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The Register NorthJersey.com
Two seriously injured after Coast Guard Auxiliary plane crash-lands in CresskillA small plane crashed in a field in Cresskill Thursday, seriously injuring its
Two seriously injured after Coast Guard Auxiliary plane crash-lands in Cresskill
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 4 minutes ago
A small plane crashed in a field in Cresskill Thursday, seriously injuring its two occupants after skidding along the edge of a recreational field where youth sports teams were due to practice later in the evening, authorities said. The crash... Read more
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WQOW Eau Claire
Heavy rainfall and flooding kills 1500 chicken at area farmRidgeland (WQOW) - Heavy rainfall poured over parts of northern Dunn County Wed
Heavy rainfall and flooding kills 1500 chicken at area farm
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted 21 minutes ago
Ridgeland (WQOW) - Heavy rainfall poured over parts of northern Dunn County Wednesday. According to Dunn County's Emergency Management, Ridgeland was hit the hardest. Around 10 roads were closed in Dunn County Wednesday afternoon. Dunn County's... Read more
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CBS 19 Tyler
Preparing for Disaster: September is National Preparedness MonthTYLER (KYTX)-Nationwide, there is only 1 EMT for every 374 people. During a dis
Preparing for Disaster: September is National Preparedness Month
CBS 19 Tyler / Posted 31 minutes ago
TYLER (KYTX)-Nationwide, there is only 1 EMT for every 374 people. During a disaster, that may mean you have to fend for yourself as responders assess the situation. September is designated as national preparedness month for that reason. “It’s... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Horizons supports nationwide earthquake drillFriday, 4 September 2015, 10:15 amPress Release: Horizons Regional Council Frid
Horizons supports nationwide earthquake drill
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 57 minutes ago
Friday, 4 September 2015, 10:15 amPress Release: Horizons Regional Council Friday 4 September, 2015Horizons Regional Council and the Manawatu-Wanganui Civil... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Fears grow of urban oil train disasterFILE - In this June 5, 2014 file photo, firefighters and other first responders
Fears grow of urban oil train disaster
San Antonio Express-News / Posted an hour ago
FILE - In this June 5, 2014 file photo, firefighters and other first responders are familiarized with tank cars on the CSX Safety Train in the Port of Albany in Albany, N.Y. Three years after Albany became a major hub for rail shipments of highly... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Kaniksu Complex (Tower Fire) at 26,327 acres; 22% containedUPDATE: 3:00 p.m. September 3: The Tower Fire, along with six smaller fires, c
Kaniksu Complex (Tower Fire) at 26,327 acres; 22% contained
KHQ Spokane / Posted an hour ago
UPDATE: 3:00 p.m. September 3: The Tower Fire, along with six smaller fires, comprises the Kaniksu Complex. The total acreage of all fires in the complex is 26,327 acres and total containment is 22 percent as of 6:00 p.m., Sept. 2. All evacuation... Read more
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The Farmington Daily Times
Students return to Lydia Rippey Elementary School in AztecAZTEC — Many students at Lydia Rippey Elementary School seemed happy to be back
Students return to Lydia Rippey Elementary School in Aztec
The Farmington Daily Times / Posted an hour ago
AZTEC — Many students at Lydia Rippey Elementary School seemed happy to be back in school on Thursday. The flood damage caused the Aztec Municipal School District to cancel all classes on Aug. 27. All the schools but Lydia Rippey Elementary School... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Controversy over future size of Orleans Parish PrisonThe City of New Orleans granted a temporary certificate of occupancy so the Orl
Controversy over future size of Orleans Parish Prison
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 2 hours ago
The City of New Orleans granted a temporary certificate of occupancy so the Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office could begin moving into its new jail facility. "The Sheriff's Office has maintained from the beginning that the new inmate housing facility... Read more
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TribLIVE
Hempfield faculty given active shooter trainingWithin seconds of an armed intruder entering Hempfield Area High School during
Hempfield faculty given active shooter training
TribLIVE / Posted 2 hours ago
Within seconds of an armed intruder entering Hempfield Area High School during a practice simulation last week, the school's resource officer, his gun drawn, was headed directly toward the danger. School, township and county officials watched and... Read more
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KTVL Medford
Man sues nursing home; says negligence led to penis removalCity In Crisis Drive Safe Mode Help keep you and your loved ones safe on the r
Man sues nursing home; says negligence led to penis removal
KTVL Medford / Posted 2 hours ago
