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Columbia County Observer
Lifeguard Ambulance Protests Again: 12th Hour Do-Over Mires the County 5 in More Litigationincrease in importance in the second solicitation despite the fact that network
Lifeguard Ambulance Protests Again: 12th Hour Do-Over Mires the County 5 in More Litigation
Columbia County Observer / Posted an hour ago
increase in importance in the second solicitation despite the fact that network participation had been irrelevant for emergency services since 2010. • “Accreditation” was made the least important criterion despite direction from the County 5... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
‘Blue Lives Matter’ legislation would make targeting police and emergency personnel a Hate Crimethat those who target persons for violence or intimidation based on their ident
‘Blue Lives Matter’ legislation would make targeting police and emergency personnel a Hate Crime
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 2 hours ago
that those who target persons for violence or intimidation based on their identity as a police officer, firefighter or emergency service provider would face hate crimes charges and penalties. “Our police officers are being hunted by hate... Read more
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The Philippine Inquirer
Google will aid 999 calls by dropping in your locationGOOGLE IS going to insert itself into the emergency services and provide the lo
Google will aid 999 calls by dropping in your location
The Philippine Inquirer / Posted 5 hours ago
GOOGLE IS going to insert itself into the emergency services and provide the location of panicked callers to the 999 line. You might wonder why and how, but don't worry, people, as nanny will explain it all. "When emergency services get a call, they... Read more
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Newsmax
Chile Earthquake: 6.1-Magnitude Reminder of Last Year's Big OneCenter noted that the epicenter was located in the Atacama region, 500 miles fr
Chile Earthquake: 6.1-Magnitude Reminder of Last Year's Big One
Newsmax / Posted 5 hours ago
Center noted that the epicenter was located in the Atacama region, 500 miles from the Chile's capital of Santiago. Emergency service officials in the country told the AP that there were no reports of infrastructure damage or injuries. No... Read more
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International Business Times
'Can I have a Big Mac?': Fire Brigade release weirdest hoax 999 calls make hoax calls. Sometimes children don't understand the implications of making
'Can I have a Big Mac?': Fire Brigade release weirdest hoax 999 calls
International Business Times / Posted 7 hours ago
make hoax calls. Sometimes children don't understand the implications of making hoax calls or that they're wasting precious emergency service time by doing so. "Some of the calls we receive are remarkable, people say some really bizarre things. I... Read more
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Spalding Today
Pioneering fire service project for Long Sutton to be expandedinvolving Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue, East Midlands Ambulance Service (EMAS)
Pioneering fire service project for Long Sutton to be expanded
Spalding Today / Posted 9 hours ago
involving Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue, East Midlands Ambulance Service (EMAS) and LIVES (Lincolnshire Integrated Voluntary Emergency Service) First Responders. The project saw firefighters from Long Sutton received medical training from LIVES in... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Gov. McCrory honors Bitty and Beau's sister for her volunteer servicea five-year period. Thanks to his efforts in raising awareness and funds, the s
Gov. McCrory honors Bitty and Beau's sister for her volunteer service
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 9 hours ago
a five-year period. Thanks to his efforts in raising awareness and funds, the shelter has transformed from a small staffed emergency service shelter to leading homeless individuals and families to permanent housing. The community shelter estimates... Read more
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Ilford Recorder
‘Can I have a Big Mac?’ London Fire Brigade release most ridiculous callshoax calls. “Sometimes children don’t understand the implications of making ho
‘Can I have a Big Mac?’ London Fire Brigade release most ridiculous calls
Ilford Recorder / Posted 10 hours ago
hoax calls. “Sometimes children don’t understand the implications of making hoax calls or that they’re wasting precious emergency service time by doing so. “Some of the calls we receive are remarkable, people say some really bizarre things. “I... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Tow truck companies kept busy during Durban floodswere expected to continue on Tuesday morning. It is understood that police sea
Tow truck companies kept busy during Durban floods
News 24 South Africa / Posted 10 hours ago
were expected to continue on Tuesday morning. It is understood that police search and rescue officers and other emergency service personnel attended to a slew of incidents overnight, including several reports of landslides and severe... Read more
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Newham Recorder
‘Can I have a Big Mac?’ London Fire Brigade release most ridiculous callshoax calls. “Sometimes children don’t understand the implications of making ho
‘Can I have a Big Mac?’ London Fire Brigade release most ridiculous calls
Newham Recorder / Posted 11 hours ago
