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EXCLUSIVE: Released Alien from Border Crisis Arrested for Alleged Murder, Kidnapping in Texas

EXCLUSIVE: Released Alien from Border Crisis Arrested for Alleged Murder, Kidnapping in Texas | General Safety | Scoop.it
LUBBOCK, Texas—An illegal immigrant who was released by U.S. authorities with a Notice to Appear has been arrested for the alleged murder of a woman and kidnapping of children on U.S. soil. The alleged crimes occurred after the man was released.
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This Summer, Safety First

This Summer, Safety First | General Safety | Scoop.it
An emergency room doctor lists common, yet avoidable injuries from outdoor activities like gardening, hiking, swimming and lighting up the grill.
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Put safety first this summer - the last thing you want is to end up in the ER! 

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Pool Safety: What You Need to Know

Pool Safety: What You Need to Know | General Safety | Scoop.it
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Everyone should be aware of the potential dangers a pool can present. #Safety #Parenting

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Going mobile with home security is risky

Going mobile with home security is risky | General Safety | Scoop.it
Buying a camera or a security system is meant to keep your family safe. Jesse Jones investigates the risks of having home security in the palm of your hand.
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Convenient? Yes, but does mobile integration of mobile technology to a home security system jeopardize its effectiveness? #Mobile #HomeSecurity

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Hackers Can Take Over Your Car With This Simple $26 Device

Hackers Can Take Over Your Car With This Simple $26 Device | General Safety | Scoop.it
There's been a lot of hype and panic about cars being hacked and terrorist teens on laptops in desert bunkers taking over your Toyota, and up to now it's been mostly all just fodder for your crazy aunt to email you about. Now, however, a first viable general-use car-hacking tool has been developed that's also cheap.
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Though it is obvious that the point to being able to have access to your car is important. It is also scary to imagine the wrong people having that kind of access to your car. What are your thoughts on this? 

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Number of women arming themselves for self-defense continues to rise

Number of women arming themselves for self-defense continues to rise | General Safety | Scoop.it
1/15/14 | by Jennifer Cruz Women are arming themselves at an unprecedented rate. And although, statistically speaking, the number of female shooters is still relatively small within the gun communi

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Number of women arming themselves for self-defense continues to rise

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Marie Abbatoy's curator insight, January 16, 6:27 PM

For you women that don't want to carry a gun, there is also pepper spray, stun guns, and more that can also be carried for self defense; the main thing is to carry something so you can protect yourself if you need to!

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Pet safety tips in cold weather

Pet safety tips in cold weather | General Safety | Scoop.it
The Humane Society of Missouri provides the following tips and advice so you can properly protect your pet during frigid conditions.
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If you live in an area where the winters are extreme, take precautions to protect your animals. 

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Password Safety: How To Secure Your Personal Information (NBC33 VIDEO) | Indiana's NewsCenter: News, Sports, Weather, Fort Wayne WPTA-TV, WISE-TV, and CW | NBC33 News

Password Safety: How To Secure Your Personal Information (NBC33 VIDEO) | Indiana's NewsCenter: News, Sports, Weather, Fort Wayne WPTA-TV, WISE-TV, and CW | NBC33 News | General Safety | Scoop.it
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Keep your personal information safe for your own protection! 

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Safety Tips for Drivers Over the Thanksgiving Holiday - WBFF FoxBaltimore - News - Top Stories

Safety Tips for Drivers Over the Thanksgiving Holiday - WBFF FoxBaltimore - News - Top Stories | General Safety | Scoop.it
The professional drivers at the American Trucking Association have released driving safety tips for
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Stay safe traveling during the holidays!

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OPSEC:Privacy and Security on Facebook

OPSEC:Privacy and Security on Facebook | General Safety | Scoop.it
Those of us in the Preparedness Community should always have OPSEC (operational security) in the back of our minds.  This includes when you are talking about your preps, traveling out and about and...

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Learn about Facebook security to protect your information. 

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Marie Abbatoy's curator insight, November 22, 2013 8:32 PM

For those truly concerned about protecting their personal information and security, this template article regarding facebook is very informative!

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Important safety and self defense tips for women

Important safety and self defense tips for women | General Safety | Scoop.it

NEW YORK (PIX11) - It's important for women to always be on alert. If a stranger grabbed you on the street, would you know how to fight back and get away?