City In Crisis Drive Safe Mode Help keep you and your loved ones safe on the road, Pledge against distracted driving and support safety on our roads. News10 Special Report News10 investigates the issues affecting your town. News10 Feed Headlines... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Controversy over future size of Orleans Parish PrisonThe City of New Orleans granted a temporary certificate of occupancy so the Orl
Controversy over future size of Orleans Parish Prison
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 2 hours ago
The City of New Orleans granted a temporary certificate of occupancy so the Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office could begin moving into its new jail facility. "The Sheriff's Office has maintained from the beginning that the new inmate housing facility... Read more
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MLive.com
15-person Michigan oil pipeline advisory board appointed by governorLANSING, MI — Gov. Rick Snyder has appointed a 15-member standing advisory boar
15-person Michigan oil pipeline advisory board appointed by governor
MLive.com / Posted 3 hours ago
LANSING, MI — Gov. Rick Snyder has appointed a 15-member standing advisory board to implement recommendations on Michigan oil pipeline safety included in a state report focused on Enbridge's Line 5 pipeline under the Straits of Mackinac. The... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Okanogan Complex Fire now 148,251 acres; 50% containedUPDATE: September 3, 2015 12:30 p.m.: The Okanogan Complex Fire is now listed
Okanogan Complex Fire now 148,251 acres; 50% contained
KHQ Spokane / Posted 3 hours ago
UPDATE: September 3, 2015 12:30 p.m.: The Okanogan Complex Fire is now listed at 148,251 acres and is 50 percent contained. TOTAL ACREAGE & CONTAINMENT FOR OKANOGAN COMPLEX FIRES: Lime Belt: 132,309 55% Twisp River: 11,222 98% Nine Mile: 4,720... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
It's not too late to resubmit Sandy claims to FEMASTATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has exten
It's not too late to resubmit Sandy claims to FEMA
Staten Island Advance / Posted 3 hours ago
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has extended the resubmission deadline for Hurricane Sandy claims to Sept. 15. The original deadline was Aug. 16. The deadline is for National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP)... Read more
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ABC Montana
Okanogan Complex Fire now 148,251 acres; 50% containedUPDATE: September 3, 2015 12:30 p.m.: The Okanogan Complex Fire is now listed
Okanogan Complex Fire now 148,251 acres; 50% contained
ABC Montana / Posted 3 hours ago
UPDATE: September 3, 2015 12:30 p.m.: The Okanogan Complex Fire is now listed at 148,251 acres and is 50 percent contained. TOTAL ACREAGE & CONTAINMENT FOR OKANOGAN COMPLEX FIRES: Lime Belt: 132,309 55% Twisp River: 11,222 98% Nine Mile: 4,720... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
9,500 Nigerian refugees return from CameroonYOLA, Nigeria (AP) � At least 9,500 people have returned to Nigeria since the C
9,500 Nigerian refugees return from Cameroon
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 3 hours ago
YOLA, Nigeria (AP) � At least 9,500 people have returned to Nigeria since the Cameroonian government said last month it will expel unregistered Nigerian refugees as part of the fight against Boko Haram, a Nigerian official said. Some of those who... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
Okanogan Complex Fire now 148,251 acres; 50% containedUPDATE: September 3, 2015 12:30 p.m.: The Okanogan Complex Fire is now listed
Okanogan Complex Fire now 148,251 acres; 50% contained
KULR-8 Billings / Posted 3 hours ago
UPDATE: September 3, 2015 12:30 p.m.: The Okanogan Complex Fire is now listed at 148,251 acres and is 50 percent contained. TOTAL ACREAGE & CONTAINMENT FOR OKANOGAN COMPLEX FIRES: Lime Belt: 132,309 55% Twisp River: 11,222 98% Nine Mile: 4,720... Read more
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MLive.com
M names retired Ann Arbor police chief John Seto as director of housing securityRetirement didn't last long for John Seto. On Aug. 31, one month after steppin
M names retired Ann Arbor police chief John Seto as director of housing security
MLive.com / Posted 4 hours ago
Retirement didn't last long for John Seto. On Aug. 31, one month after stepping down from his post as Chief of Police at the Ann Arbor Police Department, Seto began his position as the new director of the Housing Security and Safety Services at the... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
9,500 Nigerian refugees return from CameroonYOLA, Nigeria (AP) - At least 9,500 people have returned to Nigeria since the C
9,500 Nigerian refugees return from Cameroon
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 4 hours ago
YOLA, Nigeria (AP) - At least 9,500 people have returned to Nigeria since the Cameroonian government said last month it will expel unregistered Nigerian refugees as part of the fight against Boko Haram, a Nigerian official said. Some of those who... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
9,500 Nigerian refugees return from CameroonYOLA, Nigeria (AP) - At least 9,500 people have returned to Nigeria since the C
9,500 Nigerian refugees return from Cameroon
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 4 hours ago
YOLA, Nigeria (AP) - At least 9,500 people have returned to Nigeria since the Cameroonian government said last month it will expel unregistered Nigerian refugees as part of the fight against Boko Haram, a Nigerian official said. Some of those who... Read more
