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The Columbian
Parks fade as funds dry upchoked with blackberry brambles, the parks didn't make a good first impression,
Parks fade as funds dry up
The Columbian / Posted an hour ago
choked with blackberry brambles, the parks didn't make a good first impression, she said. "Parks are important to people. For (my friends) to see them in shambles, they felt, 'Is this the way Vancouver takes care of things?' " asked Angelo, whose... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for Aug. 29Hubsmith’s leadership ‘truly inspirational’ Thank you for your piece on Deb H
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for Aug. 29
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 3 hours ago
Hubsmith’s leadership ‘truly inspirational’ Thank you for your piece on Deb Hubsmith. What an incredible woman, what an incredible loss. I served as board president of the Marin County Bicycle Coalition for seven years and as a member of its... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Broward County sheriff 'ready for whatever' Tropical Storm Erika bringsBroward County officials discuss preparations for Tropical Storm Erika NOT GOI
Broward County sheriff 'ready for whatever' Tropical Storm Erika brings
Local 10 Miami / Posted 5 hours ago
Broward County officials discuss preparations for Tropical Storm Erika NOT GOING TO WORRY ABOUT MY SHUTTERS AND I DON'T THINK WE'LL HAVE TO DO THAT ON THIS SYSTEM. MAW SO MUCH. WE'RE GOING TO TAKE YOU TO PLANTATION WHERE THE NEWS CONFERENCE FOR THE... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Bush returns to New Orleans for 10th anniversary of KatrinaJefferson, D-La. The 10-year anniversary of one of the most devastating hurrica
Bush returns to New Orleans for 10th anniversary of Katrina
Greenwich Time / Posted 9 hours ago
Jefferson, D-La. The 10-year anniversary of one of the most devastating hurricanes in U.S. history is a time of reflection for many connected to the Saints, whose return to New Orleans in 2006, following one season of displacement to San Antonio,... Read more
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The News-Times
Bush returns to New Orleans for 10th anniversary of KatrinaKatrina, in Washington, September 8, 2005. Bush also designated next Friday as
Bush returns to New Orleans for 10th anniversary of Katrina
The News-Times / Posted 9 hours ago
Katrina, in Washington, September 8, 2005. Bush also designated next Friday as a national day of prayer and remembrance for victims of the hurricane. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque 0 U.S. President George W. Bush announces measures to provide... Read more
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Game Informer
The Best Indies To Watch From PAX 2015PAX Prime is one of the final opportunities for major publishers to show off th
The Best Indies To Watch From PAX 2015
Game Informer / Posted 10 hours ago
PAX Prime is one of the final opportunities for major publishers to show off their game line-up before the holidays, but it's not unusual for the independent developers to steal the show. The Indie MegaBooth is a utopia of fresh ideas and new... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Workplace shootings also pose risks for companies, executivesIt’s been nearly six years since Stamford police and SWAT responders rushed to
Workplace shootings also pose risks for companies, executives
Stamford Advocate / Posted 14 hours ago
It’s been nearly six years since Stamford police and SWAT responders rushed to XL Group’s waterfront office as a laid-off worker cornered a manager and threatened her with a handgun. XL employees were spared the worst-case scenario that day, with... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Workplace shootings also pose risks for companies, executivesIt’s been nearly six years since Stamford police and SWAT responders rushed to
Workplace shootings also pose risks for companies, executives
Connecticut Post / Posted 14 hours ago
It’s been nearly six years since Stamford police and SWAT responders rushed to XL Group’s waterfront office as a laid-off worker cornered a manager and threatened her with a handgun. XL employees were spared the worst-case scenario that day, with... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Workplace shootings also pose risks for companies, executivesIt’s been nearly six years since Stamford police and SWAT responders rushed to
Workplace shootings also pose risks for companies, executives
Greenwich Time / Posted 14 hours ago
It’s been nearly six years since Stamford police and SWAT responders rushed to XL Group’s waterfront office as a laid-off worker cornered a manager and threatened her with a handgun. XL employees were spared the worst-case scenario that day, with... Read more
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The News-Times
Workplace shootings also pose risks for companies, executivesIt’s been nearly six years since Stamford police and SWAT responders rushed to
Workplace shootings also pose risks for companies, executives
The News-Times / Posted 14 hours ago
It’s been nearly six years since Stamford police and SWAT responders rushed to XL Group’s waterfront office as a laid-off worker cornered a manager and threatened her with a handgun. XL employees were spared the worst-case scenario that day, with... Read more
