ONE LIFE PER WEEK

According to a recent study by DJI Technology Inc, 59 lives have been saved by civilian drones in 18 different incidents, 38 of these lives were saved in the last 10 months. Based on this experience, drones are saving on average one life per week. Most rescues occurred in the United States and China with…

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