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The Columbian
Clear skies, clogged roads forecast for eclipseand tourists prepared for today, when many are expected to make their way to th
The Columbian / Posted 16 minutes ago
and tourists prepared for today, when many are expected to make their way to the path of totality. The Oregon Office of Emergency Management sent out a press release Sunday urging drivers to pack a “sufficient supply of water, plenty of snacks... Read more
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KTIV Sioux City
WATCH LIVE: 2017 solar eclipse coverage2017 Total Eclipse just days away, many people are preparing and getting a jump
KTIV Sioux City / Posted 24 minutes ago
2017 Total Eclipse just days away, many people are preparing and getting a jump on planning out their days. Nebraska emergency management prepared for the solar eclipseNebraska emergency management prepared for the solar eclipse The Nebraska... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Eclipse viewing party in Oregon creates jaw-dropping aerial photoroads can also check the state Transportation Department's TripCheck website fo
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 45 minutes ago
roads can also check the state Transportation Department's TripCheck website for the latest on traffic. Oregon's Office of Emergency Management will be tweeting regular updates at @OregonOEM. Follow Gillian Flaccus on... Read more
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Island Packet
Here's what the solar eclipse will look like as it crosses SCThe long awaited solar eclipse is fast approaching, and the South Carolina Emer
Island Packet / Posted an hour ago
The long awaited solar eclipse is fast approaching, and the South Carolina Emergency Management Division and Trooper Bob want you to be prepared. The state is expecting more than one million visitors around August 21, according to SCEMD. The division... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Eclipse viewing party in Oregon creates jaw-dropping aerial photoroads can also check the state Transportation Department's TripCheck website fo
Houston Chronicle / Posted an hour ago
roads can also check the state Transportation Department's TripCheck website for the latest on traffic. Oregon's Office of Emergency Management will be tweeting regular updates at @OregonOEM. Follow Gillian Flaccus on... Read more
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Officer.com
Georgia Police Call on Drones to Nab Suspectpilots John Centeno and Andrew Strickland were all too happy to oblige. Drone p
Officer.com / Posted an hour ago
pilots John Centeno and Andrew Strickland were all too happy to oblige. Drone pilot Alec Eaton of the county Emergency Management Agency also joined in the hunt. “They decided to call us out there because there’s just a huge area of... Read more
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FOX Carolina
SC Emergency Management issues PSA to eclipse driversThe South Carolina Department of Public Safety and Emergency Management Divisio
FOX Carolina / Posted 2 hours ago
The South Carolina Department of Public Safety and Emergency Management Division are issuing warnings to drivers to stay safe on the road during the August 21 total solar eclipse. The agencies released a humorous public service announcement video to... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Libraries joining opioid addiction fight through Narcan training, access to online resourceswhose career in libraries spans 45 years, said it’s important that libraries em
Baltimore Sun / Posted 2 hours ago
whose career in libraries spans 45 years, said it’s important that libraries embrace a role being “part of the county emergency management network.” “People will say to us from time to time, ‘Well, why do you let everyone into the Westminster... Read more
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CBS News
Everything Congress needs to get done this fallCommittee, told Politico last week.Flood insurance The National Flood Insuranc
CBS News / Posted 2 hours ago
Committee, told Politico last week.Flood insurance The National Flood Insurance Program, which is run by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), is scheduled to run out of funding at the end of September. The program was created by a... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Clear skies for solar eclipse; what you need to knowviewers. Ordinary sunglasses are not safe for looking directly at the sun,” sai
Connecticut Post / Posted 2 hours ago
viewers. Ordinary sunglasses are not safe for looking directly at the sun,” said Michele DeLuca, Norwalk’s Deputy Director, Emergency Management. DeLuca also said its also critical to keep pets indoors during these hours. “Damage from viewing the... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Clear skies for solar eclipse; what you need to knowviewers. Ordinary sunglasses are not safe for looking directly at the sun,” sai
Darien News-Review / Posted 3 hours ago
viewers. Ordinary sunglasses are not safe for looking directly at the sun,” said Michele DeLuca, Norwalk’s Deputy Director, Emergency Management. DeLuca also said its also critical to keep pets indoors during these hours. “Damage from viewing the... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Clear skies for solar eclipse; what you need to knowviewers. Ordinary sunglasses are not safe for looking directly at the sun,” sai
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 3 hours ago
viewers. Ordinary sunglasses are not safe for looking directly at the sun,” said Michele DeLuca, Norwalk’s Deputy Director, Emergency Management. DeLuca also said its also critical to keep pets indoors during these hours. “Damage from viewing the... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Clear skies for solar eclipse; what you need to knowviewers. Ordinary sunglasses are not safe for looking directly at the sun,” sai
Stamford Advocate / Posted 3 hours ago