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South Maryland News
Dominion to add on-site emergency fire brigadeAn official from Dominion Cove Point announced Tuesday that the plant plans to
Dominion to add on-site emergency fire brigade
South Maryland News / Posted 22 hours ago
An official from Dominion Cove Point announced Tuesday that the plant plans to add an on-site fire brigade for quicker response during potential emergency events. The brigade will consist of employees with a higher level of training, and will be in... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Dangerous building given two week grace periodAmarillo, TX - Earlier this week, Amarillo's Building Safety Department spoke w
Dangerous building given two week grace period
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted yesterday
Amarillo, TX - Earlier this week, Amarillo's Building Safety Department spoke with the City Council to have a structure condemned and demolished off of Adams and 10th Avenue. "We've had over 50 police calls, the structure caught on fire twice and... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
Southern Ind. fire official talks about his Ca. wildfire deploymentJEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (WDRB) -- A southern Indiana fire official is just back fr
Southern Ind. fire official talks about his Ca. wildfire deployment
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted yesterday
JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (WDRB) -- A southern Indiana fire official is just back from a California deployment where wildfires are wreaking havoc on the northern part of the state. Amir Mousavi is the safety director for the city of Jeffersonville. He's... Read more
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Boulder Weekly
LETTERSwould be taking place on August 25. The article should have said that the heari
LETTERS
Boulder Weekly / Posted yesterday
would be taking place on August 25. The article should have said that the hearing is taking place on August 28 at 9 a.m. For more information go to http://tinyurl.com/o54psut Thank you for the election alert Joel, I happened across your article... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Are beaches ready to handle hurricane?a Category 1 hurricane around Tuesday morning. In South Ponte Vedra Beach, sto
Are beaches ready to handle hurricane?
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted yesterday
a Category 1 hurricane around Tuesday morning. In South Ponte Vedra Beach, storms last year caused major erosion problems for some houses. Some were able to get permits to build new protective walls, but others have not. Many homeowners in the... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
City should view camera fixes with a sense of urgencySurveillance cameras have proven their value to public safety. Such cameras, wh
City should view camera fixes with a sense of urgency
Savannah Morning News / Posted yesterday
Surveillance cameras have proven their value to public safety. Such cameras, whether public or privately owned, can be crucial in helping police solve crimes and track down suspects. On Aug. 2, for example, the image of a suspect involved in the... Read more
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The Atlantic
When Should Police Officers Be Able to Use Deadly Force?called 911. When an officer arrived, Hall produced a knife with a three-inch bl
When Should Police Officers Be Able to Use Deadly Force?
The Atlantic / Posted yesterday
called 911. When an officer arrived, Hall produced a knife with a three-inch blade and threatened her with it. She called for backup and seven other officers soon joined her, one of them with a police dog. They formed an arc around Hall and aimed... Read more
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The Courier
Foreigners flee Japan as uncertainty growsThe first foreign chartered flights to evacuate citizens from quake- and tsunam
Foreigners flee Japan as uncertainty grows
The Courier / Posted yesterday
The first foreign chartered flights to evacuate citizens from quake- and tsunami-hit Japan have taken off as uncertainty grows over whether efforts to douse a stricken nuclear power plant with water from the air has been effective. The first foreign... Read more
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Office of the President - Philippines
Republic Act No. 10675jurisdiction of the City shall be within the present metes and bounds of the Mu
Republic Act No. 10675
Office of the President - Philippines / Posted yesterday
jurisdiction of the City shall be within the present metes and bounds of the Municipality of General Trias. The foregoing provision shall be without prejudice to the resolution by the appropriate agency or forum of any boundary dispute... Read more
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Loveland Reporter-Herald
Loveland won't leave state public safety radio systemThe cities of Loveland, Fort Collins and Estes Park have decided not to proceed
Loveland won't leave state public safety radio system
Loveland Reporter-Herald / Posted yesterday
The cities of Loveland, Fort Collins and Estes Park have decided not to proceed with a move to a public safety communications system with Weld County and other agencies after months of consideration. The board of the Northern Colorado Regional... Read more
