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Post: November 25th, 2009: ERS-2009-11-25 #181 Show Notes

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Another week filled with elevator news articles! I was secretly hoping for a quieter week but oh well. Today on the show in addition to covering the news for the week we’re also giving away a $50 dollar gift certificate to the Duluth Trading Company. Just in time for the holidays.  Thanks to those of you who posted comments regarding the article the air heads over at the Gothamist posted. This week’s articles again prove why it’s important to support the EESF! Everyone have a great Thanksgiving and extended four day weekend. Talk to you all next week.

Thanks to the following companies who have donated goodies to our end of the month prize pack! Fujitec America, GAL, The National Association of Elevator Contractors, The National Association of Elevator Safety Authorities, The Elevator Escalator Safety Foundation, COMPANY SRL, Peelle, C.J. Anderson, Truxes, EMS Group, Elevator Bob’s Elevator Pictures, Minnesota Elevator, ElevatorGear.com, ElevatorShack.com, ElevatorU.org, Elevator World Magazine, Elevator Cab Renovations & The Elevator Preservation Blog.

News Links: Elevators least of concerns at NJ Housing Complex GE to sell security biz to United Technologies GWU’s exercise in ground-floor entrepreneurship $30-million upgrade links casino to Canada Line “ORV” Good use of TIF: Funds to cover Berwyn Station Fixup Tenants sue landlord over ‘Unsafe Conditions’ Charles Kuralt & the magic elevator Death plunge at mall, another over-the-side escalator fall Interesting forum post, electrician looking to become elevator tech   Fox News coverage of the Space Elevator Games Control of a four-level elevator system using PLC Divorce attorney advertises using elevator doors HTAA Clubhouse lift shot down Japanese Culture, Train, Elevator Kip Garage elevator repairs estimated to cost $300K Love and elevators on campus Third International Eurospaceward Conference Opens Lift crushes maintenance man; second in four months Making shopping less ‘germy’ Northeast Middle School gets addition Idiotic College kids spend extra time elevator surfing City Desk, Elevator Photos Smokey elevator motor sends firefighters   The mystery of the broken elevator Woman severely injures foot on escalator Elevator certificates expired Elevator accident in Makkah Elevator Observer Floor-plunge drama unfolds at Mall Norwich Harlem’s Cluster House facility prepares for renovation MTA Poster Project Things to do when you’re bored on an elevator Uni-Tech Elevator pleads guilty to safety violation Drainpipe delays opening of GMC parking deck KONE takes lead in teaching escalator, elevator rules