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FOX Carolina
Cyclist George Hincapie reportedly assaulted on Paris Mtn.shots rang out Wednesday afternoon, was able to stop the teen suspect and hold
Cyclist George Hincapie reportedly assaulted on Paris Mtn.
FOX Carolina / Posted an hour ago
shots rang out Wednesday afternoon, was able to stop the teen suspect and hold him until deputies arrived, Anderson County Emergency Management Director Taylor Jones said. A volunteer firefighter, who one of the first emergency responders to... Read more
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Boston Herald
Conservation group lawsuit seeks $100M in fines for Exxonshows that it’s inevitable that this facility is going to be inundated.” CLF s
Conservation group lawsuit seeks $100M in fines for Exxon
Boston Herald / Posted an hour ago
shows that it’s inevitable that this facility is going to be inundated.” CLF says new flood maps released by the Federal Emergency Management Agency show the Everett terminal is at risk of flooding from even moderate storms. The suit also claims... Read more
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Key West Citizen
Flood insurance bills expected to dropWest will soon see sizable reductions in their flood insurance bills. The exac
Flood insurance bills expected to drop
Key West Citizen / Posted an hour ago
West will soon see sizable reductions in their flood insurance bills. The exact savings will not be released by Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) or posted on its web page until Monday. However, city and county officials, on Thursday,... Read more
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KTBS Shreveport
Highland residents fight to preserve centuries-old live oaksLa. (AP) - The first out-of-state congressman to survey Louisiana's damage from
Highland residents fight to preserve centuries-old live oaks
KTBS Shreveport / Posted 2 hours ago
La. (AP) - The first out-of-state congressman to survey Louisiana's damage from catastrophic flooding says the Federal Emergency Management Agency response has been "pitiful." BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The first out-of-state congressman to... Read more
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FOX Carolina
SC Duke Energy customers to see bills decreaseshots rang out Wednesday afternoon, was able to stop the teen suspect and hold
SC Duke Energy customers to see bills decrease
FOX Carolina / Posted 4 hours ago
shots rang out Wednesday afternoon, was able to stop the teen suspect and hold him until deputies arrived, Anderson County Emergency Management Director Taylor Jones said. A volunteer firefighter, who one of the first emergency responders to... Read more
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FOX Carolina
How to support Townville school shooting victimsshots rang out Wednesday afternoon, was able to stop the teen suspect and hold
How to support Townville school shooting victims
FOX Carolina / Posted 4 hours ago
shots rang out Wednesday afternoon, was able to stop the teen suspect and hold him until deputies arrived, Anderson County Emergency Management Director Taylor Jones said. A volunteer firefighter, who one of the first emergency responders to... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Pascack Valley Line used by over 8,000 NJ Transit commuters each dayis going to be a difficult few days. I’m hearing the damage is substantial to t
Pascack Valley Line used by over 8,000 NJ Transit commuters each day
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 4 hours ago
is going to be a difficult few days. I’m hearing the damage is substantial to the Hoboken station. I have faith in the emergency management teams throughout the state and in Hoboken to bring relief as soon as possible.” “Considering the amount... Read more
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The Border Mail
New app needed for summerwill now pull information from the Victoria SES and Department of Environment,
New app needed for summer
The Border Mail / Posted 4 hours ago
will now pull information from the Victoria SES and Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning, and others. Emergency Management commissioner Craig Lapsley said recent flooding events showed the need for a new, VicEmergency app. “We... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Pascack Valley Line used by over 8,000 commuters each dayis going to be a difficult few days. I’m hearing the damage is substantial to t
Pascack Valley Line used by over 8,000 commuters each day
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 5 hours ago
is going to be a difficult few days. I’m hearing the damage is substantial to the Hoboken station. I have faith in the emergency management teams throughout the state and in Hoboken to bring relief as soon as possible.” “Considering the amount... Read more
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WPIX 11 New York
How local hospitals stopped many of the bad NJ Transit train crash injuries from being worse"The people that were bleeding, had the most serious injuries, were taken care
How local hospitals stopped many of the bad NJ Transit train crash injuries from being worse
WPIX 11 New York / Posted 5 hours ago
"The people that were bleeding, had the most serious injuries, were taken care of first" at a mobile triage area set up by emergency management agencies at the scene. "The rest of us," she continued, in an interview minutes after being discharged... Read more
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KCRA 3 Sacramento
