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The Charleston State Journal
Fatal Motorcycle Accident in Charlestonhave the chance to learn about the recovery process. According to a news releas
Fatal Motorcycle Accident in Charleston
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 31 minutes ago
have the chance to learn about the recovery process. According to a news release Workforce West Virginia and the Federal Emergency Management Agency is advertising open temporary positions in Kanawha, Greenbrier and Raleigh Counties. People who... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
Sue Bob White arrested for shoplifting and drug charges in Kentuckyhave the chance to learn about the recovery process. According to a news releas
Sue Bob White arrested for shoplifting and drug charges in Kentucky
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 31 minutes ago
have the chance to learn about the recovery process. According to a news release Workforce West Virginia and the Federal Emergency Management Agency is advertising open temporary positions in Kanawha, Greenbrier and Raleigh Counties. People who... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Community pulls togethercheering children. A gentleman who was also working at that building told the
Community pulls together
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 3 hours ago
cheering children. A gentleman who was also working at that building told the story of encountering a frustrated Federal Emergency Management Agency worker, who was having difficulty tracking down and communicating with families the agency... Read more
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Weirton Daily Times
Little bridge, big headache in Chesterthe bridge moved up and down when trucks drove over it. They called Jeremy Obe
Little bridge, big headache in Chester
Weirton Daily Times / Posted 3 hours ago
the bridge moved up and down when trucks drove over it. They called Jeremy Ober, director of the Hancock County Office of Emergency Management, and asked for his opinion. Ober said he is not an engineer or a bridge inspector. "They were looking... Read more
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The St. Augustine Record
Local news in brief for July 24, 2016St. Johns County Tax Collector, at 209-2250. Proposed floodplain maps availabl
Local news in brief for July 24, 2016
The St. Augustine Record / Posted 3 hours ago
St. Johns County Tax Collector, at 209-2250. Proposed floodplain maps available Proposed floodplain maps from Federal Emergency Management Agency are now available for review at bit.ly/FEMA_MapsSJC. Released in May, the proposed updates are... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Butler, Warren counties receive federal emergency grantsto help hungry and homeless people. The EFS program is a federal initiative ad
Butler, Warren counties receive federal emergency grants
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 3 hours ago
to help hungry and homeless people. The EFS program is a federal initiative administered by Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in order “to supplement and expand ongoing efforts to provide shelter, food and supportive... Read more
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The Martinsburg Journal
Commission approves draft of updated plancommunity to identify future role of agriculture in the county's economy. Berk
Commission approves draft of updated plan
The Martinsburg Journal / Posted 3 hours ago
community to identify future role of agriculture in the county's economy. Berkeley County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management: to provide information to county residents and officials regarding disaster planning management and... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
City and county come together for safety projectthe Lenoir County Sheriff’s Office and the Kinston Police Department. The Emerg
City and county come together for safety project
Kinston Free Press / Posted 4 hours ago
the Lenoir County Sheriff’s Office and the Kinston Police Department. The Emergency Services portion comes from the Emergency Management Performance Grant. The Sheriff’s office and the Kinson Police Department’s portions will come from each... Read more
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ABC Montana
Cliff Creek Fire grows to more than 12,000 acres; 10 percent containedbenefits of wildfires as well as things that have to happen in order to help pe
Cliff Creek Fire grows to more than 12,000 acres; 10 percent contained
ABC Montana / Posted 7 hours ago
benefits of wildfires as well as things that have to happen in order to help people out when that happens." Teton County Emergency Management said it's estimated that at least 6,700 acres have burned so far. The Granite Creek and Bondurant area... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
Cliff Creek Fire grows to more than 12,000 acres; 10 percent containedbenefits of wildfires as well as things that have to happen in order to help pe
Cliff Creek Fire grows to more than 12,000 acres; 10 percent contained
KULR-8 Billings / Posted 8 hours ago
benefits of wildfires as well as things that have to happen in order to help people out when that happens." Teton County Emergency Management said it's estimated that at least 6,700 acres have burned so far. The Granite Creek and Bondurant area... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