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Bluffton News-Banner
Looking at Bluffton’s south sideLooking for a Bluffton News Banner photo that you can purchase? Maybe you'd lik
Looking at Bluffton’s south side
Bluffton News-Banner / Posted 4 hours ago
Looking for a Bluffton News Banner photo that you can purchase? Maybe you'd like to send a photo to a friend? Check out our photo gallery for the latest photos. Does Wells County need a full time Emergency Management director?... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
9,500 Nigerian refugees return from CameroonYOLA, Nigeria (AP) - At least 9,500 people have returned to Nigeria since the C
9,500 Nigerian refugees return from Cameroon
Hawaii News Now / Posted 4 hours ago
YOLA, Nigeria (AP) - At least 9,500 people have returned to Nigeria since the Cameroonian government said last month it will expel unregistered Nigerian refugees as part of the fight against Boko Haram, a Nigerian official said. Some of those who... Read more
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ABC News
9,500 Nigerian Refugees Return From CameroonSome of those who have returned claimed they were mistreated by the Cameroonian
9,500 Nigerian Refugees Return From Cameroon
ABC News / Posted 4 hours ago
Some of those who have returned claimed they were mistreated by the Cameroonian authorities, including being crammed in trucks leading to suffocation and alleged deaths. The official coordinating Nigeria's National Emergency Management Agency... Read more
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Bluffton News-Banner
Senior League tournament finalistsLooking for a Bluffton News Banner photo that you can purchase? Maybe you'd lik
Senior League tournament finalists
Bluffton News-Banner / Posted 5 hours ago
Looking for a Bluffton News Banner photo that you can purchase? Maybe you'd like to send a photo to a friend? Check out our photo gallery for the latest photos. Does Wells County need a full time Emergency Management director?... Read more
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The Columbian
AP survey: How cities are handling surge in oil trainsMile-long trains carrying millions of gallons of crude have become a common sig
AP survey: How cities are handling surge in oil trains
The Columbian / Posted 5 hours ago
Mile-long trains carrying millions of gallons of crude have become a common sight in cities around the U.S., raising concern about the possibility of a catastrophic derailment near crowded neighborhoods or critical infrastructure. In the wake of a... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Big cities scramble to be prepared for oil train disasterPHILADELPHIA (AP) -- They rumble past schools, homes and businesses in dozens o
Big cities scramble to be prepared for oil train disaster
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 6 hours ago
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- They rumble past schools, homes and businesses in dozens of cities around the country -- 100-car trains loaded with crude oil from the Upper Midwest. While railroads have long carried hazardous materials through congested urban... Read more
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Jackson County Pilot
Jackson County Pilot“I think infringing on people’s rights is not the way to go about it,” Commissi
Jackson County Pilot
Jackson County Pilot / Posted 6 hours ago
“I think infringing on people’s rights is not the way to go about it,” Commissioner Kim Hummel said of efforts by local public health employees to encourage healthy habits and protect nonsmokers from the dangers of secondhand smoke. Hummel said the... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Columbus County officials to discuss missed rescue callsColumbus County emergency management officials plan to meet Thursday night with
Columbus County officials to discuss missed rescue calls
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 6 hours ago
Columbus County emergency management officials plan to meet Thursday night with leaders of a rescue squad they claim is violating its county contract due to a high number of missed calls. Cerro Gordo Rescue missed 31 calls from the beginning of 2014... Read more
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Fort Leavenworth Lamp
FEMA hiring event Sept. 29The Federal Emergency Management Agency will conduct a hiring event from noon t
FEMA hiring event Sept. 29
Fort Leavenworth Lamp / Posted 6 hours ago
The Federal Emergency Management Agency will conduct a hiring event from noon to 4 p.m. Sept. 29 in room 125 of the Resiliency Center. The event will begin with a short presentation on FEMA’s mission and hiring process. Resumés will then be collected... Read more
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FOX 6 News Birmingham
9,500 Nigerian refugees return from CameroonYOLA, Nigeria (AP) - At least 9,500 people have returned to Nigeria from Camero
9,500 Nigerian refugees return from Cameroon
FOX 6 News Birmingham / Posted 6 hours ago
YOLA, Nigeria (AP) - At least 9,500 people have returned to Nigeria from Cameroon since the Cameroonian government said last month it will expel unregistered Nigerian refugees as part of the fight against Boko Haram. Some of those who have returned... Read more
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Denver Post
