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Publication: Aiken Standard June 26, 2011

Aiken Standard (Newspaper) - June 26, 2011, Aiken, South Carolina JUNE 26,2011 silken j£>tanbarti iti 11 fif ii 111 iii J——— lpm IN THE NEWS YOUR LOC At SOURCE SINCE 1867 /NS IDE 02 'ZI'.: ::’JZL 04 TT.'iST, 08: ut. Atfar*^ rn- -ta"--1® -— s3n,*™i:,T-" 20;".. 22tt. ..r--- Pick up your how-to guide in today’s Men Stanton • Fmd information about real estate, planning funerals, improving hearing, shopping for furniture, choosing a pharmacist and more. DAILY DEALS You could win an iPad with new local shopping site for saving • Sign up tor the daily deals, and you are automatically ebgiDte for an Apple iPad. SEE IIC FOR MORE DETAILS TALKBACK Investigate the lottery? •These elected officials just ckxVt get it. When you only get so much money and Social Security's not getting increases and people keep saying, “we need more of this and that" where's the money gong to come from? Sooner or letter, you just don't have it What was the lottery good for? Maybe they should check n on some of the salaries of some of these lottery officials and put that toward the schools. Why don't y’aT? You're the paper why don’t y’a* investigate into what the lottery officials make and report it in the paper'? SEE MORE TALKBACK, 3A TODAY’S FORECAST SEE WEATHER 14C YOUR RESPONSE "Oh please Those kind of warnings need to be on ail the drugs being recaled or causing birth defects, not cigarettes, lf they put them on Cigarettes, they MUST put similar warnings on All alcohol & medicines. • In reference to Aiken Standard Facebook status post, “Have you seen this? In 2012, cigarette packages wdj have graphic images of health concerns that come with smoking.” AREA DEATHS Charlotte Ann Thomas, Leesville Karen Marie Enlow, North Augusta Leroy Curtis Roy” Stainbrook, Aiken SEE DEATHS AND FUNERALS 6A INSIDE Calendar,,,...    5C    Living On The Go 1C Classifieds  ID    Movie Listings... 3C Comics  INSIDE    Opinions,,. 14-15A Crossword.,...    4C    Sports  1B Dear Abby......    4C    TV Listings INSIDE Horoscopes 4C    Weather...... 14C JHMML hi .Mi: ;n.’Uh Aiken? BEAT THE HEAT: The    Aiken Standard asked local    residents with sizzling occupations how they keep their cool in the summer sun. HOT DOG VENDOR LIFEGUARD rn SOUD WASTE OPERATOR 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: “You get used to it. I stay hydrated. The shade pretty much screens us, but the sun hits the tent, and the fabnc heats up, too." How hot is your job on a scale of 1-5 suns? TH say a 4. lf I was working out in that street, it would be a 5." Name: Heather Staniszewski Age: 39 From: Aiken Occupation: Pool operator/ HfeguarcLwater safety instructor at Snuth-Hazel pool Hottest part of job: “The hottest part of the job is afternoon swim, I'd say from 3-5 p.m., when the sun is fuNy out, because there is no shade new 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 dnnk lots of water.“ How hot is your job/rn a scale of 1-5 suns7 “Five plus suns." Name: Ryan Jolly, pictured front Age: 29 From: Warrenville 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? “Four suns." CAR SALESMAN UMPIRE FRUIT VENDOR POLICE K-9 Name: Tammy Glanton Age: 38 From: Edgefield County Occupation: Fruit stand attern dant 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 surfs? “Five " 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: Spends as much time in the air condi tioned patrol car as possible How hot is your job on a scale of 1-5 suns? Five 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-haV." Name: Corey Green Age: 41 From: Aiken Occupation: Umpire Hottest part of job: "Putting on all the gear" How you keep cool: Green "Water, Gatorade" How hot is your job on a scale of 1*5 suns? "Six!" MORE HOT JOBS Find out how hot a firefighter, chef and letter carrier rate their jobs. PAGE 10A Don’t see your hot job? Tell us about it Send in a photo to [email protected] Sky lights up for thousands at fireworks show BY ASHLEEY WILLIAMSON [email protected] Thousand* of people made 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 Over Aiken thrilled participants by day and lit up the sky at night to celebrate the upcoming holiday. Qgg    More    than half a doz en rides and inflatable* as well as live music filled the atmosphere as people continued entering the fairgrounds throughout the evening, waiting for the spectacle of fireworks to begin about 9 p.m. Fire Over Aiken began last year after a few years’ hiatus, said Mike Fanning, coorgan i/er with the event “Last year’s turnout was amazing; unfortunately for us, the weather was not in our favor, but this year, the weather is just perfect,’’ said Fanning. He also added that he was pleased with the amount of people who came out. more photos on 7-8A. . ASHLEEY WHliAMSOH^TAFF The Gautreau family enjoyed a day at the event and ends their evening watching the fireworks. From left are dad Paul, Elizabeth, 6, Isabelle, 5, mom Darla and 13-year-old James Gautreau. VISIT AIKENSTANDARD.COM FOR VIDEO COVERAGE OF FIRE OVER AMEN. UGANDA SP rn UT HA HIES INVOLVING HO Hi! * ;

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Publication: Aiken Standard

Location: Aiken, South Carolina

Issue Date: June 26, 2011

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