07 Oct
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Chicago Police and Firefighter Academy

The City of Chicago has been in the national news for most of the year due in large part to the city’s upswing of gang violence resulting in weekly tragedies which make the evening news and national publications. Unfortunately this ongoing national attention is not the kind of visibility the good people of this great […]

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28 Sep
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Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences

As we drove toward the Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences, I was not sure what to expect of our visit.   My brief online research stated we would be visiting the last working farm in Chicago which would have been reason enough to make the trip, but this was also a functioning high school.  Upon […]

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27 Apr
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Dubiski Career High School

It was still raining as we parked in the visitor space at Dubiski Career High School.  We ran across the parking lot avoiding the rain as best we could and stood just outside the entrance way to shake the rain off our umbrellas (the umbrellas were a gift from Lisa Karr at HEB).  The building […]

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22 Mar
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Hurst-Euless-Bedford Buinger CTE Academy

It was raining the morning we pulled up to Hurst-Euless-Bedford Buinger CTE Academy. We got out of our cars and quickly covered the ground between the parking lot and the Administration building. I am not sure how, but all three of us had forgotten to pack an umbrella for the trip. Poor planning on our […]

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04 Feb
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Mahoning County Career and Technology Center

The Los Angles studio shoot was an interesting and fun experience.  I had never filmed a segment for TV and as you might expect, I was filled with both excitement and apprehension at the same time.  I was in town to shoot a segment on the impact of young worker safety awareness training in reducing […]

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01 Feb
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Willoughby Eastlake Career Academy

Having grown up in a middle class family, dad was a law enforcement officer and mom was a nurse, I view myself as a typical product of the baby boomer generation. Our neighborhood was middle class full of kids with working moms and dads. Most of the men worked in the petro-chemical plants that formed […]

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