UMass wins state, federal approval of natural hazard plansweather tied to it. The university began preparing its plans four years ago. T
UMass wins state, federal approval of natural hazard plans
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 10 hours ago
weather tied to it. The university began preparing its plans four years ago. They were recently approved by the Federal Emergency Management Agency and its state counterpart in Massachusetts. The university has also been awarded $1 million in... Read more
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Daily Herald
Illinois town hopes its levee can be inspected, deemed safeof Commerce in Prairie Du Rocher. She told The Southern Illinoisan in Carbondal
Illinois town hopes its levee can be inspected, deemed safe
Daily Herald / Posted 11 hours ago
of Commerce in Prairie Du Rocher. She told The Southern Illinoisan in Carbondale (http://bit.ly/29V2nhD ) that the Federal Emergency Management Agency in December gave the town 18 months. The levee was certified safe in 2004 but federal rules have... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
N.J. environmentalists will march at Democratic convention to demand fracking bantrains, which didn’t exist before North Dakota’s oil boom six years ago, have r
N.J. environmentalists will march at Democratic convention to demand fracking ban
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 11 hours ago
trains, which didn’t exist before North Dakota’s oil boom six years ago, have raised concerns from local firefighters and emergency management leaders after several fiery derailments elsewhere in the U.S. Both Democrat and Republican lawmakers... Read more
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Daily Press
Local Olympian wins $300,000 federal flooding grant in Hamptonis not, according to the federal rules controlling this grant. The house, not t
Local Olympian wins $300,000 federal flooding grant in Hampton
Daily Press / Posted 11 hours ago
is not, according to the federal rules controlling this grant. The house, not the owner, is judged when the Federal Emergency Management Agency lays out taxpayer money to raise homes with recurrent flooding problems, or to buy them outright... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Hundreds of N.J. environmentalists will march to demand fracking ban at Democratic conventiontrains, which didn’t exist before North Dakota’s oil boom six years ago, have r
Hundreds of N.J. environmentalists will march to demand fracking ban at Democratic convention
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 12 hours ago
trains, which didn’t exist before North Dakota’s oil boom six years ago, have raised concerns from local firefighters and emergency management leaders after several fiery derailments elsewhere in the U.S. Both Democrat and Republican lawmakers... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Flash Flood Warning posted for Big Islandall of North Kohala, South Kohala, Hamakua, North Hilo, South Hilo and Puna dis
Flash Flood Warning posted for Big Island
Hawaii News Now / Posted 12 hours ago
all of North Kohala, South Kohala, Hamakua, North Hilo, South Hilo and Puna districts. Flooding has already forced the closure of Kapuna Road in the Hamakua District, emergency management officials say. This warning may be extended if nec... Read more
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Peninsula Clarion
Silver Alert activated for man in Kenaiactivated for an elderly man by the Alaska Department of Public Safety and the
Silver Alert activated for man in Kenai
Peninsula Clarion / Posted 14 hours ago
activated for an elderly man by the Alaska Department of Public Safety and the Alaska Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management. Oscar Rookard, 81, was last seen at 506 Highbush Lane in Kenai, according to a notice from the Alaska... Read more
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DNA Info
Cooling Centers to Remain Open Through Monday Due to Heat, Officials Sayas well as an air quality alert and strong thunderstorm watch for Friday evenin
Cooling Centers to Remain Open Through Monday Due to Heat, Officials Say
DNA Info / Posted 15 hours ago
as well as an air quality alert and strong thunderstorm watch for Friday evening, according to the city’s Office of Emergency Management. “In addition to the hot weather we are experiencing, thunderstorms are expected this evening that... Read more
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The Rhinelander Daily News
Political Digestoffice said. Walker seeks federal damage assessment for flood damageGov. Scott
Political Digest
The Rhinelander Daily News / Posted 19 hours ago
office said. Walker seeks federal damage assessment for flood damageGov. Scott Walker has requested that the Federal Emergency Management Agency conduct a preliminary damage assessment following torrential rains that caused more than $28... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Staten Island scorcher: Temperatures close to 98 degrees Saturdayconditioners unless medically necessary. The New York City cooling centers wil
Staten Island scorcher: Temperatures close to 98 degrees Saturday
Staten Island Advance / Posted 19 hours ago
conditioners unless medically necessary. The New York City cooling centers will remain open until Monday, the Office of Emergency Management said. Cooling centers are air conditioned facilities, such as libraries, community centers, senior... Read more