hoax calls. “Sometimes children don’t understand the implications of making hoax calls or that they’re wasting precious emergency service time by doing so. “Some of the calls we receive are remarkable, people say some really bizarre things. “I... Read more
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Romford Recorder
‘Can I have a Big Mac?’ London Fire Brigade release most ridiculous callshoax calls. “Sometimes children don’t understand the implications of making ho
‘Can I have a Big Mac?’ London Fire Brigade release most ridiculous calls
Romford Recorder / Posted 11 hours ago
hoax calls. “Sometimes children don’t understand the implications of making hoax calls or that they’re wasting precious emergency service time by doing so. “Some of the calls we receive are remarkable, people say some really bizarre things. “I... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
'Can I have a Big Mac?' – London Fire Brigade reveals top 10 weirdest 999 callshoax calls. “Sometimes children don’t understand the implications of making ho
'Can I have a Big Mac?' – London Fire Brigade reveals top 10 weirdest 999 calls
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 12 hours ago
hoax calls. “Sometimes children don’t understand the implications of making hoax calls or that they’re wasting precious emergency service time by doing so. “Some of the calls we receive are remarkable, people say some really bizarre things. “I... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
'Can I have a Big Mac?' – London Fire Brigade reveals top 10 weirdest 999 callshoax calls. “Sometimes children don’t understand the implications of making ho
'Can I have a Big Mac?' – London Fire Brigade reveals top 10 weirdest 999 calls
Croydon Guardian / Posted 12 hours ago
hoax calls. “Sometimes children don’t understand the implications of making hoax calls or that they’re wasting precious emergency service time by doing so. “Some of the calls we receive are remarkable, people say some really bizarre things. “I... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Avoid high risk flooding areas – eThekwini mayorare expected to continue on Tuesday morning. It is understood that Police Sear
Avoid high risk flooding areas – eThekwini mayor
News 24 South Africa / Posted 12 hours ago
are expected to continue on Tuesday morning. It is understood that Police Search and Rescue officers and other emergency service personnel attended a slew of incidents overnight, with landslides and severe flooding commonplace in the... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
'Can I have a Big Mac?' – London Fire Brigade reveals top 10 weirdest 999 callshoax calls. “Sometimes children don’t understand the implications of making ho
'Can I have a Big Mac?' – London Fire Brigade reveals top 10 weirdest 999 calls
Kingston Guardian / Posted 13 hours ago
hoax calls. “Sometimes children don’t understand the implications of making hoax calls or that they’re wasting precious emergency service time by doing so. “Some of the calls we receive are remarkable, people say some really bizarre things. “I... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Windiest July in 30 years, and more cominghappened later in spring — coupled with strong winds had seen a large amount of
Windiest July in 30 years, and more coming
Adelaide Now / Posted 13 hours ago
happened later in spring — coupled with strong winds had seen a large amount of fallen trees this winter. The State Emergency Service had received 5300 calls for assistance for fallen trees and structural damage since May. “I don’t think... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
“Can I have a Big Mac?” – London Fire Brigade release weirdest 999 calls after receiving almost 7,000 hoaxes last yearhoax calls. “Sometimes children don’t understand the implications of making ho
“Can I have a Big Mac?” – London Fire Brigade release weirdest 999 calls after receiving almost 7,000 hoaxes last year
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 13 hours ago
hoax calls. “Sometimes children don’t understand the implications of making hoax calls or that they’re wasting precious emergency service time by doing so. “Some of the calls we receive are remarkable, people say some really bizarre things. “I... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Kiama ambulance officers state finalistsThe timing of Rotary’s announcement of finalists for the 2016 NSW Emergency Ser
Kiama ambulance officers state finalists
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 13 hours ago
The timing of Rotary’s announcement of finalists for the 2016 NSW Emergency Services Community Awards was not lost on emergency services minister David Elliot at NSW Parliament House on Wednesday. First responders recognised: Operations manager... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Thanking the unsung heroesThe South Coast was well represented at the 2016 Rotary NSW Emergency Services
Thanking the unsung heroes
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 13 hours ago
The South Coast was well represented at the 2016 Rotary NSW Emergency Services Community Awards on Saturday. Kiama’s David Kay and Kelvin Milne were finalists for NSW Ambulance and regional first aid trainer Dr Peter Taylor, of Greenwell Point, was... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
“Can I have a Big Mac?” – London Fire Brigade release weirdest 999 calls after receiving almost 7,000 hoaxes last yearhoax calls. “Sometimes children don’t understand the implications of making ho
“Can I have a Big Mac?” – London Fire Brigade release weirdest 999 calls after receiving almost 7,000 hoaxes last year
Croydon Guardian / Posted 13 hours ago
