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Jury rejects plaintiff’s pipe dream

September 1, 2006 - By

In late July of this year, I had the opportunity to defend Winchell's Gas Company of Catskill, N.Y., in a lawsuit brought by an insurance company for a fire that destroyed their client's home in 1997. read more

Pushed to the minimum

September 1, 2006 - By

The screaming newspaper headline landed like an angry kick to my stomach, and the story details left my heart broken. read more

Hide-and-seek safety games

September 1, 2006 - By

An easy distraction and a slight of hand can hide anything. read more

Systematically making good decisions

September 1, 2006 - By

As an owner and/or manager of a retail propane business, you're required to make many daily decisions involving employees. These decisions include all aspects of your operation and, when combined, reflect the direction and character of your company. read more

What are your plans for Nov. 7 – or earlier?

September 1, 2006 - By

For the procrastinators reading this article, it is time to make a decision about this year's congressional elections – and not just about which candidates you will support. read more

To pre-buy or not to pre-buy?

September 1, 2006 - By

Weakened cash flow, price uncertainty slows spring/summer pre-buy activities read more

Getting technical in the Windy City

September 1, 2006 - By

The World LP Gas Forum, along with the first-ever Global Technology Conference, will educate and inform from Chicago. read more

Requiem for Pinnacle Conference

September 1, 2006 - By

LP Gas Magazine Editor Pat Hyland's Viewpoint column (Pinnacle No More) in the July issue rang quite a few bells with this veteran of 25 years of propane industry trade shows and annual meetings. All the more so as I was one of the principals involved in the decision to transition from the old annual meeting with trade show to Pinnacle. read more