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Orange County Register
One month after deadly West Virginia flood the cleanup has just begunfor two days with no food until Tolley could get back into town. Once the floo
One month after deadly West Virginia flood the cleanup has just begun
Orange County Register / Posted 19 hours ago
for two days with no food until Tolley could get back into town. Once the floodwaters receded, Tolley said the Federal Emergency Management Agency rejected her application and a subsequent appeal for individual assistance. She had just $2,700... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Hudson homes damaged in storms; cleanup underwayare cleaning up after storms damaged several homes in Hudson on Friday. Severa
Hudson homes damaged in storms; cleanup underway
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 21 hours ago
are cleaning up after storms damaged several homes in Hudson on Friday. Several homes damaged in Friday's storms Pasco Emergency Management assessed the damage; no injuries Cleanup efforts are now underway Emergency Management officals began... Read more
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ABC Montana
Cliff Creek Fire 10 percent containedbenefits of wildfires as well as things that have to happen in order to help pe
Cliff Creek Fire 10 percent contained
ABC Montana / Posted yesterday
benefits of wildfires as well as things that have to happen in order to help people out when that happens." Teton County Emergency Management said it's estimated that at least 6,700 acres have burned so far. The Granite Creek and Bondurant area... Read more
24 related stories
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KULR-8 Billings
Cliff Creek Fire 10 percent containedbenefits of wildfires as well as things that have to happen in order to help pe
Cliff Creek Fire 10 percent contained
KULR-8 Billings / Posted yesterday
benefits of wildfires as well as things that have to happen in order to help people out when that happens." Teton County Emergency Management said it's estimated that at least 6,700 acres have burned so far. The Granite Creek and Bondurant area... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
A look 1 month later at deadly flooding in West Virginiafor 12 counties for another month, ensuring that all available state resources
A look 1 month later at deadly flooding in West Virginia
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted yesterday
for 12 counties for another month, ensuring that all available state resources are provided. FEDERAL AID: The Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved more than $46 million in disaster assistance grants to homeowners and renters.... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Officials warn of high heat as temps, humidity rise in NYCbut the humidity will be lower. Officials in Westchester County announced publ
Officials warn of high heat as temps, humidity rise in NYC
Lake Placid News / Posted yesterday
but the humidity will be lower. Officials in Westchester County announced public swimming pools will be opened an extra hour on Saturday and Sunday. And city emergency management officials said city pools will be open until 8 p.m. on... Read more
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The Inter-Mountain
A look 1 month later at deadly flooding in West Virginiafor 12 counties for another month, ensuring that all available state resources
A look 1 month later at deadly flooding in West Virginia
The Inter-Mountain / Posted yesterday
for 12 counties for another month, ensuring that all available state resources are provided. FEDERAL AID: The Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved more than $46 million in disaster assistance grants to homeowners and renters.... Read more
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The Alpena News
Making a difference in Mississippiwere impacted by their experiences. The three, she said, are working for the Na
Making a difference in Mississippi
The Alpena News / Posted yesterday
were impacted by their experiences. The three, she said, are working for the National Guard, Americorps and FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency). As a parting gesture before leaving Holly Springs, the Alpena group gave the family whose... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
Webster County declared disaster after stormfor assistance to individuals, it doesn't provide help to local governments, ac
Webster County declared disaster after storm
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted yesterday
for assistance to individuals, it doesn't provide help to local governments, according to Scott Forbes, Webster County's emergency management coordinator. He said so far the costs incurred by local governments aren't high enough to qualify for... Read more
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The Marietta Times
A look 1 month later at deadly flooding in West Virginiafor 12 counties for another month, ensuring that all available state resources
A look 1 month later at deadly flooding in West Virginia
The Marietta Times / Posted yesterday
for 12 counties for another month, ensuring that all available state resources are provided. FEDERAL AID: The Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved more than $46 million in disaster assistance grants to homeowners and renters.... Read more
