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Aiken Standard (Newspaper) - June 26, 2011, Aiken, South Carolina f, JUNE 26,2011 YOUR LOCAL SDUÍÍCE SINCE 1867 0 has the 145 177 nST JOB AiKenP IN THE NEWS Pick up your how-to guide in today's Men tabarb • Rnd infoimatjon about real estate, planning funerals, improving hearing, shoppirig for furniture, choosing a pharmacist and more. DAILY DEALS You Gouid win an iPad with new local shopping site for saving • Sign up for the daty deals, and you are automatically efigible for an Apple iPad. SEE lie FOR MORE DETAILS. TALKBACK Investigate the lottery? • These elected officials just don't get it. When you only get so much money and Social Security's not getting increases and people keep saying, '^ve need more of this and that," Where's the money going to _ come from? Sooner or later, you just dont ^ve it. What was the lottery good for? M^^ fiey should check in on some of the salaries If some of these lottery officials and put that i)ward the schools. Why dont y'all? You're the paper; why dont y'all investigate into what the lottery officials make and report it in the ^ S PMORErALKBACKSA tODAY'S FORECAST 1Í SEE WEATHER, 14C YOUR RESPONSE "Oh please. Those kind of wamings need to t« on all the drugs being recalled or causing birth def^, not' cigarette. If put them on Cigarettes, they MUST put similar wamings on ALL alcohol & medicines." • In reference to Aiken Standaid Facebook ^tus post, "Have you seen this? In 2012, cigarette packages will have graphic images of health concerns that come with smoking." AREA DEATHS Chailotte Ann Thomas, Leesville Karen Marie Enlow, North Augusta leray Curtis "Roy" Slainbrook, Aiken SEE DEATHS AHO FUNERALS. 6A INSIDE Calendar...... 50 Living On The Go 1C Classifieds...... 10 Movie Listings.,. ' lies...... INSIDE. Qpink)ns... 14f15A, jrd...... 40 Sports....... 11' •Abby...... 40 . TVUsting$ INSIPI )pes........40 ' Weather...... BEAT THE HEAT: The Aiken Standard asked local residents with sizzling occupations how they keep their cool in the summer sun. NOT D06 VENDOR IIFEGUMO SOIID WASTE OPERJKfOR Ö. O o :ö. Q. 0. Ô Ö Ô- 0 O O- o Ù Name: Steve Robinson Age: 60 From: Aiken Occupation: Hot dog vendor, owner Steve N G's Premium Hot Dogs Hottest part of job: 'That's the steam from the cooker. I'm in the shade, but I've got the steam." How you keep cool: '7ou get used to it. I stay hydrated. The shade pretty much screens us, but the sun hits the tent, and the fabric heats up, too." How hot is your job on a scale of 1-5 suns? "I'll say a 4. If I was working out in that street, it would be a 5." Name: Heather Staniszewski Age: 39 From: Aikén Occupation: Pool operator/ lifeguard/Water safety instructor at Smith-Hazelpool Hottest part of job: 'The hottest part of the job is aftemoon swim, I'd say from 3-5 p.m., when the sun is fully out, because there is no shade near that pool." How you keep cool: "We get to jump in the water. We're fortunate to be part of an organization that believes in letting us cool off! We also drink lots of water." How hot is your job^on a scale of 1-5 suns? "Five-plus suns." Name: Ryan Jolly, pictured front Age: 29 From: Wan^envilie Occupation: Solid waste operator Hottest part of job: Bagging waste in the warehouse. How you keep cool: "Plenty of fluids and frequent breaks for rest. Fans are also used to provide some relief during repackaging." How hot is your job on a scale of 1-5 suns? "Foursuns.^' CARSAIESMAN UMPIRE FRUIT VENDOR POUCE K-9 Name: Tammy Glantoh Age: 38 From: Edgefield County Occupation: Fruit stand attendant Hottest part of job: "Dealing with the hot heat by being outside, especially when it gets to the triple-digits." How you keep cool: Rub ice on her arms, using a small fan and enjoying the occasional breeze. How hot is your job on a scale of 1-5 suqs? "Five." O O :a: O- 0 Name: Fox Age: 3 From: Belgium Occupation: Narcotics detection dog Hottest part of job: The hottest part of my job is searching a. vehicle on the side of the road on hot pavement while wearing a fur coat. How you keep cool: Spending as much time in the air-conditioned patrol car as possible. How hot is your job on a scale of 1-5 suns? Five ■0 O-O'Ci Name: Nick Ward Age: 58 From: London Occupation: Cars salesman Hottest part of job: "Standing on the lot and showing people the cars." How you keep cool: "Stay inside as much as possible." How hot is your job on a scale of 1-5 suns? 'Three-and-a-half." Name:-Corey Green Age: 41 From: Aiken Occupation: Umpire Hottest part of job: "Putting on all the gear." How you keep cool: "Water, Gatorade." How hot is your job on a scale of 1-5 suns? "Six!" Green more BY ASHLEEY WILLIAMSON awHliam' firstname.lastname@example.org Thousands of people niade their way to the Western Carolina State Fairgrounds on Saturday to enjoy some fun in the sun, frozen lemonades, kiddie rides and fireworks as Fire Ovpr Aiken thriiled participants by day and lit up the sky at night to celebrate the upcoming holiday. Qpg More than half a doz- ^ en rides and inflatables as well as Ijve music filled the^atmosphere as people contiiiued entering the fairgrounds mm g%m throughout the evening, QP f "oAb spectacle of fireworks to l?egin about 9 p.m. Fire Over Aiken began last year after a few years' hiatus, said Mike Fanning, co-organizer with the event. "Last year's turnout was amazing; unfortunately for us, the weather was not in our favor, but this year, the weatjier is just perfect." said Fanning, He also added that he was pleased with the amoim^pf people who came out. $EE FIREWORKS. 11A . mm mJ^mmtm The^Gautreau family enjoyed a dav at the event and ends their evening watching the fireworks. From left are dad Paul, Elizabeth, 6, Isabelle, 5, morti Daria and IS-yeaNId James Gautreau. yisrr AiMENSTANDrnQqw Fw M^]! )A SI 'Í AKS AI](.]U Ì i lARS! I PENAi INVOI ViNi
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