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TribLIVE
Not laughing enough? Pittsburgh Comedy Festival able to fix thatthe Pittsburgh Comedy Festival might not answer the question. The answer may be
Not laughing enough? Pittsburgh Comedy Festival able to fix that
TribLIVE / Posted yesterday
the Pittsburgh Comedy Festival might not answer the question. The answer may be that the 'Burgh has an insatiable appetite for comedy. “I don't think Pittsburgh knows its own appetite for comedy,” says Brian Gray, one of the festival directors and... Read more
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Arkansas Times
Visionary Arkansans 2015It's time again for our annual Visionaries issue, a celebration of Arkansans wi
Visionary Arkansans 2015
Arkansas Times / Posted yesterday
It's time again for our annual Visionaries issue, a celebration of Arkansans with ideas of transformative power. This year's class is filled with people who are devoted to enriching life here, from health care to social justice to good government.... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Alabama Cooperative Extension, WSFA 12 News partner on emergency handbookAUBURN, Alabama - Every Alabama family needs to prepare for severe weather. In
Alabama Cooperative Extension, WSFA 12 News partner on emergency handbook
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 2 days ago
AUBURN, Alabama - Every Alabama family needs to prepare for severe weather. In a single year, the gamut of extreme weather may range from tornadoes in the spring to violent thunderstorms and flash flooding in the summer to fall hurricanes and ice... Read more
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Issaquah Press
To the Editor —homes in the Issaquah Highlands. Equip your gendarmes with a boatload of ticke
To the Editor —
Issaquah Press / Posted 2 days ago
homes in the Issaquah Highlands. Equip your gendarmes with a boatload of tickets; they’ll write citation after citation for speeders blasting past the families, kids and pets. Consider two cops to handle the ticket-writing workload. You’ll... Read more
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Craig Daily Press
City of Steamboat Springs proposes new regulations for private marijuana growsThe city of Steamboat Springs is proposing new rules on private pot growers tha
City of Steamboat Springs proposes new regulations for private marijuana grows
Craig Daily Press / Posted 2 days ago
The city of Steamboat Springs is proposing new rules on private pot growers that aim to prevent fires at unlicensed grow facilities. The new rules also would put a cap on the number of pot plants that can be grown inside residences. The Steamboat... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for Aug. 27Heartfelt thanks to the U.S. heroes in France Thank you to the three United St
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for Aug. 27
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 2 days ago
Heartfelt thanks to the U.S. heroes in France Thank you to the three United States citizens on vacation in France who subdued the lunatic gunmen. I have always known that the benefit of military service stays with you long after you leave. These... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
BRAKERS gets greenlightWith radios more powerful and drivers driving more distracted than ever before,
BRAKERS gets greenlight
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 2 days ago
With radios more powerful and drivers driving more distracted than ever before, emergency vehicle sirens are becoming “basically useless” to alerting drivers. That’s what led city man Tim Newman to develop BRAKERS Early Systems Warning which... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
GB Pharma and Other KillersThe Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has reportedly caught GB Pharma, a foreign-o
GB Pharma and Other Killers
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has reportedly caught GB Pharma, a foreign-owned pharmaceutical company based in Ghana, of criminally attempting to repackage and sell to the unsuspecting public, drugs destroyed during the July 3, 2015 flood and... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Charlottesville Names New Fire ChiefCharlottesville has a new fire chief. The city has named Alex Baxter to head t
Charlottesville Names New Fire Chief
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 2 days ago
Charlottesville has a new fire chief. The city has named Alex Baxter to head the fire department. He is replacing Charles Werner who retired in June after 37 years of service. Baxter is presently the assistant fire chief in Henrico County. He... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Tee To GreenThe Myers/Bennett Memorial Golf Tournament was held at Breezewood Links to supp
Tee To Green
The Post-Journal / Posted 2 days ago
The Myers/Bennett Memorial Golf Tournament was held at Breezewood Links to support the Kennedy Fire Department and their fire safety education program. Started by Chief Bill Bennett as a memorial for Chief George Myers, who loved to golf and was very... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Violence and barriers won't stem tide of migrants to Europe, UN warnsregions, a U.N. special envoy on human rights warned Tuesday after days of viol