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Weirton Daily Times
West Virginia marks month since floodingfor two days with no food until Tolley could get back into town. Once the floo
West Virginia marks month since flooding
Weirton Daily Times / Posted yesterday
for two days with no food until Tolley could get back into town. Once the floodwaters receded, Tolley said the Federal Emergency Management Agency rejected her application and a subsequent appeal for individual assistance. She had just $2,700... Read more
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SaukValley.com
City getting grant to demolish landslide homesCity Attorney Scott Brunton tells the (Peoria) Journal Star the city learned Fr
City getting grant to demolish landslide homes
SaukValley.com / Posted yesterday
City Attorney Scott Brunton tells the (Peoria) Journal Star the city learned Friday afternoon that the Illinois Emergency Management Agency has confirmed the grant. The landslides occurred after ground started giving way during heavy rains. Families... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Scientists offer possible explanation for how oil and gas activity may have triggered Dallas earthquakesground shift. The quakes contributed to a tenfold increase in North Texas’ ear
Scientists offer possible explanation for how oil and gas activity may have triggered Dallas earthquakes
Dallas Morning News / Posted yesterday
ground shift. The quakes contributed to a tenfold increase in North Texas’ earthquake hazard level, prompted the Federal Emergency Management Agency to warn of stronger quakes that could cause billions of dollars of damage, and moved local... Read more
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Daily Herald
East Peoria getting grant to demolish landslide homesScott Brunton tells the (Peoria) Journal Star (http://bit.ly/2aBVimT ) the city
East Peoria getting grant to demolish landslide homes
Daily Herald / Posted yesterday
Scott Brunton tells the (Peoria) Journal Star (http://bit.ly/2aBVimT ) the city learned Friday afternoon that the Illinois Emergency Management Agency has confirmed the grant. The landslides occurred after ground started giving way during heavy... Read more
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The Morning Call
Stay cool, friends — it's gonna be hot until it's notto 7 p.m. The spray parks at Buck Boyle Park and the park at Fifth and Allen st
Stay cool, friends — it's gonna be hot until it's not
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
to 7 p.m. The spray parks at Buck Boyle Park and the park at Fifth and Allen streets are also operating. The Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency is using social media to urge residents to check on people who are most susceptible to heat,... Read more
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MLive.com
Environmental journalists from around nation talk water crisis in Flintcalled for greater and more prolonged federal assistance for Flint. She said w
Environmental journalists from around nation talk water crisis in Flint
MLive.com / Posted yesterday
called for greater and more prolonged federal assistance for Flint. She said with the federal government ending Federal Emergency Management Agency assistance next month, many residents must rely again on the state for help -- a situation much... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
East Peoria to buy, raze landslide propertiesEAST PEORIA — Officials learned Friday afternoon that the Illinois Emergency Ma
East Peoria to buy, raze landslide properties
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted yesterday
EAST PEORIA — Officials learned Friday afternoon that the Illinois Emergency Management Agency has confirmed grant funding for the city to allow it to purchase and then demolish seven properties severely damaged by landslides in 2013.The confirmation... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
East Peoria to buy, raze landslide propertiesEAST PEORIA — Officials learned Friday afternoon that the Illinois Emergency Ma
East Peoria to buy, raze landslide properties
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
EAST PEORIA — Officials learned Friday afternoon that the Illinois Emergency Management Agency has confirmed grant funding for the city to allow it to purchase and then demolish seven properties severely damaged by landslides in 2013. The... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
EMS making changes to protect workers at dangerous scenesSURRY COUNTY, N.C. -- Emergency Management Services Director John Shelton says,
EMS making changes to protect workers at dangerous scenes
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted yesterday
SURRY COUNTY, N.C. -- Emergency Management Services Director John Shelton says, now more than ever, he wants his workers to think about safety every time they're in the field. After recent shootings of police officers in Dallas and Baton Rouge,... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
EP to buy, raze landslide propertiesEAST PEORIA — Officials learned Friday afternoon that the Illinois Emergency Ma
EP to buy, raze landslide properties
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
EAST PEORIA — Officials learned Friday afternoon that the Illinois Emergency Management Agency has confirmed grant funding for the city to allow it to purchase and then demolish seven properties severely damaged by landslides in 2013. The... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
