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Austin sprinklered with Habitat homes

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SSN Staff  - 
01/01/2006

AUSTIN, Texas--When Maria Diaz moved into her Habitat for Humanity home here last month, it marked the 25th Habitat home to be built with a sprinkler system in the city, News8Austin reported.
Triplexes and larger multi-family homes are required by law to have sprinkler systems.

AlarmForce enters Ohio

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01/01/2006

TORONTO, Ontario--Saying he's "looking for a piece of the pie," Joel Matlin, president of Canada-based AlarmForce, announced that he would take a slice of the Midwest by opening an office in Columbus, Ohio, by this middle of this month.
This will be Matlin's second stateside office; he opened an office in North Carolina in February of last year.

Chainsaw Man gets wired

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SSN Staff  - 
01/01/2006

AVON, Minn.--Mark Kurtz, a chainsaw artist and former professional wrestler known as "Chainsaw Man," made a New Year's resolution to install a new security system in his home-based art studio after four of the nine sculptures stolen from his home in August 2005 were recovered last month, according to the Minneapolis Star Tribune.

Sonitrol strengthens corporate team

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12/01/2005

BERWYN, Penn.-- As Sonitrol brought yet another franchise under corporate oversight last month, it was also strengthening its management team by realigning and adding personnel to its corporate headquarters here.

Safeguard to be publicly traded

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12/01/2005

REDONDO BEACH, Calif.--Safeguard Technology International, a small residential security company that caters to the ultra-high-end Sunset Boulevard set, recently received $1 million in equity financing from Rocky Point, N.

Sonitrol buys franchise, this time in backyard

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12/01/2005

BERWYN, Penn.--Noting that senior staffers in the office here are "all Philadelphia guys" with connections and insights into the Southeastern Pennsylvania market, Sonitrol senior vice president Todd Leggett announced the acquisition of a franchise that hits close to home.

Brink's truck makes special delivery

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SSN Staff  - 
12/01/2005

IRVING, Texas--A Brink's armored truck delivered a $10,000 check to Edward and Laurie Stolarz's Boston, Mass.-area home, in November, to recognize them as Brink's Home Security's one-millionth customer.

Conn. town woos SafeHome with tax break

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12/01/2005

CROMWELL,Conn.--To convince SafeHome Security that the best new home for it is right here, the Cromwell Selectboard unanimously approved a tax incentive to sweeten the deal.

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