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Weather service confirms 2nd tornado hit north Alabama last week

FYFFE, Alabama — Forecasters have confirmed a second tornado spawned by storms that hit north Alabama last week. Al.com reports (http://bit.ly/1D2BotM) the National Weather Service office in Huntsville conducted field survey this week and determined a ...

2 men arrested in meth lab bust

FYFFE, AL (WAFF) - Monday, bail bonding agents went to a home on County Road 44, in the Fyffe area, looking for a person when they noticed what looked like a meth lab. Drug Task Force agents responded to the home with a search warrant. During the search ...

On this day in 1989, tourists flocked to Alabama town of Fyffe after UFO sightings

On Feb. 11, 1989, several people reported seeing UFOs over Fyffe, Ala. The sightings would become a national story. Here is a story I wrote about it for the 25th anniversary in 2014: "FYFFE, Alabama - The prospect of seeing a UFO lured more than 4,000 ...

Game Story

(December 15, 2014: Fyffe, AL 35971) Fyffe Red Devils (Fyffe, AL) backers were pleased Monday as they saw their basketball squad hold off the visiting Crossville Lions (Crossville, AL), 56-49 in a non-league bout. With the victory, Fyffe upgrades its ...

Fyffe 42, Ranburne 14: No. 1 Red Devils roll into Class 2A title game

FYFFE, Alabama -- Students and supporters of Fyffe football may have a hard time recognizing their stadium in 2015, after it undergoes a major renovation. Right now, excuse them if they don't want to change a thing -- you never want to mess with a good thing.

A DeKalb County Basketball Coach Has Backing of Alumni After Parents Accused Him of Bullying Rather Than Coaching Their Children

FYFFE, AL, (WDEF)-Everyone has a different opinion on what it takes to win titles as a high school coach. "Blood, sweat tears, commitment" Some former Fyffe High School players say coach Thrash did what it took to bring success to "The Red Machine" and ...

Fyffe Ala. commemorates 1989 UFO sightings with annual festival Saturday

FYFFE, Alabama – The tiny DeKalb County town of Fyffe, with a population hovering at about 900 souls, will celebrate its reputation as a UFO mecca Saturday with its annual festival. Fyffe UFO Day Festival will be from 10 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Saturday in ...

Fyffe feud finally over

Fyffe, AL ( WAAYTV) - The feud in Fyffe appears to finally be over. Police Officers Anthony Majusiak and Brian Warren remain on administrative leave despite appearing before the town council Monday night. Katy Woodall, the Mayor of Fyffe, placed the two ...

Mayor Katy Woodall considering 'stack of applications' to rebuild Fyffe police force

FYFFE, Alabama - On Tuesday night, Katy Woodall, mayor of this DeKalb County town of about 1,000 souls, was poring over a stack of applications from officers asking to join the town's police force. "You can't believe the stack of applications I have here ...

Fyffe, Alabama Vacation Rentals

Fyffe, Alabama offers great vacation house rental and home rental-by-owner deals for the knowledgeable traveler. No matter what budget or level of comfort you seek in your holiday to Fyffe, AL, there's surely a great local vacation home rental available to ...

Jamaican Food / Recipes : Fruits found in Jamaica

Jamaican fruits The tongue seeks to be pleasured and the meals prepared in Jamaica achieve this every day. People come from all over the world to sample our lovely pastry, entrees, main course etc. O…

Day 141 – How to increase your faith in God and improve your Christian Life

I asked God, how could I increase my faith in Him? He answered me in the most unexpected way. I read A.W. Tozer’s ‘Knowledge of the Holy’, Chapter 17, in my pursuit to understand the faithfulness of G…

It’s All I Can Do

Tonight I am sad. I am not angry, I’m just disappointed. Over the past forty eight hours, I have read A LOT of status updates, tweets, instagrams, blogs and articles about the verdict from the Ashers…

David Fyffe

What would you do if you were a sickly gay boy growing up in Chillicothe, in Southern Ohio in the 1960s? You might become a hairdresser in the big city- Columbus. And if that were not enough? You migh…