viewers. Ordinary sunglasses are not safe for looking directly at the sun,” said Michele DeLuca, Norwalk’s Deputy Director, Emergency Management. DeLuca also said its also critical to keep pets indoors during these hours. “Damage from viewing the... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
The eclipse could create traffic delaysGreat American Eclipse could cause traffic delays in parts of South Carolina, i
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 4 hours ago
Great American Eclipse could cause traffic delays in parts of South Carolina, including the Lowcountry. The South Carolina Emergency Management Division has planned for an estimated influx of more than one million visitors in the state for several... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Pioneering firefighting in Hampshire attracts praise from across the globeresilience as part of a trip organised by the National Fire Chief’s Council. T
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 6 hours ago
resilience as part of a trip organised by the National Fire Chief’s Council. Tony Pearce, the first Inspector-General for Emergency Management for Victoria, Australia, is also about to visit HFRS' Eastleigh HQ. Oslo Chief Officer Jon Myroldhaug... Read more
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Columbia Daily Tribune
Emergency response teams prepared for eclipseto not stop on roads or pull off on shoulders to view the spectacle. That’s a
Columbia Daily Tribune / Posted 9 hours ago
to not stop on roads or pull off on shoulders to view the spectacle. That’s a major safety concern among police, fire and emergency management officials on eclipse day, especially during the 2 minutes and 41 seconds when the moon totally will... Read more
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Columbia Daily Tribune
Officials offer safety advice for eclipsesaid drivers should not wear their eclipse glasses while driving. Tom Hurley,
Columbia Daily Tribune / Posted 9 hours ago
said drivers should not wear their eclipse glasses while driving. Tom Hurley, deputy director of the Boone County Office of Emergency Management, said anyone outdoors should be aware of hydration and exertion issues. Be prepared with water, he s... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Traffic still moving as solar eclipse approacheson traffic, weather and wildfires. People hitting the roads can also check the
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 12 hours ago
on traffic, weather and wildfires. People hitting the roads can also check the state Transportation Department's TripCheck website for the latest on traffic. Oregon's Office of Emergency Management will be tweeting regular updates at @Or... Read more
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Daily Mail
Rural gas stations in path of eclipse get slammed due to visitorssocial media user noted how gas stations could not keep enough fuel for tourist
Daily Mail / Posted 13 hours ago
social media user noted how gas stations could not keep enough fuel for tourists in their area The Oregon Office of Emergency Management also warned about potential fuel shortages, especially in small towns or rural areas that are in the... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Traffic still moving as solar eclipse approacheson traffic, weather and wildfires. People hitting the roads can also check the
Connecticut Post / Posted 13 hours ago
on traffic, weather and wildfires. People hitting the roads can also check the state Transportation Department's TripCheck website for the latest on traffic. Oregon's Office of Emergency Management will be tweeting regular updates at @Or... Read more
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ajc.com
Doraville hosts active shooter preparedness demonstrationis being presented by the DeKalb County Police Department and our speaker will
ajc.com / Posted 14 hours ago
is being presented by the DeKalb County Police Department and our speaker will be Det. J.K. Walker, with Homeland Security/Emergency Management for DeKalb County,” says NNW leader Terry Greenberg. “We are presenting this event because of the... Read more
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CTV News
Evacuation order lifted after B.C. wildfire destroys dozens of homeslifted evacuation order is great news, but there are things residents need to r
CTV News / Posted 14 hours ago
lifted evacuation order is great news, but there are things residents need to remember as go home, said Chris Duffy with Emergency Management BC. "We want to remind people as they're returning to their communities to be patient and respect the... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Traffic still moving in Oregon as solar eclipse approachesroads can also check the state Transportation Department’s TripCheck website fo
The Seattle Times / Posted 14 hours ago
roads can also check the state Transportation Department’s TripCheck website for the latest on traffic. Oregon’s Office of Emergency Management will be tweeting regular updates at @OregonOEM. Follow Gillian Flaccus on... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Traffic still moving as solar eclipse approacheson traffic, weather and wildfires. People hitting the roads can also check the
Greenwich Time / Posted 14 hours ago
on traffic, weather and wildfires. People hitting the roads can also check the state Transportation Department's TripCheck website for the latest on traffic. Oregon's Office of Emergency Management will be tweeting regular updates at @Or... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Traffic still moving as solar eclipse approacheson traffic, weather and wildfires. People hitting the roads can also check the
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 14 hours ago
on traffic, weather and wildfires. People hitting the roads can also check the state Transportation Department's TripCheck website for the latest on traffic. Oregon's Office of Emergency Management will be tweeting regular updates at @Or... Read more
