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Radon Test Kits Are Half Price during National Radon Action Month

January 6th 2018

Radon Test Kits Are Half Price during National Radon Action Month (Oakland County Health Division, Jan. 6, 2018) Pontiac, MI – January is National Radon Action Month, and Oakland County Health Division encourages residents to purchase radon test kits for only $5 this month to test their homes for the potentially harmful gas. OCHD recommends […]

Michigan Students will get SAT Instead of ACT Starting in 2016

January 18th 2015

Michigan Students will get SAT Instead of ACT Starting in 2016 (Michigan Department of Education Press Release, Jan. 18, 2015) All Michigan high school juniors will begin taking the SAT as the state-administered college assessment exam beginning in 2016 after the College Board won the three-year competitively-bid contract, the Michigan Department of Education and Department […]

Nationwide Emergency Test Wednesday 2pm, Don’t Be Alarmed

November 9th 2011

At 2pm the Federal Communications Commission along with other governmental agencies, will issue a test of the Emergency Broadcast System. The test will appear on television networks with a verbal message saying it is only a test, or on the radio with a similar warning. However, the screen may or may not give that information. There is no need to be alarmed. The test could last 30 seconds, up to several minutes.