Earthquake alerts could begin within 2 yearsthe slower but damaging waves spread. Mexico, China and Japan are among the cou
Earthquake alerts could begin within 2 years
KCRA 3 Sacramento / Posted 5 hours ago
the slower but damaging waves spread. Mexico, China and Japan are among the countries already using them. California emergency management officials say automated earthquake warnings could begin within the next one to two years. Mark... Read more
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News 8000
Flood cleanup continues in Vernon Countyfor some residents. the cleanup work is only beginning. News eight's Eric Jac
Flood cleanup continues in Vernon County
News 8000 / Posted 5 hours ago
for some residents. the cleanup work is only beginning. News eight's Eric Jacobson joins us now with an update. Emergency management in Vernon County now estimates the flooding caused over 10 million dollars in damage. And while... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Counseling resources offered in wake of Townville school shootingshots rang out Wednesday afternoon, was able to stop the teen suspect and hold
Counseling resources offered in wake of Townville school shooting
FOX Carolina / Posted 6 hours ago
shots rang out Wednesday afternoon, was able to stop the teen suspect and hold him until deputies arrived, Anderson County Emergency Management Director Taylor Jones said. A volunteer firefighter, who one of the first emergency responders to... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Memorial fund for slain Anderson Co. K-9 hopes to help Townville Elementary studentsshots rang out Wednesday afternoon, was able to stop the teen suspect and hold
Memorial fund for slain Anderson Co. K-9 hopes to help Townville Elementary students
FOX Carolina / Posted 7 hours ago
shots rang out Wednesday afternoon, was able to stop the teen suspect and hold him until deputies arrived, Anderson County Emergency Management Director Taylor Jones said. A volunteer firefighter, who one of the first emergency responders to... Read more
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The Express-Times
Traffic woes, cloudy water expected after Bethlehem breaks displace 12-plusStreet, and have cracks in their foundations and bricks due to the ground sinki
Traffic woes, cloudy water expected after Bethlehem breaks displace 12-plus
The Express-Times / Posted 7 hours ago
Street, and have cracks in their foundations and bricks due to the ground sinking, said Novatnack, who is also Bethlehem's emergency management coordinator. Crews from the city water and sewer resources bureau were continuing to work Thursday... Read more
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Orange County Register
Gov. Jerry Brown OKs plan for earthquake early-warning systemcellphones, radios and other devices within the next year or two as the state r
Gov. Jerry Brown OKs plan for earthquake early-warning system
Orange County Register / Posted 7 hours ago
cellphones, radios and other devices within the next year or two as the state ramps up a lifesaving early warning system, emergency management officials said Thursday. Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation to develop the statewide warning system... Read more
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News 8000
Flood cleanup continues in Vernon Countysince flooding ravaged parts of Vernon and Crawford counties. For some residen
Flood cleanup continues in Vernon County
News 8000 / Posted 7 hours ago
since flooding ravaged parts of Vernon and Crawford counties. For some residents, the cleanup work is only beginning. Emergency management in Vernon County now estimates the flooding caused over $10 million in damage. While residents are... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Volunteer firefighter hailed as hero after taking down elementary school shooter"He was able to keep him on the ground until law enforcement could place him in
Volunteer firefighter hailed as hero after taking down elementary school shooter
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 7 hours ago
"He was able to keep him on the ground until law enforcement could place him into custody." Scott Stoller, director of emergency management services and special operations in Anderson County, said on Wednesday that Brock wants to remain "humble... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
California Getting Earthquake Early Warning System Readycellphones, radios and other devices within the next year or two as the state r
California Getting Earthquake Early Warning System Ready
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 7 hours ago
cellphones, radios and other devices within the next year or two as the state ramps up a lifesaving early warning system, emergency management officials said Thursday. Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation to develop the statewide warning system... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
California Getting Earthquake Early Warning System Readycellphones, radios and other devices within the next year or two as the state r
California Getting Earthquake Early Warning System Ready
NBC Bay Area / Posted 8 hours ago
cellphones, radios and other devices within the next year or two as the state ramps up a lifesaving early warning system, emergency management officials said Thursday. Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation to develop the statewide warning system... Read more
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NBC San Diego
California Getting Earthquake Early Warning System Readycellphones, radios and other devices within the next year or two as the state r
California Getting Earthquake Early Warning System Ready