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The News-Times
Traffic still moving as solar eclipse approacheson traffic, weather and wildfires. People hitting the roads can also check the
The News-Times / Posted 14 hours ago
on traffic, weather and wildfires. People hitting the roads can also check the state Transportation Department's TripCheck website for the latest on traffic. Oregon's Office of Emergency Management will be tweeting regular updates at @Or... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Traffic still moving as solar eclipse approacheson traffic, weather and wildfires. People hitting the roads can also check the
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 14 hours ago
on traffic, weather and wildfires. People hitting the roads can also check the state Transportation Department's TripCheck website for the latest on traffic. Oregon's Office of Emergency Management will be tweeting regular updates at @Or... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Traffic still moving as solar eclipse approacheson traffic, weather and wildfires. People hitting the roads can also check the
Stamford Advocate / Posted 14 hours ago
on traffic, weather and wildfires. People hitting the roads can also check the state Transportation Department's TripCheck website for the latest on traffic. Oregon's Office of Emergency Management will be tweeting regular updates at @Or... Read more
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ajc.com
Bike, pedestrian trail coming to Proctor Creek Greenwayof Housing and Urban Development, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the
ajc.com / Posted 15 hours ago
of Housing and Urban Development, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the Federal Highway Administration, the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the U.S. Department of Commerce. The Proctor Creek Greenway is a partnership with the... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Traffic still moving as solar eclipse approacheson traffic, weather and wildfires. People hitting the roads can also check the
Stamford Advocate / Posted 15 hours ago
on traffic, weather and wildfires. People hitting the roads can also check the state Transportation Department's TripCheck website for the latest on traffic. Oregon's Office of Emergency Management will be tweeting regular updates at @Or... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Traffic still moving as solar eclipse approacheson traffic, weather and wildfires. People hitting the roads can also check the
Connecticut Post / Posted 15 hours ago
on traffic, weather and wildfires. People hitting the roads can also check the state Transportation Department's TripCheck website for the latest on traffic. Oregon's Office of Emergency Management will be tweeting regular updates at @Or... Read more
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The Columbian
Traffic still moving as solar eclipse approacheson traffic, weather and wildfires. People hitting the roads can also check the
The Columbian / Posted 16 hours ago
on traffic, weather and wildfires. People hitting the roads can also check the state Transportation Department’s TripCheck website for the latest on traffic. Oregon’s Office of Emergency Management will be tweeting regular updates at @Or... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Traffic still moving as solar eclipse approacheson traffic, weather and wildfires. People hitting the roads can also check the
Greenwich Time / Posted 16 hours ago
on traffic, weather and wildfires. People hitting the roads can also check the state Transportation Department's TripCheck website for the latest on traffic. Oregon's Office of Emergency Management will be tweeting regular updates at @Or... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Traffic still moving as solar eclipse approacheson traffic, weather and wildfires. People hitting the roads can also check the
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 16 hours ago
on traffic, weather and wildfires. People hitting the roads can also check the state Transportation Department's TripCheck website for the latest on traffic. Oregon's Office of Emergency Management will be tweeting regular updates at @Or... Read more
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The News-Times
Traffic still moving as solar eclipse approacheson traffic, weather and wildfires. People hitting the roads can also check the
The News-Times / Posted 16 hours ago
on traffic, weather and wildfires. People hitting the roads can also check the state Transportation Department's TripCheck website for the latest on traffic. Oregon's Office of Emergency Management will be tweeting regular updates at @Or... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Man drowns in Lake Allatoonaman drowned Sunday at Red Top Mountain Beach, according to authorities. Channe
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 17 hours ago
man drowned Sunday at Red Top Mountain Beach, according to authorities. Channel 2 Action News learned Bartow County Emergency Management Systems, Bartow County Fire Department, and the Department of Natural Resources responded to a call that... Read more
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ajc.com
Body recovered from Lake Allatoonaman drowned Sunday at Red Top Mountain Beach, according to authorities. Channe
ajc.com / Posted 17 hours ago
man drowned Sunday at Red Top Mountain Beach, according to authorities. Channel 2 Action News learned Bartow County Emergency Management Systems, Bartow County Fire Department, and the Department of Natural Resources responded to a call that... Read more
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WestportNow
All Goneone-car-at-a-time, timber-and-pile structure. Super Storm Sandy heavily damaged
WestportNow / Posted 19 hours ago