Evacuations lifted in Crystal Lake wildfire in Larimer CountyEvacuations near the Beartrap Fire were lifted Thursday morning in the Crystal
Evacuations lifted in Crystal Lake wildfire in Larimer County
Denver Post / Posted 7 hours ago
Evacuations near the Beartrap Fire were lifted Thursday morning in the Crystal Lake area of Larimer County, authorities say. The wildfire that consumed between 19 and 20 acres was sparked at a transformer station on Beartrap Road on... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
9,500 Nigerian refugees return from CameroonYOLA, Nigeria (AP) - At least 9,500 people have returned to Nigeria from Camero
9,500 Nigerian refugees return from Cameroon
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 7 hours ago
YOLA, Nigeria (AP) - At least 9,500 people have returned to Nigeria from Cameroon since the Cameroonian government said last month it will expel unregistered Nigerian refugees as part of the fight against Boko Haram. Some of those who have returned... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Cities scramble to prepare for oil train disasterPHILADELPHIA -- They rumble past schools, homes and businesses in dozens of cit
Cities scramble to prepare for oil train disaster
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 7 hours ago
PHILADELPHIA -- They rumble past schools, homes and businesses in dozens of cities around the country -- 100-car trains loaded with crude oil from the Upper Midwest. While railroads have long carried hazardous materials through congested urban... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
9,500 Nigerian refugees return from CameroonYOLA, Nigeria (AP) - At least 9,500 people have returned to Nigeria from Camero
9,500 Nigerian refugees return from Cameroon
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 7 hours ago
YOLA, Nigeria (AP) - At least 9,500 people have returned to Nigeria from Cameroon since the Cameroonian government said last month it will expel unregistered Nigerian refugees as part of the fight against Boko Haram. Some of those who have returned... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
Legislature OKs fund balance useDuring a special meeting Tuesday, the legislature voted 7-1 in favor of the res
Legislature OKs fund balance use
The Leader-Herald / Posted 7 hours ago
During a special meeting Tuesday, the legislature voted 7-1 in favor of the resolution, according to information from the county. District 6 Legislator Terry Bieniek voted against the resolution. District 4 Legislator Ryan Weitz was absent. The... Read more
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News 10 NBC Rochester
NY cities update emergency plans to deal with oil trainsCreated: 09/03/2015 11:37 AM WHEC.com Three years after Albany became a major
NY cities update emergency plans to deal with oil trains
News 10 NBC Rochester / Posted 7 hours ago
Created: 09/03/2015 11:37 AM WHEC.com Three years after Albany became a major hub for rail shipments of highly flammable crude oil from North Dakota, emergency management officials are still grappling with response plans to deal with a potential... Read more
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Nodaway News Leader
Nodaway County among eight additional Missouri counties to receive disaster assistance Governor Jay Nixon today announced eight more Missouri counties will receive
Nodaway County among eight additional Missouri counties to receive disaster assistance
Nodaway News Leader / Posted 8 hours ago
 Governor Jay Nixon today announced eight more Missouri counties will receive disaster assistance after the Federal Emergency Management Agency approved his request to expand the federal major disaster declaration for flash flooding and severe... Read more
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Philly.com
New Jersey guards information on oil trains in stateGEOFF MULVIHILL, The Associated Press Posted: Thursday, September 3, 2015, 12:2
New Jersey guards information on oil trains in state
Philly.com / Posted 8 hours ago
GEOFF MULVIHILL, The Associated Press Posted: Thursday, September 3, 2015, 12:28 AM Other states have provided more detailed information that shows a maximum of three Norfolk Southern trains a week carrying the crude in Camden County and up to eight... Read more
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Philly.com
Big cities scramble to be prepared for an oil train disasterMICHAEL RUBINKAM and GEOFF MULVIHILL, The Associated Press Posted: Thursday, Se
Big cities scramble to be prepared for an oil train disaster
Philly.com / Posted 8 hours ago
MICHAEL RUBINKAM and GEOFF MULVIHILL, The Associated Press Posted: Thursday, September 3, 2015, 12:22 AM "There could be a huge loss of life if we have a derailment, spill and fire next to a heavily populated area or event," said Wayne Senter,... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
NY cities update emergency plans to deal with oil trainsgallery_thumbnails_show|article-gallery-6482659|article-gallery-6482659|0 gall
NY cities update emergency plans to deal with oil trains
Houston Chronicle / Posted 8 hours ago
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KMGH 7 Denver
Larimer County's Beartrap Fire 60% containedLARIMER COUNTY, Colo. - The Beartrap Fire in Larimer County remained at 60 perc
Larimer County's Beartrap Fire 60% contained
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 9 hours ago