AgendasExempt Gambling Permit 5.7. Vacate Right-of-Way CSAH 36 5.8. Federal Fund — S
Agendas
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted yesterday
Exempt Gambling Permit 5.7. Vacate Right-of-Way CSAH 36 5.8. Federal Fund — State Aid Fund Exchange Agreement 5.9. 2016 Emergency Management Performance Grant A-EMPG-2016-CROWWICO-019 6. County Sheriff 6.1. Storm Update 7. Minnesota... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
EP to buy, raze landslide propertiesEAST PEORIA — Officials learned Friday afternoon that the Illinois Emergency Ma
EP to buy, raze landslide properties
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted yesterday
EAST PEORIA — Officials learned Friday afternoon that the Illinois Emergency Management Agency has confirmed grant funding for the city to allow it to purchase and then demolish seven properties severely damaged by landslides in 2013.The confirmation... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Grass fire east of Carter Lake forcing evacuationsconfirmed Friday afternoon a grass fire sparked east of Carter Lake, prompting
Grass fire east of Carter Lake forcing evacuations
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted yesterday
confirmed Friday afternoon a grass fire sparked east of Carter Lake, prompting evacuations. The Larimer County Office of Emergency management said the fire is burning roughly 15 acres of land near the Sedona Hills subdivision. Dozens of... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Helping tornado victimshomes. "The biggest need is the housing and we know that, we've known that sin
Helping tornado victims
KWWL Iowa / Posted yesterday
homes. "The biggest need is the housing and we know that, we've known that since Sunday," said Scott Hansen, Benton County Emergency Management Coordinator. Hansen says fifty-six total apartment units were damaged, forty-eight of those had... Read more
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WPIX 11 New York
Con Edison asks customers in parts of Staten Island to conserve energyon the rest of the Con Edison system. Con Edison will provide updates to affect
Con Edison asks customers in parts of Staten Island to conserve energy
WPIX 11 New York / Posted yesterday
on the rest of the Con Edison system. Con Edison will provide updates to affected customers both directly and through the media as the situation warrants. The company is in constant communication with the New York City Office of Emergency Managem... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
East Peoria will be able to buy and then demolish properties affected by 2013 landslide22, 2016 at 5:24 PM Posted Jul. 22, 2016 at 5:24 PM EAST PEORIA — Officials l
East Peoria will be able to buy and then demolish properties affected by 2013 landslide
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted yesterday
22, 2016 at 5:24 PM Posted Jul. 22, 2016 at 5:24 PM EAST PEORIA — Officials learned Friday afternoon that the Illinois Emergency Management Agency has confirmed grant funding for the city to allow it to purchase and then demolish seven... Read more
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Craig Daily Press
Government update for the week of July 25Consent agenda — Review and sign the following documents: b) Resolution for pa
Government update for the week of July 25
Craig Daily Press / Posted yesterday
Consent agenda — Review and sign the following documents: b) Resolution for payment of payroll warrants: 2016-77, 78 d) Emergency management program grant agreement e) Emergency management program grant quarterly expenses reimbursement... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
East Peoria will be able to buy and then demolish properties affected by 2013 landslideEAST PEORIA — Officials learned Friday afternoon that the Illinois Emergency Ma
East Peoria will be able to buy and then demolish properties affected by 2013 landslide
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
EAST PEORIA — Officials learned Friday afternoon that the Illinois Emergency Management Agency has confirmed grant funding for the city to allow it to purchase and then demolish seven properties severely damaged by landslides in 2013. The... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Wildfire sweeps through Gilliam County farmlandfrom Arlington and Condon worked throughout the night to protect structures in
Wildfire sweeps through Gilliam County farmland
NorthWest Cable News / Posted yesterday
from Arlington and Condon worked throughout the night to protect structures in the fire's path. Gilliam County emergency management coordinator Chris Fitzsimmons says no homes have been damaged. The wind-driven blaze moved north Friday... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Wildfire sweeps through Gilliam County farmlandfrom Arlington and Condon worked throughout the night to protect structures in
Wildfire sweeps through Gilliam County farmland
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted yesterday
from Arlington and Condon worked throughout the night to protect structures in the fire's path. Gilliam County emergency management coordinator Chris Fitzsimmons says no homes have been damaged. The wind-driven blaze moved north Friday... Read more
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