hoax calls. “Sometimes children don’t understand the implications of making hoax calls or that they’re wasting precious emergency service time by doing so. “Some of the calls we receive are remarkable, people say some really bizarre things. “I... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
More stormy weather expected for Victoriahigh as 110kph. A similar front crossed the state on Monday afternoon, prompti
More stormy weather expected for Victoria
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 16 hours ago
high as 110kph. A similar front crossed the state on Monday afternoon, prompting more than 300 calls for help to the State Emergency Service. At Wilsons Promontory, there was a wind gust of 130kph on Monday and at St Kilda one gust was registered... Read more
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Manning River Times
Search continues for missing horse traineron Tuesday amid unconfirmed sightings of the 44-year-old. Mounted police have
Search continues for missing horse trainer
Manning River Times / Posted 17 hours ago
on Tuesday amid unconfirmed sightings of the 44-year-old. Mounted police have joined officers on trail bikes, State Emergency Service crews and a police helicopter to comb an area near where her horse trailer was discovered at Beresfield on... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Governor Pat McCrory honors volunteers for their servicea five-year period. Thanks to his efforts in raising awareness and funds, the s
Governor Pat McCrory honors volunteers for their service
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 17 hours ago
a five-year period. Thanks to his efforts in raising awareness and funds, the shelter has transformed from a small staffed emergency service shelter to leading homeless individuals and families to permanent housing. The community shelter estimates... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Army hospital downsized to clinicassets where they are supporting the Army," he said. The clinic will be operat
Army hospital downsized to clinic
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 17 hours ago
assets where they are supporting the Army," he said. The clinic will be operated from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. inside the former Emergency Service Department. They say they will see 60 patients a day and appointments are necessary, except for a few... Read more
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WA Today
'Blizzard-like' conditions expected across areas of southeastern NSW; strong winds to hit Sydneyhas warned that Perisher Valley, Charlotte Pass and Thredbo may be affected by
'Blizzard-like' conditions expected across areas of southeastern NSW; strong winds to hit Sydney
WA Today / Posted 22 hours ago
has warned that Perisher Valley, Charlotte Pass and Thredbo may be affected by strong and damaging winds. The State Emergency Service has directed residents in the ACT and Snowy Mountains to move their vehicles under cover and secure loose... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
12 wounded after Syrian man dies carrying bomb in Germany: officialsthe Syrian man arrived in Germany two years ago and had tried to commit suicide
12 wounded after Syrian man dies carrying bomb in Germany: officials
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
the Syrian man arrived in Germany two years ago and had tried to commit suicide twice before. External Link: Security and emergency service attend Ansbach blast The assailant, who lived in Ansbach, was already known to police, in particular for... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Wollongong call centre employee underpaid: Fair Workon behalf of clients, transferring calls through to relevant on-call staff, ord
Wollongong call centre employee underpaid: Fair Work
Kiama Independent / Posted yesterday
on behalf of clients, transferring calls through to relevant on-call staff, order taking on behalf of clients, answering emergency service calls and taking bookings for tour operators and doctor surgeries. The EU, seen by the Mercury, states... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Wollongong call centre employee underpaid: Fair Workon behalf of clients, transferring calls through to relevant on-call staff, ord
Wollongong call centre employee underpaid: Fair Work
Illawarra Mercury / Posted yesterday
on behalf of clients, transferring calls through to relevant on-call staff, order taking on behalf of clients, answering emergency service calls and taking bookings for tour operators and doctor surgeries. The EU, seen by the Mercury, states... Read more
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Kansas City InfoZine
Screening for Suicide Risk Among Urban Children Vitally Importantinfluence suicide risk among a large, urban sample of children, age 12 and youn
Screening for Suicide Risk Among Urban Children Vitally Important
Kansas City InfoZine / Posted yesterday
influence suicide risk among a large, urban sample of children, age 12 and younger, who were receiving psychiatric emergency services. Approximately 17.2 percent of patients presented had a history of suicidal thought and behavior. Despite... Read more
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Chichester Observer
COMMENT: Fire service should remain at heart of county councilresponse, but its key focus as part of this council team is to prevent and prot
COMMENT: Fire service should remain at heart of county council
Chichester Observer / Posted yesterday