LARIMER COUNTY, Colo. - The Beartrap Fire in Larimer County remained at 60 percent contained on Thursday morning. The fire that started Wednesday is burning in the Crystal Lakes area, north of Red Feather Lakes. The fire has burned about 20 acres.... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
NY cities update emergency plans to deal with oil trainsALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Three years after Albany became a major hub for rail shipme
NY cities update emergency plans to deal with oil trains
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 10 hours ago
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Three years after Albany became a major hub for rail shipments of highly flammable crude oil from North Dakota, emergency management officials are still grappling with response plans to deal with a potential disaster. As many as... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Big cities scramble to be prepared for an oil train disasterPHILADELPHIA (AP) - They rumble past schools, homes and businesses in dozens of
Big cities scramble to be prepared for an oil train disaster
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 10 hours ago
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - They rumble past schools, homes and businesses in dozens of cities around the country - 100-car trains loaded with crude oil from the Upper Midwest. While railroads have long carried hazardous materials through congested urban... Read more
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The Chronicle-Telegram
AP survey: Urban emergency planning for large oil trains remain work in progressPHILADELPHIA — They rumble past schools, homes and businesses in dozens of citi
AP survey: Urban emergency planning for large oil trains remain work in progress
The Chronicle-Telegram / Posted 10 hours ago
PHILADELPHIA — They rumble past schools, homes and businesses in dozens of cities around the country — 100-car trains loaded with crude oil from the Upper Midwest. While railroads have long carried hazardous materials through congested urban areas,... Read more
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The Atlantic
We Are All First RespondersIf you’ve never heard of Craig Fugate, that’s probably best for all involved. M
We Are All First Responders
The Atlantic / Posted 10 hours ago
If you’ve never heard of Craig Fugate, that’s probably best for all involved. Most people only know the names of directors of the Federal Emergency Management Agency when something goes badly wrong—just ask Michael “Heck of a Job” Brown, who led the... Read more
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New Jersey Herald
NY cities update emergency plans to deal with oil trainsALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Three years after Albany became a major hub for rail shipme
NY cities update emergency plans to deal with oil trains
New Jersey Herald / Posted 10 hours ago
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Three years after Albany became a major hub for rail shipments of highly flammable crude oil from North Dakota, emergency management officials are still grappling with response plans to deal with a potential disaster. As many as... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
NEMA, Zamfara Govt to Evacuate ResidentsBy Shehu Umar And Romoke W. Ahmad Gusau/Ilorin — The National Emergency Manage
NEMA, Zamfara Govt to Evacuate Residents
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 hours ago
By Shehu Umar And Romoke W. Ahmad Gusau/Ilorin — The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) will partner Zamfara State government to evacuate people residing in flood-prone areas, especially those along the river valleys. Coordinator of Sokoto... Read more
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The Morning Call
The potential for oil tanker derailmentPHILADELPHIA (AP) — They rumble past schools, homes and businesses in dozens of
The potential for oil tanker derailment
The Morning Call / Posted 11 hours ago
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — They rumble past schools, homes and businesses in dozens of cities around the country — 100-car trains loaded with crude oil from the Upper Midwest. While railroads have long carried hazardous materials through congested urban... Read more
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KTVL Medford
Haggen Sues AlbertsonsCity In Crisis Drive Safe Mode Help keep you and your loved ones safe on the r
Haggen Sues Albertsons
KTVL Medford / Posted 11 hours ago
City In Crisis Drive Safe Mode Help keep you and your loved ones safe on the road, Pledge against distracted driving and support safety on our roads. News10 Special Report News10 investigates the issues affecting your town. News10 Feed Headlines... Read more
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Lake Placid News
AP survey: How cities are handling surge in oil trainsMile-long trains carrying millions of gallons of crude have become a common sig
AP survey: How cities are handling surge in oil trains
Lake Placid News / Posted 11 hours ago
Mile-long trains carrying millions of gallons of crude have become a common sight in cities around the U.S., raising concern about the possibility of a catastrophic derailment near crowded neighborhoods or critical infrastructure. In the wake of a... Read more
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