Violence and barriers won't stem tide of migrants to Europe, UN warns
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 3 days ago
regions, a U.N. special envoy on human rights warned Tuesday after days of violence against migrants seeking to reach safety in Europe. The United Nation’s refugee agency also put European states on notice that there is no end in sight to the... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
Marshfield fire fighters can't stand in streets to raise moneyMarshfield fire fighters are trying to raise money for the Muscular Dystrophy A
Marshfield fire fighters can't stand in streets to raise money
WAOW Wausau / Posted 3 days ago
Marshfield fire fighters are trying to raise money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. They wanted to stand at a busy intersection and collect money from drivers as part of their “Fill the Boot” fundraiser. The city's Department of Public Works... Read more
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Park Record
PCFD firefighter retires after 26 yearsVeteran firefighter Ken Smith hangs up his boots There's something about being
PCFD firefighter retires after 26 years
Park Record / Posted 3 days ago
Veteran firefighter Ken Smith hangs up his boots There's something about being on the other side of the fire tape that still makes Ken Smith smile after 26 years.When talking about his unlikely career as a Park City firefighter, Smith's eyes... Read more
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Zero Hedge
When The Story Breaks - The 3 Types Of Fearof those business models. Second, my professional career prior to investing was
When The Story Breaks - The 3 Types Of Fear
Zero Hedge / Posted 3 days ago
of those business models. Second, my professional career prior to investing was all about studying mass behaviors and the informational flows that drive those behaviors. Here’s why that’s important. The biggest difference between shorting and going... Read more
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FOX News
Family of Marines taking the fight to ISISAnd there is nowhere to run. I couldn't imagine that. And I sit at home. The wa
Family of Marines taking the fight to ISIS
FOX News / Posted 3 days ago
And there is nowhere to run. I couldn't imagine that. And I sit at home. The war drew down. The war technically ended for conventional warfare which put me and my brother basically out of a job. I'm still able to fight and the opportunity... Read more
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ChillicotheNews
Blocked railroad crossing causes concern for citizens When a train stops on the tracks and blocks a railroad crossing, it can be a
Blocked railroad crossing causes concern for citizens
ChillicotheNews / Posted 3 days ago
When a train stops on the tracks and blocks a railroad crossing, it can be a major inconvenience for those traveling. Drivers either must wait for the train to start moving again or turn around... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mbabazi Should Wait for Us to Die Before He Can Tell His Lies - OtafiireYou have been traversing the country with hard-hitting messages to the electora
Mbabazi Should Wait for Us to Die Before He Can Tell His Lies - Otafiire
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
You have been traversing the country with hard-hitting messages to the electorate ridiculing your former colleague Mr Amama Mbabazi. What have you been up to? There is nothing hard hitting to the electorate on the former prime minister. Mbabazi... Read more
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News.com.au
Victims remembered 10 years after KatrinaNew Orleans heat. It had been five days since Hurricane Katrina, a category fi
Victims remembered 10 years after Katrina
News.com.au / Posted 3 days ago
New Orleans heat. It had been five days since Hurricane Katrina, a category five monster, had unleashed its terrible force and the city’s thinly resourced officials were struggling to cope with the scale of the disaster. In the midst of the... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Preventing Gun ViolenceI received my first gun when I was eight years old, and carried guns for many y
Preventing Gun Violence
Op-Ed News / Posted 3 days ago
I received my first gun when I was eight years old, and carried guns for many years during a 45-year career in the justice system. As a police officer, three of my friends were murdered in the line of duty; I saw two armed men shot to death during a... Read more
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Perth Now
A disaster like they’d never seenNew Orleans heat. It had been five days since Hurricane Katrina, a category fi
A disaster like they’d never seen
Perth Now / Posted 3 days ago
New Orleans heat. It had been five days since Hurricane Katrina, a category five monster, had unleashed its terrible force and the city’s thinly resourced officials were struggling to cope with the scale of the disaster. In the midst of the... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Amid national law enforcement debate, Md. attorney general condemns police profilingduring interactions with the public. Some restrictions on profiling, such as u
Amid national law enforcement debate, Md. attorney general condemns police profiling
Baltimore Sun / Posted 3 days ago