response, but its key focus as part of this council team is to prevent and protect, rather than simply providing an emergency service when things go wrong. Crews work across towns and parishes in the county identifying older residents who... Read more
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The Border Mail
Strong winds and rain set to blast the stateleave a greater distance between vehicles, be alert for hard-to-see road users
Strong winds and rain set to blast the state
The Border Mail / Posted yesterday
leave a greater distance between vehicles, be alert for hard-to-see road users and to pull over in heavy rain. The State Emergency Service has advised residents to move vehicles under cover or away from trees, secure or store loose itemsand keep... Read more
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The Courier
Strong winds and rain set to blast the stateleave a greater distance between vehicles, be alert for hard-to-see road users
Strong winds and rain set to blast the state
The Courier / Posted yesterday
leave a greater distance between vehicles, be alert for hard-to-see road users and to pull over in heavy rain. The State Emergency Service has advised residents to move vehicles under cover or away from trees, secure or store loose itemsand keep... Read more
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Canberra Times
Severe weather warning for parts of ACT and Snowy MountainsService of NSW recommended motorists consider postponing back country travel un
Severe weather warning for parts of ACT and Snowy Mountains
Canberra Times / Posted yesterday
Service of NSW recommended motorists consider postponing back country travel until conditions improved. The NSW State Emergency Service advised residents and visitors to move their vehicles undercover or away from trees, secure loose outdoor... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Wild weather hits Qld, NSWthe weather at your place? Share your photos on social media using #weekendweat
Wild weather hits Qld, NSW
Kiama Independent / Posted yesterday
the weather at your place? Share your photos on social media using #weekendweather and we’ll add it to our gallery. Emergency services received more than 1000 calls for help on Saturday as wind and rain pummelled NSW, dimming Sydney's Vivid,... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
'Blizzard-like' conditions expected across areas of southeastern NSW; strong winds to hit Sydneyhas warned that Perisher Valley, Charlotte Pass and Thredbo may be affected by
'Blizzard-like' conditions expected across areas of southeastern NSW; strong winds to hit Sydney
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
has warned that Perisher Valley, Charlotte Pass and Thredbo may be affected by strong and damaging winds. The State Emergency Service has directed residents in the ACT and Snowy Mountains to move their vehicles under cover and secure loose... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Flood: long road backof ‘normal’ levels – by 3pm on Monday. The river had also fallen below the min
Flood: long road back
Daily Liberal / Posted yesterday
of ‘normal’ levels – by 3pm on Monday. The river had also fallen below the minor flood level at Warren, where NSW State Emergency Service (SES) Macquarie region volunteers had been deployed to help cope with the 8.9 metre peak. But Macquarie... Read more
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Western Advocate
Floods are no place for vehiclesdownstream, the other two stayed in the ute. What resulted was a multi-service
Floods are no place for vehicles
Western Advocate / Posted yesterday
downstream, the other two stayed in the ute. What resulted was a multi-service response including NSW Police Rescue, State Emergency Service (SES), Ambulance Service of NSW and the Sydney-based rescue helicopter. “They were attempting their own... Read more
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The Age
Melbourne Weather: Hang on: Strong winds, rain set to blast the stateEmergency services and the weather bureau are warning the public to brace for w
Melbourne Weather: Hang on: Strong winds, rain set to blast the state
The Age / Posted yesterday
Emergency services and the weather bureau are warning the public to brace for winds of up to 100km/h, and possible hail and thunder set to blast the city and the state on Monday afternoon. The State Emergency Service has advised the public to move... Read more
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Babyology
Can you help find five-year-old Jocelyn? Police issue Amber Alert as desperate search continuesemblem on the front and dark blue denim shorts. The youngster is believed to ha
Can you help find five-year-old Jocelyn? Police issue Amber Alert as desperate search continues
Babyology / Posted yesterday
emblem on the front and dark blue denim shorts. The youngster is believed to have bare feet. Some 160 Police and State Emergency Service officers are currently involved in the search, including members of Gold Coast Rapid Action Patrol, plain... Read more
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Adelaide Now
New warning as more rough weather approachesKangaroo Island and Cape Jervis. It will make a decision on the day’s remainin
New warning as more rough weather approaches
Adelaide Now / Posted yesterday
Kangaroo Island and Cape Jervis. It will make a decision on the day’s remaining services by 12.30pm on Monday. The State Emergency Service advises people should move vehicles undercover and away from trees, secure loose items and stay indoors but... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Amber alert: Where is Jocelyn?7pm. Police have this morning expanded their search area for the girl known as
Amber alert: Where is Jocelyn?
