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DEA's Clay Morris discusses the heroin problem in Alabama

DEA's Clay Morris discusses the heroin problem in Alabama Clay Morris, Drug Enforcement Administration Assistant Special Agent in Charge, talks about heroin during a meeting at the U.S. Attorney's offices in Montgomery, Ala., on Wednesday April 29, 2015.

John Clay: Alabama, Florida State will play for college football title

Alabama is the nation's most complete team ...
That doesn't mean anything, of course. John Clay: 859-231-3226.E-mail: Blog: tter: @johnclayiv.

Clay-Chalkville has lost big-play running back Terelle West for the season

"All I can say is that it makes me sad," Clay-Chalkville coach Jerry Hood said in a text message to on Saturday morning. "Obviously we will need a stable of backs to replace him. However, Terelle is a fighter and will attack his rehab the way he ...

Suspects apprehended after police chase from Trussville to Clay- - - The News for South Mississippi

CLAY, AL (WBRC) - Clay schools were on lock down as a precaution while authorities search for two suspects in the area. As of 5:30 p.m., police had not yet formally charged the two suspects but said they could face burglary and theft charges.

Suspects apprehended after police chase from Trussville to Clay-Chalkville

CLAY, AL (WBRC) - Clay schools were on lock down as a precaution while authorities search for two suspects in the area. As of 5:30 p.m., police had not yet formally charged the two suspects but said they could face burglary and theft charges.

Suspects apprehended after police chase from Trussville to Clay- - - FOX6 WBRC Birmingham, AL

CLAY, AL (WBRC) - Clay schools were on lock down as a precaution while authorities search for two suspects in the area. As of 5:30 p.m., police had not yet formally charged the two suspects but said they could face burglary and theft charges.

Clay to consider 5 mil property tax at Monday night city council meeting

CLAY, Alabama -- The Clay City Council on Monday will hold a public hearing before considering a resolution that would establish a 5 mill property tax for the city. Talk of establishing a property tax has been around since last August, when Mayor Charles ...

Clay Days Festival set for Saturday

Other performers will be KRS Worship, Madeline Steward, Josh Curtis Band, Skylar Wallace, Shades of Gray and Anna Maria Streety. There will also be arts and crafts vendors from Clay, Alabama and the South. For more information, visit

Egypt's long history with clay

While pottery items continue to be found in Egyptian kitchens, craftsmen increasingly fashion clay into household ornaments and souvenirs, said Sami Abu al-Magd, a Cairo artisan. Al-Magd, who has been a potter since his childhood and now runs a workshop in ...

Clay to rebid garbage service

CLAY, Alabama - The city of Clay is opening bids for garbage service for its residents. City Manager Ronnie Dixon said the city's decision to open bids for trash removal service is not necessarily about costs but is an effort to stay updated. "The last ...


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Featured Artist in the SHOP: Posey Bacopolous

Artist Statement In my work, it is my intention to create pots that enter people’s everyday lives in a direct and intimate way. My goal is to integrate form, function and surface in a manner that brin…

Juvenile reported as a runaway airlifted after accident in Clay County

CLAY COUNTY, Ind. (WTHI) – A juvenile male reported as a runaway from Terre Haute was airlifted after an accident in Clay County on Sunday. The first call for the accident was at 3:17 p.m. at 3886 We…

Farraday Newsome: Unseen Drift in American Art Collector

There is a nice 2-page preview article on Farraday Newsome’s Exhibition Unseen Drift on pages 186-7 in the current American Art Collector magazine. The exhibition runs from May 16 – July 4 with an ope…

Juvenile reported as a runaway airlifted after accident in Clay County

CLAY COUNTY, Ind. (WTHI) – A juvenile male reported as a runaway from Terre Haute was airlifted after an accident in Clay County on Sunday. The first call for the accident was at 3:17 p.m. at 3886 We…

Trio accused of shoplifting in Clay Township

Photo Credit: Northern Lancaster Regional Police CLAY TOWNSHIP, LANCASTER CO.-Police are looking for three people accused of stealing various items from a store in Clay Township. Northern Lancaster …

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The Evolution Of The Bag-In-Box