NBC San Diego / Posted 8 hours ago
cellphones, radios and other devices within the next year or two as the state ramps up a lifesaving early warning system, emergency management officials said Thursday. Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation to develop the statewide warning system... Read more
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Mashable
Next time you get a phone alert, you won't be so terrifiedanyone who looks like he might be named 'Ahmad Khan Rahami' with suspicion." A
Next time you get a phone alert, you won't be so terrified
Mashable / Posted 8 hours ago
anyone who looks like he might be named 'Ahmad Khan Rahami' with suspicion." According to The Verge, the city's Office of Emergency Management explained the alert was very brief because of the limitations in the Wireless Emergency Alert system.... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Burke High School teacher charged with contributing to the delinquency of a minorTim Scott lays flowers at Townville Elementary in show of support SC Senator T
Burke High School teacher charged with contributing to the delinquency of a minor
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 8 hours ago
Tim Scott lays flowers at Townville Elementary in show of support SC Senator Tim Scott, walking alongside Anderson Co. Emergency Management Director Taylor Jones, leaves flowers at Townville Elementary following a tragic school shooting. (FOX... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Earthquake alerts could begin within 2 yearsSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - The Latest on California's earthquake warning system
Earthquake alerts could begin within 2 years
KTVN Reno / Posted 8 hours ago
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - The Latest on California's earthquake warning system (all times local): 2:20 p.m. California emergency management officials say automated earthquake warnings could begin within the next one to two years. Mark Ghilarducci... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Volunteer firefighter hailed as hero after taking down elementary school shooter"He was able to keep him on the ground until law enforcement could place him in
Volunteer firefighter hailed as hero after taking down elementary school shooter
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 8 hours ago
"He was able to keep him on the ground until law enforcement could place him into custody." Scott Stoller, director of emergency management services and special operations in Anderson County, said on Wednesday that Brock wants to remain "humble... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Family spokesperson reacts to Townville shooting suspect's arrestshots rang out Wednesday afternoon, was able to stop the teen suspect and hold
Family spokesperson reacts to Townville shooting suspect's arrest
FOX Carolina / Posted 9 hours ago
shots rang out Wednesday afternoon, was able to stop the teen suspect and hold him until deputies arrived, Anderson County Emergency Management Director Taylor Jones said. A volunteer firefighter, who one of the first emergency responders to... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Anderson Co. flag to fly half-staff for school shooting victimsshots rang out Wednesday afternoon, was able to stop the teen suspect and hold
Anderson Co. flag to fly half-staff for school shooting victims
FOX Carolina / Posted 9 hours ago
shots rang out Wednesday afternoon, was able to stop the teen suspect and hold him until deputies arrived, Anderson County Emergency Management Director Taylor Jones said. A volunteer firefighter, who one of the first emergency responders to... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Earthquake alerts could begin within 2 yearsSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - The Latest on California's earthquake warning system
Earthquake alerts could begin within 2 years
The Record Searchlight / Posted 9 hours ago
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - The Latest on California's earthquake warning system (all times local): 2:20 p.m. California emergency management officials say automated earthquake warnings could begin within the next one to two years. Mark Ghilarducci... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Earthquake alerts could begin within 2 yearsCalif. (AP) -- The Latest on California's earthquake warning system (all times
Earthquake alerts could begin within 2 years
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 9 hours ago
Calif. (AP) -- The Latest on California's earthquake warning system (all times local): 2:20 p.m. California emergency management officials say automated earthquake warnings could begin within the next one to two years. Mark... Read more
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KTBS Shreveport
Amfuel officials release new information about the future of the Magnolia plantLa. (AP) - The first out-of-state congressman to survey Louisiana's damage from
Amfuel officials release new information about the future of the Magnolia plant
KTBS Shreveport / Posted 9 hours ago
La. (AP) - The first out-of-state congressman to survey Louisiana's damage from catastrophic flooding says the Federal Emergency Management Agency response has been "pitiful." BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The first out-of-state congressman to... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Volunteer firefighter hailed as hero after taking down..."He was able to keep him on the ground until law enforcement could place him in
Volunteer firefighter hailed as hero after taking down...