“West Winds of Wyoming” by Carolyn Fyffe

“West Winds of Wyoming” by Carolyn Fyffe is a novel in the Prairie Hearts Series.  I just finished reading this e-book and liked it very much.  It was an easy read and had some suspense and a little r…

Two Gadsden men sentenced in bank robbery spree

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Entries in and looking good

The Vox Bendigo Fyffe Prize has attracted a wide range of entries, from poems, to essays and stories. It’s going to be very difficult to select one from among them; the quality is uniformly good, sugg…

Fyffe Christie

Painter, draughtsman, muralist and teacher, Fyffe Christie  was born in Bushey, Hertfordshire, son of a commercial artist and illustrator, George Christie. From the age of 12 Christie lived in Glasgow…

Vox Bendigo Fyffe Prize closes April 30

Entries for this new chapbook prize, with $1000 and publication in time for Bendigo Writers Festival, are due by 5pm on Thursday April 30 (or postmarked that day). Online submissions via The Capital’s…

Churchill boys dethrone Spartans in Livonia City Track & Field Championship

From the dashes to the distance — and every shot, vault and hurdle in between — Livonia Churchill’s boys track-and-field team performed like a champion at Friday’s delayed Livonia City Championship ho…


Tips to Prevent Data Theft in FYFFE 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 FYFFE 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]

What do you know about abuse of women in FYFFE ALABAMA ?

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Signs of abuse

It can be hard to know if you´re being abused. You may think that your husband is allowed to make you have sex. That´s not true. Forced sex is rape, no matter who does it. You may think that cruel or threatening words are not abuse. They are. And sometimes emotional abuse is a sign that a person will become physically violent.

Below is a list of possible signs of abuse. Some of these are illegal. All of them are wrong. You may be abused if your partner:

  • Monitors what you´re doing all the time
  • Unfairly accuses you of being unfaithful all the time
  • Prevents or discourages you from seeing friends or family
  • Prevents or discourages you from going to work or school
  • Gets very angry during and after drinking alcohol or using drugs
  • Controls how you spend your money
  • Controls your use of needed medicines
  • Decides things for you that you should be allowed to decide (like what to wear or eat)
  • Humiliates you in front of others
  • Destroys your property or things that you care about
  • Threatens to hurt you, the children, or pets
  • Hurts you (by hitting, beating, pushing, shoving, punching, slapping, kicking, or biting)
  • Uses (or threatens to use) a weapon against you
  • Forces you to have sex against your will
  • Controls your birth control or insists that you get pregnant
  • Blames you for his or her violent outbursts
  • Threatens to harm himself or herself when upset with you
  • Says things like, "If I can´t have you then no one can."

If you think someone is abusing you, get help. Abuse can have serious physical and emotional effects. No one has the right to hurt you.

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Healthy vs. unhealthy relationships

Sometimes a relationship might not be abusive, but it might have some serious problems that make it unhealthy. If you think you might be in an unhealthy relationship, you should be able to talk to your partner about your concerns. If you feel like you can´t talk to your partner, try talking to a trusted friend, family member, or counselor. Consider calling a confidential hotline to get the support you need and to explore next steps. If you´re afraid to end the relationship, call a hotline for help.

Signs of an unhealthy relationship include:

  • Focusing all your energy on your partner
  • Dropping friends and family or activities you enjoy
  • Feeling pressured or controlled a lot
  • Having more bad times in the relationship than good
  • Feeling sad or scared when with your partner

Signs of a healthy relationship include:

  • Having more good times in the relationship than bad
  • Having a life outside the relationship, with your own friends and activities
  • Making decisions together, with each partner compromising at times
  • Dealing with conflicts by talking honestly
  • Feeling comfortable and able to be yourself
  • Feeling able to take care of yourself
  • Feeling like your partner supports you

If you feel confused about your relationship, a mental health professional can help. Remember, you deserve to be treated with respect.

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