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- Two More Fallen Heros
- No Gun Seizures During Emergency - Mack
Commander Returned to Job - Rich
- DUI Instructor Arrested for DUI - Mack
- Two Cal State Northridge Students Hack Professor's Computer-
- Raleigh, NC Double-dipping - Mack
- This week we
want to announce a great course entitled Recruitment: Perspectives on
This course will be held at the Central Virginia Criminal Justice
Academy, located in Lynchburg, VA, November 16-17, 2006. The
course is recommended for persons who are new or with little experience
in overseeing their agency’s recruitment process.
include: (1) the changing workforce in the United States, (2) federal
hiring laws and EEC guidelines; (3) management strategies for staffing
and supervising a recruitment unit; (5) using the Internet; (6) sample
advertisements and scripts; (7) minority hiring and affirmative action
programs; and (8) experiences of successful and unsuccessful
For contact information send
me an e-mail at email@example.com or check the shownotes or call Ron
Staton (434) 455-6188.
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training announcements from any criminal justice training academy or
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- Tech Issues
- Kazaa Settles With Music
Industry - Mack
- Microsoft Money Essentials Available As Download - Rich
- AMD, Intel Competition Great for Computer Users - Mack
- Microsoft Gives Away Virtual PC 2004 - Rich
Some of the most helpful Windows XP features don't actually ship with
the operating system. Fortunately, there is a collection of handy
downloadable software tools called PowerToys.
PowerToys are utilities Microsoft programmers created while working on
Windows or other products, and they add a lot of practical capabilities
They're free and they should work without problems, but you should know
that you're on your own with them. They're not officially a part of
Windows, and they're not supported by Microsoft.
Each toy comes in a separate installation and we will put the link in
the shownotes. Sometimes there is a free lunch.
computer monitors get larger and the resolution tighter, you have
probably found yourself shaking the mouse to try to find your
cursor.<br /><br />
Fortunately, Apple has provided a method of enlarging the cursor so you can find it more easily.<br /><br />
To make the cursor larger:<br /><br />
1. Choose '''Apple | System Preferences''' and select the '''Universal Access''' option.<br /><br />
2. Click on the '''Mouse & Trackpad tab'''.<br /><br />
3. '''Move the Cursor Size slider''' anywhere between Normal and Large to resize the cursor. As you do so, the cursor grows.
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