during interactions with the public. Some restrictions on profiling, such as using race or ethnicity as the sole factor for stopping a motorist, already exist under state law, and many police departments have their own policies of "unbiased... Read more
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Orange County Register
Watchdog: Why Laguna Beach has so many workers per residentCounty, are at polar ends of the municipal staffing spectrum. Aliso Viejo is t
Watchdog: Why Laguna Beach has so many workers per resident
Orange County Register / Posted 3 days ago
County, are at polar ends of the municipal staffing spectrum. Aliso Viejo is the most circumspect, with just one employee for every 2,498 residents, while Laguna Beach is the most sumptuous, with one worker for every 92.5 residents. Everyone else... Read more
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The Inter-Mountain
Courthouse renovations to be unveiledAn open house is set for 4 p.m., offering a ribbon-cutting ceremony, remarks by
Courthouse renovations to be unveiled
The Inter-Mountain / Posted 3 days ago
An open house is set for 4 p.m., offering a ribbon-cutting ceremony, remarks by elected officials, light refreshments and a glimpse into the remodeled facility. "This project started about four years ago. It was a commitment made by this Commission... Read more
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Santa Paula Times
$2 million plus! Grant writing wizard Canniff honored by City Councildeserves credit said Canniff who noted when she received word that the second S
$2 million plus! Grant writing wizard Canniff honored by City Council
Santa Paula Times / Posted 4 days ago
deserves credit said Canniff who noted when she received word that the second SAFER grant had been awarded, �I was relieved for the fire department, the city and the community�but we know it�s temporary,� with a two-year spending window. Now the... Read more
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Santa Paula Times
National Night Out: Chief says community must show it cares about crimethat among those that attended were �lots of pastors and ministers,� from local
National Night Out: Chief says community must show it cares about crime
Santa Paula Times / Posted 4 days ago
that among those that attended were �lots of pastors and ministers,� from local churches as well as elected officials, fire personnel and SPPD members including Explorers and volunteers. McLean said he is jumpstarting NNO�which for several... Read more
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Wichita Falls Times Record News
Possible revision on county drug-testing policyWICHITA FALLS - In order to preserve citizens’ Fourth Amendment rights, a recen
Possible revision on county drug-testing policy
Wichita Falls Times Record News / Posted 4 days ago
WICHITA FALLS - In order to preserve citizens’ Fourth Amendment rights, a recently amended policy forbids drug testing without reasonable suspicion. On Monday, Wichita County Commissioners approved hiring Penny Miller with Venture HRO, LLC to review... Read more
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MLive.com
Flint could lease three shuttered fire stations to private ambulance companyMI -- A Grand Blanc Township ambulance company could be in line to handle ambul
Flint could lease three shuttered fire stations to private ambulance company
MLive.com / Posted 4 days ago
MI -- A Grand Blanc Township ambulance company could be in line to handle ambulance runs in Flint, using three shuttered fire stations. The Flint City Council is asked to approve a resolution to authorize "an appropriate rental agreement" with... Read more
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WCTV Tallahassee
Emergency Personnel Meet to Discuss Bainbridge Explosion24, 2015 BAINBRIDGE, Ga. -- Monday morning, an “After Action Review” was held
Emergency Personnel Meet to Discuss Bainbridge Explosion
WCTV Tallahassee / Posted 4 days ago
24, 2015 BAINBRIDGE, Ga. -- Monday morning, an “After Action Review” was held at Potter Street Community Center for emergency personnel to discuss the explosion that happened last Wednesday, August 19 at the Liquid Transfer Terminals in... Read more
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WTOV 9 Steubenville
Public safety ceremony held in WheelingUpdated: Monday, August 24 2015, 04:45 PM EDT WHEELING, W.Va. -- Wheeling poli
Public safety ceremony held in Wheeling
WTOV 9 Steubenville / Posted 4 days ago
Updated: Monday, August 24 2015, 04:45 PM EDT WHEELING, W.Va. -- Wheeling police, firefighters, and citizens were acknowledged Monday for some extraordinary acts that make our community safer and stronger. About two dozen people were recognized,... Read more
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FOX 6 News Birmingham
Ohatchee kicks off Yellow Dot program despite uncertain futurethe chief held an event at Ohatchee Town Hall in which members of the Calhoun C
Ohatchee kicks off Yellow Dot program despite uncertain future
FOX 6 News Birmingham / Posted 4 days ago
the chief held an event at Ohatchee Town Hall in which members of the Calhoun County Sheriff's Office and Oxford Fire Department helped people sign up, get their documents together and get the yellow sticker on the back of their... Read more
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