Coca-Cola isn’t the only one celebrating some milestone in its history. In this case the 100th birthday of the iconic Coca-Cola bottle. There are more celebrations of milestones in packaging this year…

New evidence for Jewish exiles found in clay tablets

Here’s a brief article by Mark Chavalas (University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse) about some clay tablets that reveal what life was like for Judeans exiled from their homeland by the Babylonians in the sixth…

Doll Figurine In Clay Taos Rain Circle 2003 Ornament

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Get a Homeland Security Job in CLAY ALABAMA

What You Need to Know

The Department of Homeland Security has unique career opportunities that will challenge your mind and reward your skills and talents. As a Homeland Security employee, you will help secure our borders, airports, seaports and waterways; research and develop the latest security technologies; respond to natural disasters or terrorists acts; and analyze intelligence reports.

Next Steps

  1. Find the Job Right for You. Find DHS jobs at

    You can also use USAJOBS through an Interactive Voice Response Telephone System
    phone: 703-724-1850
    TDD: 978-461-8404.

    From general mission support to law enforcement to immigration and travel security to prevention and response, exciting professional growth opportunities exist throughout the Department.

  • Mission support careers involve the following fields: medical, human resources, facilities, budget, procurement, science and technology, training, intelligence, planning and coordination, detection, civil rights, fraud detection and more.
  • Law enforcement careers offer positions in protection of the President, Vice President, their families, heads of state and other designated inpiduals; securing the nation’s borders and enforcing immigration laws; interagency law enforcement training; and enforcing economic, transportation and infrastructure security.
  • Immigration and travel security careers involve protecting the nation’s transportation systems, as well as overseeing lawful immigration to the U.S.
  • Prevention and response careers protect the public, environment and U.S. economic and security interests in any maritime region, as well as provide preparedness, protection, response, recovery and mitigation to reduce loss of life and property and protect the nation from all hazards are what these careers are all about.
  1. Read the Job Announcement. The announcement will provide you with information about job qualifications, duties, salary, duty location, benefits, and security requirements. Here you will be able to determine if your interests, education, and professional background make you a good candidate for the job.

A list of common terms is available to assist you in understanding Department job announcements.

Most Homeland Security jobs require U.S. citizenship and successful completion of a full background investigation and drug screening.

  1. Apply for the Job. Follow the instructions in the “How to Apply” section of each USAJOBS announcement (upper right tab). Instructions will guide you through the application process, providing you detailed information on the questions, forms, and format that must be addressed and used to capture your qualifications for the job. Submit all required documents and pay close attention to the application due date and application procedures, which will vary by job and the Department component.

    During the application process, veterans may be asked to identify Veterans Preference status.

    To post your resume online, apply to certain federal jobs, check on the status of your application, and receive automated job alerts, you must create a USAJOBS member account.

  2. Interview for the Job. The names of best-qualified candidates will be forwarded to the supervisor or hiring official. If you are one of the best-qualified candidates, the supervisor or hiring official may interview you in person or by telephone, or in rare cases may hire you based solely on your application materials. Selection procedures are subject to Federal Civil Service laws, which ensure that all applicants receive fair and equal treatment in the hiring process.


No matter where you are in your career - at the very beginning, transitioning to the federal government mid-career, or another stage in your professional life - the Department of Homeland Security has a place for you.

  • Student and Recent Graduate Job Opportunities - Learn about internships, fellowships and training programs available across the Department.
  • Experienced Professionals - Use your technical skills and management experience to contribute to the homeland security mission. Explore meaningful career opportunities today.
  • Retirees - The Department offers retirees meaningful work opportunities, including short- and long-term projects, on a part-time or flexible schedule.
  • Veterans - The Department is committed to recruiting and employing eligible veterans for suitable jobs.


