Tuesday, May 21 2013 2:01 AM EDT2013-05-21 06:01:07 GMT
(RNN) – A day after long track tornadoes devastated Shawnee and Edmond, OK, another round has begun near Oklahoma City.KOCO broadcast a slow rotating cloud that slowly extended down towards the groundMore >>
At least 51 have died in a storm the National Weather Service described as large and violent.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 7:22 PM EDT2013-05-20 23:22:22 GMT
NOTE: Photos and videos will be added to this story later in the evening. The Walthall County Sheriffs Department along with The Humane Society of the United States are in the process of raiding a puppyMore >>
Among the dogs, many are dead, and skeletal remains are mixed with living animals in small, dark, filthy enclosures.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 4:42 PM EDT2013-05-20 20:42:47 GMT
The Humane Society of South Mississippi (HSSM) is heading back to Gulfport with more than 100 small breed dogs rescued from an alleged puppy mill in Tylertown Monday. The HSSM assisted the Humane SocietyMore >>
The Humane Society of South Mississippi (HSSM) is heading back to Gulfport with more than 100 small breed dogs rescued from an alleged puppy mill in Tylertown Monday.More >>
Monday, May 13 2013 12:24 PM EDT2013-05-13 16:24:04 GMT
MARION COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - A weekend-long drug raid left 22 individuals behind bars, and more arrests to come. According to Marion County Sheriff Berkley Hall, the drug raid is the result of severalMore >>
A weekend-long drug raid left 22 individuals behind bars, and more arrests to come.More >>
Sunday, May 19 2013 11:35 PM EDT2013-05-20 03:35:23 GMT
COLUMBUS, MS (AP) - Authorities have resumed the search for two young brothers who were passengers in an all-terrain vehicle that overturned in a Mississippi creek. Columbus Fire Chief Kenneth MooreMore >>
Authorities have recovered the body of a 6-year-old boy who apparently drowned after an all-terrain vehicle overturned in a Mississippi creek, while the search for his brother continued.
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - On chilly Winter days the last thing you want is that cold air sneaking into your house underneath a drafty door or window. But now the 'Twin Draft Guard' is suppose to fix that problem for you by quickly and easily sealing the bottoms of your windows and doors. This week we're going to 'Try It Before You Buy It.'
According to the 'Twin Draft Guard' commercial, "30% of your energy bill is literally flying out the door! Introducing Twin Draft Guard, the double sided insulating miracle that's guaranteed to create an airtight seal!"
Like every man does, I read the instructions first and found it was pretty simple to assemble. You just need to attach four Styrofoam tubes together making two long tubes. Then slide them into the twin guard sleeve. Once everything was put together I made my way over to Eric Flack's office in the 'Troubleshooter' department for some help. I needed a door to test the ability of the 'Twin Draft Guard' to keep out those pesky drafts.
The TV commercial depicts someone using a birthday banner to illustrate how the draft guard keeps the wind from blowing in from under your door. I didn't have a banner so I made one out of copy paper. After borrowing a hair dryer from 'Midday' anchor Lori Lyle, I went to work.
The 'Twin Draft Guard' did keep the air from coming in under the door. The product passed the first test. It's also suppose to be good for sealing around doors that lead into your garage, where you might have a lot of fumes coming from. I tried it on the door leading to the station's garage and wasn't very impressed. However, it may not be a product issue, but rather the fact that the door has a high threshold and there's a concrete floor underneath. The 'Twin Draft Guard' had a hard time smoothly moving across the concrete while attached to the door and the fabric got stuck in the door jam.
In the end, the test on the outside garage door didn't do as well as the one we did inside, but again, I think it all depends on the individual kind of door. As far as an indoor sealant maybe for your main door into your home or office, it does a real good job. The product is a little expensive though. The one we purchased for the test was $20. But it could very well be worth the money to you if drafty doors in your home or office are a big problem.
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