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 9 hours ago
"He was able to keep him on the ground until law enforcement could place him into custody." Scott Stoller, director of emergency management services and special operations in Anderson County, said on Wednesday that Brock wants to remain "humble... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Volunteer firefighter hailed as hero after taking down elementary school shooter"He was able to keep him on the ground until law enforcement could place him in
Volunteer firefighter hailed as hero after taking down elementary school shooter
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 9 hours ago
"He was able to keep him on the ground until law enforcement could place him into custody." Scott Stoller, director of emergency management services and special operations in Anderson County, said on Wednesday that Brock wants to remain "humble... Read more
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Salon.com
Audit: Take back $3.4M in FEMA grants to church schoolNEW ORLEANS (AP) — Auditors say the Federal Emergency Management Agency should
Audit: Take back $3.4M in FEMA grants to church school
Salon.com / Posted 9 hours ago
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Auditors say the Federal Emergency Management Agency should take back nearly all of $3.5 million in grants approved for a church-run school in coastal Mississippi after Hurricane Katrina, though a school official says it actually... Read more
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PhysOrg
Lawsuit: ExxonMobil polluted river, ignored climate changepollution to the Mystic River and a smaller tributary, the lawsuit said. CLF o
Lawsuit: ExxonMobil polluted river, ignored climate change
PhysOrg / Posted 10 hours ago
pollution to the Mystic River and a smaller tributary, the lawsuit said. CLF offered flood maps drawn by the Federal Emergency Management Agency to support its warning. "ExxonMobil is aware of these risks, yet has failed to design and... Read more
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CNET
National Weather Service alerts headed to smartphonesmessages aren't exclusively weather related; smartphone owners will also get em
National Weather Service alerts headed to smartphones
CNET / Posted 10 hours ago
messages aren't exclusively weather related; smartphone owners will also get emergency alerts from the Federal Emergency Management System (FEMA), Federal Communications Commission (FCC), Department of Homeland Security, and local and... Read more
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Great Bend Tribune
Barton County LEPC Meetingcommunications media; and facilities/industries regulated by SARA Title III. I
Barton County LEPC Meeting
Great Bend Tribune / Posted 10 hours ago
communications media; and facilities/industries regulated by SARA Title III. Individuals may contact Amy Miller, Emergency Management Director, at 620-793-1919 or by email at emermgnt@bartoncounty.org for more information concerning the... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Nutley among Essex County crews responding to train crashthe staging area in Jersey City, our crew responded." The township responded a
Nutley among Essex County crews responding to train crash
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 10 hours ago
the staging area in Jersey City, our crew responded." The township responded as part of an Essex County Office of Emergency Management Strike Team. According to Rossi, the team is made up of agencies in Essex County that assist in the... Read more
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CBS News
"Hero" firefighter tackled elementary school gunman, officials sayhe believes “he did nothing any of the other volunteer firefighters wouldn’t ha
"Hero" firefighter tackled elementary school gunman, officials say
CBS News / Posted 10 hours ago
he believes “he did nothing any of the other volunteer firefighters wouldn’t have done,” Scott Stoller with Anderson County Emergency Management told the Associated Press. Regardless, he said, “Firefighter Brock is absolutely a hero.” Brock did... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Volunteer firefighter hailed as hero after taking down..."He was able to keep him on the ground until law enforcement could place him in
Volunteer firefighter hailed as hero after taking down...
Dayton Daily News / Posted 10 hours ago
"He was able to keep him on the ground until law enforcement could place him into custody." Scott Stoller, director of emergency management services and special operations in Anderson County, said on Wednesday that Brock wants to remain "humble... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Volunteer firefighter hailed as hero after taking down..."He was able to keep him on the ground until law enforcement could place him in
Volunteer firefighter hailed as hero after taking down...