Last Published Date: December 16, 2014



Tips to Prevent Data Theft in CLAY ALABAMA

Today, it’s quick and easy to get a credit card approved, transfer money from one account to another, renew your driver’s license, fill a prescription from your doctor at your local pharmacy, use store loyalty cards, and purchase products online. But you pay for this convenience by providing more opportunities for your personal information to be changed, stolen, or reported inaccurately. Companies can also use the information you have shared to direct their future marketing efforts or can sell the information to other companies. To help protect your privacy, follow these tips:

  • Look for privacy statements on websites, sales materials, and forms you fill out. If a website claims to follow a set of established voluntary standards, read the standards. Don´t assume they provide the level of privacy you want.
  • Ask how your personal information will be stored and used.
  • Only provide the purchase date, model/serial numbers, and your contact information of warranty registration forms.
  • Discuss privacy with others in your home. Everyone, even children, should understand what information is not appropriate to share on the phone, while using a computer, tablet, smart phone and in other situations.

Check with your state or local consumer agency to find out whether any state laws that help protect your privacy. Some companies and industry groups have also adopted voluntary policies that address privacy concerns.

Creating Secure Passwords

The number of passwords that you need on a daily basis can be overwhelming. It is tempting to use the same password across several sites; however to get the most protection available, you should use different passwords on each site and change your passwords periodically. The goal for creating passwords is to strike a balance between being something that is easy to remember and unique. Some general tips for creating a secure password include:

  • Use a mix of uppercase and lowercase letters, numbers, and special characters.
  • The longer password, the better it is.
  • Don’t use your name, birthday, license plate, favorite sports teams or other facts that are easily guessed.
  • Create a password based on a phrase. For example “A stitch in time saves nine” can be translated into the password “Ast!Ts9”. where each character represents a word in the phrase.
  • If you must use the same password on several websites, add a prefix or suffix. For example, use “Ast!Ts9:4bnk”for your bank account and “Eml: Ast!Ts9” for your email account.

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Specialty Consumer Reports

Credit reports are not the only reports that you can get for free. The same law that allows you to get a free credit report each year also allows you to get a copy of specialty consumer reports. Just like Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion collect your credit information, there are other companies that collect information about your medical, insurance, rental/tenant and alternative credit histories. Landlords, insurers and other companies buy these reports to help them decide whether or not they will offer their services to you.

Just like your credit reports, you have the right to a free annual report from each specialty consumer reporting agency. Since there is no centralized place to order these reports (like there is for credit reports), you must contact each agency individually. If you are planning to rent an apartment, ask the landlord for the name of the screening company that they use and request a copy of your report in advance. Similarly if you are getting a new insurance policy, you can contact the consumer reporting agencies that collect related information. If there is a mistake on your report, you have a right to correct it.

For a list of specialty consumer agencies, visit the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (PDF) or Privacy Rights Clearinghouse. If you need to file a complaint about a consumer reporting agency, contact the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau or the Federal Trade Commission.


Cautions with Jasbug in CLAY ALABAMA

The "Jasbug" is a flaw in the way that computers have access to a network. If any of the hackers had known this since 2000, they could have used to infiltrate computer systems company and take complete control.

Suppose you use your laptop and public access to Wi-Fi to connect to the office computers. Hackers nearby could spy, steal documents or introduce malware ... I mean, everything.

There is still no evidence that someone has taken advantage of Jasbug and did this. But it may be too early to say.

Microsoft considered that the gravity of this situation was "critical". Even Alert guaranteed by the Department of Homeland Security and similar warnings from major companies in cybersecurity.

Jasbug affects everything from Windows Vista to Windows 8.1 newer. This is the kind of problem that will give you many headaches for system administrators and IT staff of the company.

Some mistakes are too embedded in the code. The Jasbug was so embedded that Microsoft had to return to restructure some basic parts of Windows.

Consider this another example of that small defects embedded in computer code could give you problems later. In fact, Microsoft did not even find on your own.

Jeff Schmidt, an independent researcher JAS Global Advisors in Chicago, discovered a year ago while working on another project. He alerted Microsoft and have since worked together to fix this error.

Why it took so long to fix it? Jasbug is a problem with the design of the Microsoft operating system itself. The company had to restructure basic parts of your engine giant ... and test it thoroughly to make sure it still worked fine.

Microsoft can not afford to make arrangements affecting a complete system. Remember that according Netmarketshare, Windows is used by 91% of computers worldwide. [10]


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