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NEW YORK (PIX11) - It's important for women to always be on alert. If a stranger grabbed you on the street, would you know how to fight back and get away?

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Marie Abbatoy's curator insight, November 21, 2013 7:24 PM

More safety and security tips for women! With all these tips and maneuvers, no one will want to mess with the women that read my scoop it articles!!

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 It's important for women to always be on alert. If a stranger grabbed you on the street, would you know how to fight back and get away?

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Fire safety crucial during holiday season

Fire safety crucial during holiday season | General Safety | Scoop.it

As you prepare to deck the halls this holiday season, officials advice you to be fire smart, as this time of year traditionally brings with it a rise in residential fires.

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As you prepare to deck the halls this holiday season, officials advice you to be fire smart, as this time of year traditionally brings with it a rise in residential fires.

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10 ways brands can use social curation for marketing


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María Dolores Díaz Noguera's curator insight, November 8, 2013 3:03 AM

Amazing

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Great slides!  I like the clean design and meaningful content of each slide. 

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We can always use more marketing tips, enjoy. 

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Pet Talk: Pool Safety

Pet Talk: Pool Safety | General Safety | Scoop.it
School is out, the temperatures are high, and the days are long. For children and pets alike, this makes taking a dip in your backyard pool seem more attractive than ever. Although your children may be competent swimmers, do not assume that your pets are. Preventing pool accidents for your pets takes adequate planning and careful supervision.
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While many pets love the water, swimming in pools and other bodies of water can be dangerous. Check out this helpful tips! 

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Skills for Survival's photo on Google+

Skills for Survival's photo on Google+ | General Safety | Scoop.it
Learn about dog bite statistics, factors on why dogs bite and ways to protect yourself. Please remember, under the right circumstances, any dog can bite.

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Cute and cuddly? Yes, but there are an alarming amount of dog bites every year. Here's what you need to know.

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Facts everyone should be aware of.

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Safety tips for a home emergency | The Bridgeport News

Safety tips for a home emergency | The Bridgeport News | General Safety | Scoop.it
We’re in the heat of tornado season, and summer is notorious for bringing a host of other unexpected emergencies — from blackouts to floods and electrical sto
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A few things to consider about home emergency preparation.

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Camera Setup Tips for Increased Home Security

Camera Setup Tips for Increased Home Security | General Safety | Scoop.it
The idea of having your home broken into and burglarize [...]
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Position is important during the installation of a home security system. Check out these helpful tips! 

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5 Simple Steps to Manage Your Anger - by Dumb Little Man

5 Simple Steps to Manage Your Anger - by Dumb Little Man | General Safety | Scoop.it
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Many altercations can be prevented. Learn to control your anger. Sometimes it is better to just let it go. 

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US issues travel warning for Saudi’s Eastern Province

US issues travel warning for Saudi’s Eastern Province | General Safety | Scoop.it
Two German diplomats were shot in Shia dominated region earlier this week

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US issues travel warning for Saudi’s Eastern Province

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Personal Safety Advice for Women : NORBALM

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Parents Central | Keeping Kids Safe | NHTSA 

Parents Central | Keeping Kids Safe | NHTSA  | General Safety | Scoop.it
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When we become parents, our child's safety becomes our priority. Check out this website, that gives informative information regarding our child's safety while traveling in a vehicle. 

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State urges Black Friday safety

State urges Black Friday safety | General Safety | Scoop.it
The Indiana Department of Labor is telling retailers to make sure they take steps to ensure workers and customers are safe on Black Friday and other sale events.
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Who is going Black Friday? Be sure to take safety precautions!

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Important safety and self defense tips for women

Important safety and self defense tips for women | General Safety | Scoop.it

NEW YORK (PIX11) - It's important for women to always be on alert. If a stranger grabbed you on the street, would you know how to fight back and get away?


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 It's important for women to always be on alert. If a stranger grabbed you on the street, would you know how to fight back and get away?

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NEW YORK (PIX11) - It's important for women to always be on alert. If a stranger grabbed you on the street, would you know how to fight back and get away?

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Car Break-Ins On The Rise In Anderson

Car Break-Ins On The Rise In Anderson | General Safety | Scoop.it
Thieves are smashing car windows in Anderson, then grabbing whatever they can find in the car.
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Take precautions during the holidays. Car break- ins increase by nearly 30% during the holidays. 

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NYPD - Crime Prevention - Safety Tips

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Take some tips from the NYPD on crime prevention. 

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