Adelaide Now / Posted yesterday
7pm. Police have this morning expanded their search area for the girl known as ‘Jocelyn’. About 160 Police and State Emergency Service personnel are currently involved in the search, including members of Gold Coast Rapid Action Patrol, plain... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Dubbo region floodsdown from the Bell River, which peaked around 6.3m at Wellington on Thursday mo
Dubbo region floods
Daily Liberal / Posted yesterday
down from the Bell River, which peaked around 6.3m at Wellington on Thursday morning – never eventuated, and NSW State Emergency Service Macquarie region controller David Monk said the danger has passed. “Yeah pretty much. The predicted... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Dubbo region floodsdown from the Bell River, which peaked around 6.3m at Wellington on Thursday mo
Dubbo region floods
Daily Liberal / Posted yesterday
down from the Bell River, which peaked around 6.3m at Wellington on Thursday morning – never eventuated, and NSW State Emergency Service Macquarie region controller David Monk said the danger has passed. “Yeah pretty much. The predicted... Read more
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News.com.au
Amber alert: Girl, 5, still missing7pm. Police have this morning expanded their search area for the girl known as
Amber alert: Girl, 5, still missing
News.com.au / Posted yesterday
7pm. Police have this morning expanded their search area for the girl known as ‘Jocelyn’. About 160 Police and State Emergency Service personnel are currently involved in the search, including members of Gold Coast Rapid Action Patrol, plain... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Amber alert: Girl, 5, still missing7pm. Police have this morning expanded their search area for the girl known as
Amber alert: Girl, 5, still missing
Adelaide Now / Posted yesterday
7pm. Police have this morning expanded their search area for the girl known as ‘Jocelyn’. About 160 Police and State Emergency Service personnel are currently involved in the search, including members of Gold Coast Rapid Action Patrol, plain... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
More severe weather due to hit Adelaidethe winds a little bit stronger," she said. "That'll be coming through this af
More severe weather due to hit Adelaide
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
the winds a little bit stronger," she said. "That'll be coming through this afternoon, probably about 2:30pm." State Emergency Service duty officer Robert Charlton said storm damage over the weekend had continued a busy few weeks for... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Search for missing Queensland girlsearch is continuing for a five-year-old girl who ran away from her father's Go
Search for missing Queensland girl
Otago Daily Times / Posted yesterday
search is continuing for a five-year-old girl who ran away from her father's Gold Coast home. About 150 police, State Emergency Service personnel and volunteers have been scouring the area around Nerang for the child since last night without... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Man charged with murderW 20 to 30 km/h turning NW 15 to 25 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temper
Man charged with murder
Daily Liberal / Posted yesterday
W 20 to 30 km/h turning NW 15 to 25 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 12 and 15.Regional News Emergency services were called to a home on Davy Street, following reports of an altercation between two men about 9.30pm... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Amber alert: Girl, 5, still missingin the afternoon. However the last confirmed sighting was around 5:30pm this af
Amber alert: Girl, 5, still missing
Daily Telegraph / Posted yesterday
in the afternoon. However the last confirmed sighting was around 5:30pm this afternoon,” Insp Wormald said. About 120 emergency service personnel are currently searching for the child, who suffers from a medical condition. Inspector Wormald... Read more
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The Young Witness
THE DAILY BUZZ | Man charged with murderW 20 to 30 km/h turning NW 15 to 25 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temper
THE DAILY BUZZ | Man charged with murder
The Young Witness / Posted 2 days ago
W 20 to 30 km/h turning NW 15 to 25 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 12 and 15.Regional News Emergency services were called to a home on Davy Street, following reports of an altercation between two men about 9.30pm... Read more
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