Jerry Butler

Mailbag: Airport scales inspections

My friend traveled to Jamaica two weeks ago. Before going to the airport, we weighed her suitcase on two separate scales and they both read 49 lbs. When weighed at the ticket counter she was told that she was 8 lbs. overweight. Who checks these scales and certifies them? – P.S. With the huge influx […]

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Getting ready for those spring chores

This time of year, some people start thinking about their gardens, yards and crops–getting the soil ready, removing weeds, deciding what to plant. The list of chores is endless. The department’s Standards Division has already been busy tackling its own spring “to-do list,” and staff are about ready to mark one task off the list.  In February, staff […]

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