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2009-10-28 13:16:00

ST. PAUL, Minn., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- While small repairs and mends are typically easy to fix, there are often bigger tasks like repairing patio furniture, bundling large pieces of lumber and securing carpeting and cords that require tough strength to get the job done.

2009-09-30 16:58:50

Animal authorities in Pennsylvania said a cat found abandoned and wrapped in duct tape has gone home with a new adoptive family. Liz Williamson, spokeswoman for the Pennsylvania Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, said a few people contacted the organization to claim ownership of the cat, named Sticky after its rescue, but no one met with officers to prove ownership, the Philadelphia Inquirer reported Wednesday. They were given the opportunity to come in and meet with our...

2009-09-23 17:08:46

A Pennsylvania animal advocacy group is offering a reward for information leading to the conviction of whoever abandoned a cat covered in duct tape. George Bengal, director of investigations for the Pennsylvania Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, said the cat was found Tuesday in a Philadelphia yard with only its head sticking out of the duct tape cocoon, The Philadelphia Enquirer reported Wednesday. Whoever did this is very sick, Bengal said.

2009-06-21 15:16:17

Residents of Avon, Ohio, embraced the many uses of duct tape during the city's annual Duct Tape Festival, a maker of the versatile tape says. ShurTech Brands LLC, which manufactures household and office products, said in a news release that Saturday's Sixth Annual Avon Heritage Duct Tape Festival in Avon included a parade full of floats made out of duct tape. Event judges rated the more than 20 parade entries based on originality and how much duct tape used in their creations.

2009-06-20 15:43:00

-Sixth-Annual Avon Heritage Duct Tape Festival proves it still has sticking power- AVON, Ohio, June 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Juggling jesters and marvelous masked marchers made their way through Avon, Ohio, on the morning of June 20 in a parade honoring the Sixth-Annual Avon Heritage Duct Tape Festival, held annually over Father's Day weekend to celebrate all things duct tape.

2009-06-19 08:00:00

AVON, Ohio, June 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The Top 10 Couples in the 2009 Duck Tape(R) brand duct tape Stuck at Prom(R) Scholarship Contest have been named, so now it's the public's chance to vote for their favorite outfits to decide who gets the top $3,000 scholarship prize. To View the Multimedia News Release, go to: http://www.prnewswire.com/mnr/theduckbrand/38781/ (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090619/NY34868LOGO ) The contest challenges high school students to create their...

2008-09-08 09:00:08

By Elaine Schmitz PLEASANT HILL -- Summer doldrums? Not at the Pleasant Hill Park Aquatic Center. The Recreation & Park District's inaugural Derby Day tested the imagination, engineering skills and sheer courage of residents, who produced a select number of ingenious, comical, and seaworthy boats.

2008-06-22 15:00:06

A new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention laboratory is using duct tape to seal a room where deadly bacteria experiments are performed, officials say.

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2008-04-22 06:45:00

Going to the Moon? Don't forget your duct tape. Thirty-six years ago when Apollo 17 astronauts found themselves a quarter million miles from home with a damaged moonbuggy, a roll of "good old fashioned American gray tape" saved the day.


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