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Portable Electric Heaters being recalled by Dyson due to Fire Hazard

 

U.S. Consumer Product Safety CommissionWashington, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) reports Portable Electric Heaters are being recalled by Dyson Inc. because the heaters can short and overheat causing a potential fire hazard.

Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Dyson Hot and Dyson Hot+Cool (AM04) and Dyson Hot+Cool (AM05) heaters are being recalled.

Dyson Hot and Dyson Hot+Cool (AM04) and Dyson Hot+Cool (AM05) heaters are being recalled.

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Author Sue Culverhouse Speaks at the Woodward Library Society at APSU

 

Clarksville, TNThe Woodward Library SocietyOn the first day of spring, the Woodward Library Society held their much delayed Winter Program featuring author Sue Culverhouse, the author of Tennessee Literary Luminaries at the Woodward Library on the campus of Austin Peay State University. The program was originally scheduled to be held in February 2014, but was delayed due to inclement weather.

Author Sue Culverhouse speaking at the Woodward Library Society's WInter Program

Author Sue Culverhouse speaking at the Woodward Library Society’s WInter Program

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Classic Novel: Field of Dead Horses by Nick Allen Brown

 

Clarksville Book ReviewClarksville, TN – It’s not often that you find an author’s first book and send it to the top of your list of favorite books, but Field of Dead Horses just rose to the top of mine.

I loved not only the plot but the characters and the style of writing that seems to be Nick Allen Brown’s contribution to the literary stage. This is a book that should become a classic!

Field of Dead Horses refers to a horse cemetery on the grounds of the farm where Elliott Chapel and his father, Paul, train race horses.

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Force Activity-Tracking Wristband recalled by Fitbit Due to Risk of Skin Irritation

 

U.S. Consumer Product Safety CommissionWashington, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) reports Fitbit recalls Force Activity-Tracking Wristband. Users of the product can develop an allergic reaction to the casing causing skin irritation.

Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Fitbit Force Activity-Tracking Wristband recalled.

Fitbit Force Activity-Tracking Wristband recalled.

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Britax recalls Strollers Due to Partial Fingertip Amputation Hazard

 

U.S. Consumer Product Safety CommissionWashington, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission reports strollers recalled by Britax Child Safety Inc. because the hinge can partially amputate customer’s fingertips, break fingers and or cause lacerations, among other injuries, when they press the release button while pulling on the release strap.

Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Recalled Britax B-Agile stroller.

Recalled Britax B-Agile stroller.

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GE Brand Dehumidifiers now included in Gree Dehumidifier Recall Due to Serious Fire and Burn Hazards

 

U.S. Consumer Product Safety CommissionWashington, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission report that Gree Electric Appliances has now expaned their dehumidifier recall to Include GE Brand Dehumidifiers. The dehumidifiers are being recalled because they can overhead, smoke and catch fire posing fire and burn hazards to consumers.

Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

GE brand dehumidifier ADEW30LN is one of the models recalled.

GE brand dehumidifier ADEW30LN is one of the models recalled.

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Pacifier Holder Clips recalled by Playtex Due to Choking Hazard; sold at Walmart and other major retailers

 

U.S. Consumer Product Safety CommissionWashington, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced that Playtex is recalling pacifier holder clips because the clips can crack and a small piece can break off causing a possible choking hazard to smaller children.

Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Recalled Playtex green pacifier holder clip

Recalled Playtex green pacifier holder clip

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Austin Peay State University’s Becky Starnes pens City of Clarksville Book

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – “It’s all about soul,” Dr. Becky Starnes, Austin Peay State University professor of public management, said, referring to her recently published book, “Challenges in City Management: A Case Study Approach.”

“I believe that people often lose touch with their cities,” she said. “We may grow complacent and take the cities we live in for granted. For example, we drive on our city roads almost every day. Yet, have we ever stopped to think about the history of that road? When was it built, why was it built, what’s the story behind its name or how does it contribute to the quality of life in our community?”

"Challenges in City Management: A Case Study Approach" by APSU professor Dr. Becky Starnes.

“Challenges in City Management: A Case Study Approach” by APSU professor Dr. Becky Starnes.

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Former Clarksville journalist Tim Ghianni pens a “Shoebox Full of Toads”

 
Author Tim Ghianni

Author Tim Ghianni

Clarksville, TN – What does a son say to his mother as he watches her dying for the third time?

Well, maybe technically the second time. The third time was an extension of the second, that second being when her soul left her. He was down the hospital hall then, minutes away. His dad told him about it, and a nurse backed up the story of the bright, white sunrise filling the hospital room, encircling her face, providing a halo. “It was her soul leaving her,” his dad told him as they looked at his mother, barely clinging to life. “I saw the light,” his dad said.

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Google and HP Recall HP Chromebook 11 Chargers Due to Fire and Burn Hazards

 

U.S. Consumer Product Safety CommissionWashington, D.C. – U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission reports HP Chromebook 11 chargers being recalled by Hewlett-Packard Company (HP) and Google Inc. The charger can overheat and meat causing a possible fire and burn hazard.

Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

HP Chromebook 11 Chargers recalled because of overheating problem.

HP Chromebook 11 Chargers recalled because of overheating problem.

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