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July 1 2015
Richard Greene, the sole employee of King’s Lawn Service in Jacksonville, Florida, is facing 10 charges of fraud and theft, in addition to murder. Greene, 44, a registered sex offender, allegedly ...
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July 1 2015
Albuquerque, New Mexico, is hot--really hot. According to the research group Climate Central, in 2014 Albuquerque had the second most intense heat-island effect in the U.S. When temperatures rise ab ...
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June 30 2015
Recently, in Montclair, New Jersey, combat between two tool-wielding landscapers was broken up when police arrived on the scene. Kayton Sinclair and Saqueo Mejia, both of Orange, were brandishing ...
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June 30 2015
As California property owners stop watering their lawns, landscape companies are seeing a sharp decrease in maintenance work. “Oh yeah, I lost jobs,” said Jaime Gonzalez, owner of La Nina Landsc ...
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June 29 2015
Hunter Industries announced their acquisition of all the landscape irrigation products, patents, and trademarks from Alex-Tronix Controls of Fresno, California. Since 1977, Alex-Tronix has be ...
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June 29 2015
Fred Whyte, president of STIHL, Inc., has announced that Fred Whyte will retire at the end of this year. Whyte has been part of the STIHL group for 44 years, and president of STIHL Inc. for 23 year ...
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June 27 2015
A landscape business in St. John’s, Florida, is under investigation by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). An employee of Skyhigh Tree was injured when his chainsaw kicked ba ...
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June 26 2015
The American Mosquito Control Association (AMCA) has selected June 21st to June 27th as National Mosquito Control Awareness Week. This themed week could not have come at a better time, especially f ...
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June 25 2015
At least two landscape businesses have been photographed taking water from protected wetlands in Chelmsford, Massachusetts. They have been observed using hoses to take water from places like ponds a ...
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June 25 2015
A lawn care company struck by theft in Olathe, Kansas, is dealing with theft proactively, by creating an online community. Last August, two of David Brucker’s company’s trucks were stolen. &nbs ...
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June 24 2015
Colorado is famous for its mountains, but the geography of the state has resulted in an entrenched system of water rights based on seniority. Recently, this resulted in a political clash between the ...
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June 24 2015
A couple in St. Louis, Missouri, share more than marital vows; they share a business. In 2002, Alma and Kenny Kissel lost their jobs, and decided to start A & K Lawn Service. In addition to thei ...
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June 23 2015
Dixie Lawn Service of Kings Mountain, North Carolina, has a contract with the South Carolina Department of Transportation’s York County office for roadside mowing. This contract includes some stre ...
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June 23 2015
As the summer heats up and grass starts growing faster, the Better Business Bureau (BBB) is warning consumers about the risks of unscrupulous people posing as landscape contractors. Between June 201 ...
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June 22 2015
Kubota Tractor Corporation and Kubota Credit Corporation will leave their California headquarters for a new home in Grapevine, Texas. The companies, subsidiaries of the Kubota Corporation in Japan ...
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June 22 2015
The Toro Company has signed with NBC Radio affiliate KCAA 1050 AM, broadcasting in the Inland Empire, to spearhead a weekly one-hour show addressing California’s current drought situation. The sh ...
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June 20 2015
Randy Becker, owner of Cornerstone Landscaping in Tulsa, Oklahoma, recently had his entire life stolen on his lunch break. He returned from his midday meal to find a thief had taken his truck and tr ...
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June 19 2015
Researchers in Nelsonville, Ohio, are exploring using a non-chemical to help manage the invasive species ailanthus altissima, also known as the tree of life. They are using a native fungus to wipe t ...
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June 18 2015
Given the record snowfall that occurred in Massachusetts this year, it seems unlikely that the area should run out of water. Nevertheless, that is expected to be the case this summer in the So ...
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June 18 2015
Gripped by a prolonged drought, Arizona faces possible cuts to its main water supply in the next 18 months. Yet residents face none of the restrictions imposed on their neighbors in California. T ...
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