United States of America Code

PATRIOTIC CUSTOMS § 170. National anthem; Star-Spangled Banner. § 171. Conduct during playing. § 172. Pledge of allegiance to the flag; manner of delivery. § 173. Display and use of flag by civilians; codification of rules and customs; definition. § 174. Time and occasions for display. § 175. Position and manner of display. § 176.

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What OSOT’s contribution supported

The Justin J. Watt Foundation today released the progress of the contributions made to the Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund started by J.J. Watt following the destruction left by Hurricane Harvey 12 months ago. The fundraiser raised $41.6 million, making it the largest crowd-sourced fundraiser in world history. All funds have been distributed to eight nonprofits: All

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Paper

Truth and myths about paper usage updated statistics published by Two Sides Inc. net forest area in the U.S. has been stable since early 1900s, and has increased from 754 million acres to 766 million acres from 2005 to 2015 net volume of growing tree stock for paper has increased by over 10% Canada’s forest

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Consumer Reports Ink Jet Costs

High cost of inkjet device printer ink Article in recent issue of Consumer Reports magazine Cheapest ink averages $13 per ounce, more than twice cost of Dom Perignon Champagne, while most expensive is $95 per ounce “our lab tests show that must of that precious ink never makes it onto the printed page. Instead, it’s

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VOTE – Flood Bond Election for Harris County

$2.5 BILLION DECISION   Tuesday is the last day to VOTE EARLY on the countywide bond proposal.   From a recent Houston Chronicle article about the proposal: “The 237 projects include $1.2 billion for channel improvements, $401 million for detention basins, $242 million for floodplain land acquisition, $12.5 million for new floodplain mapping and $1.25 million for

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VOTE in Harris County Flood Bond

Good Morning George, There are 5 days of early voting left for the Bond (Prop A). This will enable changes that will positively impact BOTH the business and residential communities. Please take a stand and join our fight to end flooding today! The following legislators have indicated to us their support for Proposition A: Commissioner R.

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August is Back to School Safety Month

Ready Harris News August is Back to School Safety Month Published August 06, 2018 Back August is Back to School Safety Month (Houston, TX) – August is Back to School Safety Month and a good time to review your family’s safety and emergency plans. The Harris County Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management (HCOHSEM)

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Important Bond Vote for Harris County – Prevent Flooding – VOTE YES

$2.5 BILLION DECISION   Today marks the beginning of early voting for the Harris County Flood Control District’s flood mitigation bond. From a recent Houston Chronicle article about the proposal: “The 237 projects include $1.2 billion for channel improvements, $401 million for detention basins, $242 million for floodplain land acquisition, $12.5 million for new floodplain mapping and

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VOTE VOTE VOTE

The article below was published in the Houston Chronicle on Sunday, July 29, 2018 and contains information regarding the upcoming special bond election for flood control projects in Harris County.  Joe B. Allen, one of the authors of the article, is a familiar name to AWBD members and was a recent presenter on this topic

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Operation Backpack

YMCA OPERATION BACKPACK | YMCA of Greater Houston HELP KIDS MAKE THE GRADE! SUPPORT OUR 2018 GOAL OF IMPACTING 120,000 CHILDREN YMCAs across the Greater Houston area are gearing up to provide school supplies for children in our communities so they can start school with the tools to be successful. Help the YMCA make a difference.

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Seminar we encourage you to attend

Fight Flooding on Cypress Creek Seminar Wednesday, August 15th, noon – 4 pm Learn to cope with flooding — Open to all citizens — Free John Wesley UMC, 5830 Bermuda Dunes, Houston 77069   SPEAKERS: Ø Dr. Phil Bedient – Director, Rice University Severe Storm Center Ø Dr. Bill Dupre – University of Houston Emeritus

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Office Systems of Texas receives Konica Minolta Pro-Tech Award

Through Dedication to Service Excellence, this dealer has been awarded the Pro-Tech Service Excellence Award. The Pro-Tech Service Award recognizes those Konica Minolta providers who are able to demonstrate an exceptional commitment to customer support and satisfaction. It is a symbol of quality, an assurance of professional, reliable service and maximum performance for your Konica

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Fiery Print Controllers

Updated Fiery servers for AccurioPress C6100/C3000/C2000 series       The latest IC-315, IC-313, and IC-417 Fiery servers version 2.1 are available for an expanded range of production engines:   Fiery IC-315 for AccurioPress C6100/C6085 The top-of-the-line Fiery IC-315 is the perfect fit for high-volume commercial printers. Features the sleek Fiery NX Premium hardware platform

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Top Managed Services Provided

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Voice over IP

3 Reasons to Switch to VoIP Now The end is near for your legacy copper wire telephone system As businesses think obsessively about cost, productivity, mobility, feature sets and customer service it may the beginning of the end for legacy telephone phone systems. Zion Research reported this past year the VoIP services market is expected

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July 20, 1969

July 1969. It’s a little over eight years since the flights of Gagarin and Shepard, followed quickly by President Kennedy’s challenge to put a man on the moon before the decade is out. Apollo 11 Commander Neil Armstrong working at an equipment storage area on the lunar module. This is one of the few photos that show

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Harris County Flood Control District Meetings

HCFCD – Community Engagement Meetings Upcoming HCFCD Bond Program Community Meetings Watershed Meeting Date Time Location Barker Reservoir Watershed August 1, 2018 6 – 8 pm Memorial Parkway Junior High 21203 Highland Knolls Drive Katy, TX 77450 Buffalo Bayou July 30, 2018 6 – 8 pm Memorial Drive United Methodist Church 12955 Memorial Drive Houston,

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Port of Houston Appreciation Day

Join the Houston East End Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday July 25 for the Port of Houston Appreciation Day. The event is being held at the Marriott South Hobby Airport. The Keynote Speaker is Janiece Longoria, Chairman, Port Houston. Find out ways to do business with an economic engine for the Houston region. For more

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Yes, No? Maybe

Fujifilm sees no breakup with Xerox Reuters New Service reported that Fuji president Kouichi Tamai stated; “I’m confident a breakup will not happen because that wouldn’t make sense (for Xerox) in terms of the energy, money and time it would take to do so,” Believes that escalating dispute between the partners will not lead to

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Xerox News

Xerox explores sale of leasing finance unit: sources Reuters•July 13, 2018 By Greg Roumeliotis and Liana B. Baker (Reuters) – Xerox Corp is considering the sale of a leasing unit that lends money to customers to rent printers and equipment, to make itself more attractive to potential acquirers following the termination of its $6.1 billion

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Konica Minolta Production Print

Document Verification Konica Minolta production print devices support camera‐based production monitoring systems and document‐integrity software to ensure every piece was printed, in proper order. Our system can validate against the original print file, capturing sequence and barcode information that assures the final outcome is correct. When page accuracy is mission critical, rely on Konica Minolta

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Konica Minolta growing

Konica Minolta’s Sam Errigo: Taking MWA Relationship to Next Level Good for Entire Industry | ENX Magazine | The Week in Imaging ­   Konica Minolta’s Sam Errigo: Taking MWA Relationship to Next Level Good for Entire Industry Thursday, July 12, 2018 Erik Cagle Konica Minolta Business Solutions, MWA Intelligence Sam Errigo, Konica Minolta Business

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