Post: February 4th, 2009: ERS-2009-02-04 #146 Show Notes

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Great show today, lots of interesting stories that I found from all over the world. We've also got some great e-mails and commentaries too. Please welcome retired Elevator Mechanic Jim from Northern California who has started his own blog where he shares some great stories from his time in the trade. I forgot to talk about it on the show today and wanted to make sure you all check it out. The link is in the fun elevator stuff column on the website and can also be seen by clicking here. Only six more weeks of winter so the Groundhog says. Wouldn't that be nice! Have a great rest of the week everyone and be safe!

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News Links: Hey let's take the wet stairs Halle Berry gets dress caught in escalator More on elevator lawsuit at OSU Elevator failure temporarily traps kids and teacher Space elevator may be possible thanks to new technology Casey says elevator talks looking up New elevator marks a major step toward move Pass S.L. Police/Fire Bond U.S. GE & UTC see green in stimulus package Courthouse elevator nearly ready  Brevard Community College to install emergency phones $260M worth Sharjah: seven injured as elevator gives way Fire burns elevator shaft of downtown building After  two years of promises, escalator still not running Trader arrested after trying to start a fire inside 7 world trade center More than 500 needed to keep Eiffel Tower in good shape Elevator advertising on a basic level New vans bring lift for firm Four-story courthouse left with single elevator Elevator plays consuming Louisville  KCHA dissatisfied with elevator work Forum: Necessity of an elevator post State's first escalator sits still Elevator drop at Vancouver Convention Centre leads to probe 3 calls, 2 days before police get body from frozen elevator pit Iphone Apps: C.E.O. - Chief Elevator Operator Game No laws broken when coffin taken for elevator ride Worker nearly crushed to death by elevator Man dies in fall at plant A man dies falling in Taipei 101 building