one-car-at-a-time, timber-and-pile structure. Super Storm Sandy heavily damaged the bridge in 2012. A $1.3 million Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grant will pay just under half the cost with rest to be shared between the town and island... Read more
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FOX 31 Denver
State Emergency Operation Center activated, National Guard on standby for eclipseDENVER — The Colorado Division of Homeland Security & Emergency Management has
FOX 31 Denver / Posted 19 hours ago
DENVER — The Colorado Division of Homeland Security & Emergency Management has activated the State Emergency Operation Center to provide statewide support for impacts related to the Great American Eclipse on Monday. The Colorado National Guard is... Read more
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Island Packet
Worried about traffic on SC roads during the eclipse? There’s an app for thatThere could be as many as two million people visiting the Palmetto State for Mo
Island Packet / Posted 20 hours ago
There could be as many as two million people visiting the Palmetto State for Monday’s eclipse, according to South Carolina Emergency Management Division estimates. That means that the state’s roads will be incredibly congested. “It could be like... Read more
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The Hill
States prepare for massive influx of eclipse visitorssafe and memorable event,” Brown said. Tennessee’s emergency operation center
The Hill / Posted 21 hours ago
safe and memorable event,” Brown said. Tennessee’s emergency operation center will open in Nashville on Sunday, the state Emergency Management Agency said. The state Department of Public Safety has been preparing local governments for months, said... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
Governor Abbott Releases Statement On Wildfire In Bastrop County - AUSTIN - Governor Greg Abbott today released a statement on the wildfires in Bastrop County. Evacuations have been ordered in certain areas and the Texas Department of Emergency Ma...a statement on the wildfires in Bastrop County. Evacuations have been ordered i
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 22 hours ago
a statement on the wildfires in Bastrop County. Evacuations have been ordered in certain areas and the Texas Department of Emergency Management is coordinating with local officials to offer any and all assistance in the evacuations and efforts to... Read more
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Goldstream News Gazette
North Saanich municipal hall a tad late, but under budgetRob Buchan says it was fitted with supports to make the building disaster-resis
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 22 hours ago
Rob Buchan says it was fitted with supports to make the building disaster-resistant and able to act as North Saanich’s emergency management centre. The project cost $2.5 million — funded out of the District’s reserve funds — and according to... Read more
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Sooke News Mirror
North Saanich municipal hall a tad late, but under budgetRob Buchan says it was fitted with supports to make the building disaster-resis
Sooke News Mirror / Posted 22 hours ago
Rob Buchan says it was fitted with supports to make the building disaster-resistant and able to act as North Saanich’s emergency management centre. The project cost $2.5 million — funded out of the District’s reserve funds — and according to... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Residents return home after 35-acre wildfire in Bastrop Countyas a precaution. Texas Governor Greg Abbott released the following statement:
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 23 hours ago
as a precaution. Texas Governor Greg Abbott released the following statement: "I have ordered the Texas Department of Emergency Management to make available all necessary resources to assist in battling this blaze. I ask all Texans to keep... Read more
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The Manila Times
HAWAIIAN GUARDS AND EMERGENCY OFFICERS VISIT QCBarangay Bagong Silangan secretary Irma Joy Bollena (right) briefs visitors fro
The Manila Times / Posted yesterday
Barangay Bagong Silangan secretary Irma Joy Bollena (right) briefs visitors from the Hawaii National Guards and Hawaii Emergency Management Agency on how the local village monitors the community via a CCTV camera system. Barangay Bagong Silangan has... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
After months of hype, Northwest braces for solar eclipsewhich one is the biggest wild card: traffic, wildfires or weather," said Cory G
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted yesterday
which one is the biggest wild card: traffic, wildfires or weather," said Cory Grogan, spokesman for the Oregon Office of Emergency Management. "What we do know is that this is unprecedented, with all our campsites and hotels full and all these... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Mount Hood climber died after delays slowed rescuerecords show. Deputy Scott Meyers, who oversaw the Sheriff's Office operation
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted yesterday
records show. Deputy Scott Meyers, who oversaw the Sheriff's Office operation that day, contacted the Oregon Office of Emergency Management, the agency that acts as the gatekeeper on assigning helicopters in rescues. More often than not, the... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Mount Hood climber died after delays slowed rescuerecords show. Deputy Scott Meyers, who oversaw the Sheriff's Office operation
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
records show. Deputy Scott Meyers, who oversaw the Sheriff's Office operation that day, contacted the Oregon Office of Emergency Management, the agency that acts as the gatekeeper on assigning helicopters in rescues. More often than not, the... Read more
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