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 10 hours ago
"He was able to keep him on the ground until law enforcement could place him into custody." Scott Stoller, director of emergency management services and special operations in Anderson County, said on Wednesday that Brock wants to remain "humble... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Audit: Take back $3.4M in FEMA grants to church schoolNEW ORLEANS (AP) - Auditors say the Federal Emergency Management Agency should
Audit: Take back $3.4M in FEMA grants to church school
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 10 hours ago
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Auditors say the Federal Emergency Management Agency should take back nearly all of $3.5 million in grants given to a church-run school in coastal Mississippi after Hurricane Katrina, though a school official says it never got that... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Wisconsin emergency management officials: Flood damage approaching $20 millionMADISON — Wisconsin emergency management officials say the damage to homes, bus
Wisconsin emergency management officials: Flood damage approaching $20 million
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 11 hours ago
MADISON — Wisconsin emergency management officials say the damage to homes, businesses and public infrastructure from flooding that started last week is now approaching $20 million. In an update Wednesday afternoon, September 28th, the State... Read more
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FOX Carolina
School counselor hailed as hero for talking student out of shooting othersshots rang out Wednesday afternoon, was able to stop the teen suspect and hold
School counselor hailed as hero for talking student out of shooting others
FOX Carolina / Posted 11 hours ago
shots rang out Wednesday afternoon, was able to stop the teen suspect and hold him until deputies arrived, Anderson County Emergency Management Director Taylor Jones said. A volunteer firefighter, who one of the first emergency responders to... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Gunshot wound reported at Palmetto State Armoryshots rang out Wednesday afternoon, was able to stop the teen suspect and hold
Gunshot wound reported at Palmetto State Armory
FOX Carolina / Posted 11 hours ago
shots rang out Wednesday afternoon, was able to stop the teen suspect and hold him until deputies arrived, Anderson County Emergency Management Director Taylor Jones said. A volunteer firefighter, who one of the first emergency responders to... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Hero firefighter Jamie Brock releases statement through chiefshots rang out Wednesday afternoon, was able to stop the teen suspect and hold
Hero firefighter Jamie Brock releases statement through chief
FOX Carolina / Posted 11 hours ago
shots rang out Wednesday afternoon, was able to stop the teen suspect and hold him until deputies arrived, Anderson County Emergency Management Director Taylor Jones said. A volunteer firefighter, who one of the first emergency responders to... Read more
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BC Local News
Local teens trained as North Delta’s latest emergency response teamthe idea for the program came to her when she came across a story about an Amer
Local teens trained as North Delta’s latest emergency response team
BC Local News / Posted 11 hours ago
the idea for the program came to her when she came across a story about an American library that partnered with Federal Emergency Management Agency to train teens in case of emergencies. “The idea with this was sort of a non-typical library... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Teen's mother 'shocked and saddened' by school shooting"he did nothing any of the other volunteer firefighters wouldn't have done," sa
Teen's mother 'shocked and saddened' by school shooting
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 11 hours ago
"he did nothing any of the other volunteer firefighters wouldn't have done," said Scott Stoller with Anderson County Emergency Management. Regardless, he said, "Firefighter Brock is absolutely a hero." The teacher wounded in the shooting,... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
10 things you might not know about Cubs-speakof Death Metal frontman Jesse Hughes said in 2009: "I really wanted to try to n
10 things you might not know about Cubs-speak
Chicago Tribune / Posted 11 hours ago
of Death Metal frontman Jesse Hughes said in 2009: "I really wanted to try to not suck." After Hurricane Katrina, a Federal Emergency Management Agency spokeswoman said this about outside aid: "We are trying not to suck everything in all at once,... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Teen's mother 'shocked and saddened' by S.C. school shooting"he did nothing any of the other volunteer firefighters wouldn't have done," sa
Teen's mother 'shocked and saddened' by S.C. school shooting
Chicago Tribune / Posted 11 hours ago
"he did nothing any of the other volunteer firefighters wouldn't have done," said Scott Stoller with Anderson County Emergency Management. Regardless, he said, "Firefighter Brock is absolutely a hero." The teacher wounded in the shooting,... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Hero firefighter Jamie Brock releases statement through chiefTim Scott lays flowers at Townville Elementary in show of support SC Senator T
Hero firefighter Jamie Brock releases statement through chief
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 11 hours ago
Tim Scott lays flowers at Townville Elementary in show of support SC Senator Tim Scott, walking alongside Anderson Co. Emergency Management Director Taylor Jones, leaves flowers at Townville Elementary following a tragic school shooting. (FOX... Read more
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