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The 7 Weirdest Driving Laws in the State of Texas

Some of these laws are a bit outdated and need a little tweak here and there and became law in reaction to specific situations.

Whatever the case, they are still on the books. Let’s take a look at the 7 weirdest driving laws on the books in Texas.

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Former fire chief killed at Trump rally hailed as a ‘hero,’ two more victims identified

Former fire chief killed at Trump rally hailed as a ‘hero,’ two more victims identified

A man killed at a campaign rally for former President Donald Trump in Pennsylvania on Saturday has been identified as 50-year-old former fire chief Corey Comperatore, Pennsylvania Gov. Josh Shapiro announced Sunday.
US inflation easing, job market similar to pre-pandemic conditions, Fed report says

US inflation easing, job market similar to pre-pandemic conditions, Fed report says

The labor market is returning to its pre-pandemic state, with conditions that are "tight but not overheated," according to the Federal Reserve's latest Monetary Policy Report to Congress.
US homicides and violent crime overall are down significantly, according to FBI data

US homicides and violent crime overall are down significantly, according to FBI data

The U.S. is experiencing a significant decline nationally in homicides, according to FBI data.
07.15.24 NESA National Monitor

07.15.24 NESA National Monitor

Public Safety Updates Pasadena City Officials Implement New Fee Schedule to Curb False Alarms7.13.24 - ...

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The Exculpatory Clause: Does It Shield You From Breach of Contract to Perform?

The Exculpatory Clause: Does It Shield You From Breach of Contract to Perform?

The exculpatory clause exonerates you — that is, relieves you of liability — for your negligent performance, negligent failure to perform, etc. The limitation of liability clause limits your exposure to damages to a nominal amount.
Security-as-a-Service: Less Expensive Than Cash Purchases?

Security-as-a-Service: Less Expensive Than Cash Purchases?

The financial rationale for choosing Security-as-a-Service over cash purchases is compelling. SECaaS offers businesses a way to navigate the challenges of technology depreciation and obsolescence, preserve capital for strategic reinvestment, and maintain flexibility in a rapidly evolving technological landscape.
The Illusion of Audio Glass Break Detection

The Illusion of Audio Glass Break Detection

In other words, despite the subscriber being able to successfully arm their alarm system, the effectiveness, and reliability of the population of audio glass break detectors in the premises equates to an intrusion detection device that may not be reliable enough to perform its intended detection function.
Modern Selling: A Difficult Sale?

Modern Selling: A Difficult Sale?

The technology is mature. The end-user marketplace is ready for it. The technology is not complex. So why have salespeople struggled in this area? After working with dozens of integrators, I have concluded that it comes down to three primary reasons:
New York’s tax credit for retail security improvements: what businesses need to know

New York’s tax credit for retail security improvements: what businesses need to know

The measure includes a new Retail Security Tax Credit, which for tax years 2024 and 2025 will provide assistance to businesses for investing in necessary equipment to protect their employees and merchandise.

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